Banking & Financial Services

Senior Energy Consultant

Not Specified

Job title: Principal/Senior Energy Consultant

Job type: Permanent

Location: Manchester OR Sheffield

Salary: Open

Visa status: UK Citizen, ILR Holder

Benefits: Yes

About Client: A World Class firm providing engineering, architecture, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment. The Role

  • Management and commercial performance of projects

  • Contribution to management and performance of the team

  • Initiating and developing the concept design and delivery of decarbonising energy projects including district heating, biomass, CHP, battery storage, on-site power generation, hydrogen, CCUS and distribution systems, including selection and sizing of plant, developing designs and scheme layouts, costing of solutions and quantifying performance

  • Advising on electricity supply procurement, which requires a working knowledge of procurement methods and private wire schemes

  • Identifying and assessing funding options for energy projects and investments

  • Developing business cases for decarbonising energy investments from initial concept through to financial close, electricity procurement options, private wire schemes and the design of energy schemes and systems, including development of design drawings, technical specifications and invitation to tender packages

  • Evaluation of tender returns (technical and commercial) from contractors to identify value for money

  • Integration of thermal and electrical energy generation and distribution infrastructure into building developments

  • Working with investors and developers of energy schemes and infrastructure investments to get projects to financial close

  • Commercial evaluation and appraisal of a variety of energy systems and schemes

  • Financial and technical analysis of energy projects to maximize value for clients

  • Sampling of site works during construction, testing and commissioning

  • Monitoring the quality of construction in-line with technical specifications, employer’s requirements and industry standards

  • Sampling of site works in-line with project programme

  • Evaluating the performance and operation of energy schemes

  • Surveying and evaluating existing buildings and energy systems and schemes

  • Producing high quality reports and presentations in clear English

  • Handling the production of drawings, reports and specifications

  • Supervising and coordinating the work of others and coordinating work with engineers of other subject areas

  • Client and external team liaison

  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to more junior members of the team

Crucial Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • 4 or 5 years’ experience post charter ship (G6)

  • G5 will also be considered if they are newly chartered would be acceptable

  • Ability to connect with a wide range of colleagues, clients and collaborators

  • Previous experience of working in a consulting environment, preferably in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Full Member and Chartered Engineer status via an appropriate professional institution, such as the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Energy Institute, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, or the Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers

  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of energy data and trends

  • Leading technical consulting projects including, energy infrastructure feasibility studies and portfolio or area energy strategies

  • Energy decarbonisation masterplanning at an estate, city, regional and national scale

  • Advising public and private sector clients on options, risks and appropriate actions to make choices and mitigate risks

  • Researching innovative low carbon energy systems and other topics related to energy, cities, resilience and climate change

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (both written and oral)

  • Exceptional planning, organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to optimally delegate work, manage staff and mentor junior engineers

  • Strong commercial awareness, together with an interest in economics, as well as engineering

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Energy procurement (Tender Package Development, Employers Requirements, Technical Specifications)

  • Design of district scale energy systems and downstream roles such as procurement adviser and Technical Advisor/Owner’s Engineer

  • Energy system operations

  • Renewable energy (solar photovoltaic, biomass, wind power, hydrogen, CCUS)

  • Developing business cases for energy investments and infrastructure refurbishments

  • Business development – able to quickly develop successful client relationships

  • Up-to-date knowledge of developments and trends in the energy sector

  • Knowledge of current UK energy markets and regulations, such as Electricity Procurement, Part L, RHI, Contracts for Difference, etc.

If you are interested in pursuing for this position, please be kind enough to provide me with a recent resume & answer the questions mentioned below.

  • Please summarise your Skills/Experience against this position, stating why you could be a good match for this position:

  • What sort of energy schemes have you worked on?

  • What particular part of those schemes have you worked on?

  • Current Salary & Benefits:

  • Desired Salary & Benefits:

  • Preferred working hours:

  • Notice Period:

  • What is your current location (Address)?

  • How far is the Job location from your place?

  • If located far from the Job place, are you willing to relocate?

  • Other Hiring Processes – Do you have any other job offer in hand, or you are between an interview process with any other company?

  • What is your UK work authorisation status (UK citizen, ILR Holder, EU Citizen)?

  • Available time slots from Monday to Friday to call you for further discussion?

Thank you for your time & consideration. Hope to hear from you soon.

Kind Regards,

Anuja Ghatkar | Recruiter



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