Helping you make sense of the energy and water sectors

Consultant / Senior Consultant – Distribution System Operator and Networks

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Consultant

The Senior Consultant will lead and support consultancy projects, developing analysis and conveying insights to enhance clients’ decision making. They will also support the origination of new consulting work.

The role holder will be expected to lead and support work on electricity networks and specifically activity related to distribution system operation in the consulting team within Cornwall Insight. The role will involve working with generators, developers, network operators, regulator, Government and retailers. Experience of gas networks will be beneficial. The role will also require supporting the wider Cornwall Insight networks team.

You will be required to lead and support on the execution of new and existing consultancy projects, ensuring they are delivered professionally to the customers’ requirements, on budget and time, whilst identifying new opportunities to upsell current products and implementation of new products from across Cornwall Insight’s suite of services.

In supporting with the origination of consulting work, this will include meeting potential customers, attending and speaking at industry events, building external networks and effectively communicating with new business prospects by email, telephone and face to face.

The ideal candidate will have strong presentation skills which will enable them to clearly present solutions to clients. They should be comfortable conducting research and analysis in order to establish a good understanding of the business at hand.

Successful candidates will work in a dynamic and demanding, yet supportive environment. They will enjoy autonomy, the opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector, and to grow into industry experts with guidance and support.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Educated to degree level (essential)
  • 3-10 years of experience within a network operator at local or national level, regulator, commercial or consulting role within the energy market with a strong background in networks  and specifically Distribution System Operator plans
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative data and information
  • Strong initiative, self-motivation and time management skills
  • Ability to deliver client work efficiently to externally driven deadlines
  • Proven track record in leading on multi discipline projects
  • Portfolio of potential customers with an interest in projects and consultancy within the energy market

For the full job description and more information about this role please click here.

To apply for this opportunity please email your CV and a covering letter to careers@cornwall-insight.com