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Date: August 2023 | Sector: Energy | Water | Transport | Expertise: Regulation & competition

We are recruiting a Managing Consultant in cost assessment

Location: London, UK (with hybrid working)

Position: Managing Consultant – Cost Assessment


The successful candidate will support our work across regulated sectors (energy, water, transport and telecoms) and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting robust cost benchmarking and econometric analysis to assess efficiency of different parties.
  • Analysing quantitative datasets to derive meaningful insights.
  • Interpreting results and translating technical analysis into clear and concise reports for clients.
  • Manage junior staff and support the development of others in the CEPA team.


Experience – preferably at least 7 years of professional experience in conducting cost assessment or regulatory policy analysis. This may be in consultancy, for regulated companies, regulators or government departments.

Expertise – Demonstrated expertise in cost modelling, statistical analysis and data interpretation.

Technical skills – Proficiency in statistical software, such as Stata, R or Python, with detailed practical working in Microsoft Teams.

Project management – Proven ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work effectively in a team.

Communication skills – Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present complex ideas to different audiences.

Benefits & culture

CEPA offers a dynamic and supportive working environment that fosters professional growth and development. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with leading experts on influential projects. We provide a highly competitive salary, discretionary reward scheme, comprehensive benefits package with health and life insurance, and flexible working arrangements to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

Application process & deadline

We encourage you to apply by submitting your up-to-date CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and motivations for joining CEPA. Please send your application to We will assess applications on a rolling basis. Candidates will be assessed over two phases: an interview and a presentation.

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