Navigant Director - Offshore Wind Consulting in Utrecht, Netherlands

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

The energy sector is in the midst of transformational change. Emerging technologies and societal demand promise to reshape not only the energy we use, but also how we use it. In the midst of these changes, industry players are looking for ways to strengthen their enterprises to increase performance, opportunity, and growth. To help clients across the energy spectrum achieve these goals, our experts deliver an extensive understanding of regulatory processes, pricing, supply-and-demand dynamics, market design, fuel sourcing, financing, technologies and operations. Navigant helps clients to deploy and integrate renewable energy at http://www.navigant.com/industries/energy/renewable-energy/ , energy storage at http://www.navigant.com/industries/energy/smart-grid/ , and other emerging technologies at http://www.navigant.com/industries/energy/emerging-technologies/ ; to understand the potential of Smart Grid; and to address consumer and regulatory demands at http://www.navigant.com/industries/energy/litigation-regulatory-and-markets/ . Our energy consulting services are designed to benefit owners, manufacturers, regulators, and investors as we help them minimize risk and optimize performance in this critical, complex, and ever-evolving industry.

As a member of the Offshore Wind team, the successful candidate will help build a strong management consulting business, continuing the company’s expansion at industry leading growth rates, leveraging its strengths and expertise in Technical Advisory and Lender's Engineer services in major offshore wind projects.

The Director will develop the Offshore Wind “go to” market strategy along with relevant service propositions to grow a sustainable pipeline of business in the first year. In addition, she/he will lead consulting engagements and client relationship management activities.

Culture: The foundation of our culture is based on the following four guiding principles aimed at energizing our employees and promoting success.

  • Provide best-in-class client service – We deliver our best to every client and follow through on our promises. We employ a partnering mentality with our clients and strive to exceed their expectations.

  • Develop and reward employees We are a meritocracy that encourages, supports, and rewards professional growth and the successes of each individual. This is a key to our success now and in the future.

  • Foster work-life balance We foster an environment where our people are equally passionate about their professional and personal achievements, and we strive as a firm to continually support and encourage those goals

  • Embrace collaboration and teamwork We advocate involvement in our pursuits at all levels, embracing a culture where collaboration and teamwork are the foundation for achieving client satisfaction, continuous learning, business growth, and a positive work environment.

Opportunities: Navigant offers a challenging high-profile career working closely with prestigious clients at senior levels to deliver value. Navigant is a flourishing company with a strong growth agenda and a commitment to innovation, built on trust, teamwork, and enthusiasm that values and respects its employees and clients.

Role: We are looking for a Consulting Director with specialist Offshore Wind project development experience and an understanding of the wider international Offshore Wind landscape, to develop, shape and deliver Technical Advisory services, and thus help support Navigant’s Perform and Innovate strategic imperatives.

Responsibilities:

Perform;

  • Contribute to the overall Energy sector growth strategy via Business and Practice Development

  • Develop a go-to market strategy for our targeted client base

  • Collaborate across practices to bring the best of all Navigant service lines and offerings to clients

  • Forge new client relationships and contribute to the practice’s overall client delivery capacity

  • Lead and motivate project teams to execute on client promises

  • Shape, sponsor, and invest in career development of company consultants and managers

  • Create a strong, sustainable pipeline of business based on these service offering

  • Create and manage a steady flow of sustainable revenue

Innovate;

  • Develop new and compelling Offshore Wind consulting services assisting clients to be successful in the highly competitive tendering environment

Key competencies:

Perform;

  • Ability to create, maintain and enhances long-term relationships with clients to ensure client satisfaction and generate opportunities for others within the firm

  • A deep understanding of the current trends, issues, and best practices in offshore wind project development

  • Ability to engage with potential clients to understand their challenges and needs, shape and recommend solutions, and close sales opportunities

  • Ability to develop a robust pipeline of qualified and developed opportunities, converting into annuity revenue streams

  • Ability to collaborate, building effective working relationships with direct reports and professionals across the business

  • Ability to oversee multiple, million-dollar plus engage­ments and a reference list of satisfied clients

Innovate;

  • The ability to create new, new market ready consulting offerings in the area of offshore wind technical advisory services

Qualifications:

The successful candidate would ideally have a 10+ year track record selling and delivering high-level Technical Advisory / Lender's Engineer consulting services to blue chip clients in the Offshore Wind industry. Of overall importance is the candidate’s passion, desire, and proven ability to grow a consulting business, lead consulting teams, and thrive in a highly collaborative, partnership driven, environment.

In addition, they must be proficient in a number of the following areas;

  • Programme management in major Offshore Wind development projects

  • Due diligence reviews

The Company

Ecofys were established in 1984 with the vision of achieving “sustainable energy for everyone”, Ecofys has become the leading strategic consultancy in renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets as well as energy & climate policies. Ecofys creates smart, effective, practical and sustainable solutions for and with public and corporate clients all over the world.

Ecofys is a Navigant company ( https://www.navigant.com/news/energy/2016/ecofys )

For information regarding Ecofys please visit www.ecofys.com at http://www.ecofys.com/ and for Navigant please visit www.navigant.com at http://www.navigant.com/