NERA Consultant – Energy (Washington, DC)

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Consulting

18 Jan, 2023


Full Time

United States

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Oliver Wyman


NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real-world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Consultants at NERA work independently within a team environment on regulatory, arbitrations and policy related cases. Areas include energy and environmental, competition and regulatory analysis, economic damages and valuation, and other work pertaining to expert testimony in regulatory proceedings and commercial disputes as well as market advisory. Our work includes sophisticated modeling of energy markets, including electricity, oil and gas, power and renewables and transportation.

Consultants at NERA will have the opportunity to:

Apply the technical skills and knowledge gained during their graduate studies

Conduct high-powered economic research across a wide variety of industries

Develop economic and financial models to answer critical business questions

Be a part of the team to contribute in designing and developing energy economy models for policy analyses.

Perform cutting-edge economic analysis using NERA’s proprietary economic models to solve complex real-life issues

Write research reports and client presentations for senior staff and clients to help them make informed economic decisions

Influence/direct project strategy, including the preparation and presentation of oral and written testimony

Be part of a team to write publishable articles about projects and research work in peer-reviewed journals.

Collaborate with in-house experts and outside academics

Manage client relationships

Develop and strengthen both project and people management skills

We are seeking candidates with PhD’s and/or graduate degrees in economics or a related field with training in econometrics and quantitative methods. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation and project management skills, and the ability to think creatively to solve complex problems. Candidates should have completed their PhD and may have between 2-4 years of academic or relevant industry experience.

NERA provides a challenging and rewarding professional experience with competitive compensation and benefits. NERA is committed to mentoring, developing and creating opportunities for our staff. To help meet the demands of the position, we support both personal and professional growth. Elements of our program include:

a comprehensive orientation program

skill enhancement training sessions including Project Management, Business Development, and Deposition training

the support of Business Development and Marketing Managers responsible for providing tailored and strategic business development services to assist consultants in their development into testifying experts

formal performance evaluations

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