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Mercer Consulting

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Workforce Strategy Consultant

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457869
Date Posted: 06/13/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Workforce Strategy Consultant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
D -- Microeconomics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
Workforce analytics
Labor economics
Industrial organization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Data and advanced analytics are bringing big opportunities to HR consulting. Organizations that can harness data about their employees are able to gain a competitive advantage on one of their most valuable assets: their people.

The Workforce Strategy and Analytics practice at Mercer is at the forefront of rapid advances in the field of workforce science. Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative analyses, we help our clients unlock insights about their workforce, empowering them to make evidenced-based decisions about their human capital.

This is a great opportunity to innovate, grow, and advance as part of an international consulting firm working in interdisciplinary teams. To fulfill this role, the Consultant will:

• Manage data transfers from clients
• Prepare data for analysis
• Perform advanced statistical analysis, including regression modeling
• Participate in the generation of high-value insights for clients
• Draft and proof reports/presentations
• Fine-tune or develop more effective analytical tools and related documentation
• Conduct general research into prospective or existing clients
• Keep up with new research in Labor Economics, Organizational Psychology, and related areas
• Train and develop new analysts
• Travel on a limited basis

Qualifications include:
• Ph.D. in economics or related field (Master’s degree will be considered)
• Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
• Skilled in working with large databases
• Experience conducting econometric analyses, including multiple and logistic regression
• Programming experience (preferably in SAS and/or R)
• Relevant work experience is a plus, but not required
• Self-direction and self-motivation (must be able to work with limited supervision)
• Ability and initiative to advance independent tasks as time permits
• Solid interpersonal skills, including ability to work closely with team members and interact with clients

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and careers of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC). For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

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For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and research paper to, with a subject line “Job Application JOE”.