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Manager, Management Consultant - Chicago

Company: Poweradvocate
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

PowerAdvocate, a Verisk Analytics business, leads the energy data industry by providing energy companies with clarity into their complex data. Our Energy FactBase, currently at $5+ trillion and growing, helps customers to create operational and financial excellence. We help our clients to understand how they can leverage our unique view of the marketplace to reduce costs and manage operation risk working with executives on the cutting edge in the power, oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors.

Job Description

SUMMARY: Deliver innovative thinking supported by detailed analytics, data science, market research, subject matter expertise and use of our software tools to help our energy clients make effective supply chain and capital project execution decisions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate with client supply chain management, PMOs, project executives and engineering teams as they design and implement supply chain and capital project procurement solutions.

Primary Duties And Responsibilities (Serving Our Clients)

  • Execute market research to assess supply and demand factors influencing our clients strategic business decisions
  • Provide deep analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and synthesize results into meaningful conclusions to help our clients make strategic procurement and capital project decisions
  • Support the bidding processes for large capital project contracts and supply chain strategic initiatives, including: performing pricing analysis, coordinating bidder correspondence, designing and orchestrating bidder negotiations and implementing contracting efforts
  • Use the PowerAdvocate Energy Intelligence Platform software tools to analyze spend, build custom cost models, forecast escalation, manage eSourcing bid events and support many of our other consulting solutions. This often requires training our clients to harness the value of the PowerAdvocate software tools that they license in addition to using the tools to empower your own work.
  • Up to 80% travel to client sites primarily in the U.S. and Canada is required (post-COVID restrictions)
  • Managers are asked to take increasing responsibility managing internal and client teams as they gain experience and progress towards promotion to Director
    Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Participate in internal Practice Areas designed to grow and organize our knowledge base, educate others and improve our solutions for specific energy sectors
    • Assist with PowerAdvocate technology improvements and sales and marketing efforts
    • Other duties assigned to meet business needs
      • Exceptional analytical, problem solving, project management and time management skills
      • Effective communication and interpersonal skills appropriate for a large spectrum of clientele
      • Works well in a team environment
      • Ability to learn quickly and adapt based on the needs of clients and PowerAdvocate
      • BS/BA with a focus in engineering, science or business; graduate level engineering, science or MBA degree is preferred
      • 4+ years of experience with Owners in or suppliers serving the energy industry, particularly in a Business Operations or Engineering function within the Power, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical sectors
      • This position does not provide visa sponsorship
        Additional Information

        Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

        All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

        Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

        At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable Jobble

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