4 months ago
Senior Energy Consultant (EDI00002U)
Primary Location: United Kingdom-Edinburgh-Edinburgh
Job Posting: 30-Jul-19
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners,
engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of
professional services. Our success is founded on understanding our clients’
needs, combined with the application of leading edge technology and proven
management excellence. Established in
1946, Arup has over 15,000 employees based in more than 90 offices across 38
countries. Its unique structure, with
the firm held in trust on behalf of its employees gives us complete
independence. Our aim is to achieve
excellence in all we do by bringing together the best professionals in the
world to meet our clients’ needs.
Arup in Energy
Arup have a unique offering in the energy sector, and
we are taking a leading role in shaping future energy markets. Our work with
government, and industry across sectors and energy vectors. Our influential role is underpinned by our
multidisciplinary skills in technology & innovation, regulation &
policy, economics & commercial, planning & environmental, and project
management. Read more about Arup’s view of the emerging energy markets in
Arup’s publication Energy Systems : A view from 2035.
Scotland & North East Energy Team
Arup’s Scottish and North East (SNE) Energy
Consultancy team is pursuing an ambitious growth strategy. We are focused on supporting Scotland’s
energy industry in delivering a net zero carbon economy, while developing a hub
of expertise in Future Energy Systems and Offshore Energy to support Arup’s
With the continued expansion of our Energy Consulting
portfolio, we have a new opportunity for an experienced Senior Energy
Consultant to join our Edinburgh team, working on a range of exciting projects
across the energy sector.
The purpose of this role is to lead and deliver consulting and advisory
services for internal and external clients across the energy market. You will
have a proven track record in leading complex projects ideally in a consultancy
Responsibilities will include, some or all of the following, depending
on your level experience:
• Represent Arup as a
project manager in client facing roles, leading a diverse range of energy
projects in the Future Energy and/or Offshore Energy sectors.
• Research and
analysis, engineering design and preparation of high quality reports.
• Integration of
multidisciplinary teams to deliver high quality technical and commercial
• Support to team lead
on a range of business development activities including preparation of tender
submissions and strategy development.
• Representing Arup at
external industry events and forums.
• Support and
development of consultants and junior consultants.
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
• Working knowledge of
a broad range of future energy and/or offshore energy technologies with an overall understanding of
how the energy industry is integrated.
• An appreciation of
both mature and nascent technologies.
• Detailed knowledge of
specific energy technologies in the energy systems including one or more of
decarbonised heat and transport, including hydrogen, electric vehicles, heat
networks, electrification of heat, storage, multi-vector energy systems, and
renewable electricity, O&G decommissioning, and offshore renewables;
• A recognised
consultancy advisory skill set and expertise which could include technology
& innovation, regulation & policy, economics & commercial, planning
& environmental, and project management.
• Appreciation of
overarching energy legislation, policy, incentives and funding structures
influencing the energy industry;
• Strong domain focused
digital skills including an experience in techno-economic modelling of energy
experience in the energy sector ideally with a proven track record in a
consultancy business, though transferrable relevant experience will be
enthusiastic and ambitious team player who will strengthen and shape the
growing energy consulting team.
working and communication skills will be essential.
Ability to work under
pressure to meet deadlines on multiple projects;
Highly analytical and
and relationship management skills with a proven track record in creating high
value client relationships
Proven success of
managing and delivering complex multi-disciplinary projects including technical
coordination and integration
Bachelor Degree in a
relevant engineering or commercial subject;
Ideally a Masters or
other post-graduate qualification(s) in relevant subject(s).
Reward and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the
best benefits packages in our sector.
Core benefits including private healthcare and a range of
other protection schemes are funded by Arup and made available to all permanent
staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental
wellbeing. You will also have access to a Flexible Benefits Fund, available to
spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to complement your work/life balance
and financial security.
In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the
Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules, employees can receive two
Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial
Closing date for applications - 29th August