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Workforce Strategy Consultant

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460723
Date Posted: 09/18/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Workforce Strategy Consultant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
D -- Microeconomics
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
L -- Industrial Organization
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Workforce Analytics
Workforce Strategy
Data Science
Labor Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Workforce Strategy and Analytics (WSA) practice is at the forefront of rapid advances in the field of workforce science. Heavily leveraging approaches from applied microeconomics and econometrics, we help our clients unlock critical insights about their workforce.

WSA has immediate openings with an opportunity to innovate, grow, and advance. Consultants will:

• Manage data transfers from clients, prepare data for analysis
• Perform advanced statistical analysis, including regression modeling
• Generate and present insights with recommendations to clients
• Draft and proof reports/presentations
• Apply and develop analytical tools
• Research client situations
• Leverage research in Labor Economics, Organizational Psychology, and related areas
• Train and develop new analysts

• Ph.D. in economics or related field (Master’s degree considered)
• Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
• Significant experience with large databases
• Experience conducting econometric analyses
• Ability to translate complex technical findings into easy to understand terms
• Programming experience (SAS a plus)
• Self-direction and self-motivation
• Ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and engage with clients

Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and careers of their people. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC).

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and research paper to, with a subject line “Job Application JOE”. We are conducting interviews on an ongoing basis. Initial interviews will be conducted via phone, with those screened invited to one of Mercer’s offices for an in-person interview.