ESG and decarbonisation consultant

Location NL-Arnhem
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you want to be involved and make a difference in the realization of the transition to greener, lower carbon energy system? Do you want to support our customers to realize their goals and ambitions in their journey to become net zero? Then you may find the role as a Senior Consultant Decorbanisation in DNV to be a great next step in your career.


Position Qualifications

Local Unit & Position Description:

Do you want to be involved and make a difference in the realization of the transition to greener, lower carbon energy system? Do you want to support our customers to realize their goals and ambitions in their journey to become net zero? Then you may find the role as a ESG and Decorbanisation Consultant  in DNV to be a great next step in your career.




DNV Energy Systems is looking for a ESG and Decarbonisation Consultant based in Arnhem (the Netherlands) to support the Energy Markets & Strategy department within DNV. 


The candidate will get the opportunity to act as a trusted advisor and help our customers to achieve their decarbonisation targets. You will be involved in the acquisition, management, and execution of projects. This can include the implementation of energy management systems, roadmapping, development of greenhouse gas inventories, analyses of reduction measures, dashboarding etc. Our client portfolio ranges from the industrial customers, through electricity market parties and network operators, to governments and (investment) banks. We support them in their decision-making process for decarbonization and to realize their goals and ambitions in the journey to become net zero.


The overall purpose of the job is to help DNV safeguard life, property and the environment and achieve our company vision: To be a trusted voice to tackle global transformations.





As an ESG & Decarbonisation Consultant  your responsibilities will relate to two types of activities:

  • Consultancy:
    • Take a role as an consultant on ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance), decarbonization and energy efficiency
    • Have knowledge about decarbonization in industries.
    • Take a role as project manager.
    • Advise our clients in our projects about decarbonisation, energy management and greenhouse gas reduction measures and energy audits.
    • Do quantitative and qualitative analyses for the projects you are working on.
    • Develop greenhouse gas inventories for Scope 1, 2 and 3.
    • Support our customers to define their decarbonisation strategy.
    • Identify strategies to reduce the emissions in line with the ambitions of our customers.
    • Develop new services based on our customer needs.
    • Write reports and advices to our customers.
    • Provide clear and high-quality presentations and reports.
    • Work together with colleagues and experts in projects.
    • Have knowledge about national legislation and regulations and industry guidelines.
  • Sales:
    • Selling projects to grow our business.
    • Using your own network to connect with potential clients.
    • Build strong relationship with existing and new customers.
    • Represent DNV at events to showcase our services and capabilities.
    • Identify market opportunities and develop our services based on these market needs.
    • Organize customer meetings and workshops.
    • Prepare high quality proposals addressing the needs of our customers.


Position Qualifications:



To qualify you must have, i.e. essential skills:

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences and or Engineering, with a specialization in Energy and/ or Sustainability.
  • Good command over verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English.

Key competencies, skills and personal attributes:

  • Strong skills and capabilities to act as a consultant.
  • Ability to work individually as well as in a team.
  • Knowledge of and strong network with industrial customers in Europe.
  • Understanding of the technical consequences of a business decision as well as the business consequences of a technical decision.
  • Ability to handle complex (technical) problems and be able to deal with multiple parties with conflicting interests.




A career in DNV is not just a job. It is an extraordinary opportunity to develop and enrich your life and make more of a global impact than you ever believed possible. Discover more here:



We have an enviable client list – we work with the biggest names out there. Our position enables us to lead the development in many industries. Whether we work with renowned companies, innovative startups or joint industry projects, you will get a chance to utilize your expertise together with specialists from a wide range of disciplines. It will all broaden your view and deepen your skills.



Our knowledge-based and digitally focused organisation will help you learn and grow. Be assured that it is not just something we talk about. Every year we invest 5% of our revenue on research, innovation and development. We also invest strongly in competence development and progression for our people. From on the job learning to joining networks, receiving coaching and participating in training programs, we help to support you progress.



Joining us is an opportunity to make the world a better place. Employees in DNV feel strongly about the company’s Purpose to "safeguard life, property and the environment”. This is our reason for being since our foundation in 1864. Our Vision to be “a trusted voice to tackle global transformations”, gives our people direction and expresses what we would like to accomplish in the long term.



You will be part of a culture that embrace the values of caring, daring and sharing. These are the three core values that shape our performance; We care for each other, our customers, our planet, and we take care of ourselves. We dare to explore, to experiment, to be different, and to be courageous, curious, and creative. We share our experience and knowledge. We collaborate with each other and our customers. We support social, sport and team building activities. As a result, we continue to thrive, grow and develop.



Our benefits package is specifically designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being:

  • Receive a competitive compensation package.
  • Get secured for the future with our pension scheme, profit share, health care benefits and wellness programs.
  • Enjoy the flexibility to handle your work in a way that suits you and your lifestyle and achieve a good work/life balance.
  • Great atmosphere of working together with professionals and some of the most engaged and knowledgeable people in the industry.
  • Receive guidance from colleagues through coaching, mentoring and participating in international networks.
  • Advance your professional skills and technical expertise, through individual competence development plans and tailored training.
  • Develop your managerial skills, by going through our state-of-the-art leadership programs.
  • Be part of a world growing and renowned organization with origins dating back to 1864.


Company & Business Area Description

DNV: Each day, you will find us at work with over 100,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, building the invisible infrastructure of trust. Discover more in our corporate video


We are the independent expert in risk management and quality assurance. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.


In the power and renewables industry DNV – Energy Systems delivers advisory, certification and testing services to stakeholders in the energy value chain. Our expertise spans energy markets and regulations, onshore and offshore wind and solar power generation, power transmission and distribution grids, energy storage and sustainable energy use. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. Learn more at

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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