VEIC

Consultant

Job Locations US-CA
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Deadline to Apply
1/15/2022

Overview

VEIC is seeking a California-based Consultant; to support our work in Hawaii, as well as other consulting projects as appropriate. VEIC serves on the program administrator team for Hawaii Energy and has a portfolio of dozens of projects around the country. This individual will spend approximately 50% of their time on assignments associated with the Hawaii Energy contract. The remaining portion of the Consultant's time would be spent supporting projects deemed appropriate to their skills and project needs, including California-based projects. The Consultant will be supported by a Hawaii-based project lead, and be a part of a team of analysts and subject matter experts that collaborate to execute work assigned under that contract. The ideal candidate will be able to coordinate multiple research, pilot, and data analytics activities at a given time. A strong foundation in energy efficiency programming and best practices is required. Experience with and understanding of flexible load management approaches, distributed energy resources, emerging technologies, and GHG analyses is highly desirable.

 

 

We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.

Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Manages projects promoting cutting-edge energy projects on behalf of clients throughout the country and internationally. This may include:
    • Managing on-going client relationships;
    • Facilitating meetings of external working groups;
    • Managing the work of other VEIC staff and/or subcontractors; and
    • Tracking and management of project budgets.
  • Designs, reviews, and/or critiques energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies.
  • Conducts research and performs economic analysis of efficiency measures, programs and policies.
  • Assists consulting business development, including sometimes leading proposal preparation.
  • Occasionally represents VEIC and the Consulting Division at national and international forums.

Qualifications

  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus five or more years of relevant professional experience, including managing projects & client relationships, or a similar combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills were acquired. Three or more years’ experience within the efficiency or renewable energy field(s) preferred.
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovation in approach to work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including effectiveness in persuasive communications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Excellent analytical skills. Strong quantitative analytical skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously, address competing priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to facilitate group discussions and meetings.
  • Skills necessary to develop (and acquire funding for) new consulting projects.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of key energy-efficiency and/or renewable markets and measures.
  • Knowledge of good efficiency and/or renewable energy programs and policies.
  • Facility with techniques of economic analysis.
  • Proven ability to be organized, detail oriented and accurate.
  • Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software.

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