Consultant | Economic and Financial Consulting

FTI Consulting - Stellenbosch, Province of the Western Cape

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Consultant | Economic and Financial Consulting

About the Role

We help our clients navigate legal, regulatory and international arbitration proceedings while supporting strategic decision making and public policy debates around the world. Delivering incisive interpretation of complex economic issues has made us a global leader in this field.

As part of the Economic and Financial Consulting team, you will be required to provide support on economic research projects during all phases of the work. This may involve proposal writing, data analyses, helping to draft research reports, preparing results for presentation, and making sure that final deliverables have a professional 'look and feel'.

What You'll Do

  • Conduct economic research

  • Prepare draft economic reports and presentations

  • Perform data analysis and economic modelling

  • Be a team member on engagements

  • Help ensure that client needs are met within specified timelines

  • Attend meetings and liaise with clients when requested

  • Contribute to business development through providing support on proposals

  • Stay up to date with developments in South Africa's policy and business environment

    How You'll Grow

    You will be an integral member of the economics team, providing important input into projects within different sectors. Team members will rely on you for accuracy, critical thinking and attention to detail, and in return you will get a front row seat to exciting developments in South Africa's economic policy and competition environment.

    Basic qualifications / Qualifications & Experience

  • Master's degree in economics

  • Strong interest in South Africa's policy environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet client deadlines

  • Ability to work in a team as well as to do independent research

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Strong quantitative skills and attention to detail

  • High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Experience in using statistical packages such as Stata, R and E-Views will be advantageous

  • Strong work ethic and integrity and high level of professionalism.

  • Willingness to travel when requested

    Candidates who are invited for interviews may be requested to complete a written and Excel assignment.

    Our benefits

    Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and bonus plans

  • Generous paid holidays and paid time off

  • Annual paid volunteer hours

  • Corporate matching for charitable donations

  • Free snacks and drinks

    About FTI Consulting

    What makes us unique? With more than 5,000 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

    FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

    FTI Consulting is committed to Employment Equity and as such, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups, as defined in the South African Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998.

    FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


  • Requirements

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    University attendance
    Required experience
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    Employer name

    FTI Consulting

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