Student Placement 2019/20 Electricity Regulation



Period of appointment

51 weeks

Job description

We are seeking applications from dynamic and highly motivated persons of exceptional ability and intellect that are able to work well in a team and under their own supervision.

You should be able to work well under pressures of time and workload, have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, and excellent quantitative analysis skills.

Applicants must:

  1. Be students currently studying for a degree which includes economics for at least 40% of course content; and have already studied modules in either Microeconomics, Quantitative Analysis, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics or similar; OR
  2. Be students currently studying for a degree in an IT or Mathematical related degree;

AND have successfully completed at least the second year examinations of their degree by end of the 2018/19 academic year; and have the opportunity to undertake a one year placement for the 2019/20 academic year.

Strong competency in both Microsoft Word and Excel is essential for the role.

The Utility Regulator is unable to accept applications from students who will complete their degree in 2019/20.

The Utility Regulator holds the right to determine the relevance of a degree.

Interview criteria

In addition to satisfying the above eligibility criteria, applicants will also be expected to display the following qualities and skills (competencies) at interview:

  1. Communication and interpersonal skills;
  2. Sound IT skills;
  3. A sound economic understanding;
  4. Quantitative Analysis skills; and
  5. Awareness of the Northern Ireland regulatory scene and the key features of UK utility regulation.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 20 May 2019, in Queens House, Belfast.
A full application pack can be downloaded below.
The Utility Regulator is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date

16 May 2019 - 2.00 pm