• Head of Section - Power System Planning

    Location IN-Bangalore
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL-Energy, Bangalore office is looking for a bright and passionate leader in the role of Head of Section-Power System Planning.


    Position Description


    In this role, you will be directly reporting to Country Manager.


    Broad Expectations:


    • Establish and maintain business for DNV GL’s Energy Advisory Services in India
    • Develop and lead a team of very talented and inquisitive engineers
    • Lead our initiatives of Digitalization in Power Industry
    • Carry out and attain the mission and the goals of DNV GL
    • Fully aligned with the characteristics of the scientific methods i.e. Empirical, Replicable, Systematic, Objective and Provisional
    • Traits for being updated, organized, taking risk, integrity and collaborating in groups.
    • You are expected to play a key role in revision and introduction of methodologies, standards, new services in tune with fast changing business and technological environment.


    • Project Management in Power system studies on Renewable energy (onshore and offshore wind, solar) grid integration. 
    • Expert in Load flow studies, system loss calculations, short circuit analysis, transient & dynamic stability analysis, voltage stability analysis, performing short circuit, arc flash, and voltage drop analysis
    • Experience with power system simulation packages such as PSS/E, ETAP, PSCAD/EMTDC and MATLAB/SIMULINK.
    • Functional knowledge of Balance of Plant (BoP), including Transformer, switchgear, cables/overhead, Lines, reactors, STATCOM technical specifications, Earthing design calculation as per IS/IEEE.
    • Establish and extend our services related to digital transformation of power system operations.
    • Liaise with industry suppliers, manage bidding processes and provide critical bid assessment
    • Strategize to establish and maintain the business of Energy Advisory in India
    • Coordinate with offices in Europe and APAC for the delivery of services and training of local team
    • Maintain an environment oriented to trust and help team members reach their potential
    • Support the continuous improvement of the methodology and documentation
    • To develop and maintain professional relationship will all major stakeholders
    • Conduct technical presentations to customers, in trade shows, conferences and seminars on the company and our services.
    • Find avenues and scope of improvements in delivery of existing services, and implement them through internal projects in close collaboration with larger energy advisory team.
    • Engage in DNV GL’s various global innovation projects and initiatives, and ensure that new solutions are developed and implemented in Indian region.
    • Mentoring and training of other employees
    • Participate in R&D projects and contribute to publishing of journal papers.
    • Any other appropriate duties as directed by line management

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor/Master Degree in Electrical Engineering and a strong technical background
    • More than 10 years of significant practical relevant experience.
    • Ability to write and compose clear and accurate reports in English
    • Superior organization, coaching and interpersonal skills, combined with effective leadership, decision-making, and communication
    • Ability to work in a pressurised consultancy environment – operating to tight timescales.
    • Willingness to work on site.
    • Adaptability, and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks.
    • Able to maintain confidentiality, be detail oriented and disciplined, and adept at multi-tasking.  

    By joining our team of highly skilled and versatile individuals, you will experience 

    • Multinational, inclusive and diverse organizational environment
    • Strong Company culture, ethics and values
    • Access to 10,000+ online Trainings and Knowledge data 24/7
    • High impact learning culture
    • International travel and ability to work cross functional projects
    • Short and long term assignment opportunities such as “Knowledge booster” in one of our overseas “Centers of Expertise”
    • Comprehensive Total Reward Restructure
    • Local contract with Market driven compensation/salary
    • Professional subscriptions paid as per local PAG

    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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