The energy transition is a defining feature of our century. While its direction towards decarbonisation and electrification is clear, its pace of transition is uncertain. As a key player in the energy industry, DNV GL forecasts the transition and how it will impact the energy industry and the society at large. We are now seeking one new modeller that will help strengthen our team.
The Energy Transition research programme is responsible for the annual DNV GL flagship publication - Energy Transition Outlook. Model based, this forecast spearheads the company's research activities on the area. The programme is part of Group Technology and Research, which is the strategic long-term research & innovation division of DNV GL, mostly internally funded.
We are seeking a senior candidate that will have a key role in developing, extending and improving our Energy transition model and the Energy Transition Outlook, as well as participating in customer projects.
• Work as part of the Energy Transition research team, to further develop our system dynamics simulation model depicting the world's energy transition
• Work with the DNV GL organisation and outside energy experts on technologies, costs, drivers and barriers for energy demand and supply
• Innovate and create new energy models or sub-models continuously improving our work
• Document the work and the model, and write and present the results as part of DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook
• Process and visualize large datasets for input and output data
• Communicate and apply the results of the Outlook in business settings for DNV GL and stakeholders
• Work with our business units in commercial applications of the outlook
• A PhD degree in system dynamics or global energy modelling is preferred, as well as minimum 3 years of relevant experience. Alternatively, a Master's degree in in system dynamics or global energy modelling with minimum 5 years of relevant experience is also relevant
• Familiar with system dynamics modelling and experience with construction and use of simulation models
• Extensive modelling and quantitative skills, and proven analytical capabilities, as well as experience with construction and use of simulation models
• Excellent level of computer literacy, including the use of Excel and STELLA or a similar system dynamics software
• Knowledge of and experience from the energy industry (e.g. oil and gas, renewables, power, transport, energy efficiency) and the energy sector dynamics are desired, but not required
• Vision and motivation for working with energy industry challenges
• Ability to deliver independent work, as well as to contribute to success as part of a larger team
• Curiosity, an innovative mindset, the interest to learn new topics and ability to develop new skills
• Good communication and interpersonal skills, excellent written and spoken English capabilities, and appreciation for working in an international environment
For detail information please contact:
Sverre Alvik, Programme Director Energy Transition, +47 97166917
Bent Erik Bakken, Deputy Program Director, +47 92653104
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