Senior Consultants - Energy Networks - Net Zero
Senior Consultants - Energy Networks - Net Zero
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Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping the future of energy and NetZero? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we collaborate to solve our clients' challenges head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.
We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you.
Flexible and remote working is a central part of Atkins culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.
If you have a keen interest in the complex challenges the energy sector and achieving NetZero has to offer, you could be working with a variety of clients as a Principal or Senior Consultant within our Energy Networks team based from Epsom, Leeds, Birmingham, or Glasgow.
Flexible Location - Epsom, Leeds, Birmingham or Glasgow.
Your purpose will be:
You will be working in our Energy Networks business building strong and trusted relationships internally and externally with our clients. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometime remote and sometimes from our offices. You’ll be client focused – being able to interface with clients, understand their needs and contribute to delivering successful projects. The ever-changing conditions of the energy industry means we need individuals who can adapt, change and thrive when working in dynamic environments.
By using your experience within the GB energy industry, you’ll be providing clients with technical, commercial and / or regulatory advice, across a range of different projects. You will enjoy reviewing detail and summarising your analysis and assessments into concise reports, as well as presenting findings to clients via meetings and workshops.
You’ll be delivering projects and liaising with experts from across the organisation to ensure the successful delivery of projects. You’ll be guiding others to grow too, by overseeing work from Engineers and Graduate Engineers from across the team in the delivery of your projects.
What can you bring?
Essential Qualifications -
- Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline or equivalent qualifications and experience.
- Chartered Engineer through the IET or working towards.
Essential Criteria -
- A strong understanding of the GB energy sector and of the importance that future projects will have in achieving Net Zero.
- Strong written communication skills that will enable you to summarise findings in concise reports.
- Good knowledge of electrical codes and standards and regulatory/financial incentives for transmission and distribution network investment in GB.
- A love of building and maintaining strong relationships through regular communication with internal and external stakeholders.
Desirable Criteria -
- Experience in mentoring junior staff in task delivery.
- Experience in regulatory and technical due diligence (vendor or buyer side) of transmission and distribution network assets.
- Experience in business plan submissions for regulated utilities and/or innovation project developments.
Why work for Atkins?
The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our Energy Teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.
We value your diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive – no exceptions. You'll be part of a culture committed to finding new talent from underrepresented groups. We're Disability Confident, an Inclusive Employer, and support STEM Returners. We also want to see more women in senior roles at Atkins. In the energy sector, we've signed up to the AXIS Pledge, promising to make equal pay, equal leadership, and equal opportunities a reality.
Meeting your needs:
When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.
Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.
More about us:
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.
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