Principal Consultant, Markets and Policy Development

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Local Unit & Position Description

Singapore has a goal of becoming a global clean technology hub. Supporting this ambition, DNV GL has during the past years partnered with key Singaporean agencies and institutions in order to establish the DNV GL Clean Technology Centre (CTC). The CTC joined the DNV KEMA team in January 2013 with ambitious growth plans to establish DNV KEMA in APAC. Following the merger of DNV and GL, the CTC is part of the DNV GL Energy Advisory team and will partner with customers to create joint technological and commercial solutions at the cutting edge, acting as a catalyst and bridge between the players in the clean tech space to build trust, credibility and transparency. DNV GL’s global resources and experience will be used to create solutions suited for the Asian context.


We are currently seeking to employ qualified candidate with relevant experience for the position of a Principal Consultant in the Markets and Policy Development (MPD) team of CTC, based in Singapore.

The Principal Consultant shall be responsible for providing a variety of electricity and gas market-related consulting services. These include:

  • Feasibility studies of proposed developments in electricity and gas markets.
  • Advice on market regulations.
  • Advice on best practices from electricity and gas markets in other jurisdictions.
  • Design gas and electricity markets and establish market rules.
  • Electricity market forecasts.
  • Develop rules for integration of renewables.
  • Advice on retail and wholesale market strategies.
  • Advice on investment and PPA structures.
  • Develop risk-based market entry strategies.

Business development activities will include the following:

  • Establish customer relationships that are long-term with a focus on repeat business.
  • Secure projects for the markets and regulations team.
  • Maintain an understanding of industry needs and how the team can serve those needs.
  • Suggest additional services or changes so that the company plays a role in advancing the state of the art in the gas and electricity industries.
  • Actively participate in gas and electricity industry events and ensure that the company and its service offerings are well-represented.

Position Qualifications


  • Experienced in one or more of the consulting services described above.
  • Degree in Engineering, Economics, Business, Statistics and/or Mathematics.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the electricity industry.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Southeast Asia and any of the countries, Australia, Japan and/or Taiwan.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated team leadership capabilities.
  • Confident in public speaking.
  • Willingness to travel within the region.
  • Fluent in the English language.
  • Proficiency in at Chinese and/or Japanese language would be preferable.

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.

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