Guidehouse Senior Consultant-ES&I Decarbonization Solutions in Chicago, Illinois
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What You Will Do :
Interested in working with talented people to help develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most complex and challenging problems? We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management. You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history. Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice and Navigant’s deep expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.
We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.
Our Energy, Sustainability & Infrastructure (ES&I) team provides political, strategic and management consultancy to institutions and companies across the energy value chain that aim to support and finance the energy transition. Our strength lies in our strategic understanding of complex relations between technology, policy, business and finance, and our ability to translate that into actionable advice for our clients
Guidehouse’s Decarbonization Solutions team works to deliver the next generation of solutions to support our clients in delivering on a decarbonized energy future. We support utilities and stakeholders across the energy sector as they envision and prepare for this future by combining our market knowledge, objective modelling capabilities, and deep technical skills with strategic perspectives on decarbonization planning.
As a member of the Decarbonization Solutions team you will help to identify and build new, transformational offerings for our clients. You will primarily work with energy providers to help them identify long term pathways and related actions to decarbonize their operations. Assignments may include defining decarbonization targets and strategies, measuring long-term decarbonization impacts, and developing and implementing decarbonization programs to drive real-world impact. In this role you will learn, be challenged, and develop skills at a fast pace. In addition to hands-on experience, formal training programs will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed. In this role, you will learn, be challenged, and develop skills at a fast pace.
We are looking for someone with a passion for creative problem solving, client service, and project management. Key responsibilities for this position include:
Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities (particularly energy efficiency, grid modernization, renewable energy, customer programs, new business models, and sustainability)
Performing statistical and economic analyses by creating spreadsheet models
Preparing workshop and meeting materials, attending sessions, and summarizing outcomes
Preparing reports, presentations, and other documents for client deliverables
Interviewing business managers, technology experts, and public policy officials
Staying abreast of technology developments, demonstration projects, and pilot studies of emerging energy and decarbonization technologies
Presenting results of assigned tasks and analyses to clients
Working effectively with colleagues and client staff as part of a project team; work independently as needed.
What You Will Need :
Bachelors or Masters degree in an engineering, energy science, economics, mathematics, business, sustainability and/or a related discipline AND the following experience:
Bachelors and 5+ years of relevant industry or consulting experience excluding internships/co-ops
Masters degree and 3+ years of relevant industry or consulting experience excluding internships/co-ops
Experienced and skilled with PowerPoint, Excel, Word
Familiarity with collaborative software platforms and tools that facilitate team collaboration through cloud computing, Teams, SharePoint, etc.
Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytics skills.
Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills, e.g., proven ability to summarize complex material into key findings and implications for our clients.
Ability to work multiple projects and show a good understanding of the project objectives and client expectations.
General knowledge of decarbonization pathways in the energy sector, across both electric and gas systems
A team player who demonstrates the willingness and ability to work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
Willingness to travel to client sites and training / conferences as needed.
No sponsorship available for this position
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
The salary range for this role is $63,600 - $115,920, may vary based on experience and location.
What Would Be Nice To Have :
Demonstrate understanding of low carbon fuels.
Familiarity and demonstratable passion for the following:
Sustainability (e.g., GHG emissions accounting standards, GHG reporting protocols, life cycle assessments, ESG)
Innovation (e.g., advancement of new ideas and technologies)
Environmental and sustainability policy appraisal
The annual salary range for this position is $77,500.00-$155,000.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
What We Offer :
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Student Loan PayDown
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.