Careers

Do you enjoy applying rigorous economic analysis to real-world problems? Would you like to cooperate in a team of talented researchers to make a difference?

If so, E.CA Economics is the right place for you. We are constantly looking for bright people to join our team. 

An international research-based economics consultancy, E.CA carries out rigorous economic analysis to help international clients in high-profile competition cases.

Our core values

Research
Our advice is always based on robust research. Our partnership with the ESMT Berlin keeps us at the forefront of the economics field, and our team members regularly publish their own work.

Clarity
Clarity of thought and exposition are vital aspects of our advice. Using state-of-the-art economic methods, we make sure all presentations are tailored to their target audiences.

Teamwork
E.CA work takes place in highly cooperative, non-hierarchical team structures. At the same time, individual contributions to the team’s success are also recognised and rewarded.

Personal development
Personal development is a cornerstone of our firm’s philosophy, allowing for career paths that combine consulting and research. Our partnership with ESMT is just one factor enabling team members to pursue both interests

Positions at E.CA Economics

E.CA offers an exceptional working environment for economists at all levels of seniority. We are an equal opportunity employer and we offer internationally competitive compensation packages.

We are currently looking for economists with PhD and/or some years of relevant work experience, in particular for our new Munich office (opening in September 2020) and for our Brussels office. We will always consider excellent applications for other positions as well. You can find details regarding the specific positions here below.

Please send your application material to jobs@e-ca.com and make sure you specify the position you are applying for.

Principal

Berlin | Brussels

Requirements

  • At least 6 years’ working experience in the field of competition policy or related topics 
  • Proven ability to manage complex research/consulting projects
  • Potential to extend E.CA’s existing customer database
  • A PhD or equivalent degree is advantageous
  • Strong empirical/econometric background is a plus
  • Excellent command of English
  • German knowledge at minimum B1 level is advantageous

As a principal you will steer and supervise the project work. In this role you will bring cutting-edge research to a case and provide a novel yet robust and balanced view of the matter. Condensing the details of the facts to their essentials is part of the exciting challenges which lies ahead.

As a principal you will also represent E.CA to the broader competition policy community, shaping E.CA’s image as a conceptual leader and trusted consultancy. Strengthening our existing client relationships as well as establishing new ones across various industry segments and countries is another step in the development of your career. You will be part of a highly motivated team in which your contribution will be recognised and rewarded.

Please send your application to: jobs@e-ca.com

 

Your application should include

  • A cover letter and CV
  • Contact details of personal referees, if applicable
  • Copies of selected recent publications, if applicable

Manager

Berlin | Brussels

Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ working experience in a relevant area
  • Proven ability to manage complex research/consulting projects
  • A PhD or equivalent degree is advantageous
  • Strong empirical/econometric background is a plus
  • Excellent command of English
  • German knowledge at minimum B1 level is advantageous

As a manager you will play an important role in the project work. Your responsibilities include communication with the client as well as the guidance and support of your junior colleagues. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging cases in different sectors and to simultaneously develop your career. You will be part of a highly motivated team in which your contribution will be recognised and rewarded.

Please send your application to: jobs@e-ca.com

 

Your application should include

  • A cover letter and CV (including academic transcripts)
  • Contact details of personal referees, if applicable
  • Copies of selected recent publications, if applicable

Economist

Berlin | Brussels

Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in economics
  • Strong empirical and econometric background is a plus
  • Drive and ambition to apply and develop research skills
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent command of English
  • German knowledge at minimum B1 level is advantageous
  • Basic knowledge of standard statistical and office software

E.CA offers a supportive environment to further your skills and career. Our economists work closely with the consultancy’s managers, principals and directors on interesting and high-profile issues in numerous sectors and industries. While we always place a high value on team-based work, individual contributions are also recognised and rewarded.

Please send your application to jobs@e-ca.com

 

Your application should include

  • A cover letter and CV (including academic transcripts)
  • Contact details of personal referees, if applicable
  • Copies of selected recent publications, if applicable

Econometrician

Berlin | Brussels

Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in economics, econometrics, statistics, mathematics or a related field, with a strong focus on empirical methods
  • Drive and ambition to apply and develop research skills
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent command of English
  • German knowledge at minimum B1 level is advantageous
  • Detailed knowledge of standard statistical software, preferably Stata

E.CA offers a supportive environment to further your skills and career. Our econometricians work closely with the consultancy’s managers, principals and directors on interesting and high-profile issues in numerous sectors and industries. While we always place a high value on team-based work, individual contributions are also recognised and rewarded.

Please send your application to jobs@e-ca.com

 

Your application should include

  • A cover letter and CV (including academic transcripts)
  • Contact details of personal referees, if applicable
  • Copies of selected recent publications, if applicable

Internship positions (as of September 2021)

Requirements (from 3 to 6 months) – Berlin / Brussels

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate economics student or Master of economics
  • Basic knowledge of standard statistical software
  • Very good command of English
  • German knowledge at minimum B1 level as well as knowledge of further European languages is advantageous
  • Valid work permit (for Germany and/or Belgium)

As an intern you will be integrated in one of our case teams and be in charge of literature research, data gathering and data analysis. You will have the chance to apply your acquired knowledge and gain insight into the work of a professional economic consulting team.

Please send your application to jobs@e-ca.com

 

Your application should include

  • A cover letter and CV (including academic transcripts)
  • Contact details of personal referees, if available
  • Copies of selected recent publications, if applicable

Team Assistant or Paralegal (m/f/d)

For our Berlin office, we are looking for a Team Assistant or Paralegal (m/f/d), full time (part time, min. 75%, can be discussed)

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Project related administrative support in the largest European cartel proceeding, supporting in particular the Spanish proceedings, including tasks such as:
    • Comparing expert opinions
    • Digitisation of data
    • Research tasks
    • Proof reading
    • Compilation of bibliographies
    • Administration of legal proceeding dates
    • Filing reports to court
    • Organisation of electronic folders and filing
  • Correspondence in English and Spanish (and potentially in other European languages)
  • Coordination with our Munich and Brussels office and externals

Requirements

  • Fluent English and Spanish writing and speaking skills; knowledge of German A2/B1; other European languages are beneficial (in particular Dutch, French or Italian)
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Approved self-organisational and time management skills, ability to prioritise
  • Attention to detail, willingness to take up responsibilities and to work in a highly dynamic, international team
  • A flexible, responsible and pro-active team player with strong service orientation and a friendly disposition

We offer

  • A workplace in a friendly and international working environment with dedicated and very dynamic team in the heart of Berlin
  • A responsible and versatile job
  • A structured orientation
  • Free fruit and beverages and subsidized lunch in the ESMT canteen
  • National and international corporate events.

Please send your application to jobs@e-ca.com

Your application should include

A cover letter and CV
(including academic transcripts)

E.CA Economics will attend a number of career fairs in 2021

These are great opportunities to meet our staff :

Career fairs to come:

Date TBC – Tilburg – Asset Economics Business Day

Date TBC – Barcelona – GSE Consulting Day

Date TBC – Toulouse – TSE Business Networking Day

15-18 December 2021 – Barcelona –  European Job Market, in parallel with the EWMES and the Symposium of the Spanish Economic Association, which will be hosted by the University of Barcelona School of Economics. (Full information on the EJME and the parallel EWMES and Symposium will follow shortly.)