Battery Energy Storage Systems Consultant

July 31, 2023
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #12529

BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS CONSULTANT required by our client, within the Renewable Industry, to be assigned on a PERMANENT basis, located in Glasgow- UK


The position of ‘BESS Consultant’ will be responsible for delivering client facing Advisory Services activities across our Asset Management portfolio. 


  • Understand and interpret client’s needs, clearly communicating client’s goals to internal and external stakeholders
  • Be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of Advisory Services and one-off projects on behalf of clients including due diligence, owners engineering and general technical mission
  • Support our growth and cost reduction targets
  • Undertake technical, project management, commercial and customer-facing activities
  • Support regular communication with target clients and provide feedback to the business units to refine the product offering
  • Candidates must be able to carry out Energy Yield Assessments (EYAs) by themselves or review third party EYAs.
  • Prepare & deliver presentations and reports for Asset Management team and/or clients Internal Engagement
  • Ensuring that appropriate contracts are agreed with clients and time and cost is accounted for appropriately within the business
  • Ensure the quality of work meets clients’ expectations
  • Work with all internal stakeholders, and any sub-contractors
  • Ensure project deliverables stay on time, on target, and on budget
  • Supporting the development of proposals to secure new work
  • Responsibility for the financial performance of any projects managed
  • Mentor and support less experienced team members
  • Identify and communicate relevant technological developments or regulatory changes which may impact the business or provide new opportunities
  • Work with clients to identify their requirements and key points of contact
  • Attending client meetings and undertaking site visits within the UK and globally


  • Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering or relevant Business / Commercial discipline
  • Valid driving license for use within UK
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the renewable industry
  • Knowledge and experience of technical due diligence drafting
  • Contract specification review and preparation Competent user of Microsoft Office365 products
  • Understanding of technical aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of BESS systems
  • Established network of contacts within the renewables industry
  • Understanding of commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance)
  • Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English
  • Strong commercial and contractual awareness, Team player, Project management, Initiative/Self-motivated, Planning and organizing, Attention to Detail, Completer finisher, Ability to manage and priorities multiple tasks, Willingness to travel, Proficiency in other language(s)
  • Previous demonstrable experience in performing owners engineering, due diligence, technical auditing, technical advisory and/or consultancy activities in the BESS field
  • Similar consultancy or in-field experience with battery storage systems would be considered advantageous
  • Experience in the renewables industry in a technical consulting capacity
  • Managing budgets and project costs
  • Client facing experience in a consultancy role
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