Energy Research, Market Transformation Specialist

  • Cadmus
  • Remote - US
  • Apr 14, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description


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.


What You’ll Be Doing

Cadmus seeks an Energy Research, Market Transformation Specialist to join its Energy Sector’s Program Evaluation & Performance team.  The incumbent expected to manage and conduct primary and secondary research on behalf of Cadmus’ energy clients (primarily utilities and administrators of energy efficiency programs). You will be responsible for managing projects, executing market research and analysis, and creating written reports on the findings. This role will be specifically focused on researching and evaluating market transformation programs that are designed to change markets permanently by making clean energy solutions the norm.

You should have professional experience in program evaluation, social science research methods, market transformation, and/or energy efficiency or sustainability. The winning candidate will 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. We are looking for candidates with strong market research skills who have demonstrated experience with market transformation and market effects and program attribution studies.

  • High-quality management, performance, and oversight of Cadmus market progress evaluation and market research projects
  • Design research plans and processes, including data collection activities, data analysis, and synthesis of research findings and development of actionable recommendations for client consideration
  • Active participation in the ideation and execution of business development activities, including cultivating existing client relationships to expand existing work and supporting Cadmus in creating proposals
  • Nurturing and building existing client relationships as a primary point of contact. Providing clear and consistent communications on projects and raising any concerns or issues
  • Essential project management activities including budget tracking, invoicing, project planning, staff balancing, and resource management
  • Developing detailed reports and presentations of results, findings, methodologies, and data sources, in addition to providing clear, actionable recommendations to clients
  • Project delivery including ensuring all deliverables in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel formats meet Cadmus standards and exceed client expectations
  • Active communication with and coordination of project teams, providing constructive feedback and managing expectations
  • Ongoing communication with Cadmus Energy Services leadership and support teams including operations regarding the health and status of all projects and tasks
  • Communicate professionally (oral and written) with colleagues and clients, in varying time zones


  • Industry experience in market research, energy efficiency, utilities, market transformation program design and/or evaluation
  • Six to eight years of experience managing or leading research or planning projects that include both qualitative and quantitative techniques
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in business, the social sciences, environmental studies, economics, or a related field
  • Experience designing and conducting social science research
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Some travel to California will be required (up to 20% travel)


  • Prior consulting experience working independently to make decisions
  • Staff management and development experience
  • Business development (including proposal management and response) experience
  • Demonstrated analytical skills using statistical and analytical software (e.g., Python, SAS, R, Excel)

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 estimated starting salary for this position is $85,000.00. 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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