Schneider Electric

United States



7 February, 2024

Sr. Renewable Energy & Carbon Advisory Consultant

Job description

About the role

  • Lead and partner with Clients in implementing sustainable energy strategies and solutions. Provide operations services to fulfill Schneider Sustainability Business services to clients, including tactical deployment across a broad spectrum of opportunities. This includes close collaboration and teamwork with client account managers and operations colleagues, as well as direct client interaction through presentation of strategies, deliverables, and analysis to support and compel client action.
  • Duties shall include administering various initiatives such as renewable energy strategy development, on-site and off-site renewable generation offer solicitation, analysis, contract and commercial terms negotiation, and final implementation, as well as similar initiatives related to clean technology.
  • Research, filter, warehouse and communicate emerging information and trends relating to global sustainability and clean technology initiatives such as environmental and carbon legislation, renewable and efficiency incentives, vendor advancements, and energy technology evolution.
  • Conduct evaluations and assessments of clean and renewable technology opportunities including solicitation of Requests for Proposal (RFP) and in-depth proposal review of alternative clean technology options for client review and implementation; produce or administer site and client specific feasibility studies and related analysis(es) using common financial analysis techniques.
  • Organize, inform, collaborate and partner with multi-disciplinary teams within Schneider Electric to help coordinate broad-spectrum service and solutions delivery
  • Build and support relationships with regulatory entities, vendors and product/service companies
  • Administer external renewable and clean tech vendor on-boarding
  • Serve as primary or secondary interface and relationship liaison with external renewable energy developer, cleantech, and carbon solution vendor community. Serve as secondary project interface with external clients.
  • Support the ongoing education and innovation efforts of Schneider Renewable and Carbon Advisory and global Sustainability Business sales and marketing teams as needed or required
  • Contribute to the development of training resources for both internal and external clients
  • Support and lead innovative services from initial idea creation through potential implementation. Contribute to and lead various special innovations projects and emerging services
  • Contribute to and support renewable energy developer and supplier feedback and contract engagements through Schneider’s Zeigo Network business

About you

  • Bachelors Degree in Energy, Business, Finance, Engineering, or a related technical field with 3+ years of related professional experience and an interest in pursuing a career in emerging energy services
  • Project management experience, medium and high value tactical and strategic transactional experience preferred
  • Commitment to learning and adapting to emerging energy landscapes
  • Experience in supplier and RFP / offer tender management strongly preferred
  • High commitment to company vision, values and excellent client service
  • Proven track record in developing, managing, and executing client solutions
  • Progressive history of building successful relationships both with internal network of colleagues and with external vendors
  • Experience with financial modeling in Excel
  • Ability to communicate, both written and verbally, complex analyses and ideas in a concise, persuasive manner
  • Experience and comfort in client-facing settings
  • Analytical self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills with the ability to work on multiple complex projects in diverse areas, versatile and capable within multiple disciplines
  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Consulting or advisory experience
  • Procurement experience, with Energy procurement experience preferred
  • Experience leading team discussions and making management-level presentations
  • Masters degree