Consultant (Renewable Energy)

Want to make a difference in renewable energy?

Consultant (full time, permanent)

Location: Cricklade, Wiltshire or Glasgow, Scotland

Grow renewable 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


Our offices are in the UK (Cricklade, Wiltshire and Glasgow, Scotland) but we are happy to explore flexible working arrangements.

About the role

The Consultant will provide close support to other members of the team through:

• Delivering projects to clients, including research, analysis, client engagement and developing output

• Helping to identify new clients and providing input to proposals

• Engaging with industry to gain insight into projects, technology, current trends and thinking

• Desk-based research into the technology, market and supply chain of the industries we serve

• Building in-house knowledge management tools and keeping our information up to date, and

• Developing a network of industry contacts, to keep up to date with trends and thinking.

Early on, we will help you to get involved with activities across the business. In time, we will support you to focus on the areas where your skills and interests best fit together with business needs. We see this as the best way to help you develop your consulting career in this rapidly growing market.

About you

We are looking for people with most of the following:

• A good degree, ideally in mechanical, civil or electrical engineering, physics, natural science, mathematics, data science or economics or a masters in renewable energy

• Some relevant professional experience working in industry

• Excellent English speaking and writing skills to communicate clearly and accurately (full professional or native/bilingual)

• An enjoyment of meeting and talking with new people, and communicating widely

• An ability to uncover new data sets, spot patterns and draw out insights

• An aptitude for order, accuracy, efficiency and quality so that you can deliver to our high standards

• Flexibility, focus and a hunger to learn

• Confidence in your ability and talent as a high performer

• A passion for the industries we serve

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. Knowing that, we can see how you will fit within our existing, highly capable team.

From us

You’ll get:

• Competitive salary

• Flexible working arrangements

• 25 days holiday for UK based team members

• 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, but we are open to discussions about other locations 

• A commitment to supporting you to make the most of your career, long-term

Please note that certain benefits start once you have passed probation which is six months after your start date.

About us

BVG Associates deliver deep insights and practical strategies so that our clients can succeed in global renewables markets. We pride ourselves on our independence and work that has rigour, value and honesty. We are committed to helping our team develop, learn and grow. 

At BVGA, we empower our people to have choice around where and when they work. Flexible working is available for all of our roles and we are happy to discuss where and when you’ll be doing your work. More information about what we do and why we do it is available in our Application Information Pack.

How to apply

Please visit our website at for an Application Information Pack with more about us, the roles and how to apply. 

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday, 18 January 2021 but we will review applications as soon as we receive them and may close the process early depending on the number of applications we receive.

The selection process will involve an initial video/telephone interview and if successful in moving to the next stage, we will then invite you to attend assessment activities, which will include opportunities for you to find out more about us and the role. 

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.

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.


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