Research Associate/ Consultant
Research Associate / Consultant at London Economics International, LLC
Job posting for the Toronto Office
Position: Research Associate or Consultant
About London Economics International LLC:
London Economics International LLC (“LEI”) is a global economic, financial, and strategic advisory professional services firm specializing in energy, water, and infrastructure. LEI has its roots in advisory services on the initial round of privatization of electricity, gas, and water companies in the UK. The firm combines detailed understanding of market fundamentals and market rules, expertise in policy design and regulatory matters, with sophisticated analytical tools to assist its clients throughout their decision-making process.
LEI has in-depth expertise in economic and financial matters related to the electricity, gas, and water sectors; this includes commercial transactions, procurement, regulatory economics, market design, project development and market strategy. Over two decades, LEI has advised the private sector, market institutions, and governments on a diverse set of issues ranging from assets valuation and project development, renewables policy design, utility business models, energy market restructuring, to tariff design and implementation, clean technologies deployment and implementation, in virtually all deregulated markets worldwide, including in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
Our staff consists of professionals from the fields of economics, finance, and public policy in offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco, and Taipei, Toronto. For more information, please refer to www.londoneconomics.com.
London Economics International LLC (“LEI”) professional staff members are required to have a detailed understanding of economic principles, strong writing skills, and working knowledge of finance. In addition, they should be capable of taking initiatives, identifying market opportunities, and performing sophisticated and relevant analysis for clients.
LEI is currently seeking Research Associates and Consultants in our office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Qualified applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of economics, finance, and statistics. The applicant should have an interest in the energy industry, infrastructure, and project finance.
Research Associates and Consultants’ scope of work and responsibilities include the followings:
- Analyze technologies performance and energy market fundamentals
- Modelling wholesale power markets to derive market outlook
- Produce energy price forecasts, construct and analyze financial models, to support commercial transactions
- Research and write about market rules and various aspects of energy markets in the US and abroad
- Provide support to senior consultants in advising private and public entities in regulatory economics in the US and abroad
Candidates should have strong writing skills and the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and concise fashion. Foreign language skills are a plus. All candidates must be comfortable working in a casual, non-hierarchical environment and must have the ability to travel periodically (must have a valid passport).
In addition to the above, successful applicants for the Consultant positions will have:
- 1-3 years of relevant professional experience;
- demonstrated ability to produce high quality quantitative and written analysis;
- ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
- a genuine interest in the energy industry;
- knowledge of statistics and finance is preferred;
- fluency in English; and
- working understanding of at least one other language is a plus.
How to apply:
Please send your CV and a writing sample (not more than 5 pages) to email@example.com, indicating in the subject line that you are applying for the 2019 Research Associate / Consultant position in Toronto.
Although we thank all applicants for their interest, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.