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Associate - Electricity Focus

Location: Multiple Offices

Description

We are seeking an Associate consultant to work in our Boston, DC, San Francisco or Toronto office.

The Associate will work in a growth-oriented team environment to help our clients address the most important economic issues facing the electricity sector of the future, by: developing clean energy policy instruments; meeting electricity needs and environmental objectives efficiently and reliably through wholesale electricity market design, renewable energy procurements, transmission planning, enhanced utility resource planning, and integration of distributed energy resources and load flexibility; facilitating electrification of transportation and other sectors; developing innovative utility business models to enable distributed energy resources, load flexibility, electrification, and efficiency; modernizing retail rates, including performance-based rates; establishing risk management strategies against increased exposures to extreme stress; determining the costs to provide electric service and appropriate rates of return for regulated assets; and providing expert analysis and testimony in regulatory proceedings and disputes. 

Client assignments involve a combination of quantitative analysis and modeling of industry data, application of finance and economic theory, industry thought-leadership, and communicating findings clearly through writing and presentations.

Associates work as part of a team on consulting engagements in a collegial, development-centered community. We provide our Associates with a variety of experiences and personalized development by working with industry-leading experts. Associates are central members of each project team responsible for framing problem-solving approaches, project management, supervising the project team, developing client relationships, and building personal expertise in new areas. As they gain valuable hands-on project experience, Associates also become more involved in marketing and business development efforts. The Brattle Group commits to continuous training and development for consultants and has a strong track record of developing Associates into Principals/Experts.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Strong background in economics and interest in energy
  • PhD in Economics, Public Policy or related fields with a strong foundation in quantitative analysis; OR MBA or Master’s degree with a focus in Economics and 4+ years of research or professional experience in a related field 

Ideal Candidates Will Possess or Have a Desire to Develop:

  • Demonstrated potential and enthusiasm to develop new expertise areas, develop professionally, and help identify innovative solutions for our clients
  • Pre or postgraduate work experience in a related field
  • Exceptional writing, presentation, and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytic, quantitative, and practical problem-solving skills such as econometrics, statistics, programming, modeling, or applied mathematics
  • Flexibility to use a variety of conceptual frameworks and analytical tools from across different disciplines
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • An entrepreneurial drive
  • Strong relationship and team-building skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated record of outstanding academic and/or practical accomplishment such as publications in academic journals

 If you are applying for this position in Canada, please submit your application materials here.

 If you are applying for this position in the U.S., please use the apply button below.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • A writing sample/research paper
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted)

 

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