Managing Consultant (Renewable Energy)

Want to make the biggest difference you can in renewable energy?

Managing Consultant (four to five days per week, permanent)

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

• Lead project delivery to clients, including client relationship management, project management, research, analysis and reporting

• Develop new business opportunities, own client relationships and lead the creation of proposals

• Manage the work of other colleagues in the team to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget and potentially line manage others in the team

• Engage with industry to develop insight into current trends and thinking, especially with regard to the technology, market and supply chains of the industries we serve 

• Shape our in-house tools and processes to keep BVG Associates at the cutting edge of strategic advisory services for the renewable energy industries, and

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

About you

For this role, you will need a combination of:

• Substantial relevant consulting experience, in either wind energy, other renewable energies, other marine industries or in a strategy consulting firm

• A strategic mindset and expertise in strategy development and planning, gained in either a management consulting practice or an internal strategic role

• A good degree, ideally in mechanical, civil or electrical engineering, physics, natural science, mathematics, business or economics

• A proven ability and the drive to manage client relationships and generate consulting sales

• The ability to effectively manage multiple, short-term but often complex projects across multiple businesses and geographies

• Strong people management skills with the aptitude and ability to lead, coach and motivate others to achieve their best

• Strong numeracy and analytical skills

• Excellent English speaking and writing skills to communicate clearly and accurately 

• Good proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

• 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, and

• A vibrant interest in the industries we serve.

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 a second interview, 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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