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Black & Veatch Principal Consultant, Power Procurement - US-Based Remote in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal Consultant, Power Procurement - US-Based Remote

Date: May 6, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 54906

Job Title : Principal Consultant, Power Procurement - US-Based Remote

Location : USVRTL


Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch Management Consulting is seeking a talented professional to join our team of consultants, strategic advisors, technology specialists, and energy industry subject matter experts supporting our growing Strategy & Planning practice and the success of Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC (BVMC) overall.This professional will play a key role in the development and delivery of renewable and other power procurement solutions including acquisition of new clients and engagements, growth of existing client relationships, and maintenance of strong relationships with senior client executives to ensure considerable business growth.


Key Responsibilities

  • Help develop, market, sell, and deliver world-class renewable and other power procurement solutions across the industries served by Black & Veatch with a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach for key stakeholders, private and investor-owned utility companies, commercial and industrial customers, wholesale operators, generators, municipalities, government agencies, and technology solution providers.

  • Support the development, implementation, and management of a well-conceived power procurement services business plan to grow the level of business and client base for the Strategy & Planning practice and the process to acquire new clients and engagements.

  • Be responsible for all aspects of assigned engagements including conducting quality assurance reviews on their own and others' work. The individual will also support the development of processes and techniques that improve delivery of services and develop new marketable solutions.

  • Closely interact with members of Black & Veatch Management Consulting’s sales, regulatory, infrastructure modernization and connected customer teams to drive the development, selling and delivery of multi-functional business solutions.

  • Be an active participant in industry groups and have a well-established network with executives within the energy industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong combination of technical and commercial expertise in the power generation sector with 10 or more years of experience with large scale renewable and natural gas fired power project development, finance and power contracting.

  • Extensive experience with electric utility and commercial/industrial resource planning, system operations and management decision making including quantitative (technical, financial, rate impacts) and qualitative (feasibility, capability and counterparty risk) evaluation of new long-term contracts for existing or new power resources across multiple technologies.

  • At least 5 years of experience managing consulting engagements with multi-discipline teams of analysts and engineers delivering within schedule and budget with high levels of client interaction and satisfaction.

  • Engineering or similar technical degree with additional financial, economics or MBA degrees

  • Advanced technical or industry knowledge, including power generation experience (e.g. plant operations, engineering, consulting, and/or management), a solid working knowledge of conventional generation, oil & gas, transmission, water, and/or renewable energy technologies

  • Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible to multiple demands of project teams and shifting priorities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience

  • 7 years managing complex energy projects/initiatives

  • 10 years in a business/consulting environment with experience that includes:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the energy industry with deep knowledge in electric power and utilities

  • Expertise in power procurement

  • Establishing and growing client relationships and industry contacts

  • Financial modeling experience

  • Excellent communication/ presentation skills (written, verbal); ability to develop and maintain key relationships

  • Successfully managing multiple engagements simultaneously

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

  • Based in the US

Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

US-based Virtual/Remote with ability to travel up to 50%


Action oriented

Customer focus

Interpersonal savvy

Salary Plan

CST: Consulting

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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