Senior consultant, renewable energy and carbon advisory

Schneider Electric (Amsterdam NH, Nederland) 1 dag geleden gepost

Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Senior Consultant, Renewable Energy and Carbon Advisory in Spain,


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Schneider Electric Sustainability, Cleantech and Renewables Services, part of Schneider’s Energy & Sustainability Services (ESS) division, provides support and leadership to some of the world's best known commercial and industrial (C&I) organizations on diversifying their portfolios to include renewable energy and emerging energy technologies. As a global specialist in energy and resource management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments. With the rapid expansion of C&I interest in renewables globally and in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region specifically, Schneider is seeking to expand its team in Europe through the hiring of one or more experienced professionals.

Position Summary:

The Senior Consultant, Renewable Energy and Carbon Advisory will lead C&I clients through complex renewable energy and carbon offset deal transactions; primarily onsite and offsite Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in the EMEA region with an initial focus on Europe. The position requires skills to successfully navigate corporate structures and manage a diverse group of stakeholders towards a successful deal close and a strong understanding of energy markets in countries throughout EMEA. In addition, this role will seek to grow the overall number of Schneider C&I clients in EMEA and improve the delivery of high-impact services and solutions. Schneider Electric is seeking candidates with experience in the below responsibility areas.

Position responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with successful execution of a PPA and other renewable energy services in EMEA region. Lead project management process including timeline and deliverables, coordination of a wide variety of client and Schneider stakeholders, financial and qualitative decision criteria evaluation and contract negotiations
  • Lead in-person meetings with clients around project kickoff, developer ‘short-list’ interviews, high-level client exec approval meetings, etc.
  • Lead client project teams, including reviewing work and training junior team members
  • Assist Cleantech colleagues to manage sustainable energy strategies and consulting services beyond PPAs, such as other clean technology solutions, feasibility studies, and market research for clients
  • Refine process procedures in new country markets based on market understanding and successful execution of other PPA processes. Work with internal European teams to document refined processes for individual markets as necessary
  • Partner with internal sales teams to ensure a successful client transition process, upsell additional projects and services, and provide industry expertise during the sales process, helping to ‘close’ prospective clients alongside sales team
  • Support market development and rapid business growth through networking, research, content creation and review, training of team members and attending and speaking at external events
  • Some domestic and international travel necessary


Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Energy, Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • 7-12+ years of experience managing complex, high-stakes projects involving the highest organizational levels of large corporations
  • Experience with onsite and/or offsite utility-scale wind and solar development and the renewable energy industry. Preferred previous exposure to Power Purchase Agreements in EMEA region specifically.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to track contract and projects requirements for multiple projects in diverse areas.
  • Ability to initiate, establish, navigate, and nurture relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, with the ability to address obstacles and manage through conflict in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate, both written and verbally, analyses and ideas in a concise, effective manner to the intended audience.
  • Experience directing the work of project teams or managing people
  • Previous experience in European electricity markets.
  • High commitment to company vision, values and excellent customer service
  • Analytical self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in English required, additional languages preferred (Spanish, French, German or other)

  • Location: Spain preferred, though flexible around major European markets – Spain, Edinburgh, Scotland, Budapest, Hungary, London, Amsterdam or other locations considered.

Primary Location: Netherlands

Other Locations:

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing


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