Net Zero Consultant

Net Zero Consultant

Centrica Energy Trading

Multiple Locations, United Kingdom

The Role:

This role will be responsible for leading net zero consulting projects for large industrial, commercial, and public sector end-user clients in the UK and Ireland. The role-holder will work within a team of energy consultants, analysts, and engineers, working consultatively with clients to develop net zero pathways for their site portfolios. The role-holder will be accountable for project managing consulting projects with clients, including managing an internal project team of varied competencies (analytical, technical, product experts), delivering projects to time and budget, and interfacing with client stakeholders to deliver a high standard of work to meet their requirements. The role-holder will support the management of relevant partnerships which supplement CBS’s internal capabilities with complementary services (e.g. Scope 3 related services) and will also support proposal development for net zero pathway/consulting projects.

Required Skills & Experience:

Consulting skillset and experience

  • Gravitas and ability to mobilise support and take people on a journey with you
  • Excellent project management and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to manage wide range of skill sets (analytical, technical, product experts) within project teams and deliver high quality project outputs
  • Very high professionalism of outputs (PPT, Word, Excel, other)
  • High level of modelling capabilities
  • High level of written and oral communication
  • Ability to develop easy-to-understand solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with senior stakeholders

Energy and decarbonisation knowledge and experience

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in a wide range of low carbon/clean energy solutions across electricity, heating, and road vehicles
  • Understanding of and experience with energy service and energy supply business models
  • Knowledge of carbon frameworks and terminology (e.g. SBTs, Net Zero, Carbon Neutrality, RE100, Offsetting markets, Scopes 1-3)
  • Developed point of view on industry trends and future innovation in the clean energy sector

Commercial acumen

  • Ability to build sales narratives and business cases for clients in support of net zero, accounting for the multi-dimensional nature of net zero (e.g. role of costs, employees, investors, regulators, and customers in the business case)
  • Ability to articulate energy solutions and pathways in the context of the overarching net zero business case
  • Capability to support Sales leaders on customer targeting and to support development of net zero pathway proposals

People management

  • Capability to manage graduates and junior analysts, delivering continual professional development

The Person:

Key competencies required to carry out the role competently and effectively

  • Strategically minded: Able to structure insights and evidence into compelling narrative for how to realise a business opportunity or overcome a business challenge
  • Market knowledge: Understanding of the UK energy markets and financial levers
  • Commercially minded: Able to build, assess and improve business cases and financial profiles including innovative approaches
  • Technologically astute: Knows the (energy) technology sector and the energy services market
  • Creative: Able to innovate and to instigate and assess new ideas
  • Customer Centric: Put the customer at the heart of decision making, able to interact with senior customers with highest standard of professionalism
  • Organised: Able to coordinate and drive people to a common goal

Work Experience

  • Successful track record in a similar capacity or demonstrable success in delivering projects in a consultative environment
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement and analysis including materiality assessment, interviews, workshops and peer benchmarking


  • Degree level qualification in any discipline or equivalent – essential

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