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Employment Opportunities

Company Overview

Econsult Solutions Inc. provides businesses and public policy makers with advice in real estate, transportation, economic development and public policy. We help clients evaluate economic and fiscal outcomes of programs and developments, offer city and regional planning insight and advice, provide GIS analytic services, yield financial projections and advise investors and governments on projects, developments and policy outcomes and have the economic skills and expertise to process, analyze and manage large and complex datasets.

 


Senior Research Analyst

Job Description

  • Conduct econometric and statistical analyses of economic, financial and demographic data
  • Create and manipulate spreadsheets for economic and fiscal modeling
  • Draft and edit reports and prepare materials for presentations
  • Conduct technical research on economic and fiscal issues
  • Conduct spatial analyses of data and produce maps and other visuals (helpful)
  • Contribute to the intellectual and analytical direction of work engagements
  • When assigned, work closely with Principals and Directors to supervise Analyst work
  • Interface directly with clients in presentations, status meetings, and working conversations

Qualifications

  • Competence in spreadsheet modeling, cost/benefit analysis, and regression analysis
  • Basic working knowledge of STATA and SAS
  • Competence in working with large datasets
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Competence in Geographic Information Systems (e.g. ArcView GIS) and in spatial analysis techniques (helpful)
  • Ability to thrive in collaborative, project-oriented setting with small groups of professionals, and as needed to complete tasks with little supervision or guidance
  • Ability to manage people and processes towards a working solution within a given timeframe
  • Strong writing skills
  • BA/BS in any of the following majors: Economics, other Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics
  • Technical and policy research experience
  • Familiarity with how local and regional economies function

Job Type/Compensation

  • Full-time position with paid vacation and sick days
  • Competitive base salary, plus opportunity for performance-based bonuses
  • Generous benefits package, including health insurance, profit-sharing, and 401(k)

Benefits of Employment

  • Team-oriented and intellectually stimulating work culture
  • Exposure to and participation in important economic and policy issues at the local, regional, and national level
  • Opportunity to learn from the experience and expertise of the firm’s principals, all of whom have direct affiliations at local academic institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and Temple University
  • Opportunity for advancement within the firm
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in a wide range of topics and industries and interact with a wide range of clients

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]