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    English German French
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    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
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      Guidehouse
    • Date Posted
      February 01,2021
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    Consultant - Energy Providers (Utrecht)

    Overview:
    Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.

    We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management. You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history. Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice in the US and Navigant’s deep global expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.
    We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

    Our Energy, Sustainability & Infrastructure team provides political, strategic and management consultancy to institutions and companies across the energy value chain that aim to support the energy transition. Amongst the topics addressed are the design of policies and the implementation of new technological developments that are needed to equip energy systems with distributed sources such as renewables, storage options and electromobility, increase flexibility between power and fuels, interconnectivity between regions of supply and demand, and emerging services and technologies powered by data resulting from the digitalisation of the energy system. Our strength lies in our strategic understanding of complex relations between technology, policy and business, and our ability to translate that into actionable advice for our clients.

    The client segment Energy Providers (EP) serves the classical but fast transforming value chain of energy and utilities companies in the Netherlands. Our existing clients in that segment are i.e. Shell New Energy, BP, TenneT, Gasunie, Alliander, Stedin, Eneco, and Vattenfall. Our strength lies in strategic understanding of complex energy transition, climate and sustainability issues. The client segment is positioned as the trusted and independent advisor giving strategic advice at corporate decision-making level; the thought leader bringing innovative solutions, from knowledge to insight to impact (help make it happen). Specifically, we serve our clients delivering full lifecycle solutions to transform energy markets, system operations and infrastructure, assets, and technologies for a more sustainable, resilient and secure energy system.
    Responsibilities:
    • As a member of the client segment Energy Providers you will consult clients in various parts of their value chain.
    • You will work on diverse assignments that may vary from design for reliability and resiliency, strategic advisory of distribution intelligence, smart grid, hydrogen conversion, large-scale solar and on- and off-shore wind development or market modelling, design and integration.
    • You will be responsible for data gathering and analysis, industry research, writing reports, winning tenders, inspiring clients and presenting your findings to the team.
    • In this role you will learn, be challenged and develop skills at a fast pace.
    • In addition to hands-on experience, formal training programmes will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed.
    • You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects.
    • You are expected to transition rapidly into a professional energy consultant.
    Qualifications:
    • University degree with a focus on (energy) economics, (energy) business management, electrical engineering, physics, or equivalent experience
    • Preferred first knowledge of power supply systems, grid infrastructure, grid integration of decentralised sources, digitalisation of the energy sector and/or power markets
    • 0-3 years working experience in related fields
    • Enjoy working with others; personal initiative and ideas are highly welcome
    • Strong communication, writing and presentation skills
    • Passion for sustainability, innovation and personal development A team-player who demonstrates the willingness and ability to work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate with colleagues at all levels
    • A critical thinker with a strong eye for detail and creative in problem solving
    • You are familiar with one or more processes in the utilities value chain – preferably within power transmission and distribution / natural gas transmission and distribution (TSO/DSO)
    • Able to show a working knowledge of data collection, organisational and analytical skills
    • Able to work on multiple projects and show a good understanding of the project objectives and client expectations
    • Comfortable communicating and willing to be coached in presenting to colleagues and potentially clients
    • Experienced with PowerPoint and Excel
    • Willingness to travel internationally where possible
    • Must be able to work fluently in English (Written and Spoken) and Dutch.
    Additional Requirements:
    • A strong curiosity, and/or experience, in a relevant industry topic such as: sustainability, advanced energy technologies, renewable energy, distributed generation, energy efficiency, electricity generation, power / or gas sales
    • Proven extracurricular activities and/or international experience, preferably with relevant internship or some related work experience
    • As a global company we work with clients primarily in English, fluency in other languages (e.g. German, French, Arabic) is a bonus
    Disclaimer:

    Our Company


    With a unique blend of large firm resources and an entrepreneurial collaborative culture, Guidehouse is where your purpose, passion, and expertise transform organizations. Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges with a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation and significant regulatory pressure. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, we help clients create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare them for future growth and success.


    Headquartered in Washington DC, the company has more than 7,000 professionals in more than 50 locations. If you’re passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at www.guidehouse.com


    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

     
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