Manager - Consulting (Energy)

Employer
GEP
Location
US, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 13, 2021
Ref
1999360296
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. We invest ourselves entirely in our client's success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year. Our clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions.

We deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximise their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. That's just some of the things that we do in our quest to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make a difference. GEP is a place where individuality is prized, and talent respected. We're focused on what is real and effective. GEP is where good ideas and great people are recognized, results matter, and ability and hard work drive achievements. We're a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improve us.

Are you one of us?

GEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team. GEP is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

For more information please visit us on GEP.com or check us out on LinkedIn.com.

As a Manager- Consulting, you will lead programs and set strategic direction for our engagements while aligning resources to delight our clients. You will utilize your love for critical thinking while leveraging long-term, renewable sourcing investments to achieve cost savings across markets.

You'll join GEP's Global Delivery Consulting Group and be part of our goal to build long-term relationships both at our clients and across our GEP family while we continue to expand and enjoy success in various verticals. You will act as an advisor while creating a successful team culture and coaching others.

Who you are: You thrive on finding creative solutions to problems and improving business models. You love a continous learning opportunity.

What you will do:
  • Lead client engagements and coach teams while you contribute to the development and execution of procurement strategies including but not limited to: strategic sourcing, spend analysis, supplier relationship management and procurement transformation
  • Creatively create and utilize data sources to develop fact-based recommendations and complex analyse, compo;e supplier lists and execute market research
  • Develop sound recommendations to contribute to program objectives (cost savings, SLAs, Transformation, process optimization etc.)
  • Deliver effective presentations and communicate confidently with Fortune clients
  • Identify new business opportunities and support efforts to expand the scope of current project by leveraging existing relationships with C-level executives and contributing to business development efforts

Specifically in this vertical you will also:
  • Address important climate change issues by sourcing sustainably, retaining customer satisfaction and building upon existing solar infrastructure
  • Utilize the following strategies to enable the renewable energy transition and capture savings
    • Power Purchase Agreements (physical and virtual)
    • Energy Services Agreements
    • Capital Leasing
  • Accurately create and analyze Power Purchase Agreement RFP
  • Drive Engineering, Construction, and Procurement process planning
  • Complete site visits and feasibility evaluations
  • Perform market, price and financial analysis and business case
  • Develop and improve relationships with client's functional stakeholders

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  • A minimum of five years of success partnering with clients as a management consultant OR a combination of consultancy and procurement industry including end-to-end procurement knowledge, ideally within energy, utilities, or capital projects
  • Knowledge of energy markets, electric generation, transmission, interconnection, and renewable energy technologies
  • Experience executing RFPs for Power Purchase Agreements
  • Proven success managing construction timelines, processes, and performance metrics
  • Ability to create relevant data analytics
  • Experience with permitting and regulation in the utilities industry and corporate sustainability initiatives
  • Knowledge of contract terms and conditions including performance management, SLA's and continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills for internal and external client facing
  • Expert in building stakeholder networks, influencing business stakeholders and creating delightful client experiences
  • BA/BS Degree required, MBA from an accredited college/university a plus
  • Willingness to travel to client sites weekly when safe to do so

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