NERA Economic Consulting is an international firm of consulting professionals providing economic, financial, and statistical advice, research, and analysis. Our clients include multinational corporations, the world’s leading law firms, governments, and U.S. regulatory agencies. Our team of 400 professionals operates in 25 offices across North and South America, Europe, and Asia / Pacific. To learn more about NERA, visit our website at www.nera.com.
We have an immediate opening for a full-time Information Resources Associate/Senior Associate in our Los Angeles or San Francisco office. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative individual who has vision and enthusiasm to join a global Information Resource team with an established and expanding firm.
Description and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Associate Director, Global Information Resources, the qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:
Work with global consulting staff on a wide range of research projects using information tools and proprietary databases to provide information for client projects and business development initiatives
Provide quick solutions and in-depth research, current awareness services, competitive intelligence and special research to support NERA’s consulting staff
Work with NERA information resources team members from other regions and offices to continue to build a global research function through sharing work and experiences
Help educate consulting staff on research issues and train them on end-user products
Assist in marketing and developing information services to NERA staff globally
Provide research and support to the AsiaPac consulting staff as needed
Work on special projects as assigned
Advanced degree in one of the following is required: information/library science from an accredited program or Masters (MBA) in business or economics or law ; undergraduate degree in economics or finance would be an advantage
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a research environment providing business/corporate, legal or financial information is required
Understanding/knowledge and experience with database services such as: Bloomberg, CapIQ, Factset, ThomsonOne, Datastream, SNL Financial, SNL Energy, BvD Orbis, legal databases (Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Oxford Competition Law)
Experience searching academic/literature/news databases such as Factiva, Lexis Nexis, Econlit, Proquest, Dialog, Business Source Corporate, Heinonline
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Ability to prioritize, problem solve, respond quickly to requests and handle a workload requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive thought processes
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills
Fluency in English is required and proficiency in one or more European languages is a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint
The qualified candidate must be able to work a minimum 40-hour week Monday through Friday and additional hours as needed to meet time-sensitive deadlines. We offer a competitive salary, including an excellent benefits package.
About NERA Economic Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.