Senior Consultant (Renewable Energy)

Want to make a difference in renewable energy?

Senior 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 Senior Consultant will manage and deliver strategic advisory services across our core areas of expertise, including advising clients in business strategy, industry economics and technology.

Working closely with other members of the team, you will: 

• Deliver consultancy projects to clients, including client relationship management, project management, research, analysis and reporting

• Support business development and provide input to proposals

• Engage with industry to stay up to date with latest information, and gain insight into current trends and thinking

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

• Develop in-house tools and keep our knowledge management systems up to date, and

• Work closely with other members of the team in a supportive, collaborative and dynamic working culture.

About you

We are looking for people with most of the following:

• Some relevant wind industry and management consulting experience, working with industrial companies.

• A degree, ideally in mechanical, civil or electrical engineering, physics, natural science, mathematics, business or economics (2.1 or above) 

• Good proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ideally experience of working with databases and data science

• Project management capability experience, including managing client relationships

• Strong numeracy and analytical skills; data science training or experience would be an advantage

• Excellent writing skills to communicate clearly and accurately in written documents

• To enjoy meeting and talking with new people and be able to communicate effectively in person with a wide range of stakeholders

• A highly logical mind, to analyse situations, identify improvements and structure facts into coherent arguments

• The ability to pick things up quickly, as every project and every day can be different

• 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

• Confidence in your ability and talent as a high performer, and

• A vibrant interest in 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.

For all of our roles, 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. You need to have confidence in your ability and talent as a high performer, but not in all areas above. We are talent-led and will explore with the strongest candidates how best to involve them within our talented team, to make the most difference to those we serve.

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, 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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