8 months ago
Senior Technical Due Diligence Consultant - Renewables and Utilities (LON0000I7)
: United Kingdom-London-London
: Management Consultancy
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.
The Business and Investor Advisory team based in London is looking for a Senior Consultant to support the leadership of our growing technical due diligence team specialising in renewable energy and utility infrastructure. We are looking for an individual with excellent team working, organisational and communication skills who can take responsibility for delivering complex assignments and working with others in the BIA team and wider Arup to deliver the highest quality, value driven transaction advisory services in the energy infrastructure space.
Our team advises on transactions across a broad spectrum of renewable power generation and utility network infrastructure harnessing a diverse range of skills and experience into concise and value driven advice for our clients. Within the team transaction experience includes onshore and offshore wind, solar and hydropower, electricity transmission and distribution and gas.
As a Senior Consultant in the team you will be responsible both for your own continuing professional development, and the development of others around you to support the continued growth and development of our award-winning team. You will be involved in in both business development and managing client relationships as well as delivering the highest quality work products in a transaction advisory context.
Leading due diligence assignments – As a Senior Consultant you will be considered a “safe pair of hands” to manage complex and challenging projects with limited support from the senior leadership of the team. You will be responsible for managing the quality of our work and ensuring that our work products delight our clients and meet their expectations
Commercial management of due diligence assignments – You will also be responsible for agreeing the scope and budget of assignments and managing these accordingly to deliver projects profitably, on time and in line with agreed targets.
Client facing roles – You will be operating with a high degree of autonomy in client facing roles both in terms of project delivery, and in terms of business development. You will be expected to actively manage your client networks and relationships and coordinate with the efforts of the wider team.
Leadership – You will be expected to show team working, leadership and judgement taking responsibility for the performance of the team in delivering transaction advice. You will be a role model for junior staff to follow and you will be expected to consider and support the development of junior team members in your own career development plan.
Sectoral knowledge – You will have developed both broad and deep sectoral knowledge in some or all of the areas in which we operate and will be prepared to contribute this to enhance the performance of our team.
Process improvement and continuous development – you will actively participate in opportunities to feed learning back into the team to enhance and develop our processes and to strive to continue leverage our knowledge base and experience to deliver high quality work products as efficiently as possible
Requirements and skills
Masters level Degree in Engineering, Finance or Economics or similar with infrastructure investment experience.
Prior experience of due diligence on energy infrastructure assets.
Excellent English verbal, written and presentational communication skills. Multiple languages also considered highly desirable.
Excellent team working and leadership skills.
A high level of commercial acumen.
Strong planning and organisational skills.
Strong networking and relationship management skills.
Dedicated commitment to continuing professional development of self and others
Expertise in areas of specialist knowledge – examples of thought leadership and active participation in industry thinking.
Willingness to travel.
Reward and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent and specific term staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. Although specific-term employees cannot access the firm’s Flexible Benefit scheme, you will benefit from receiving the grade-related flex fund as additional cash.
In addition specific term 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 performance