University of Wisconsin–Madison

Job Opportunity: Russian/Bosnian Fluent Geopolitical Consultant, Ergo Advisory Firm

Ergo is a global intelligence and advisory firm specializing in due diligence, competitive intelligence, and geopolitical analysis in the world’s most challenging geographies. We have unique assets and capabilities across emerging and frontier markets in industries such as oil and gas, agriculture, infrastructure, financial services, and aerospace and defense. Our clients include leading private equity firms, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, multinational corporations, and law firms.

Work at Ergo is exciting and challenging and offers the opportunity to conduct in-depth analysis, primary research, and consulting on a wide range of issues of interest to international investors and corporations. This is a demanding position in which you will work with our research team to understand our clients’ questions and then lead the process to discover the answers.

Ergo seeks multiple candidates with full fluency in Russian and Bosnian for an 8-week consulting assignment, with an immediate start. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree and full-time work availability and authorization in the United States. Work can be performed at Ergo’s office in New York City or remotely.

This is a great opportunity to rapidly absorb rare insights on compelling issues and build a remarkable skill set performing a range of critical roles and responsibilities, including:

*Monitoring and regularly reporting on complex political, economic, and security dynamics in challenging countries

*Writing, analyzing, synthesizing, and presenting complex findings to meet high standards

*Working closely with Ergo’s research and executive teams

Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis on business and/or international affairs and fluency in Russian or Bosnian. Previous internship or work experience in media analysis (social and traditional), security policy, consulting, risk analysis or international business is a plus.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a genuine interest in international affairs and emerging markets. Self-starters with demonstrated passion and drive are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have: *A strong academic record *Absolute integrity *A positive attitude *Superior communication and oral/written presentation skills *A desire to work hard in a rewarding atmosphere *A personal and work history that shows honesty, discipline, initiative, creativity and a very strong intellect *A proven capacity to research, write and present complex material *The ability to work well with a team *Solid facility with Microsoft Office (familiarity with Adobe Design Suite is a plus) *A minimum GPA of 3.5.

To learn more about Ergo, please visit our website at http://www.ergo.net.

Application instructions

Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to careers@ergo.net with “Russian/Bosnian Consultant” in the subject line. (Denote in which language you are fluent.)

To learn more about Ergo, please visit our website at http://www.ergo.net.  No phone calls please.