Senior Consultant Underground and Submarine Power Cables

Location NL-Arnhem
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Business Area
Energy Systems
Location Details
Arnhem, Netherlands
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
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Local Unit & Position Description


Do you want to take a step up in the cable industry? Do you want to be part of the world’s leading energy advisory firm? Then you may find the role as Senior Consultant Underground and Submarine Power Cables in DNV GL Energy to be a great fit for you! 



DNV GL Energy is looking for an experienced consultant in the area of Underground and Submarine Power Cables to strengthen our Energy Advisory and Asset Management team at our headquarters in Arnhem.


The candidate will get the opportunity to provide engineering and consultancy services to customers in the utility industry worldwide.


The overall purpose and mission of the job is to help DNV GL safeguard life, property and the environment and achieve our company vision: To be a trusted voice to tackle global transformations.


Your home office will be our Energy headquarters in Arnhem, The Netherlands. At the same the assignment is international in nature, and often in cooperation with other DNV GL offices (e.g. Dubai, Singapore). Some travel will therefore be necessary.



About the Service Area & Department


ENERGY ADVISORY: The increasing demand of electricity through electrification and the ever-growing supply of renewables, requires a reliable and low-cost Transmission and Distribution (T&D) system and market facilitation. Our Energy Advisory provide expertise to stakeholders in the energy value chain. Our services span grid asset management, digital grid operations, efficient grid development and future energy markets. We have 200 consultants and engineers in the NEMEA region (Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa). Our offices are in Belgium, Dubai, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and UK. Our Smart Cable Guard department has besides the Netherlands also resources in China, India and Singapore.


Through our Asset Management (AM) department, we provide technical and business advisory services for customers to maintain and operate T&D assets. We execute projects for any electrical asset owner, project developer, manufacturer, insurer or other party dealing with high voltage AC or DC power cable systems.



Role & Key Responsibilities


DNV GL is strongly expanding its activities in the Asset Management field. One driver is the installation of windfarms and interconnectors, where underground power cables and submarine power cables play a crucial role. Items that are being handled vary from quality related aspects to failure analysis. In your role as a Senior Consultant Underground and Submarine Power Cables you will be part of the Asset Management team and have the following key responsibilities:

  • You will have customer contact and help our clients achieve sustainable, world-class asset management processes and performance.
  • You will provide engineering and consultancy services to customers in the utility industry worldwide.
  • You will manage projects and be responsible for the execution and acquisition of projects in the field of power cables.


Position Qualifications

To qualify you must have, i.e. essential skills:

  • You have an academic degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Strong skills and knowledge of power cables
  • Solid experience in Underground and/or Submarine Power Cables projects
  • Strong skills and capabilities in power cable engineering, design and quality assurance
  • Your Dutch and English language skills are strong, verbal and in writing
  • You are willing to travel (inter)nationally on a regular basis.

Key competencies, skills, and personal attributes:

  • Ability to develop and maintain good relations with customers such as grid operators, power plants and industries
  • Knowledge of the most recent IEC standards and CIGRE guidelines
  • Knowhow on the technical consequences of a business decision as well as the business consequences of a technical decision
  • Ability to lead (inter)national projects and function as a trusted partner of our customers
  • Have a growing professional network in the energy industry.


What We Offer


A career in DNV GL is not just a job. It is an extraordinary opportunity to develop and enrich your life and make more of a global impact than you ever believed possible. Discover more here.



We have an enviable client list – we work with the biggest names out there. Our position enables us to lead the development in many industries. Whether we work with renowned companies, innovative startups or joint industry projects, you will get a chance to utilize your expertise together with specialists from a wide range of disciplines. It will all broaden your view and deepen your skills.


Our culture will help you learn and grow. Be assured that it is not just something we talk about. Every year we invest 5% of our revenue on research and development. We also invest strongly in competence development and progression for our people. From on the job learning to joining networks, receiving coaching and participating in training programs, we help to support you progress. 



Joining us is an opportunity to make the world a better place. Employees in DNV GL feel strongly about the company’s Purpose to "safeguard life, property and the environment”. This is our reason for being since our foundation  in 1864. Our Vision to be “a trusted voice to tackle global transformations”, gives our people direction and expresses what we would like to accomplish in the long term.



You will be part of a culture that embrace the values of caring, daring and sharing. These are the three core values that shape our performance; We care for each other, our customers, our planet, and we take care of ourselves. We dare to explore, to experiment, to be different, and to be courageous, curious, and creative. We share our experience and knowledge. We collaborate with each other and our customers, and we continue to grow and develop as a result.



Our benefits package is specifically designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.  

  • Receive a competitive compensation package
  • Get secured for the future with our pension scheme, profit share, health care benefits and wellness programs
  • Enjoy the flexibility to handle your work in a way that suits you and your lifestyle and achieve a good work/life balance
  • Great atmosphere of working together with professionals and some of the most engaged and knowledgeable people in the industry
  • Receive guidance from colleagues through coaching, mentoring and participating in international networks
  • Advance your professional skills and technical expertise, through individual competence development plans and tailored training
  • Develop your managerial skills, by going through our state-of-the-art leadership programs
  • Be part of a world growing and renowned organization with origins dating back to 1864.



Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL: Each day, you will find us at work with over 100,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, building the invisible infrastructure of trust.  Discover more in our corporate video.


We are the independent expert in risk management and quality assurance. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.


DNV GL – Energy delivers advisory, certification and testing services to stakeholders in the energy value chain. Our expertise spans energy markets and regulations, onshore and offshore wind and solar power generation, power transmission and distribution grids, energy storage and sustainable energy use. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. Learn more at

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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