• Team Leader/ Principal Consultant Power System Analysis

    Location NL-Arnhem
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    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    The energy landscape is in transition. But the rate at which it will do so, and with what means, are unknown, and therefore create uncertainty for many of our customers.

    We focus on five market challenges that drive our customers: Increase of Power Transmission, Increase in Renewables, Digital Transformation, Decentralization, and Optimizing Networks & Aging Assets. As an independent and trustworthy partner we support our customers for each of these challenges with decision making and managing risks in balancing the Energy Trilemma of affordability, sustainability and reliability.

    Want to join us and help balance the Energy Trilemma? We are looking for a Principal Consultant with a proven track record in Power System Analysis. Our new colleague will not only drive business and sales, but will also be responsible for leading a team of highly skilled experts.


    Your tasks and responsibilities: leading people and business


    As a Principal Consultant you will be responsible for business development, sales and delivery serving our customers in the Northwest European power sector with special focus to the Benelux. As such, you will identify market opportunities, develop our existing services and establish new services.

    Additionally, you will spend a quarter of your time on leading the people in the team: supporting the Head of Department with the management and co-ordination of the team. This is to ensure that all members of the team are optimally utilized, produce high quality technical work and are engaged. To do this, you will provide technical support, be the local point of contact, coach and mentor the consultants in the team.

    In doing so, you will:

    • Develop further in your field of competence within Power System Analysis.
    • Develop new services, tools or models, e.g. related to digitization and analytics.
    • Develop your people management skills.
    • Write clear and high quality reports and commercial offers.
    • Be given the opportunity and guidance to grow as leader in our Northwest European organization.

    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.

    Position Qualifications

    What we're asking

    We are looking for a Principal Consultants who is a business-oriented leader of people, who will actively contribute to the success of our team and collaborate to create results.

    And also:

    • You have Master’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline with a specialization in the Energy domain, a PhD is preferred.
    • You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
    • You have experience of sales and business development in a technical field.
    • You are interested in further developing your leadership potential.
    • You are motivated to learn about understanding the technical consequences of a business decision as well as the business consequences of a technical decision.
    • Your verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English are strong.
    • You are flexible to occasional travel.
    • You are pro-active and flexible.
    • You take responsibility for your own tasks and competences.
    • You are curious, interested and engaged.

    What we're offering

    A challenging and varied job in a dynamic and international environment. You will be part of a professional team of about 200 committed colleagues our Arnhem office with different back grounds. The specific Power System Analysis team in Arnhem consists of 8 consultants and is part of a larger department with sister offices in Sweden. Your home office will be at our Energy headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as a permanent contract, 38-hour work week, option to sell or buy extra leave days, laptop, smart phone and expense allowance.

    Please note we may close this position earlier in case of finding successful candidates.


    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.

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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