About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. 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.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

Renewable Projects is a growing team of almost 60 experts in DNVs UK & Ireland region. We are actively solving the biggest challenge of our time, the energy transition. We provide specialist consulting and assurance to the renewable industry for on and offshore wind, solar and storage. Through 2024 and into 2025 we are looking to strengthen our teams and expand our capability further into the electrical networks and systems which enable renewable electricity generation.

Our work is primarily a mixture of due diligence, owners engineering and technical consulting. As consultants, driven by the fast-paced energy market, we are asked to solve a wide range of customers challenges from the technical appraisal of novel technologies to asset inspections and failure investigations.

Our primary market is the UK & Ireland, with key hubs in Bristol, London, Glasgow and Dublin. However, we also collaborate with colleagues across the globe, sharing our knowledge and expertise, to help deliver critical projects for our customers around the world.

Why work with us?

Our projects are varied and challenging. Our teams are made up of world leading subject matter experts and highly skilled generalists, who bring their specific knowledge, passion and skills together to find solutions for our customers most complex projects. We are actively growing and increasing the range of challenges we solve for our customers and our planet.

Across DNV, we have a wealth of experience in all energy vectors and with 5000 people working to deliver the energy transition, our expertise covers the full breadth and depth of the energy value chain.

What you would be doing:

Our energy storage consultants work on a range of projects and roles, not only storage but spanning other technologies as well. Youll be responsible for leading our engagement with customers, getting to the heart of their challenges and proposing appropriate solutions. It doesnt end there, once the solution has been defined and agreed with the customer, youll collaborate with our expert teams to deliver it. You could be performing a technical study, evaluating the risks of a new project or attending site to represent our client during construction and commissioning. As we said, our roles are exciting and varied!

As a principal consultant, you will also be expected to take on management of larger projects and bids as part of your work. Youll often find yourself managing complex projects spanning across the project lifecycle or / and multi technology or / and across regional areas. A key aspect of the role is to provide technical mentoring and coaching to other team members.

There are travel opportunities too for engaging with customers and visiting project sites as part of your role. These are mostly around the UK & Ireland but as a global organisation, occasionally may take you further afield.

About you

Our colleagues come from a vast range of different backgrounds, and we value the diversity of experience, knowledge and thought that this brings to our approach. We therefore try to keep our mandatory requirements to a minimum. As a principal energy storage consultant however, there are a few typical traits that wed love you to bring, to complement the more specific role requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of energy storage systems, applications prospects and UK transmission and distribution networks
  • Significant experience in either:
    • the energy industry in a technical consulting capacity. Previous demonstrable experience in performing owners engineering or consultancy activities, or
    • project development, construction or operations experience with energy storage and/or renewables
  • A curious mindset, proactively identifies and promotes novel ideas and embraces change
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills along with the ability to communicate key points clearly and concisely for our customers in written reports, proposals, presentations and meetings
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders in our customers organisations and through your network to identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills, confident building professional relationships based on trust and integrity
  • Ability to manage projects on your own initiative and collaborate with wider multi-disciplinary teams, to meet deadlines and achieve project objectives
  • Passion for developing others through training, coaching and mentoring
  • Hold a science or engineering degree, with an significant electrical engineering component