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Black & Veatch Principal Consultant, Business Strategy - REMOTE US-Based in Albany, New York

Principal Consultant, Business Strategy - REMOTE US-Based

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location:

US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 57301

Job Title : Principal Consultant, Business Strategy - REMOTE US-Based

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : MCD-MCD-STRATEGIC ADVISORY

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch Management Consulting is seeking a Principal Consultant level professional to join our team of consultants, strategic advisors, technology specialists, and energy industry respected subject matter experts. ThePrincipal Consultant will drive the development and execution of business strategy to support the growing the Strategy & Planning business and the success of Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC (BVMC).Providing input to the strategy and direction for the organization, this professional plays a key role to support the processes to develop and deliver strategic solutions, acquire new clients and engagements, to grow existing clients, and maintain a strong relationship with senior client executives to ensure considerable business growth.

  • Identify, develop, sell, and direct innovative strategy solutions addressing complex problems and market trends related to the transformation of the energy industry targeting key stakeholders including utilities, commercial and industrial customers, developers.

  • Support strategic engagements with new and existing clients working independently as well as with the broader sales and business line teams in the areas of utility infrastructure asset management, risk management, operational technologies and infrastructure modernization, including developing and delivering opportunities in the marketplace, with an emphasis on sales and account growth and profitability.

  • Support assigned accounts across industry segments (electric, gas, and water utilities, industrials, etc.), reflecting the Management Consultingoffering strategy and value propositions.

  • Collaborate and partner with Black & Veatch Management Consulting’s sales, regulatory, infrastructure modernization, and connected customer teams as well as the broaderBlack & Veatch teams to provide comprehensive solutions within the energy markets.

Key Responsibilities

The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to create and cultivate the group’s business vision – which is to be recognized as forward-looking industry leaders by providing our clients with the strategy, concepts and insights, analytical techniques, implementation capabilities, and thought leadership to understand, address, and operate successfully within critical infrastructure solutions in the energy industry and adjacent sectors.

  • Grow the Strategy & Planning business area by creatively engaging clients and delivering strategic solutions to satisfy their needs.

  • Develop, market, sell, and deliver world-class strategy solutions across the industries served by Black & Veatch with a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach that integrates strategic, financial advisory services for key stakeholders, private and investor-owned utility companies, commercial and industrial customers, wholesale operators, generators, municipalities, government agencies, and technology solution providers.

  • Support the development, implementation, and management of a well-conceived business plan to grow the level of business and client base for the Strategy & Planning business area and lead the process to acquire new clients and engagements.

  • Generate new andadd-on business, including new contracts, contract extensions, renewals, and increased scope with focus on industries and clients in the areas of strategy and planning.

  • Develop long-term project and business advisory relationships with a wide range of clients including utilities and other energy market participants (e.g. commercial and industrial customers and energy developers).

  • Be responsible for all aspects of assigned engagements including conducting quality assurance reviews on their own and others' work. The individual will also direct the development of processes and techniques that improve the operation of the firm and develop marketable solutions.

  • Closely interact with members of Black & Veatch Management Consulting’s sales, regulatory, infrastructure modernization and connected customer teams to drive the development, selling and delivery of multi-functional business solutions.

  • Be an active participant in industry groups and have a well-established network with executives within the energy industry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience

  • 5 years managing complex energy projects/initiatives

  • 10 years in a business/consulting environment with experience that includes:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the energy industry; knowledge of industry business drivers and transformation drivers and impacts

  • Deep understanding of current policy and mega trends as the energy ecosystem and markets evolve and become increasingly distributed

  • 5 years of experience structuring, developing, and selling strategic engagements to energy clients

  • Excellent communication/ presentation skills (written, verbal); ability to develop and maintain key relationships

  • Successfully managing multiple engagements simultaneously

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

US-based Virtual/Remote with the ability to travel up to 50%

Competencies

Action oriented

Communicates effectively

Customer focus

Decision quality

Manages ambiguity

Organizational savvy

Values differences

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

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