Program Evaluation Associate - Energy Division

  • Cadmus Group, Inc.
  • USA
  • Feb 05, 2024
Business Development Climate Change/ Resiliency Energy Energy Efficiency Environmental Science - Engineering Research Sustainability

Job Description

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Overview

What You’ll Be Doing 

Cadmus seeks an Associate to join its Energy Division. Associates are expected to manage and conduct primary and secondary research on behalf of Cadmus’ energy clients (primarily utilities and administrators of energy efficiency programs). Associates will be responsible for managing projects, executing research tasks, analyzing the results of market research, and creating written reports on the findings. 

Cadmus is looking for an analytical individual who balances strong technical and communication skills with the ability to work independently and collaboratively. The ideal candidate is a problem solver comfortable working closely with clients to find the right solution. They will have several years of experience in consulting, preferably in the energy industry, and expertise managing complex projects for clients. They will be able to work collaboratively to manage assigned tasks and projects from start to finish with support from an internal team. 

For this role, Cadmus seeks candidates with professional experience in program evaluation, social science research methods, and/or energy efficiency or sustainability. They should also be highly motivated to perform and learn, be able to work collaboratively and independently, manage assigned tasks and projects from start to finish with minimal input from supervisors, and have exceptional written, verbal, and analytical skills. The ideal candidate will have strong market research skills such as conducting interviews, programming and fielding surveys, leading focus groups and conducting secondary research. 

Who We Are 

At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world’s most challenging problems can’t be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That’s why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Cadmus team, you’ll collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe. 

Cadmus’ mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued. 

Join Cadmus. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.

Responsibilities

  • High-quality management and oversight of Cadmus evaluation projects, including budget tracking, invoicing, project planning, and resource management.
  • Design high-quality data collection approaches and tools, including interview guides and survey instruments.
  • Oversee project delivery ensuring all deliverables in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel formats meet Cadmus’ quality standards and exceed client expectations.
  • Nurturing and building existing client relationships as a primary point of contact.
  • Ideate and develop work plans that leverage appropriate analytic methods and solutions to address clients’ study objectives.
  • Provide clear, professional, and consistent communications (oral and written) with colleagues and clients, in varying time zones, including raising any concerns or issues before they become problems, providing constructive feedback and managing expectations.
  • Develop detailed reports and presentations that communicate analysis results, research findings, methodologies, and data sources, in addition to providing clear, actionable recommendations to clients.
  • Communicate with Cadmus Energy Services leadership and support teams, including accounting, accounts payable, contracts, and operations regarding the health and status of all projects and tasks.
  • Actively participate in the execution of business development activities, including identification and assessment of new project opportunities, cultivating existing client relationships to expand contracted work, and supporting Cadmus in developing and reviewing proposals.

Qualifications

  • Eight to ten years of experience in market research, demand side management, clean/renewable/distributed energy resources, utilities, program design and/or evaluation.
  • Eight to ten years of experience conducting social science research, including interviews, surveys, focus groups, and literature reviews, and/or designing logic models.
  • Eight to ten years of experience managing or supporting projects that include both qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in the social sciences, environmental studies, or a related field.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Some domestic travel may be required (typically less than 10% annually)

Preferred:

  • Prior consulting experience working independently to make decisions.
  • Experience in energy sector, specifically electric and gas utilities.
  • Experience using statistical software (e.g., Excel, SAS, SPSS, R, etc.).
  • Experience with survey programming and/or analysis such as Qualtrics.
     

Additional Information: 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen. 

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company-paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs. 

The minimum starting salary for this position is $85,000. The actual salary may be higher and will be determined by several factors, including relevant work experience, education, skills, and market competitiveness. 

We value the critical role safety and health protocols contribute to everyone’s success at Cadmus, and work together to align and comply with all federal, state, and local safety and health mandates related to COVID to ensure a safe and valuable work environment.   

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Sector

Consulting

Salary

$85,000 or more