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Friday, March 7, 2014

F/T - Researcher - Energy, Oliver Wyman (NY)

Researcher – Energy Practice – Knowledge Services Department – Oliver Wyman Group – NY

Oliver Wyman Group (OWG) delivers advisory services to clients through three operating units, each of which is a leader in its field. Oliver Wyman (, the largest of the three operating units, is a top-tier global management consulting firm that combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, organizational transformation, and leadership development. Lippincott ( helps clients create, develop, and manage their corporate branding, identity, and image. NERA Economic Consulting ( advises corporations, law firms, and government entities on the economics of competition, regulation, public policy, finance, and litigation.

We are seeking a Researcher supporting the Energy Practice of the MTE (Manufacturing, Transportation and Energy) Practice Group.

Role Description
  • Primary role is to provide the Energy Practice with quality research to support client and business development initiatives
  • Researcher will primarily conduct research on topics related to the energy/commodities sector with the aim of building deep content specialism
  • Work with a wide range of information tools to provide research to consultant teams in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Ability to synthesize information and glean key concepts and trends from the information
  • Work with Knowledge Services colleagues globally sharing work and expertise. This would include leveraging the Knowledge Management team to provide joint solutions on projects.
  • Provide both quick solutions and in-depth research for the business
  • Assist in the education and training of the consulting staff on research tools
  • Provide backup research coverage across aviation, automotive, surface transportation and manufacturing sectors
  • Graduate with demonstrated business/industry research experience working in a business or academic setting
  • Master of Library Science degree a plus
  • Good knowledge required of Factiva and Bloomberg.
  • Knowledge of the Energy and Commodity businesses
  • Team player who enjoys working as part of a global team.
  • Ability to juggle several tasks at once and to prioritise and manage own time.
  • Flexible attitude, hard-working
  • Ability to summarize research and draw out key insights
  • Inquisitive by nature – enjoys investigation
  • An eye for detail and accuracy
  • High commitment to client service
  • Strong IT skills – proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficiency with specialized research tools desirable
  • A desire to work for a leading professional services firm
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