Operational and Technical Management Consultant

Location NO-Bergen
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Local Unit & Position Description

Do you want to become a part of our world leading team within Operation and Technical Management Consulting?


Maritime Advisory Bergen


As our customers are asking for our help now more than ever before, we are looking for new highly motivated, skilled, and enthusiastic colleagues who would like to join our Maritime Advisory unit in Bergen.

  • We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and motivated senior consultant with strong analytical and interpersonal skills, to join our section for Maritime Advisory Bergen.
  • We are looking for someone with technical education and preferably experience within both: management consulting and analytical projects. The candidate must have the flexible mindset that is needed to solve complex issues in advanced projects with customer centricity skills. The candidate must also be flexible related to traveling.

The section works closely with customers to provide them with the foundation to make risk-based decisions on operational and technical issues.  Our customers come to us for a unique combination of world-leading technical expertise, detailed industry knowledge and understanding of the balance between business and regulatory issues and a broad and deep understanding in risk management. In the global transformation, we work to ensure sustainable business to be the core of all developments.


The section works within different industries but mainly with ports, ships and the energy sector. In addition, we have engagements within advanced project decision support related to Defence and Navy organizations.


Maritime Advisory Bergen are engaged within advanced management decision support as; technical due diligence, project risk, decision support/improvements related to operations including strategy and organization development, safety assessments, safety culture and management systems, optimization of maintenance, digitalization, environmental decision support and technical compliance analysis for safe, reliable, sustainable design & operations.


We always work as a team and collaborate closely with our colleagues in other parts of the world to share ideas and local knowledge. This helps to ensure that we provide cost efficient and timely support to our clients.


As a consultant in Maritime Advisory, you will be challenged in all aspects of project management from proposals, project planning, project execution and client follow up. Our engagements vary greatly, and we take pride in understanding and dealing with emerging challenges in the maritime industry. You will contribute to idea generation, innovation and service development. We emphasize the importance of close interaction with our customers. We believe that a detailed understanding of the problem ensures good solutions. Our global network will allow you to take part in exciting engagements all over the world.


You will help our customers to find their way as the industry moves towards digitalization, autonomy and decarbonisation of shipping, energy efficiency with use of new technology. Following our mission of safeguarding life, property and the environment, you will be helping our clients to sustain a healthy business while navigating the complex regulatory landscape, timely and cost efficiently implementing new technology, utilizing the value of digital technology, ensure better utilization of their assets and safe operations. These responsibilities will require the successful candidates to have working experience (senior) or interests (jr. consultant) within several areas.


Position Qualifications

To succeed as a consultant in our organisation you will need:

  • A general interest in the maritime industry and technology
  • Ability to digest information and apply your knowledge to complex technical issues
  • Ability to understand and convey the business implication of technical issues
  • Ability to look beyond what is apparent to see trends and systemic impacts of underlying facts
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivation to take on new challenges
  • Pro-active mind-set, creativity, initiative and quality focus
  • To enjoy working in teams and sharing your knowledge
  • To maintain a high degree of integrity in what you do and deliver


  • Education at Master level preferable within engineering (e.g. marine, machinery, risk management, reliability, industrial economics)
  • Good digital skills and programming experience is appreciated
  • Ability to apply knowledge to complex challenges
  • Risk Management understanding
  • Self-propelled and energetic
  • Creative and innovative with the ability to approach challenges from different angles
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian
  • Experience: We are looking both for junior and senior consultants

Additional qualification for Senior Consultant (one or more areas):

  • Experience with project risk analysis/management
  • Experience with logistic, operation and maintenance, energy efficiency and alternative fuels
  • Experience from the shipping/mobile offshore industry and/or renewable industry
  • Experience and knowledge about digitalization as an enabler for improvement of operation and maintenance, cyber security and other services that rise the value for our customers related to digitalization and new technology.
  • Preferably understanding of maritime and environmental regulatory principles

What we offer:

  • Interesting and challenging projects, both national and international
  • Position in a team of dedicated and highly competent colleagues with expert knowledge and specialities within the maritime domain
  • Be part of a world leading company that has a global reach with more than 12 000 employees around to world and headquartered in Norway.
  • The possibility to grow and develop your competencies and ambitions within DNV GL



Interested applicants should send application letter, CV and transcript/references.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact:

Kirsten Birgitte Strømsnes, Head of Section - Maritime Advisory Bergen: + 47 909 38 182

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.

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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