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Senior Electricity Tariffs Expert

  • Role type
  • Full time, Part time, Permanent

  • Location
  • Flexible

Job Description

Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.

Ricardo Energy & Environment’s Energy Practice is growing to meet the global demand for our broad range of energy services. More than 50 experienced consultants specialise in providing techno-economic and management consultancy services for the energy sector, with particular emphasis on:

  • Regional, national, local and campus based energy planning (heat and power)
  • The feasibility, implementation and auditing of renewable energy policy and infrastructure
  • The transmission and distribution of power using innovative networks and smart grids
  • Energy efficiency and carbon management

We have worked in nearly 100 countries for a broad range of clients, including multi-lateral lending agencies, governments, regulators, electricity companies, natural resources companies and private investors. 



We are seeking an engineer, economist or finance expert with proven experience of tariff design and implementation in electricity utilities internationally.  The individual should be experienced in the management of cost of service studies, and the development of cost-reflective tariffs for utilities covering energy, capacity, reactive power and network charges. 

From day one, you'll be leading the delivery of high-profile projects to clients and must have the following skills and characteristics (as a minimum):

  • Professional qualifications and a Bachelors (2.1 or above) or Master’s degree within a relevant discipline, or equivalent qualification
  • Significant consultancy experience (inc. business development and project delivery)
  • A high level of numeracy, a talent for numerical analysis and experience in using MS Excel to prepare and review financial and economic models.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English including the use of MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • A proactive networker.
  • Be flexible, proactive, resilient and enthusiastic whilst remotely leading and working with the project team and clients

Previous experience within a power utility or a regulator and experience with regulatory studies and assessments is desirable. Fluency in spoken and written French, Spanish, or Portuguese would also be desirable.


This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark. You will have support from the wider business for your career to develop into a wide range of future opportunities within Ricardo Energy & Environment.

In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field.  Ricardo Energy & Environment is an equal opportunities employer.