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    Full-time Position
  • Background
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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Postcode 6812 in Arnhem
    • Date Posted
      November 20,2020
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    Senior Solar Consultant

    Local Unit & Position Description:

    Do you want to be part of the world’s leading energy advisory firm? Are you committed to addressing climate change and positively impacting society and the world? Do you enjoy collaborating with market leading clients and knowledgeable and engaged colleagues? Then you may find the role as a Senior Solar Consultant in DNV GL Energy to be a great fit for you!


    DNV GL Energy is looking for a Senior Solar Consultant based in Arnhem, the Netherlands to support the Renewables Advisory – Solar department in the region Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa (NEMEA) within DNV GL.

    The candidate will get the opportunity to support and manage diverse technical content work in solar energy projects for our customers in the utilities and C&I market (investors, project developers, EPC contractors, technology suppliers, authorities or transmission/ distribution system operators). Additionally, part of the time will be dedicated to business development activities and to strengthen our network in the sector.

    The overall purpose of the job is to help DNV GL safeguard life, property and the environment and achieve our company vision: To be a trusted voice to tackle global transformations.


    The opportunity is within the Renewables Advisory service area. Decreasing cost and increasing demand for clean energy, is driving the world to embrace wind and solar power on an unprecedented scale. As a trusted partner across the project lifecycle, from development, through engineering, to asset operation and management, we help the renewables sector get the most value from their projects and assets. Our expertise spans the full range of renewable technologies: Onshore, offshore and floating wind; Solar PV, CSP and floating solar PV; Marine energy (wave & tidal); and Energy storage systems.

    Within the NEMEA region (Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa) we have 185 consultants and engineers located across Netherlands, UK, Dubai, South Africa, Scotland, Nordics and Baltics.


    As a Senior Solar Consultant your main roles and responsibilities will be:
    • Providing with advisory services to our customers which include:
      • Technical due diligence of pre-construction and operational projects, including data analysis, documentation review and risk analysis
      • Design optimization of solar PV plants (utility and C&I scale)
      • Technology and design review of solar PV plants
      • Assist clients with procurement including contract negotiation and tendering
      • Solar Resource Assessment and Energy Production Assessment
      • Technical consultancy and training
    • Networking with senior professionals inside and outside DNV GL to build & share competence, as well as understand business issues of customer industry
    • Winning new external work by identifying opportunities, defining solutions for customers and bidding for contracts
    • Managing small and medium sized projects including several competence areas
    • Contributing to development of DNV GL best practices and services within own profession
    Position Qualifications:

    To qualify you must have, i.e. essential skills:
    • A relevant engineering degree or higher degree in an engineering subject
    • Profound experience in the European PV solar industry, preferably in the Netherlands
    • Experience in a technical consulting capacity and PV solar project development
    • Experience in performing due diligence activities
    • Ability to produce clear written reports and communicate in English and Dutch
    Key competencies, skills and personal attributes:
    • Good organization and time management skills
    • Adaptability and able to cope with a wide variety of tasks
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong commercial acumen


    A career in DNV GL is not just a job. It is an extraordinary opportunity to develop and enrich your life and make more of a global impact than you ever believed possible. Discover more here:

    We have an enviable client list – we work with the biggest names out there. Our position enables us to lead the development in many industries. Whether we work with renowned companies, innovative startups or joint industry projects, you will get a chance to utilize your expertise together with specialists from a wide range of disciplines. It will all broaden your view and deepen your skills.

    Our knowledge-based and digitally focused organisation will help you learn and grow. Be assured that it is not just something we talk about. Every year we invest 5% of our revenue on research, innovation and development. We also invest strongly in competence development and progression for our people. From on the job learning to joining networks, receiving coaching and participating in training programs, we help to support you progress.

    Joining us is an opportunity to make the world a better place. Employees in DNV GL feel strongly about the company’s Purpose to "safeguard life, property and the environment”. This is our reason for being since our foundation in 1864. Our Vision to be “a trusted voice to tackle global transformations”, gives our people direction and expresses what we would like to accomplish in the long term.

    You will be part of a culture that embrace the values of caring, daring and sharing. These are the three core values that shape our performance; We care for each other, our customers, our planet, and we take care of ourselves. We dare to explore, to experiment, to be different, and to be courageous, curious, and creative. We share our experience and knowledge. We collaborate with each other and our customers. We support social, sport and team building activities. As a result, we continue to thrive, grow and develop.

    Our benefits package is specifically designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being:
    • Receive a competitive compensation package
    • Get secured for the future with our pension scheme, profit share, health care benefits and wellness programs
    • Enjoy the flexibility to handle your work in a way that suits you and your lifestyle and achieve a good work/life balance.
    • Great atmosphere of working together with professionals and some of the most engaged and knowledgeable people in the industry
    • Receive guidance from colleagues through coaching, mentoring and participating in international networks
    • Advance your professional skills and technical expertise, through individual competence development plans and tailored training
    • Develop your managerial skills, by going through our state-of-the-art leadership programs
    • Be part of a world growing and renowned organization with origins dating back to 1864
    Company & Business Area Description:
    DNV GL: Each day, you will find us at work with over 100,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, building the invisible infrastructure of trust. Discover more in our corporate video

    We are the independent expert in risk management and quality assurance. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

    In the power and renewables industry DNV GL – Energy delivers advisory, certification and testing services to stakeholders in the energy value chain. Our expertise spans energy markets and regulations, onshore and offshore wind and solar power generation, power transmission and distribution grids, energy storage and sustainable energy use. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. Learn more at
    Equal Opportunity Statement:
    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!
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