Senior Consultant, Distributed Energy Resources

Local Unit & Position Description
Local Unit & Position Description DNV GL's Distributed Energy Resources team is seeking a Senior Consultant to be focused on emerging technologies and analytic methods as well as techno-economic analysis of distributed energy resources (DER). This position will include responsibility for project leadership and support, and business development. This position will be key in growing DNV GL's practice around distributed energy resources, energy storage technologies, microgrids and the distribution system of the future €“ including both bulk system and distribution system analytics and modeling of DER services and value. Broad knowledge of the electric industry is required including recent trends and history, awareness of regulatory proceedings and policies at both the state and national level. The Senior consultant will ideally be based in our Chalfont, PA office. However, other office locations can be considered as well.
Tasks May Include
Independently manage research and analysis projects ranging from quantitative fast-paced assessments of new DER assets to large-scale research and policy studies
Manage development of new and innovative analytical tools and approaches that support ongoing project work and new business
Thought leadership through development of white papers, webinars and industry speaking engagements.
Project Management and related tasks including monitoring budget, deliverables and client relationships for consulting projects
Provide mentorship in market and policy analysis, quantitative analysis, market modeling.
Participate in new business development through proposal writing and direct sales
Provide input on strategic planning and marketing decisions
Lead a team to deliver high-quality deliverables on time and on budget
Position Qualifications
Required
MS degree in Engineering, Energy, Economics or related field (Undergraduate degree with acceptable level of experience will be considered)
5 years of relevant experience (depending upon graduate degree), including strong Project Management and business development experience
Strong ability to provide clear and concise business writing materials in formats that include PowerPoint slides, business plans, white papers, and other material for mid-level and executive client delivery
Strong oral and written English communication and presentation skills, with an ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior executives
Willingness to travel on a regular basis within North America and, on occasion, internationally
Leading a team of diverse resources and a successful track record in solving complex technical and management issues
Experience in providing services in the electric industry, particularly with respect to wholesale energy markets, strategic planning and/or regulatory services
Familiarity with MatLab and/or power flow software and results associated with those tools
Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite (2016)
We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
Desired
A solid network of industry contacts
Experience in developing and delivering publications in trade journals, presentations at conferences, or in articulating points of view
Experience in MATLAB or similar tools to support development and improvement of modeling algorithms
Experience in modeling North American power markets using production cost modeling tools such as PROMOD, PLEXOS, UPPLAN, Aurora, preferably with nodal market representation
Knowledge of wholesale electricity markets and modeling
Knowledge of the regulatory sector in areas such as rate design, procurement and carbon policy
Knowledge of national and international energy policy trends
Proven Health, Safety and Quality mindset
Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% within North America
This is a U.S.-based position; candidates must be fully authorized to work in the U.S.
Opportunities Beyond Business
Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com
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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