My Client, a leading advisory, are looking to expand their Infrastructure Group - currently one of the world's leading independent financial and business advisers within this space. They are looking to source a candidate who is confident providing strategic advice to companies and investors, who is experienced in regulated utilities and who is confident with economics and finances. The focus within infrastructure will revolve around Water and Energy Networks - in terms of project management and delivery of assignments.
- Contribute to the delivery of specific engagements on a day to day basis and manage small to medium size projects or work streams.
- Supporting pitching for new business with ideas
- Develop market intelligence and sector knowledge
- Contribute to specific business development initiatives, particularly proposals and pitches.
- Build and maintain relationships with clients and target clients and key market constituents to support personal effectiveness and business development opportunities.
- Contribute to delivery of multiple projects simultaneously.
- Specify, produce and evaluate financial models.
- Develop a good working understanding of compliance procedures.
- Contribute to the effective planning, delivery and closure of projects
- Effective management, coaching and mentoring of junior staff on specific engagements
- Maintain a good understanding of the regulatory frameworks and financial implications in the water and energy sectors.
- Any other duties commensurate with the role.
- Have significant experience in the utilities sector, in the industry or a consultant specialising in these sectors.
- Have a sound knowledge of finances and financial structures of water companies and utilities more generally.
- Have a detailed knowledge of Ofwat's current regulatory regime as well as its application, including detailed regulatory mechanics.
- Understand operations of the wider utilities sector, its structure, composition, stakeholders and relevant policy debates.
- Bring excellent report writing, Excel and Powerpoint skills.
- Be skilled in financial analysis and regulatory economics, including knowledge of UK regulatory accounting practice in the utilities sectors.
- Demonstrate a good working knowledge of economic and financial theory, with undergraduate and preferably graduate qualifications in economics or finance.
- Be comfortable and/or experienced in an external facing role.
- Provide compelling and well-thought out solutions to financial or economic problems of moderate complexity.
- Provide persuasive and self-assured responses in a credible manner.
- Knowledge and experience of other regulatory regimes.
- Language skills are a bonus.
- Familiarity with Bloomberg, Eikon or other financial databases and knowledge and experience of econometrics ideally in a water sector context would also be positive.