Consultant- Network Industries Strategies, Economic Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

ABOUT FTI CONSULTING:

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

ABOUT THE GROUP:

The Network Industries Strategies ("NIS") group at FTI Consulting uses economic, financial, and network modeling to analyze complex issues involving pricing, valuation, and costs of service across the spectrum of network industries. It develops fundamental analyses to support investments, transactions, conflict resolution, and public policy positions. Our experts provide deep understanding of industries, markets, and regulatory policy and frequently develop and present expert testimony in litigation or in front of policymakers involving prices, service, economic impacts, and other contractual or regulatory issues. We have extensive industry expertise involving railroads, natural gas, pipelines, electric power generation, transmission, fiscal policy, macroeconomics, and economic impacts.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

A Consultant is responsible for managing, processing, and analyzing information to develop solutions for external clients. In addition, the position requires the development of written reports explaining the procedures employed. A successful individual in the position will be able to work independently and to take initiative in solving problems that are faced on a day-to-day basis, continually striving to ensure quality output that can withstand the scrutiny of litigation.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Perform quantitative analyses and conduct studies as required by internal and external clients

  • Develop and manage database systems from large datasets

  • Develop proficiency in modeling frameworks, either maintained by NIS or by third-parties

  • Assist others in defining data requirements for various efforts

  • Communicate findings with clients and external stakeholders

  • Write memoranda to describe the procedures employed to complete tasks and to summarize the results of research or analysis

  • Maintain workpapers if they are deemed required

  • Maintain time and expenses

  • Travel on periodic out-of-town assignments

  • Other duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Information Systems, Mathematics, Operations Research, or Management Sciences

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience is preferred, internships will be taken into consideration

  • Consulting, professional services or client facing experience

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Extensive experience with computer software packages, such as SQL, Tableau, Excel, and Access

  • Experience with geographic information systems (GIS)

  • Experience with PLEXOS, REMI, or IMPLAN

  • Understanding or interest in railroads, energy, other network industries, or public policy are preferred but not required

  • Ability to work independently

  • Close attention to detail

  • The ability to communicate succinctly both orally and in writing

  • The ability to establish priorities and handle multiple projects at the same time

  • The ability to work on time-sensitive, quality-sensitive projects

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