Senior / Principal / Senior Principal Hydrogen Consultants / Engineers

Location UK-London | UK-Aberdeen | UK-Stockport | UK-Loughborough
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Location Details
London/ Manchester/ Loughborough/ Aberdeen
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you excited about the opportunities created by the energy transition to decarbonize our economy? Have you been wondering how to help our industries transform and develop solutions to aid our climate change challenge?


If you have those ambitions DNV has a spot for you. Our Energy Systems business unit in Region UK & Ireland is seeking Senior, Principal and Senior Principal Hydrogen Consultants passionate about creating a safer, better, and more sustainable world.


At DNV you will find teams of highly competent people that truly believe that through our engagement we help protect people, property and the environment. We work together in global and inclusive teams where diversity is not only a priority but an encouraged way of working. We embrace new ideas that challenge the status quo. We look forward to working with you, the type of person that is determined to make a difference. If you are a solution-oriented mindset, proactive personality, and have a team-player attitude, we want to have you in our team.


As a Senior / Principal / Senior Principal Hydrogen Consultant you will be close to innovative industries, forward looking companies and creative people that are looking for ways to lower our carbon footprint with the use of low-carbon hydrogen.


DNV has a broad suite of services that offer ways to streamline and de-risk the development and implementation of new technologies and processes to support the complete hydrogen value chain. From production of both green and blue hydrogen, transportation, and storage, to its uses in various applications.


This position could be based out any of our DNV offices in London, Loughborough, Aberdeen, Manchester or remote-based at any location in the UK.


What You’ll Do


  • Be the driver of high-quality delivery of hydrogen projects in UK & Ireland
  • Align with the Regional segment lead for Hydrogen and CCS in Region UK & Ireland to develop and foster the engagement of relevant clients in the region
  • Support lead generation, bidding, and project execution in operations
  • Facilitate domain knowledge building and innovation within the organisation
  • Sell from domain experience
  • Support bid and project competence

What You’ll Sell


  • Our existing knowledge of fossil fuel applications and how these assets/businesses can be converted to low-carbon hydrogen
    • Help clients identify what they need to do to convert to hydrogen
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the differences between fossil fuels and hydrogen and how to comply with regulations/standards etc
    • How our solutions deliver Net Zero to our clients
    • How our soluti
    • ons are commercially, as well as technically, investable.
  • The range of hydrogen options available to clients:
    • Different types of hydrogen (green, blue, gas, liquid etc) and hydrogen carriers such as ammonia, liquid organic hydrogen carriers.
    • Strategies for different sectors – transport, marine, heat, industry.
    • An independent assessment of the optimum solution.
  • Whole systems solutions linking DNV expertise across the board - onshore/offshore/marine/subsea
    • Cross energy vector solutions such as power to gas
    • Identification of constraints that need to be overcome such as energy storage, power, CCS and water supply infrastructure
    • Innovative ideas from low to high TRLs depending on the clients’ requirements
    • Advise across industry from investors, financial institutions to industrials

Position Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree with undergraduate in mechanical, or chemical, or electric engineering or one of the physical sciences
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the energy industry understanding market drivers and technical challenges in the hydrogen market area.
  • Strong domain knowledge in any one or more of the following areas:
    • Hydrogen value chain
    • Green & blue hydrogen production
    • Conversion/repurposing of offshore and onshore assets from natural gas to hydrogen
    • Economic/business skills to support increase in growth of financial transactions involving
    • hydrogen and carbon capture
    • Conversion of end-users from fossil fuels to hydrogen including transport applications
    • Electrolysers and Electrolysis
    • Fuel cells
    • Gas processing
    • Hydrogen transportation and blending
    • Hydrogen uses in industrial sector
    • Hydrogen safety
  • Hold strong self-development, empowerment, and engagement
  • Creates trust through reliable delivery and strong and stable relationships with customers
  • Promotes a diverse and inclusive culture, respects and understands cultural diversity and can
  • communicate and connect with people at different levels
  • Keep a positive and proactive attitude, with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Is self-motivated, resilient and copes with work pressure
  • Cultivates a broad and diverse network
  • Good communication skills and comfortable with public speaking
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Regular business travel is required


Please submit your Cover Letter along with your CV. 

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.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV 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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