The Energy Markets & Strategy department in the region Northern Europe provides strategic, regulatory, economic, technical and environmental advisory services related to current and future energy markets, energy technologies and decarbonization strategies to support our customers with new and sustainable business models and strategies. The department exists of 90 employees and is growing. We are currently looking for a business development lead for our activities in the Netherlands and Germany to drive our growth ambitions in these countries.
The department in the Netherlands is based in Arnhem and Groningen, with the majority of the people in Arnhem. Our German office is in Bonn. The expertise of the department covers the following topics:
The department focuses on the energy transition and the impact of the switch to renewable energy resources. We help our clients develop business cases for new technology solutions through working with industry leading technology focused teams within DNV on topics such as energy storage, hydrogen, wind, solar, e-mobility, carbon capture, and fuel switching in heavy industry. Rapid changes create uncertainty and risk from a market perspective, and we take an active role in helping our clients manage that risk through in-depth knowledge of power and the broader energy markets. We also support distribution network owners adapting to new challenges and regulations. Our clients are financial institutions, utilities, project developers, industrials and various energy and climate focused government entities.
We are looking for a business developer who will act as a consultant in the area of power markets and system integration and who will focus on BD and sales for the services of the department. The main tasks for this business developer will be:
The Business Development Lead role reports to the Head of Department Energy Markets & Strategy and works closely together with the local Head of Sections, business leads, key account managers and market area managers.
The energy transition goals lead to the upcoming need for our services. Especially for the markets in the Netherlands and Germany we see a strong growth potential. Therefore, we are currently seeking to employ a dynamic and result-oriented Business Development Leader to lead the growth of our business in this area. We are looking for a candidate with a strong network, who demonstrates a commercial mindset, with leadership skills and a drive to work together with the team to grow our business and develop new opportunities.
The Business Development lead will be responsible for Business Development and sales for the EMS department for our Dutch and German customers and support the development of a combined service portfolio within the department to deliver a high-value end-to-end-solution to the customers. Main target for this role is the growth of order intake in the Netherlands and Germany for the EMS services. These services include services for technical and commercial due diligences, energy markets and regulations, market valuation by market modelling and quantification and decarbonization strategies for both industry and transport.
This growth is mainly expected from our key accounts and from larger projects where we combine the services of the EMS department with services from other teams and departments. Next to these BD and sales activities the BDL will have a role in the execution of projects (e.g., as expert, project manager or project sponsor).
The main tasks for this business developer will be:
This role will involve meetings with customers to discuss potential leads, ensuring an efficient process in how we present, offer and contract our different services, write proposals as well as being responsible for applying foresight and innovation in how the services evolve over time.
The role is predominately one of business development and sales - approximately 70% of your time will be spent identifying and bringing in projects for the team. In addition, acting as expert, Project Sponsor or Project Manager for single projects or undertaking technical work will be expected (30%).
Key responsibilities & tasks:
We are looking for a Business Development Manager who is well-known within the energy market, has a strong network and is able to develop and maintain good relations with our customers. You understand the technical consequences of a business decision as well as the business consequences of a technical decision, and:
For further questions please contact Petra Boer de-Meulman, Head of Department Energy Markets & Technology
Energy Markets and Strategy, Phone: +31 654777986.
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