• Senior Consultant / Business Leader High Voltage

    Location NL-Arnhem
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Location Details
    Arnhem and Dubai
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    We’re looking for a Senior Consultant / Business Leader High Voltage who helps our customers world-wide with securing and improving the affordability, sustainability and reliability of their high voltage electricity transmission & distribution infrastructure.


    It is clear that the energy landscape is in transition. But the rate at which it will do so, and with what means, are a matter of contention, and that creates a large source of uncertainty for many of our customers, and ourselves. We in DNV GL support our customers as an inpartial and trustworthy partner with taking decisions and managing risks.


    You will be part of the Transmission & Distribution Technology team. The position is open for Arnhem (Netherlands).


    The team exists out 35 professionals (a mix of PhD, MSc and BSc level) with different backgrounds and from various cultures.


    Together we deliver specialized and innovative consultancy services to our customers, which are mainly transmission and distribution system operators, power utilities and industries.


    You will be involved in national and international projects where you will also collaborate in and with other teams within DNV GL.


    Like working jointly on substation projects, asset management or renewable energy.


    From time to time we also team up with the experts of DNV GL KEMA Laboratories.


    Your tasks and responsibilities:

    • You enjoy transforming deep technical knowledge, curiosity and hands-on high voltage equipment experience, into clear customer solutions and solid business opportunities;
    • You turn customer’s needs into concrete consultancy projects, as well execute these in the field, lab and/ or in the office;
    • You will give advice to our customers related to their high voltage electricity transmission & distribution equipment and systems (e.g. substations, overhead lines and cables, EMC, HVDC systems);
    • You will also perform the electrical functional design of HVAC/HVDC components and substation.

    Next to that, you will:

    • You lead business development and know how to get the orders in;
    • Write (or contribute to) clear and high quality reports and commercial offers;
    • Carry out failure investigations, both in the field as well as in the office
    • Prepare specifications and tender documentation;
    • Execute or witness tests such as type, factory - or site acceptance tests (FAT/ SAT);
    • Monitor and anticipate on market developments and decide on market approach;
    • Develop our service portfolio/ roadmap and the annual plan;
    • Coach junior consultants and help them develop their technical career path.

    Based on your experience, we will create a plan together with you for your development for the next few years. We will do this through our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. You will be given the opportunity to grow to a business leadership role where you sell, lead and execute projects in order to help clients realize the stated project goals and deliverables. Or you develop yourself as a line manager.

    Position Qualifications

    We are looking for an pro-active and ambitious Senior Consultant/ Business Leader High Voltage who is a team player, enthusiastic and who actively contributes to the success of our team and collaborates to create results.


    And also:

    • You have a Bachelor, Masters, PhD degree in Electrical Engineering;
    • You posses an extensive network in T&D working field ;
    • You have at least 10-15 years of solid, hands-on and specific work experience in the T&D equipment and systems;
    • You combine an academic level of thinking with a passion for being in the field, lab or factory;
    • Experience in working with customers in Western Europe will be an advantage;
    • Your know verbal and written communication is key for success and you do that in English and/ or Dutch;
    • You like to travel and don’t mind to spend about 20% of your time abroad;
    • You really enjoy to take responsibility for own tasks, competences and beyond;
    • You are curious, interested and engaged, our customers like that;
    • You enjoy explaining complex technical concepts to others;
    • You are fun to work with, because we are;
    • You really know what out of the box means and dare to challenge;
    • Your enthusiastic business drive is stimulating the team and the customer;
    • Bottom line, you love order intake and new business. 

    If you are interested to work with us based as an Associate please do express your interest.


    What we're offering:

    A challenging and varied job in a dynamic and international environment. Being part of a professional team of committed colleagues and plenty of opportunities for personal growth. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.

    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers 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.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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