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Guidehouse Senior Consultant-Utilities Management Consulting-ESI South Market in Des Moines, Iowa

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

We are seeking an individual to join our South Market Energy Providers team as a Senior Consultant to support the growth of our sustainability and decarbonization platform.

Your work will focus on supporting utility clients operating in the South, Mid-Atlantic, and Central region of the US as they navigate the complex ESG and decarbonization landscape.

  • Developing/expanding long-term client relationships in the South, Mid-Atlantic, and Central region that will lead to repeat business with a particular focus on ESG and decarbonization solutions, through:

  • Working in concert with Account Leaders, Solutions team, and other team members to sell and deliver solutions and strategies

  • Supporting the development of client sales opportunities, focused especially on integrated energy companies but not limited to this

  • Building trusted advisor relationships with key Utility client stakeholders

  • Collaborating cross-practice to build compelling new solution offerings that resonate with target client

  • Delivering successful consulting engagements by:

  • Project managing complex consulting engagements

  • Completing engagements at or above targeted profitability through effective management of project scope, client expectations, and team productivity

  • Generating new and unique ideas and using solid judgment to determine which ideas will have the greatest likelihood of success

  • Being an effective part of the local team while engaging with colleagues across Guidehouseā€™s ES&I segment

  • Playing a key role in the execution of innovative solutions and application of technical knowledge and best practices

    Our team members manage their own tasks, schedules, internal / external networks, and project teams carrying out business and technical analyses to deliver high quality client work. Our consultants must demonstrate considerable business acumen and focus on maximizing client value.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on economics, business, technology, engineering, mathematics, or science

  • 5+ years of professional experience with utilities or utility consulting organizations (excluding internships, co-ops, and fellowships), professional services, strategy, or management consulting, or with an integrated energy company (oil and gas major) or other large energy players

  • Demonstrated experience positioning and delivering consulting and/or business solutions

  • Strong personal network and client relationship skills

  • Business case or proposal writing experience including budget development and managing proposal timeline with multiple subject matter experts providing input

  • Knowledge and experience in energy efficiency, sustainability, decarbonization strategy and implementation, and market research planning and reporting and related topics

  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills

  • A critical thinker with a strong eye for detail and creative in problem solving

  • Ability to extract insights and meaning from qualitative and quantitative information and translate into strategic advice for clients

  • A team player who demonstrates the willingness and ability to work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate with colleagues at all levels

  • Experience with managing complex projects and delivering high-quality outputs

  • Ability to travel as needed

    Preferred:

  • 7+ years of professional experience with utilities or utility consulting organizations (excluding internships, co-ops, and fellowships), professional services, strategy, or management consulting, or with an integrated energy company (oil and gas major) or other large energy players

  • Program/Project and Change management experience (PMP certification)

  • Process improvement experience (Lean Six Sigma certification)

  • Technology/Systems implementation (Agile methodology)

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • The salary range for this role is $63,600 USD to $95,400 USD depending on directly relevant work experience

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Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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