Vice President - Government Consulting Nexant
Business Unit:Energy Chemicals and Consulting
Nexant, founded on January 1, 2000, is an independent provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions. The company has extensive experience and expertise in energy efficiency, demand side management, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, hydrogen, natural gas, clean coal, and CO2 capture and sequestration. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and operates from 32 corporate, representative, and project offices located throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Nexant Consulting is the sole global management consulting firm that has an exclusive focus on the energy, chemicals and related industries. For over 40 years, Nexant's consulting professionals have helped clients by providing strategic advisory, technical and operations consulting services? and most importantly, privileged insights. Our clientele ranges from major oil and chemical companies, utilities, regional & national governments, renewable energy and bio-based materials to financial institutions, development agencies and law firms.
Staffed with over 150 seasoned industry experts including engineers, chemists, bio chemists, MBAs and experienced business leaders from the sectors we serve. Our global consulting team brings together our collective technical, commercial and financial skills, who work closely and confidentially with our clients to address real world issues and identify opportunities that add real value to their businesses. While our focus is on the global energy and petrochemicals value chain, our teams are located near our client base to provide unrivaled support and service.
Nexant offers a comprehensive suite of best-in-class energy enterprise software that transforms business processes and enables implementation of smart grid, clean energy, and demand management initiatives. Its solutions help utilities, power producers, and retailers improve operational and financial efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance customer engagement across the energy value chain. The company also provides strategic, operational, and technical advisory services to utilities, grid operators, energy resource companies, and petrochemical majors.
Nexant?s industry professionals have completed more than 3,200 client assignments in over 100 countries, and its software is used in over 120 utility control centers worldwide.
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About the Job
We are currently seeking an experienced candidate to grow and manage Nexant?s highly successful Government Consulting activities in Washington D.C. The desired candidate is a high-energy, hands-on professional with a proven track record in business development in providing international and domestic energy services to the U.S. Government. The candidate will demonstrate experience winning and managing USAID energy projects. Experience with other agencies such as US DOE, USTDA, IADB, World Bank/IFC, etc. is a significant plus.
Duties and Responsibilities
Managing Nexant?s DC office of highly experienced professionals, and be responsible for its growth and development
As a VP on the global Government Consulting Team, work closely with Nexant management on strategy and delivery to drive revenue and profit growth
Primary performance objective is to achieve revenue growth in the Government sector, with a focus on the energy and power industries
Participate in the management and delivery of consultancy engagements to exceed clients? expectations and meet internal quality, time and budget constraints
Work effectively with Nexant?s global Government Consulting Team
Master?s degree or higher in subject relevant to the energy and power sectors (e.g. in energy, economics, environment)
Minimum 20 years of experience in the energy sector covering clean energy and power, and with at least 12 years demonstrated experience in sales and implementation with USAID and/or international donor/government clients
Demonstrated track record of preparing and winning work through strong technical and cost proposals for USAID and other similar development funders
Excellent manager with a track record of growing headcount and year-on-year revenue, and maintaining margins
Experience in energy policy and reform, energy economics, technology development, transaction advisory, project development and finance and Emerging Markets
Experience living and working in developing or transitional countries strongly preferred
Excellent presentation and report writing skills
Diplomatic in interacting and working with people, with an acute cultural awareness
Salary and Benefits (U.S.)
Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.
Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workforce diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
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