Managing Consultant - Energy Transportation and Mobility Project Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Virtual / Travel
Less than 5 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

Practice Information

In our Energy Practice, we understand that the energy landscape is evolving. Emerging technologies and societal demand promise to reshape not only the energy we use, but also how we use it. Navigant collaborates with energy industry clients to help them build, manage, and protect their business’ value. We help our clients anticipate where the energy industry is headed and how they can improve performance, grow, and address consumer and regulatory demands.

Our experts’ unparalleled depth of industry experience provides insight into business models, regulatory processes, pricing, supply and demand dynamics, market design, fuel sourcing, financing, technologies, and operations.  The breadth of our industry knowledge offers a full range of solution offerings, from insights to strategy and on to implementation.  We provide sustainable results to help our clients thrive in an ever-changing environment.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

Navigant’s Transportation / Mobility team brings together industry-leading research, extensive industry experience, and consulting expertise to help our clients navigate the evolving transition to a clean, sustainable transportation and mobility future. We support market actors across the ecosystem, including utilities & energy providers, automakers, equipment manufacturers, service providers, and governments in developing next-generation transportation products and services. 

Our team members manage their own tasks and schedules while carrying out business and technical analyses to deliver high quality client work. This position will lead complex projects while at the same time serving as part of a close-knit team.  Also, our consultants must demonstrate considerable business acumen and focus on maximizing client value.

This position involves working directly with clients to develop strategic plans, business cases, and cost/benefit and other analyses to maximize client value while also limiting risk. This is a highly challenging position that draws heavily upon all the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to effective regulatory and general strategy consulting. The role requires frequent communications with clients and coworkers while effectively sharing information.

Project responsibilities include: 

  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously within budget and schedule.
  • Participating in proposal development and the business development process.
  • Leading small teams for projects requiring multiple resources.
  • Preparing and presenting analysis, reports, and other documents for internal and/or external client use.
  • Business case and financial pro forma development
  • Mentoring and managing junior staff.

Additional responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Strategic corporate and regulatory planning
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis of transportation options in context of utility regulations and requirements
  • Uncertainty and risk analysis
  • Integration of transportation into energy markets
  • Emerging technology diffusion (e.g., automated driving, wireless charging, smart charging)
  • Developing a network of electrified transportation stakeholders and major players

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Energy industry experience, particularly with a utility or other energy provider.

  • 3-5 years of strategic and/or management consulting experience.

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

  • Proposal writing experience including budget development and managing proposal timeline with a variety of subject matter experts providing input

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Economics, Business, Finance, Public Policy, or related fields. Masters degree preferred.

Desired:  

  • Auto industry experience in a product development and management or market research role, with preference for electrified transportation experience.

  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following: transportation market in the US (global knowledge a plus), electrification options, how vehicles impact electricity markets, energy efficiency, renewable energy, demand response, smart grid and related topics in North America (global knowledge a plus).

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently 

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

  • Able to travel via airplane with minimal assistance to client sites across the US and potentially internationally

  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

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