Senior Consultant- Energy & Utilities

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Consulting

21 Jan 2023


Full Time

United Kingdom

Company description Sia Partners is a specialist Management Consulting firm which was initially established in Paris, France in 1999 and has grown into a global firm with over 2,400 employees and annual revenue exceeding $300m. Our culture is strongly orientated towards high-quality expertise and delivering excellent results and outcomes for our clients, which include a wide range of multinational companies. Testament to its success, Sia Partners has shown double-digit growth every year since inception.

Sia Partners is a pioneer of Consulting 4.0, putting us at the forefront of the technology revolution, deploying augmented Consultants capable of leveraging emerging digital technology to enhance and improve their cognitive reasoning, analysis and planning. Supported by Augmented & Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Data Science we empower our clients to make the right decisions at the right time for the right reasons.

With our consultants representing 41 different nationalities, we are a highly diverse team spread across 30 offices in 16 countries. However, using innovative technologies such as our own in-house apps, social networks, and digital tools, we provide a truly integrated global service.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity, inclusion and employee well-being. Our diversity and inclusion networks (local and global) contribute to a pipeline of initiatives to enhance employee quality of life and foster a caring environment to work in. Employees are encouraged to contribute to these initiatives and drive positive change in the organisation across 5 pillars: Women@Sia, LGBTQ+, Multi-Ethnic, Well-being and Environment.

Job description In the UK and Ireland, Sia Partners Energy, Utilities and Environment practice works electricity, gas and water utilities, regulators, energy suppliers and infrastructure funds on a variety of projects. We support our clients in a variety of areas including:

Economic regulation and business planning; Stakeholder and Customer engagement improvement strategies; Social and environmental value analysis + ESG strategy; Network management and improved system operation; Energy transition e.g. Biogas, EV planning, hydrogen, smart meters, renewable energy; Market analysis and due diligence support; Water sector innovation; Energy trading and risk management Digital, data & technology adoption to enhance stakeholder outcomes Sia Partners has over 300 consultants focussed on Energy, Utilities and Environment located in our Paris, London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Brussels, Antwerp and Amsterdam offices. Each office works closely together to deliver an integrated solution for our clients.

We are continuing to expand our consulting business in the UK and Ireland and are looking for talented people who are committed to building relationships and delivering results.

We're currently looking for Senior Consultants with experience that might include exposure to projects in economic regulation, customer engagement, smart meters, EV, H2, electricity network management and water sector innovation.

As a Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for…

Delivering high quality work with limited oversight; Leading work-streams or small projects; Supporting the delivery of projects, potentially working across several clients in the UK and, if required, support overseas engagements; Supporting the development of content and pitches for practice-related opportunities and proposals; Actively contributing to the development of Sia Partners 'assets' and IP including methodology, tools, templates, guidelines and lead initiatives to continuously improve and integrate them with other Sia Partners assets across the Practice; Assisting in marketing campaigns and overall external positioning of Sia Partners & your practice across social networks; Facilitating own learning by self-study and receive training from more Senior members of the organisation; Interacting with other industry teams within Sia Partners to share information. Building and maintaining your own external professional peer networks;

Qualifications 3-5 years Consulting experience or other relevant experience in the Energy Industry e.g. utilities regulator, supplier or infrastructure fund; Strong interest in the Energy and Water sectors; Excellent written and verbal communications skills; Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; Excellent analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills; The ability to adapt rapidly, and work on a range of different business areas within a challenging environment and keeping to tight deadlines; Project experience in one or more of the following areas: Business Case development, Energy Strategy, Trading Portfolio & Risk Management, Digitalisation of operations, Asset Data Management, Regulatory Reporting, Digital Customer Experience. A demonstrable understanding of the energy value chain; Examples of utilising and visualising quantitative analysis to generate actionable insight.

Additional information

What academic qualifications do you need?

Bachelor’s Degree (2:1) a relevant subject e.g. engineering, economics, science, business, technology. 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.