Senior Cost Modeller - Wind Energy

Region:
Scotland, South West
Vicinity:
Wiltshire, Glasgow
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Water Jobs, Wind Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Offshore Wind Jobs, GIS Jobs, Offshore Wind Farm Jobs, Wind Farm Jobs, Energy Jobs, Geographical Information System Jobs, Wind Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Finance/Investment, Project Management, Analyst, Assessor, Modeling, Planning, Supply Chain
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£35,000 to £56,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Depending on experience, plus bonus and benefits
Posted:
15/09/2022
Start Date:
ASAP
Employer:
BVG Associates
Job Ref:
GreenJobs

Help us grow our cost modelling strategic advisory services.

Senior Cost Modeller - Wind Energy

Job Type: Permanent

Region: Hybrid working plus some time in one of our offices in Cricklade, Wiltshire or Glasgow, Scotland  

Salary: c£35k to £56k depending on experience and expertise, plus bonus and benefits

Grow wind energy, globally and accelerate the energy transition

Help companies and governments to make the right decisions for successful futures

Work in a highly talented, committed team with a passion for making a difference

Location: We are hybrid working, where we ask you to work from one of our two offices at least one day a week and remotely the rest of the time but we are happy to explore other flexible working arrangements.

About the role

Cost and levelized cost of energy modelling underpins a wide range of our work, including:

• Industry building in established and emerging markets
• GIS-based site finding and strategic auction support
• Business case and technology innovation modelling, and
• Local economic benefit and jobs analyses.

Our parametric models enable us to do both temporal and spatial modelling - forecasting 15 years or so into the future, and assessing costs based on physical GIS-based site conditions and a range of other project parameters.

You will shape and lead our ongoing model development and consulting delivery in this area, working with experienced members of our senior team, specialists in given areas of supply and modelers/programmers able to implement solutions efficiently.

About you

With at least three years’ relevant experience (five years for Managing Consultant) you will demonstrate:

• A proven ability to think strategically and to develop and implement strategic initiatives
• Excellent English speaking and writing skills to communicate clearly and accurately 
• Initiative and self-sufficiency to work in a small team
• An aptitude for order, accuracy, efficiency and quality so that you can deliver to our high standards
• The ability to prioritise a busy and varied schedule and juggle different demands on your time
• Flexibility, focus and a hunger to learn, and
• A vibrant interest in making a difference on a global level within the industries we serve.

Depending on your specific strengths, experience and aptitude, you will provide a subset of the following commercial, managerial, technical skills.

Commercial

• A strong background in understanding current and future costs for offshore wind projects and associated supply chain, ideally from a global perspective
• Ability to develop and implement our strategy and processes for gathering cost data (including opening up new data sources, though partnerships), and
• Ability to develop new business opportunities, own client relationships and lead the creation of proposals.

Managerial

• Evidence of strong people management skills with the aptitude and ability to lead, coach and motivate others to achieve their best
• Experience of managing the work of other colleagues in the team to ensure internal and client projects are delivered on time and on budget and potentially line manage others in the team
• Ability to work closely with other members of the team in a supportive, collaborative and dynamic working culture.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple, often short-term but complex projects across multiple clients and geographies, and
• Experience of leading project delivery to clients, including client relationship management, project management, research, analysis and reporting.

Technical

• Ability to lead population of models with regularly updated cost curves through a robust process of data and model validation, using both bottom-up detail and top-down trends
• Strong numeracy and analytical skills
• Proven ability in Python (or similar), QGIS (or similar), MS SQL (or similar) and Power BI, and
• Solid understanding of WORD, Excel, PowerPoint and the wider Office365 suite (particularly Power Automate).

We are keen to hear from you if you are located within, or have good working knowledge of the European, US or east Asian offshore wind regional markets.

We recognise that no-one will have a similar level of capability across all these areas. What is important to us is to understand your interests, motivations and relative capability in different areas. We are talent-led and will explore with the strongest candidates how best to involve them within our team, to make the most difference to those we serve. We are keen to meet people with varied backgrounds – our view is the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We want to build teams which represent a variety of experiences, perspectives and skills, and we recognise talent on the basis of merit and potential.

From us

You’ll get:

• Flexible working arrangements
• 25 days holiday for UK based team members plus bank holidays
• Life assurance
• Discretionary, quarterly profit-share
• 3% employer contribution to your pension for UK based team members
• Cycle to work scheme for UK based team members
• Fantastic working locations, if located in one of our offices; we are open to discussions about other locations
• A commitment to supporting you to make the most of your career, long-term.

How to apply

Please visit our website to download an information pack and find out how to apply.

The closing deadline for applications is 9am Monday 3 October.

If you’re excited about being part of BVGA’s team and passionate about what we do, we’d love to hear from you even if you don’t meet every single one of our requirements.

Closing Date:
03/10/2022

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