Senior Energy Consultant

Location Cardiff
Discipline: Energy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Contact name: Andy Petit

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Job ref: BBBH354_1636977222
Published: 12 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Energy Consultant

Location: Cardiff and Home Working (3 days p/w)

Salary: Neg up to £55,000 plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits Package

The Senior Energy Consultant evaluates, plans and leads carbon reduction projects. This requires the technical and financial evaluation of projects, as well as engagement internally and externally to ensure design, installation and operation meet project objectives. This role is critical to the success of the Company's investment in carbon reduction assets, including generation, energy storage, heating and energy efficiency projects.

The Senior Energy Consultant contributes to the success of company projects by;

  • Evaluating carbon reduction opportunities to ensure projects which are technically and financially feasible are identified and can progress.
  • Providing business case evidence to internal and external stakeholders (including clients and investors) which provides a clear evaluation of opportunities.
  • Guiding project development to meet technical and financial objectives.

The Senior Energy Consultant will work in New Energy Systems, collaborating with consultants, engineers, analysts and sales consultants within the department. The role also requires acting as the primary point of contact for stakeholders in other departments and outside the business; key stakeholders will include technical specialists, financial specialists, senior and operational client contacts and technology installers and suppliers. The Senior Energy Consultant must be able to travel throughout the UK and may need to travel abroad.

The Senior Energy Consultant role provides an opportunity to make a major contribution to carbon reduction by leading cross-disciplinary teams to deliver projects for the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-disciplinary project teams
  • Plan, instruct and review energy modelling, technical concept development and commercial evaluation
  • Establish Client Energy, carbon and related objectives
  • Produce high quality, client focused reports and presentations to justify carbon reduction projects and ensure stakeholders buy-in
  • Provide strategic advice relating to energy, carbon and utilities management
  • Manage the proposal, definition and delivery of projects by other members of the New Energy Systems team
  • Oversee direct reports to monitor and manage consultant utilisation, understanding, service delivery and work satisfaction

Educational Requirements

  • Degree (or equivalent) in a science, technology, maths or management discipline
  • Chartership of a relevant professional body or equivalent qualification and experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of energy consulting, energy management or engineering
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication with technical specialists and senior stakeholders
  • Experience of generating cost-benefit analysis for energy projects
  • Ability to make a timely and effective appraisal of carbon projects and decide on a course of action that balances theory with pragmatism.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines and manage the expectations of project stakeholders.
  • Ability to evaluate the risks related to project delivery and overcome barriers to deliver projects on time and to agreed requirements.
  • Understanding of mechanical and electrical energy systems and solutions appropriate to carbon reduction.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Time management
  • Communication Skills
  • Positive response feedback
  • Online research
  • Clear written language skills
  • People management
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Analytical skills and numeracy
  • The ability to manage multiple teams
  • The ability to build and maintain customer and other stakeholder relationships
  • Resilient and responsive to change
  • Strong situational judgement and risk management skills
  • Contributes to team development through sharing experience

Health Safety and Environment
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