Regional Consultant, Americas

  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
  • Department: Consulting

Company Description

Regional Consulting Group, Americas Role                                                                                Houston, TX                                                                                                                           


Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. 

Job Description

Role Purpose 

As a member of the Americas consulting team, you will be involved in all aspects of the consulting process, from development to execution.  You will analyze complex problems, using and developing your business judgement and ability to persuasively communicate insights and conclusions.

This role will be part of our Regional Consulting Group (RCG), which consists of Consultants, Senior Consultants and Managing Consultants who work on consulting projects across Wood Mackenzie’s sectors such as Upstream, Gas & LNG, Downstream and Mining.

This role requires a high level of creative thinking and problem-solving ability combined with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate will frequently engage with and work alongside senior client teams and must be prepared for regular travel throughout the Americas region and, on occasion, globally.

Our consultants have outstanding credentials, first-class connections with decision-makers in the energy and natural resource industries, and an unrivalled knowledge of regional and local markets.

Main Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Americas Regional Consulting Group, you will drive consulting work streams of varying size and complexity appropriate to your level:
    • Structure and complete analyses to deliver insight to the client
    • Build compelling presentations conveying key messages concisely
    • Lead content discussions within your project team
    • Present your recommendations with poise and confidence to senior audiences
    • Assist other team members to ensure successful delivery
  • Train and coach junior team members on day-to-day consulting tasks as appropriate to your level
  • Take a proactive role in the recruiting process


Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline such as business, economics, finance, statistics, or engineering; MBA or Masters is a plus
  • 0-6 years' experience in management consulting, finance and/or a commercial/analytical role in the energy or natural resources sector
  • Team-oriented, yet able to drive own work independently
  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative problem-solving and conceptual skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and a high level of initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills to adapt rapidly to diverse environments
  • Keen interest in the global energy and/or metals industries
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; Spanish or other languages a plus

 Core Competencies

  • Issue identification, problem solving and analysis-you identify relevant themes, problems and issues. You identify a broad range of solutions that tackle the root cause of the problem.
  • Client focused- you are dedicated to meeting the needs of internal and external clients. You seek out and use information on products and services to make improvements.
  • Efficiency focused- you find ways to do things to ensure quality, accuracy and cost effectiveness.
  • Determined and resilient - you work hard, take pride in what you do, recover from setbacks and keep going when times are tough.
  • Building and Maintaining Relationships- you understand your impact on, and how to work with others. You share ideas and experience to achieve objectives.
  • Communication- you are able to communicate effectively in a global context, utilising technologies in a way that ensures mutual understanding.

Wood Mackenzie Core Values

Wood Mackenzie is  a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We  value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. 

Wood Mackenzie values each individual's contribution and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being.

Our core values are:

  • Respect for the Individual
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Persistence
  • Confidence with humility
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

We understand the importance of bringing your whole self to work and to achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments.  We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to  enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to Wood Mackenzie's  success.

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.

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