• UK Energy Storage Consultant

    Location UK-London
    Requisition ID
    2019-12290
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Consulting
    Location Details
    London
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL has a well established UK energy storage advisory team and we are seeking to grow this team further. This is a split role between project delivery and business development. DNV GL is looking for a consultant/senior consultant with prior industry, or academic experience, in preferably both the technical and market aspects of energy storage projects.  The candidate is required to have the technical expertise to support energy storage projects, a strong external network and a desire to take on a client facing role to secure new business for the UK energy storage team. The role will require spending time with customers to understand their challenges and needs, and aligning and developing our services to meet these needs.

     

    The role will be based in the UK, however will further support the development of the storage market in the Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

     

    • Identify, drive and facilitate sales and market led opportunities in energy storage e.g. generate leads, delivering high quality proposals and close deals (i.e. make the sale).
    • Supporting the execution of energy storage projects which may include preparing proposals, management of projects, acting as the main point of contact for the Customer, technical due diligence, procurement support, report writing, presentations, hosting Customer training courses, etc.
    • Analyse new business opportunities, gather market intelligence and ensure distribution of knowledge amongst relevant people to enable strong resource planning and competency development of staff.
    • Prepare technical presentations and marketing materials and deliver to customers or at relevant industry events.
    • Develop your external network to identify potential projects and your internal network to share knowledge and opportunities.
    • Managing multiple projects to ensure they are completed within timescale and budget within own area of competency.

    Position Qualifications

    • Degree qualification - in engineering or economics
    • Knowledge and understanding of energy storage systems and applications prospects/trends
    • Experience and expertise in the UK energy market and the role that energy storage can play in the market
    • Understanding of technical/regulatory and market/economic aspects of transmission and distribution systems, and associated network connections, management, project development and control activities
    • Experience of building long-term client relationships
    • Good understanding of the commercial basis for projects
    • Demonstrates a professional approach to their work and is a good role model for junior engineers.
    • Strong competence in proposal & report writing, ensuring clear and accurate reports are produced in English.
    • Strong interpersonal, relationship and stakeholder management skills.  Ability to handle the complex (technical) problems and be able to guide individuals through the associated issues.
    • Ability to juggle and manage conflicting work priorities to ensure deadlines are met. 
    • Strong communication and organisational skills (both verbal and written), able to work effectively within a consultancy environment.
    • Able to co-operate well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; and supports others in pursuit of team goals.
       

    Desirable qualifications include:

    • Experience of contributing to industry working groups and related networking activity.
    • Experience in the European storage markets
    • Experience of energy trading and understanding of PPAs
    • Experience of presenting at major industry events.

    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.

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL are the global leaders in technical energy storage advisory services, in the UK we have worked with key stakeholders such as utilities, developers, investors and government on a large variety of different projects.  From a high level, our service offering covers the whole value chain from helping clients understand what storage is, to developing techno-economic business models, running procurement processes, carrying out safety evaluations and acting as a technical advisor providing due diligence and engineering support.


    DNV GL are seeking to grow the UK storage team and are looking for a consultant with prior industry, or academic experience, in preferably both the technical and market aspects of energy storage projects.  The role will not only provide consultancy services to clients, but also represent DNV GL to existing and new clients to secure new business. The role will be based in the UK, however will further support the development of the storage market in the Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

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