Utilities Energy Transition Consultant

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Role: Utilities Energy Transition Consultant

Location: London, Manchester, Glasgow

Mobility: Up to 100%

Salary: £50,000 - £63,000

Career Level: Consultant

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

We are a diverse team of driven individuals, sharing a common passion for driving the net zero agenda across our wide-ranging portfolio of clients. Our mission is to expedite the energy transition; reducing emissions whilst ensuring a stable and affordable energy supply enabling robust future economic development. From strategy development and delivering innovative new technologies through to enabling organisational and operational excellence, we are committed to a global sustainable future for our Clients.

Our team thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and boundaryless opportunities that drive each of our careers in new and exciting ways. Innovation is at the heart of our team and we bring cutting edge technology to our clients, helping them on our collective journey to a more sustainable future. From capital infrastructure projects building new energy generation plants through to energy retail, our team are at the forefront of utility excellence across the value chain.

As part of our team you will learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that embraces your individuality. You will be challenged and rewarded while surrounded by a highly passionate and supportive team. Together we thrive and together we will succeed in achieving net zero.

In our team you will learn:

  • How to work with our diverse utilities client base to solve their most difficult problems  
  • The delivery of truly innovative work on the back of emergent technologies to support the energy transition
  • The benefit of working across multiple geographic locations and workforces
  • Through teaming with high calibre Accenture colleagues bringing a wealth of industry and functional experience
  • By having access to our global knowledge and capability network  

As a Utilities Energy Transition Consultant, you will:

  • Work alongside our clients, understanding their challenges and bringing your energy transition to guide them through to success
  • Use your structured and innovative problem-solving skills to find the right solution for our clients
  • Have a deep analytical capability to deliver data driven consulting
  • Recommend and use the best in innovative technologies to answer our Clients questions
  • Draw insights through your well-developed quantitative skills e.g. financial analysis, market data analysis, etc.
  • Project manage and use your experience with delivery methods such as Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking to drive success
  • Leverage your relationship and stakeholder management skills to accomplish team objectives
  • Communicate with excellence (written, conversational and presentation delivery)

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Relevant industry experience in utilities (particularly generation, transmission & distribution, electric vehicles or retail energy)
  • Broad knowledge of global power and/or energy markets in context of current low carbon energy transition, including drivers and challenges
  • Technical expertise and understanding of low-carbon asset development and asset operations, including best practice processes/activities/ways of working content
  • Experience of working with technical & engineering stakeholders to drive operational excellence within the low carbon power sector, including process optimisation
  • Experience of designing new business models or transforming existing ones, including organisational development, capability mapping and operating model change
  • Expert knowledge in specific element of the energy system (e.g. gas to hydrogen, balancing markets/ancillary services, etc)
  • Understanding of the UK regulatory environment, experience in analysing market changes and providing insights on the change

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to communicate with excellence
  • Mastery of creative and innovative thinking
  • Proven history of energy transition success

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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