Job description: Principal

Berlin / Brussels


  • a PhD or an equivalent degree in a relevant field of microeconomics is usually required
  • at least 6 years of working experience in a relevant area
  • proven ability to manage complex research/consulting projects
  • potential to extend E.CA's existing customer database
  • strong empirical/econometric background a plus·         
  • perfect command of English; at least B1 level of German


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 on the matter. Condensing the details of the facts to their essentials is part of the exciting challenges which lie 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. If you join us you will be part of a highly motivated team in which your contribution will be recognised and rewarded.

Please send your application material to:

Hans W. Friederiszick / Rainer Nitsche
Managing Directors
E.CA Economics
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin
or preferably via e-mail to:

Your application should include:

  • a cover letter describing your work experience in the field of competition policy or related topics
  • copies of selected recent publications, if applicable
  • an up-to-date detailed résumé (with the full contact details of two referees)