Senior Consultant Power Cables

Location DE-Dresden | NL-Groningen | DE-Bonn | DE-Essen | DE-Hamburg | DE-Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog | DE-Rostock | DE-BR-Schönefeld
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Business Area
Energy Systems
Location Details
Dresden, Germany
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
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Local Unit & Position Description

Stepping up in the cable industry? Join DNV for a dynamic and international career on the top of the cable-world!


DNV is one of the world’s leading advisory and verification consultancy firms in Power Cables and is looking for an experienced consultant in the area of Underground and Submarine Power Cables to strengthen our team at our Energy Systems office location in Dresden, Germany.

Due to the rapid acceleration and transition to greener and more renewable energy resources worldwide. DNV has seen and experienced an exponential growth to act and be a strategic partner and trusted voice to industry to tackle this very important energy transition, while also continuing to keep a watchful eye on the management of existing electrical plant and infrastructure. This include therefore also advisory and verification services DNV perform for Power Cables, which has become a critical and key system component to connect both offshore and onshore for windfarms, solar plants, hydro plants, transmission operators and distribution operators. Our role includes the performance of concept design studies, basic system designs, specifications, tender evaluations, design reviews, failure analysis, and inspections and quality assurance during design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning.


As a Senior Consultant Power Cables in Underground and Submarine Power Cables you will be part of the Asset Management Services Cables Team in Dresden, Germany. Together with the Dresden Teams and the colleagues in the Dutch Power Cable Team you will help our customers achieve sustainable, world-class cable systems.


The projects you execute are for any electrical asset owner, project developer, manufacturer, insurer or other party dealing with high voltage AC or DC power cable systems. Our teams in Dresden (Germany) and Arnhem (the Netherlands), hold a leading position outside and within DNV worldwide, by expertise and experience. Therefore, work is of an international nature, and often in cooperation with other DNV offices (e.g. Korea, Canada, Dubai, Singapore, China, etc.).


You will provide engineering and consultancy services to customers in the utility and manufacturing industry worldwide. You will be responsible for management and execution of projects in the field of power cables. You understand the market we operate in and can deliver high quality content.

Position Qualifications

What we are asking


We’re looking for a colleague who has strong skills and knowledge of power cables, and is able to develop and maintain good relations with customers such as grid operators, power plants and industries.



  • You have at least 7 years of experience in Underground and/or submarine Power Cables
  • You have an academic degree in Physics or Electrical Engineering or similar
  • You have strong skills and capabilities in power cable engineering, design and quality assurance
  • You have knowledge of the most recent IEC standards and CIGRE guidelines
  • You understand the technical consequences of a business decision as well as the business consequences of a technical decision
  • You are able to lead (inter)national projects and function as a trusted partner of our customers
  • You are able to work independently and responsibly
  • You have a growing professional network in the energy industry
  • Your English language skills are strong, verbal and in writing (German language skills will be an added benefit)
  • You are willing to travel (inter)nationally on a regular basis.

What we are offering


We are offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. You will be part of a professional team based across Northern Europe  and that lead and execute projects for clients all over the world in close corporation with our offices in near proximity to their clients. Your home office will be our Energy System offices in Dresden, Germany.

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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