Marsh & McLennan Cos Researcher - Energy in New York, New York

NERA Economic Consulting ( www.nera.com ) 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.

We have an immediate opening for a Researcher to join the Energy practice in our New York City office. NERA's Energy Practice is at the forefront of the continuing transformation of the energy industries worldwide. We have pioneered in developing approaches for introducing competition in segments such as power generation and gas supply where competition is workable and for improving the regulation of sectors where it is not. We work with companies, governmental bodies, and regulators worldwide to design competitive gas and electricity markets and to develop tariffs and rules of access for regulated transmission and distribution systems for electricity, gas, and the transport of oil and oil products. The successful candidate will work on these public policy matters, as well as applied finance in the context of acquisition due diligence, commercial litigation and utility rate proceedings.

Responsibilities include building quantitative models; analyzing industry trends and competition; academic research; creating intuitive presentation materials for complex analysis; drafting expert reports; writing code for complex data analysis; and participating in client meetings.

NERA provides a challenging and rewarding professional experience with competitive compensation and benefits. 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, and formal performance evaluations twice a year. NERA's researchers also gain tremendous learning and development opportunities by working closely with experts, clients, and senior consultants.

The analytical depth of our projects, the breadth of industry exposure, and experience working in teams offer excellent preparation for researchers applying to top graduate programs in business, economics, and law, and for ensuing careers in consulting, finance, industry, and academia.

Qualifications:
We're looking for candidates who have demonstrated success - through both academic and professional achievements - in economics or finance, as well as related fields such as accounting, statistics, computer science, and other associated disciplines, particularly as they align with economics and finance. We look for individuals with exceptional analytical and quantitative skills; intellectual curiosity and the ability to think critically; and excellent verbal, written, presentation, and organizational skills. NERA will provide challenging opportunities to those eager to take on many responsibilities and allow you to make significant contributions early in your career.

For immediate consideration, we invite you to apply by visiting the Careers section of our website ( http://www.nera.com ) to create your personal profile and submit a resume, cover letter, and transcript. Only those applicants who finish their profile completely will be considered.