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Sia Partners

(Senior) Consultant Energy System Planning

Amstelplein, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas

Company description

Sia Partners is a next generation management consulting firm and pioneer of Consulting 4.0.We offer a unique blend of AI and design capabilities, augmenting traditional consulting todeliver exceptional value to our clients. With 2,200 consultants in 18 countries and expertisein more than 30 sectors and services, we optimize client projects worldwide. Through ourConsulting for Good approach, we strive for next-level impact by developing innovative CSRsolutions for our clients, making sustainability a lever for profitable transformation.   In 2009 the office in Amsterdam was opened, which is now situated in the Rembrandttorenwith a great view from the 28th floor of Amsterdam. We focus on the following sectors:Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Marketing & Customer Experience, Data Science and HR, Transformation & Change. The Dutch team is experiencing strong growth and has now built up an impressive client portfolio, supported by and cooperating with colleagues from our international offices. Sia Partners Netherlands employs approximately 55 consultants.

Job description

We are looking for an energy system expert within our Energy & Utilities practice withextensive knowledge or experience within the DSO or TSO domain. As a consultant, you’lldirectly start at one of our clients and play a role in the transition of the Energy sectortowards the “New Energy Reality”. This new reality is characterised by new ways of energygeneration, transportation, distribution, and changing customer behaviour. Grid operatorshave to anticipate and tackle the challenges that this transition brings.  

As a consultant, you are ready for the next step in your career in the area of integrated energy system planning, business analysis and project management. You get excited by the latest Dutch offshore wind targets (21GW in 2030), the infrastructural challenges that come with it, and the other necessary storage and conversion solutions to provide system flexibility. You want to contribute to the realisation of the energy transition, and you are familiar with theactivities that grid operators undertake to anticipate the energy transition challenges. 

At the client, you’ll work on projects related to developing the ability and toolkit to deal withissues like long-term grid planning, system integration (power and gas sectors), and shapingenergy policies. You are directly contributing to the grid planning decisions that addresscosts, socio-economic welfare, and CO2 changes in the energy system. The work oftenrequires a combination of strong stakeholder management, business analysis, projectmanagement, integrated energy system optimization, data analysis and reporting. Preferably,you have already worked as a consultant (for a grid operator) and are familiar with theconcepts of integrated energy system planning.

You will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge on different domains within theenergy sector. Aside from your client mission, you will help to develop our team, bycontributing to our strategy, business development, recruitment, knowledge sharing andtraining. This ensures a highly dynamic job with plenty of opportunities to learn and developpersonally.

Qualifications

  • Educational background in energy systems, sustainable energy technologies, or similar showing an in-depth and broad understanding of the energy system and the energy transition
  • You have at least 4 years relevant working experience (or PhD)
  • Understanding of the role of long term scenarios and visions in large scale projects and energy policy
  • You have excellent analytical skills, numerical insight and a well-developed conceptual ability
  • Good understanding of DSO and TSO business/operations
  • You are a fast learner, communicative, flexible and entrepreneurial
  • Professional Dutch and English language skills
  • Passionate about Energy!

What do we offer? 

  • Competitive salary with great extra advantages: a company car or flexible mobility plan, a clear and structured yearly salary increase and bonuses.
  • Flexible transport options that match your personal needs.
  • Training plan to develop yourself as an expert in your discipline.
  • You have the opportunity to work from home, the client or from our inspiring office in Amsterdam.
  • Working in an international environment which creates opportunities to share knowledge and work together on international projects with colleagues all over the world.

Additional information

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.