Smart Energy Consultant

Source: Talent GB

Smart Energy Consultant

Pioneer / Establish Innovative Solutions

From helping shape entire cities to tackling the challenge of climate action, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our work and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities alike. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

Operating in 25 locations worldwide, with 54 partners and over 1,900 employees; for over 40 years we are a world-class global practice of engineers, consultants and advisers.

Our Energy team specialises in energy system policy, planning, design and delivery at campus, city and regional scales, working from concept strategy through to detailed design and delivery. We also offer smart energy services to diverse clients such as national, regional and local government, campus and private network owner operators and utilities.

Working remotely to begin with but with access to either our London or Leeds office, we are looking for a senior person to help deliver against our growth ambitions in this exciting area of smart energy integrated solutions (electrical).

This Will Encompass:

  • Reporting to the Associate Director Energy responsible for Smart Energy and providing direct support in developing and delivering the smart energy strategy
  • Preparing collateral material and client proposals
  • Portfolio management in respect of project delivery including operational reporting
  • Capability development; including overseeing the development of tools, models and analytical approaches
  • Supporting with the communications and marketing strategy for the team including developing material and identifying opportunities
  • Integrating with other Buro Happold teams including MEP, Buildings, Digital and Sustainability to develop new offerings.
  • We Are Looking For:

  • A background in electrical engineering systems design and delivery whilst having a full appreciation of digital energy solutions.
  • Experience of smart energy system design and implementation including storage, renewables, low carbon heating, demand side response, electric vehicles and energy efficiency, as well as demonstrable expertise in smart energy systems skills including a track record of successful project delivery for a range of client types
  • An ability to apply systems approach to complex problems in the energy and built environment sectors including systems integration with smart buildings and networks
  • Knowledge and experience of energy system modelling including techno-economic modelling of smart energy systems
  • Demonstrable experience of managing multiple projects including project and programme management skills
  • Experience of working as a consultant at senior level and leading consulting engagements direct to client.
  • Knowledge and experience of route to market within client organisations who commission smart energy consulting work such as various tiers of government, campus/private network operators, real estate developers, utilities and community energy organisations. Existing relationships with supply chain to develop cohesive client offerings
  • Strong numerical analysis and modelling skills
  • Degree level, or equivalent, in electrical/power systems engineering or related discipline
  • Desirable Experience:

  • A strong understanding of current and changing policy regulatory environment in energy systems, as well as the revenue models and costs associated with energy systems
  • Examples of developing evidence-based policy proposal
  • Developing and delivering innovation projects and putting together competitive proposals for innovation funding.
  • This role is at the forefront of developing client solutions in the fields of renewable energy, low carbon heating, microgrids, energy storage, digital energy and electric transportation, and is integral in our aim to deliver value for our clients using distributed energy to resolve energy security, costs and sustainability challenges.


    Send your application to Buro Happold and take the first step on a journey to fulfilling your potential.

    Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate. In order to truly benefit from this diversity we must create an environment in which employees feel they can be themselves. Buro Happold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential, feeling included is good for all of us. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role. We recognise and are committed to change the lack of representation of minority groups in our industry, and particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals, disabled people and women across all our offices. We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

    3 days ago

    London, England



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