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Econometrician / Statistician

Devon, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Would you like to work within a collaborative team where your skills and experience can make a difference?

We currently have an opportunity available for an Econometrician / Statistician to join our team working in Exeter. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of circa £25,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus benefits.

About the role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your knowledge of statistical analysis and statistical modelling skills, by supporting the Regulation team with economic and econometric analyses and insights. With a "can do" attitude blended with your strong interpersonal skills, you will provide economic advice to help the company communicate effectively with the economic regulator, maximise its performance within the water sector and support the business in delivering its strategic business planning and objectives.

What you will be doing:

Applying a range of economic skills and techniques such as regulatory economics, econometrics, corporate finance and behavioural economics

Assessing and critiquing the economic methods adopted by the economic regulator as part of the regulation of water companies, including economic incentive design, efficiency analyses/comparative performance analyses, economic valuation and cost-benefit analyses, econometric forecasting, policy development and economic regulatory impact assessments

Monitoring and assessing the level of competition in the market, and conducting economic analyses around future competition opportunities

Communicating regulatory economic and competition insights to the company and stakeholders as appropriate

What we are looking for:

Educated to degree level in economics, econometrics or statistics

Econometric modelling and/or statistics skills, with training to conduct and appraise econometric analyses

Knowledge of statistical analysis and statistical modelling with Excel or other methods

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Well developed analytical and problem-solving skills

Prioritisation skills, with the ability to manage multiple strands of work at the same time

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across the business and build key working relationships

An excellent attention to detail with the ability to consistently deliver accurate and timely information

A "Can do" attitude with a desire to learn and understand the business and use this to provide the best customer service

What's in it for you:

We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We're one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition.

In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits including:

Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays

A discretionary Bonus

Competitive Contributory Pension

Share save Scheme

Various health benefits

Wellbeing support programmes

A range of Group Discounts

Cycle to Work scheme

Financial Support services

And more!

Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.

South West Water is part of the Pennon Group, a very successful and stable business that prides itself on sustainability. We provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for a population of c. 1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.

We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Responsibility for the environment is central to this. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers.

Our core values which are essential to our success are:

Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.

Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.

Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.

Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.

Closing date: 16th January 2022

If you are looking for a new challenge, please click apply now to be considered as our Econometrician / Statistician - we look forward to receiving your application

Job Details

Full Time
Devon, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual