Senior Economist/Strategic Consultant
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About Us:

Chmura is a leading consulting firm specializing in economic analysis, strategic planning, and business advisory services. We work with a diverse range of clients, from workforce development agencies to large corporations, helping them navigate complex economic landscapes and achieve their strategic objectives. Our team is composed of experts who are passionate about providing innovative solutions and delivering exceptional results.


We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Economist / Strategic Consultant to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in conducting economic research, analyzing market trends, and developing strategic recommendations for our clients. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to high-impact projects and collaborate with top-tier professionals in the field. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, an excellent writer, nimble, able to multitask, and work well with colleagues and clients.


· Research local, regional, and national economic issues and provide consultation to solve problems. May make recommendations on future strategic initiatives and implementation.

· Manage projects internally and externally, ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner to the client’s specifications. 

· Engage with clients while performing research and analysis and while presenting findings.

· Support the development and application of economic models and the interpretation of results.

· Build reports and presentations that efficiently communicate Chmura’s findings in a clear format that is comprehensible by non-economists.

· Research, refine, and execute economic analysis methodologies based on existing best practices.

· Identify and evaluate requests for proposals (RFPs); scope, develop, compose, and refine proposals and statements of work (SOW) based on clients’ needs.

· Collect, organize, and evaluate data relating to economic issues for input in macro/regional models.

· Deliver presentations based on Chmura’s forecasts and best practice models.

· Lead complex research projects with multiple team members, coordinating tasks and assignments, and managing overall project progress.



· Master’s degree or higher in economics, applied economics, or other quantitative fields with a strong economics background.

· Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion in a timely manner.

· Ability to work well in a hybrid environment.

· Excellent computer proficiency (Microsoft Office Suite with high proficiency in Excel).

· Foundational knowledge of economics and strong quantitative skills.

· Familiarity with labor market data.

· Five years of work experience in the field.

Preferred Requirements:

· Experience with applying and communicating economic theory.

· Knowledge of R, RATS, Tableau, Visual Basic, Python, GIS, SQL a plus.

· Proficiency in conducting economic development strategic plans. 

· Experience in intermediate statistics/applied econometrics or forecasting.

· Project management experience.

 Chmura is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Chmura promotes a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace. Chmura will consider for employment, qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, following applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.