Principal Consultant, NERC Compliance (Tewksbury)


: $157,450.00 - $157,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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DNV GL Energy is seeking an experienced leader to join and grow our NERC Compliance practice as Principal Consultant, NERC Compliance within our Power Systems Advisory (PSA) team. Power Systems Advisory provides creative, cost effective and practical solutions as well as compliance regulatory services to stakeholders in the areas of power generation, transmission and distribution systems, including ISOs/RTOs, power utilities, developers, asset owners and operators as well as investors. The Principal Consultant, NERC Compliance must have the demonstrated vision, drive, and business experience to lead, grow and expand our NERC Compliance business in North America. This role involves business development and high-value consulting delivery contributing to PSA's overall regional success. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned consulting professional with a proven track record of client relationship development, business development, and managing effective consulting results. This position could be based out of any of the following offices: Dallas, TX (preferred); Houston, TX, Oakland, CA; Medford, MA, Arlington, VA or Chalfont, PA.Tasks may include

  • Lead the growth and development of DNV GL Energy's NERC Compliance business in North America, to position us as a recognized leader in the industry
  • Grow revenue and profit by leading business development activities including opportunity identification, pipeline management, evaluation, proposal development and submittal, and play a significant role during negotiation and establishment of contracts - Part of the identification and evaluation includes managing the proposal and lead generation process and screening of RFQ/RFP's
  • Identify and develop client solutions for assessing and managing risk
  • Manage multi-discipline project teams to ensure our commitments are fully met, and projects are successfully delivered in terms of client satisfaction, timeliness of completion, budget performance, and DNV GL standards
  • Over time, select, develop, coach, and grow a team of professionals to scale our service delivery capabilities and increase market penetration
  • Represent DNV GL as a subject matter expert in the field of FERC/NERC Compliance in industry events

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; Engineering-related degree preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in utility operations or utility consulting with an operational emphasis, and a deep understanding of electric utility practices and operations required
  • Demonstrable understanding of FERC 693 and FERC 704 (NERC-CIP) standards, their requirement and audit process, and their implications for operational environments
  • A willingness and ability to travel on a regular basis within North America, and occasionally overseas(up to approximately 40%)
  • Ability to direct and coordinate multiple project teams and achieve on-time delivery of project assignments
  • Ability to provide clear and concise proposals, reports and presentations suitable for executive level clients
  • Experience in initiating senior executive interactions and maintaining/growing long term relationships
  • Proficiency with desktop applications including Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to pass periodic 7-year NERC required background checks and drug test
  • Proven HSE mindset

Preferred Requirements

  • 3-year experience in team leadership role with demonstrable success in account development and increased revenue generation over time
  • Knowledge of the North American ISO/RTO Protocols
  • Knowledge of power system planning including knowledge of steady state, short circuit, transient stability and EMT studies

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Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Company and Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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