Energy Storage Project Manager

Location CA-ON-Toronto
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you want to support the advancement of project development and finance in the energy storage industry?


We’re looking for an Energy Storage Project Manager to work on a variety of unique energy storage projects that include technologies such as lithium-ion and flow batteries. You will work closely with industry leaders, financiers, and cutting-edge technology developed by some of the most well-known manufacturers, investors, developers, and integrators. 

DNV’s Renewable & Power Grids group is making exciting investments in energy storage and is growing its team in 2021 and beyond. We know the energy storage markets are growing faster than anyone has predicted; we are committed to supporting this growth with the best data, advice, and expertise on the planet!

Our team sits at the engineering nexus between energy storage technology and financing to support transactions that grow the market. Through client contracts, we work independently as a voice for the industry. You will be an independent engineering to support the design, financing, and construction of all types of storage and hybrid projects in North America.


Our clients, which range from the largest financial institutions in the world to regional project developers, rely upon our reports as part of their investment decisions. The Project Manager will be responsible for leading the technical due diligence process, contributing as a subject matter expert and coordinating and communicating with clients. The right person will ultimately weave the highly technical project content into a story that can speak to engineers and investors.


  • Ideally, this position could be based in our  Toronto, CA office. 

Position Qualifications

What You’ll Do

  • Initiating and coordinating the technical review process among internal specialists (including civil and electrical engineering, energy assessment, technology experts, permitting, battery safety, etc.).
  • Communicating with clients to provide timely and relevant project updates and deliverables while ensuring milestones are met and expectations are exceeded.
  • Building business with existing and new clients by demonstrating DNV’s value and developing proposals in response to sole sourced requests or RFPs.
  • Participating in continuous improvement efforts for the ESE team, including tool development, process refinement, and lessons learned activities.
  • Developing content for blog posts, industry conferences, and client workshops.
  • Juggling multiple projects and levels of responsibility simultaneously.
  • Converting with vague and incomplete information into well-informed, risk-mitigated conclusions.
  • Working with a diverse group of fun and talented people.
  • Performing portions of the due diligence reviews, including contract and financial model (OPEX and CAPEX) reviews.
  • Collaborating with technical specialists to write and peer review due diligence reports.
  • Coordinating construction and operational monitoring by DNV, including performing site visits, reviewing construction documents, progress reports, schedules, budgets, change orders, and invoices to ensure the project is built as designed to meet performance expectations.
  • Support the mission and vision, have some fun while you do it, and maybe make a few new friends!


What is Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering, Environmental Science, Technical field , and/ or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in renewable energy development, with 2 years of experience in energy storage, and or solar + storage development in the context of engineering, estimation, construction, development, origination, consulting, finance, or project management.
  • Familiarity with energy industry technology (batteries, inverters, PV modules, PV mounting systems, balance of system components, etc.).
  • Experience in being part of collaborative project team(s) and ability to be customer facing
  • Comfort with interpreting and analyzing data in Microsoft Office Suite (2016) and presenting findings to customers
  • Maintain a customer-focused, consultative approach to projects and customer needs
  • Work within expected deadlines, while being adaptive to changing scope or customer needs
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10-15% of the time
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening


These are Preferred

  • Advanced degree in engineering or related field
  • Business development or involvement in industry groups or committees is desired
  • Candidates can have any or all of the following skillsets:
    • Capability to model or simulate energy storage operations
    • Solar and/or storage industry construction and operating contracts, solar project construction, operations/asset management, solar project design/development, module/inverter technology, power marketing/offtake contracting, or energy storage technology and implementation (Preferred).
    • Experience with energy storage hardware

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**


How We Do It


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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 offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day. Read more here:


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 


We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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