Navigant Managing Consultant - Energy- Technology Management Practice- Washington, DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

Emerging Technology and Business Strategy:

Our work enhances the value of traditional and renewable power generation assets by enabling more informed strategic decisions and operating practices, based on deep expertise and knowledge of power generation development, operations, cost drivers, and revenue maximization techniques. We also help companies make informed generation investment decisions amidst market, regulatory, and technological uncertainty.

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Responsibilities:

The position is for a Managing Consultant in the Emerging Technologies team within Navigant’s Energy Practice. Technologies of primary interest include renewable and non-renewable electricity generation, transmission, distribution, integrative communications, and alternative fuel transportation solutions. The position will be part of a team that assists leading energy-related organizations (including utilities, energy companies, government organizations and equipment suppliers) create innovation and exploit technology across the full spectrum of their activities, from setting strategy to developing and deploying cutting-edge products and applications.

The Managing Consultant will be a key point of contact for public sector clients in the Eastern US and will lead detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities; perform technology assessments; statistical and economic analyses; data collection and spreadsheet creation and management; prepare reports, presentations and other documents for clients; present results of assigned tasks and analyses to clients; interview business managers, technology experts and public policy officials to support client projects; and work effectively with colleagues and client staff as the leader of a project team.

The Managing Consultant will lead teams in:

  • Assessing clean energy technologies and analyzing technology trends

  • Modeling the cost and performance of advanced clean energy technologies

  • Assessing U.S. and international market opportunities

  • Analyzing business models and processes and suggesting ways to enhance them

  • Developing technology strategies for utilities, government, energy companies, and equipment suppliers

  • Lead the design and implementation of technology management processes (including portfolio management, technology sourcing, and R&D management)

  • Building business plans (including new technology deployment and commercialization strategies)

  • Reviewing and analyzing potential impact of policy developments as well as the need for redirection of existing policy

  • Communicating solutions and new strategies to clients through reports and presentations

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of post-graduation professional experience, including research program management experience

  • Strong interest and broad knowledge of electricity infrastructure and clean technology research issues

  • Government contract management experience

  • Masters degree in Science and Engineering or related discipline(s)

  • Highly developed organization and management skills

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • High degree of self-confidence and determination

  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive priorities without diminished effectiveness

  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software

  • Ability to travel and work overtime hours as needed

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

  • Able to travel via airplane with minimal assistance to client sites across the US and potentially internationally

  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

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

Navigant 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.

Navigant 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.