Opinion Dynamics is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our team. In this multi-faceted role, you will bring your strong experience in applied social science research to execute research and evaluation methods and approaches and develop products (written reports, presentations, etc.) that support client needs. You will be responsible for:
Designing interview guides and surveys
Interviewing a range of clients and stakeholders in the energy industry including utility staff, utility customers, contractors, and policymakers
Analyzing data from an array of social science research methods such as interviews, focus groups, surveys, and secondary data sources
Developing data visualizations and graphics for client deliverables
Contributing to memos, reports, and presentations for clients and other external audiences
We’re looking for staff with a dynamic toolkit, who demonstrate strong critical thinking, writing, and analysis capability; excellent organizational skills; an ability to think out of the box; the capability to work both independently and as part of a team; and interest in working in a fast-paced consulting environment.
We specifically seek a Senior Consultant with a solid foundation of applied social science research experience who is looking to enhance those skills and rapidly grow into an independent manager of research projects.
Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant professional experience OR advanced degree (Masters or PhD) with 2+ years of relevant professional experience.
Applied professional experience using social science research methods and data analysis tools, such as:
Quantitative data analysis software such as SPSS or STATA
Qualitative data analysis software such as NVIVO
Coursework or applied experience in social science research methods and data analysis
Coursework, applied experience or demonstrated interest in the energy industry, including energy efficiency, demand response, and/or distributed energy resources programs and initiatives
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly data analysis experience using Microsoft Excel
Interest in working in a fast-paced consulting environment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (NOT REQUIRED)
Experience using statistical software such as R or Python.
SALARY AND HYBRID ENVIRONMENT
This Senior Consultant position is a hybrid role with a mix of in-office and remote work. Salary for the Senior Consultant role is $78,000/year.
ABOUT OPINION DYNAMICS
Opinion Dynamics advances knowledge to address emerging energy and social issues through sound and insightful research. Our inter-disciplinary team of consultants develops actionable and insightful research to support an array of clients, including electric and gas utilities, regulators, and stakeholders. Our research supports planning, assessment, and optimizing energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy programs. Our team uses a customized approach leveraging innovative methodologies to answer our client’s questions. Our company fosters innovative thought, collegiality, and growth opportunities for our employees.
Opinion Dynamics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Opinion Dynamics is also committed to fostering a more diverse workforce. BIPOC, women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Apply online at https://opiniondynamics.com/jobs/opiniondynamics/senior-consultant/?gh_jid=4015350006