The Analyst will support CR's work to increase the consumer voice and consumer-focused analysis in policy and media efforts around fuel economy, electric vehicles, new mobility options like shared and self-driving vehicles, and efficiency, renewable energy, electric utilities, and fair consumer utility rates. This position is a two year grant-funded role with the possibility of renewal. The Analyst will support CR’s advocacy work focused on transportation and energy.
Responsible for developing analyses, methodologies and source data to support transportation and energy policy efforts. Performs descriptive and/or in-depth analysis to guide policy to protect consumers.
Develops rapid response analysis of evolving and emerging issues, breaking news, and government and industry actions.
Prepares or contributes to the development of compelling materials in a variety of formats including spreadsheets, data visualizations, reports, presentations, and fact-sheets to make data meaningful for the public, media, CR staff, and outside stakeholders, and decision makers.
Analyzes and evaluate data by applying advanced analytical techniques to large datasets. Works with technical staff to develop and refine databases, and incorporate external/big data for analysis.
Presents analytical results, both verbally and in writing, to technical and non-technical audiences.
May manage Research Assistant and other staff’s workload as required. Provides input on work of others.
Performs other duties as assigned.