Job title: analyst consultant (power engineer) – power planning & solutions
Location: dehli, india
Ricardo energy & environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong it and economics capabilityOperating across the world, we use our engineering, economic and environmental skills to help our customers transform the way they work and operateThis includes supporting energy systems in the uk and all over the world become more efficient and lower carbon, and helping plan future energy generation, transmission, distribution and supplyWith unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative and sustainable solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.
We are looking for an analyst consultant to join our power planning & solutions teamThis role will provide a stepping stone into your consultancy career in an exciting and rapidly changing sectorThis role is based in dehli, where some of our team is already located, but you will actively interface and work with our uk-based team on a daily basis.
The energy practice
The power planning & solutions team comprises a group of highly experienced professionals specialising in techno-economic, engineering and management consultancy services for the energy sector, with particular emphasis on the power sectorWe cover power generation and transmission planning, electricity tariff and affordability studies, renewable energy integration, regulation, policy, and “smart grid” innovation projectsWe are a committed team of like-minded professionals with a growing portfolio of energy technology, policy and strategy projects.
Projects are both in the uk and international – the practice has undertaken assignments in nearly 100 countries, including both developed, emerging and developing economies across all 5 continentsWe have a broad range of clients, including multi-lateral lending agencies, governments, regulators, electricity companies, natural resources companies and private companiesIn the uk we are involved in pioneering projects working closely with distribution companies in the application of smart technology to improve the utilisation of electrical distribution systems, and with governments and other organisations to understand their energy data and optionsOutside the uk, we work closely with high profile stakeholders (both public and private) to support the sustainable decarbonisation of the power sector at national and regional scaleOur strength lies in our ability to combine strategic, financial/economic and technical advice as an integrated consultancy service to public and private sector clients.
From day one, you will be part of a team supporting senior consultants in delivering projects to our clientsSuccessful applicants will have strong numeracy, analytical and communication skills together with a proactive, organised approach and a pride in the quality of their workOver time you will be expected to develop a strong understanding of the energy sector – including strategic, technical, commercial and regulatory aspects.
You will contribute to research and analysis that underpins our consultancy workYou will manage your time across several projects, contributing in all phases – from researching and analysing information and data, through providing key contributions to the development of techno-economic and financial models, to contributing to reports that are delivered to clients, and supporting the preparation of proposals to win new contractsYou will be responsible for the quality and delivery of your work, and will liaise with other consultants and teams to incorporate your contribution into wider project outputs.
You will be supported throughout your career with us in your professional development, to ensure you have the support and tools you need to deliver your role to a high quality, and to support your development into the future.
Examples of projects you will be working on include:
Feasibility studies for renewable energy projects
Developing technical and economic power sector regulatory frameworks in developing countries
Modelling work to determine future electricity prices in developing and emerging markets
Network reliability and connection studies
Smart grid / network innovation projects
Skills and experience
Graduate applicants with a masters degree (2.1 or above) in sustainable energy, power/electrical engineering, or similar;
1 – 3 years’ practical career and/or student placement experience;
A high degree of numeracy;
An interest in the energy and power sector;
The ability to effectively communicate and interact with colleagues in the practice and clients;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in english;
Strong pc literacy – especially in ms excel and ms word.
Prior professional experience in some of the following:
Renewable energy development and technical and development aspects of electricity storage.
Electricity network innovation (e.gFlexible connections such as advanced network management and other smart grid solutions).
Working within a consultancy business;
Identifying and developing business opportunities.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding fieldRicardo energy & environment is an equal opportunities employerWe also actively support hybrid working.
Note that candidates must attach a cover letter to their application, indicating their main reasons for applying for this role with ricardo and what they believe they can offer to our team.
Posted 3 days ago