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(Senior) Consultant – Smart Energy Solutions (Storage)

DNV GL, Bristol
Employment type: 
Full time
Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Engineering

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(Senior) Consultant – Smart Energy Solutions (Storage)

Smart Energy Advisory is a recently established section within Operational Excellence (OPE) in the NEMEA region. The team supports a range of clients - utilities, developers, investors and government - in developing and assuring a complex and interconnected energy infrastructure. Key to this is the evolution of new business models and technologies providing flexibility services and value to the multi-vector energy markets. This requires a range of technical advisory and due diligence activities; a good understanding of regulatory and market arrangements; and innovative support and development for clients.

This role will fulfil a broad support to the SEA team and other colleagues within the OPE department and wider DNV GL. A particular emphasis on energy storage technologies and market applications is required. The role will provide consultancy services to clients but also represent DNV GL to existing and new clients to secure new business. The role will further support the development of the storage market in the NEMEA region.

Main duties will include but are not limited to:

* project management of client deliverables

* project delivery as subject matter expert - which could include data analysis, technical due diligence, modelling, report writing, presentations etc.

* building strong relationships with external customers - gathering and following through new leads to clear proposals and contractual agreement

* building strong networks with colleagues and industry stakeholders to build and share competence

* provision of professional guidance and leadership inside/outside the company

* tracking and responding to new industry/market developments

Key performance indicators:

​* Proven ability to work on a diverse range of projects within the smart energy arena

* Demonstrable client project deliverables

* Target chargeability - 70%

* Demonstrably proactive in identifying smart energy market issues and opportunities

* Existing industry contacts and relationships

Additional information:

Travel can be expected to other DNV GL offices and to UK client sites for meetings etc. Some assignments may require travel and a number of nights away from usual base location. International travel may be required on occassion. Estimated % of travel required: 15-20%.

Position Qualifications


* Degree and working background in engineering

* Knowledge/prior involvement in energy storage systems and applications

* Understanding of technical/regulatory and market/economic aspects transmission and distribution systems, and associated network connection, management and control activities

Personal characteristic/behaviour:

* Dynamic and enthusiastic team player - co-operates will with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; and supports others in pursuit of team goals.

* Analysis and judgement - quickly understands and analyses problems and complex issues, and provides sound and rational judgements. Demonstrates methodical and systematic approach, plans ahead and prioritises resources effectively.

* Effective Communication - communicates complex themes in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; and presents respectfully and effectively both internally to DNV GL colleagues and externally to clients

* Networking - builds a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilises it to achieve target objectives

* Delivery and Results - completes tasks in accordance with expectations and schedule and with strong attention to details, understanding task urgency; drives ideas to implementation and execution in a timely manner, is willing to periodically work longer hours when the situation demands it

* Work Ethic - identifies with the Company's principles, vision and values

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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