Who are we? 

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing.


At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open – and this matters even more through a pandemic.


We’re proud of the positive ways of working we’ve adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. We’re moving to a hybrid approach for our office-based roles with various options for working from home, office, and our sites. We’ll cover this during the assessment process.

What you’ll be doing

The Regulatory Manager – Econometrics will be a key player in the economic regulation team, giving high-quality advice economic and econometric advice and analysis on a wide range of economic regulatory issues.


The role will also involve developing external networks to influence the development of regulation on economic regulatory issues for the benefit of the business and its customers, along with drafting and managing responses to Ofwat consultations.

What you should bring to the role

  • Degree level qualification in the analytical subject, preferably economics or mathematics
  • Thorough understanding and some experience of regulatory issues
  • Strong influencing & communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to think outside the box and to enjoy working in an ever-changing landscape
  • High-level competencies in analytical, conceptual & strategic thinking, order, and quality change orientation, and team work
  • Significant experience in applied econometrics and management/analysis of large datasets and experience in statistical software

What’s in it for you? 

Are you looking for a career move where you will be more visible? The successful candidate will find themselves communicating key findings to a wide range of audiences including senior managers and the Executive Team. This is an exciting time to join Thames Water as we go through a period of transformation. Be part of that, and apply today


Our competitive salary and package include a bonus, car allowance, private healthcare, an excellent contributory pension, and 26 days of holiday per year increasing to 30 with a length of service. 


Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding , and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner.  You’ll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements , and great benefits if you join our team. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader and we’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.  

Find out more about working at Thames Water


We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities, and the environment can thrive.  This means, that when a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of your role, you’ll be asked to help out our Instant Support Team to help our customers in their hour of need. This is incredibly rewarding, and you’ll be given full training – it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business and meet colleagues.  


Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can’t consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.