• Senior Consultant - Energy Storage

    Location US-PA-Chalfont
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  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy's Distributed Energy Resources team is seeking a Senior Consultant to be focused on emerging technologies and analytic methods as well as techno-economic analysis of distributed energy resources (DER). This position will include responsibility for project leadership and support, and business development. This position will be key in growing DNV GL’s practice around distributed energy resources, energy storage technologies, microgrids and the distribution system of the future – including both bulk system and distribution system analytics and modeling of DER services and value. Broad knowledge of the electric industry is required including recent trends and history, awareness of regulatory proceedings and policies at both the state and national level. The Senior consultant will ideally be based in our Chalfont, PA office. However, other office locations can be considered as well.


    Tasks May Include


    • Independently manage research and analysis projects ranging from quantitative fast-paced assessments of new DER assets to large-scale research and policy studies
    • Manage development of new and innovative analytical tools and approaches that support ongoing project work and new business
    • Thought leadership through development of white papers, webinars and industry speaking engagements.
    • Project Management and related tasks including monitoring budget, deliverables and client relationships for consulting projects
    • Provide mentorship in market and policy analysis, quantitative analysis, market modeling. 
    • Participate in new business development through proposal writing and direct sales 
    • Provide input on strategic planning and marketing decisions
    • Lead a team to deliver high-quality deliverables on time and on budget

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications


    • MS degree in Engineering, Energy, Economics or related field 
    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (depending upon graduate degree), including strong Project Management and business development experience (coursework and internships will be considered) 
    • Strong ability to provide clear and concise business writing materials in formats that include PowerPoint slides, business plans, white papers, and other material for mid-level and executive client delivery
    • Strong oral and written English communication and presentation skills, with an ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior executives
    • Willingness to travel on a regular basis within North America and, on occasion, internationally
    • Leading a team of diverse resources and a successful track record in solving complex technical and management issues
    • Demonstrated understanding of distributed energy resource technologies, including distributed generation, storage, demand response, energy efficiency and electric vehicles .
    • Familiarity with MatLab and/or power flow software and results associated with those tools
    • Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite (2016)
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening
    • Please submitt a Cover letter with your application

    Preferred Qualifications (No required)


    • Ph.D preferred 
    • Experience with modeling energy storage technologies and applications 
    • A solid network of industry contacts
    • Experience in developing and delivering publications in trade journals, presentations at conferences, or in articulating points of view
    • Experience in MATLAB or similar tools to support development and improvement of modeling algorithms
    • Experience in providing services in the electric industry, particularly with respect to wholesale energy markets, strategic planning and/or regulatory services
    • Knowledge of the regulatory sector in areas such as rate design, procurement and carbon policy
    • Knowledge of national and international energy policy trends
    • Proven Health, Safety and Quality mindset
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% within North America


    **Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**

    Opportunities Beyond Business


    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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