Senior Associate - Electricity Focused

Location: Multiple Offices
Location Detail: Boston, MA, San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC

Description

We are seeking a Senior Associate consultant to join the team in Boston, DC, or San Francisco. 

The Senior 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. 

Senior Associates work as part of a team on consulting engagements in a collegial, development-centered community. Senior Associates will lead case teams in a client-facing and project manager capacity including budgeting, staffing, work plans and deadlines, auditing, deliverables, and client and expert engagement; build and maintain positive relationships with clients, experts, and junior and senior staff that will allow for exceptional client service and potential future business; and explain complex analyses verbally and in writing in a way for external clients to understand. Senior Associates will begin to develop the skills needed to be a testifying expert or a trusted advisor to clients.

As they gain valuable hands-on project experience, Senior 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 Senior 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   
  • At least 4 years of relevant consulting experience, including managing project teams.

 

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 
  • Leads case teams in a client-facing and project manager capacity (budgeting, staffing, work plans and deadlines, client and expert engagement)
  • A proactive approach to advancing projects beyond the scope of immediate tasks and responsibilities
  • The ability to explain complex analyses verbally and in writing at a level understandable for external clients
  • 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
  • COVID Vaccine Required* for positions in US

 

To be considered for the Associate – Electricity Focus position, please submit the following materials:

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

 

THE PACKAGE

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K/profit sharing, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and internal professional development and training programs, designed to reward success at all levels. Details regarding compensation will be based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.

 

*Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should submit a request for accommodation by contacting Recruiting@Brattle.com

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The Brattle Group is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, age, height, weight, domestic partner status, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status (AIDS/HIV status), genetic information, sexual orientation, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, drug or alcohol abuse or alcoholism, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

We encourage all applicants to click here to review our full Equal Employer Opportunity Statement and here for more information on our commitment to promoting equity and inclusion across all identities and experiences.

 

 

 

 

 

 




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