Market Research Associate - Smart Transportation
Navigant Consulting - Boulder, CO

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NAVIGANT is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting , with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs.

Navigant professionals leverage a unique combination of technical expertise and industry insights to provide clients with solutions tailored to their specific business challenges and the opportunities presented by the ongoing market fluctuations and regulatory changes. The Company has approximately 2,000 consulting professionals and 2,500 employees, with a client base reaching more than 50 cities around the world. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NCI) and in 2012 generated $844 million in total revenues. Corporate headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois (U.S.) and headquarters for international operations are in London.

Navigant Research, a part of Navigant's global Energy Practice, is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.


The global transportation market is undergoing a period of significant change as automotive technologies become more sophisticated and the mix of fuels and drive trains becomes increasingly diverse. Navigant Research, a market research and advisory group focused on global cleantech and energy markets, publishes research reports and provides consulting services designed to help our clients navigate this rapidly-evolving market and create successful business strategies for future growth.

The Market Research Associate will provide background research and data analysis support for our industry analysts working on research topics in our Smart Transportation program, including the following areas:
  • Electric vehicles
  • Light electric vehicles
  • Natural gas vehicles
  • Commercial vehicle innovations
  • Advanced transportation technologies
The Market Research Associate role includes a heavy emphasis on internet research, searching through company financial filings, government reports, media reports, subscription databases, and other sources to compile information on a given subject. Assignments can be anywhere from two hours to two weeks in duration, and there’s always something new.

  • Excellent internet search skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, database skills are a plus
  • Strong writing skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis
  • Interest in emerging technology and energy markets
Orientation for the position includes an introduction to the office environment, other staff members, and Navigant Research’s business model, methodology and processes. Training includes in-depth, day-to-day coaching on best practices for market research data gathering and analysis. Evaluation sessions will be conducted monthly, with more informal two-way feedback discussions on an ongoing basis. The Market Research Associate will have the opportunity to work closely with other highly experienced research analysts within the company.

This position is based in our Boulder, Colorado office.

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.


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Navigant Consulting aims to help its clients navigate troubled business waters. A significant portion of the firm's practice is devoted...