Managing Consultant Energy & Utilities Digital

London, United Kingdom
Functional areas

10 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DN, United Kingdom, London SW1E 5DN, GB


Company description

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job description

We are hiring managing consultants for our Energy and Utilities-Digital business. We are looking for someone who could provide digital leadership through practical delivery that drives business benefits for our clients. Acting as an ambassador of PA Consulting, be the trusted partner in the digital advisory and assurance space and take ownership of maintaining and developing client relationships. The ideal candidate would be someone who is already operating as a senior digital consultant in a top-tier strategy consulting firm or in the industry, and has a solid track record of achievements and success in E&U. We are looking for someone who has a proven record and technical knowhow of how to design, develop and deliver our client’s digital transformation journey through improved user/employee experience, better use of technology and data. The ideal candidate will have great leadership skills to build the team and creativity for innovative solutions for clients and to grow the firm.

You will contribute to the development and growth of PA's activities in the energy and utilities sector. You will support the team’s business growth by identifying opportunities with existing accounts and new customers. You will actively contribute to client acquisition and maintain and develop your own external network. This role is highly varied and calls for someone who is autonomous and a self-starter.

In addition to the above, specifically you will be expected to:

  • Develop commercially viable consulting market offerings , and work with PA teams to refine existing offerings, including taking these to new markets.
  • Lead and deliver large scale and complex projects.
  • Work well with mixed and diverse teams within PA and externally : planning, managing and delivering work, and working productively in demanding, deadline-driven situations.


We are looking for a Managing Consultant with a strong digital background, combined with expertise in at least one of the technologies critical to the energy transition. We are looking for candidates who have line management experience and a network within the Energy industry, ideally covering some of the following technical areas, solar, wind, hydrogen and derivatives, energy storage, CCUS, e-mobility, and other related subjects. Management experience of delivery teams or demonstration of outstanding leadership skills is advantageous.

Ideally, you will already have a reputation for developing business and delivering innovative solutions within Renewable Energy. You will also possess strong market understanding including commercial issues, policy & regulations, and technology.

As a self-starter, you will have the ability to operate successfully in a commercial environment and flourish in an entrepreneurial setting that offers you the opportunity to work at the highest levels with a global centre of excellence.

You will be based in our head office in London but may be expected to travel and work on client sites in the UK and globally.

We are happy to talk to you if you recognise the following aspects in yourself:

  • Experience : you have at least 8 -10 years of applicable work experience. You have gained that experience within a corporate, government, start-up / scale-up or as a consultant. Experience as a management or strategy consultant is ideal, with a focus on energy or climate change.
  • Expertise : You have a Digital or data background.
  • Energy : You are passionate about the opportunities and challenges in the Energy and Utility space. You are customer-oriented and at your best when, as part of a team with a high focus on results, you can help customers solve challenging strategic and organisational issues.
  • External network : You have a network within the Energy and Utility space, and you have demonstrated ability to develop strategic client relationships, working at the senior levels to sell value-added consulting assignments.
  • Strong leadership skills : You have an ability to mobilise, inspire and manage teams.
  • Excellent communication skills , both verbal and written. You are a strong communicator and have developed a personal brand.

Additional information


  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, PA Share Ownership and spouse/partner life assurance)

Life At PA

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here .

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people.

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

Job information

Firm: PA Consulting

Location: London, United Kingdom