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Calling Inquisitive Minds...
Are you energetic, motivated and interested in economic and social impact analysis? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

We Like Interested Minds...

We are interested in original approaches to business and policy issues, and we work for both the private and the public sectors. We are keen on innovation, and the flat structure of the company ensures that new starters work on interesting and challenging projects from the outset.

We are keen to hear from consultants from a variety of complimentary disciplines, and with a varying amount of experience, from intern to consultant. Feel free to get in touch by phone or send us your email using the form below. 

We’re Hiring! We have a vacancy for an Economic Consultant

Volterra Partners is a niche economic consultancy. We provide creative, industry leading analysis to our clients. Our primary business is estimating the economic impacts of development & Infrastructure schemes. Having worked on many of London’s most iconic developments, we are proud to be one of London’s most respected small Economic Consultancies. With recent projects in Oxford, Birmingham, Cambridge and Kent, our reputation is growing nationally. 

Our consultants have advised on the largest and most innovative transport schemes: Crossrail, High Speed Rail, Hyperloop to name just a few. Recent development projects have included: Battersea Power Station redevelopment, Landsec’s Nova development at Victoria, the major redevelopment of London Olympia exhibition centre and the proposed MSG Sphere London event venue. We are also currently working on London Resort, a proposed theme park on the Swanscombe Peninsula in North Kent. Volterra provide cutting edge, best in class, analysis to support our clients in understanding the economic impacts of these innovative and exciting projects. All of our consultants are encouraged to spend a certain number of days per year doing research into new areas, both to follow their interests and to innovate within the company’s business area.

There is an opportunity to join us. The nature of the company means that the role can be adapted to your experience, giving you both the flexibility and support to progress in your role. You will have exposure to a variety of projects and big name clients from multinationals and government departments to trade bodies.

We aim to offer a competitive and enjoyable work package – this includes summer hours (finishing early on a Friday during summer months), the ability to buy extra holidays, flexible working arrangements and a varied series of regular work socials. 

We are looking for bright and commercially aware graduates, as well as experienced hires (with a couple of years’ experience from a related field, or bright individuals looking for a career change),   to join our friendly and intellectually curious team of Economists.

This exciting role will involve:
– Technical, quantitative work
– Qualitative background research and reading
– Report writing and client liaison
– Developing project methodologies
– Undertaking innovative research in the field of economic and social impact
– Writing proposals and supporting on key projects

Requirements:
– 2:1 or 1st class degree (or equivalent) in a numerate discipline: Economics, Mathematics, PPE,  as well as others with a quantitative background will be considered
– Excellent research and analysis skills
– Strong command of written and spoken English
– Communication skills and commercial awareness
– Capability with Microsoft office (outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Desired:

– Experience working in a consultancy (work experience, internship or full time employment)
– competence with statistical software (such as R or GIS)

We offer a competitive remuneration package.

Please send your cv and a covering letter by email to Nicola Pallai.

The deadline for applications to be considered is Friday 23rd July. Interviews will take place in our Putney office during w/c 26th July and 2nd August or via Zoom/Teams if necessary.

But what are we really like?

Hear what some of our employees think about working for us…

During my year the entire team dedicated so much time and effort to ensure that I could learn as much as possible and make the most out of the experience. I had the opportunity to grow alongside a fun, outgoing, and hard-working team; and couldn't have possibly made a better choice to start a career in transport and development economics. Looking forward to continuing my relationship with Volterra and its team in the future
Jesus Alvarez
Year in Industry Placement 2017/18
My placement at Volterra has given me the opportunity to grow and build essential professional skills in a very welcoming and friendly environment. One big advantage has been the structure of the company which has allowed me to interact with senior members and receive professional guidance and full support. I have also had the chance to work in a large variety of industries. I would recommend Volterra to any economics or mathematics student.
Silvia Mihailescu
Year in Industry Placement 2016/17
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