Vacancies

Director of Market Development, International Energy

Office location
Sandvika
Application deadline
9/28/2020
Type
Permanent
Type
Adviser

Do you want to take part in expanding our international power sector services?

Norconsult is Norway's largest and one of the Nordic region’s leading interdisciplinary consultancy firms within planning, engineering, design and architecture. We contribute to a more sustainable society and generate benefits for the community through innovative and targeted consultancy services. The energy business area is one of the most important in Norconsult and a main international focus area. Norconsult has helped to develop sustainable power and energy supply solutions for more than 90 years in Norway and 60 years internationally and is one of the leading consultancy companies within hydropower worldwide. Outside the Nordic countries we have major branch and project offices in Africa and Asia focused on the renewable energy market.

Norconsult is owned by its employees and our head office is located in Sandvika, outside Oslo in Norway. The Norconsult group is currently around 4 400 employees.

Director of Market Development, International Energy

As Director of Market Development, you will work closely with management in the Energy Division in Norway and the managers of our international subsidiaries. You will play a key role in growing our international renewable energy business activity. One of the prioritized market areas is hydropower. Your main tasks will be to:

  • develop and implement market and project acquisition strategy outside the Nordic countries, mainly South-East Asia and Africa
  • develop client relations and follow up key clients and projects
  • develop strategic partner relationships
  • coordinate market activity with the Energy Division management in Norway and the managers of our international subsidiaries

You will report to Vice President International Energy. You may be based either in Sandvika, Norway, or in one of our international locations. Extensive international travel will be required. Working language will be English. If based in Norway, proficiency in Norwegian or a Scandinavian language is advantageous.

We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate the following:

  • first or higher university degree
  • an influential communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with a wide variety of clients, stakeholders and partners at all levels
  • ability to work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary environment
  • a good understanding of the energy sector in general
  • extensive renewable energy experience, preferably within hydropower and project development
  • experience with the Norwegian hydropower design philosophy is advantageous
  • experience from working in the international energy market, primarily experience from the South-East Asian market
  • extensive international network within the international energy market

Working with Norconsult provides an opportunity for:

  • working within a cutting-edge design environment; Norconsult being the frontrunner in digital design and project implementation, including the first entirely digitally designed and constructed hydropower plant
  • strong, value-based and flexible company culture
  • flexible working hours
  • competitive salary and employment conditions

Contact

Profile picture of Hege Iversen
Hege Iversen
Vice President. Head of International Energy