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      Senior Economic Consultant – Labor & Employment

      Charlotte, NC

      $107,900 - $123,500

      Permanent

      A global economic consulting firm is seeking a Consultant to join its Labor and Employment Practice in Charlotte.

       

      The Labor and Employment Practice typically engages in matters related to Wage and Hour or Discrimination litigation as well as other employment-related business consulting. The firm regularly provides analysis and support related to class action minimum wage/overtime claims, meal and rest break claims, employee misclassification claims, and discrimination matters related to hiring, pay, promotion, and/or wrongful termination. The firm conducts work at all stages of the litigation process. Clients rely on on the firm to provide complex exposure models, expert reports, preparation for depositions, rebuttals to the work of other experts, and expert testimony at deposition or trial. Services are also retained for data collection efforts in the form of surveys, video content analysis, and on-site observational studies.

       

      The Senior Consultant role is a very demanding but fulfilling position that is responsible for the majority of the programming required on projects, including ensuring that all programs are completely error-free and that all projects are on or ahead of schedule. Senior Consultants will serve as mentors to other junior staff, providing feedback and guidance on projects.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      ● Implement appropriate quantitative methods after evaluating the completeness and quality of data

      ● Review case documents and data to formulate and evaluate various arguments and claims

      ● Create complicated excel models to estimate potential economic damages under a variety of different scenarios

      ● Ensure 100% accuracy of all programs and output

      ● Prepare written analyses, presentations, and exhibits of quantitative findings

      ● Communicate complex issues to non-technical audiences

      ● Actively contribute to all processes in the development and execution of a project work plan

      ● Keep senior team members informed of case work progress and issues

      ● Manage and mentor junior staff

      ● Assist with office recruiting and training efforts

       

      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      ● Minimum 2-3 years of experience in validating, processing, and analyzing data (prior litigation consulting experience strongly preferred)

      ● Demonstrated ability to write code in SAS for complex data analysis

      ● Advanced programming skills in other languages such as R, Stata, Python, SQL with basic knowledge of SAS may be considered

      ● Demonstrated understanding of economic damages and statistical concepts

      ● High proficiency in MS Excel, experience building exposure models a plus

      ● Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for presenting work product to managers and clients

      ● Ability to effectively respond to unexpected client requests and changing of task priorities

      ● General knowledge of labor and employment laws is preferred

      ● Extreme attention to detail

      ● Proven ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts

      ● Ability to work in a team environment

      ● Ability to balance several projects and client requests at once

      ● Willingness to work an unpredictable work schedule

      ● Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative fields

      ● Master’s degree a plus

      ● 2-5 years of experience working in a high-demand consulting (or equivalent) environment

      ● 2-5 years of SAS programming experience

      Posted by

      Ben Kinley

      Group Managing Director

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