Senior Consultant I


United States
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 06/15/2021
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  • Company Address: 101 2ND ST STE 1000, San Francisco, CA, 94105-3651

About Nexant

Nexant is a globally recognized software, consulting and services leader that provides innovative solutions to utilities, energy enterprises, chemical companies and government entities worldwide. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, Nexant and its 600+ employees work from over 30 global offices providing deep technical expertise and regional knowledge to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce costs and achieve superior business results.

Job Description


Nexant Utility Services (UTS), a consulting business unit focused on providing research-based strategic advice, policy analysis, expert testimony, statistical analysis, economic modeling, and data collection services, is currently searching for qualified consultants to support its energy practice. Our clients span both public agencies and private utilities.

We are seeking a Senior Consultant to join the UTS Strategy & Planning group. This position is not location specific and can be associated with any Nexant office or remote. However, the preferred location for the position is Louisville, CO. Senior Consultants are leaders in our consulting practice that are expected to effectively manage project teams of Nexant staff that are often geographically distributed. Our Senior Consultants write clearly and compellingly with an emphasis on delivering insightful written communications to our clients. Senior Consultants in the S&P practice area are also effective speakers and present the findings of their work to our clients as well as at industry conferences. Senior Consultants write proposals for new projects and are expected to contribute to the business development of our consulting practice. Our practice area currently has a focus in utility demand side management program strategy, planning, and evaluation. However, we increasingly bring our data analytics and market research expertise to bear in assisting utilities in other areas of their operations.


Duties and Responsibilities

• Lead research and analysis projects

• Manage complex analytical projects to meet project milestones and stay within established budgets

• Oversee analytical work of junior staff and conduct analytical work as needed

• Proactively identify and troubleshoot problems that arise during projects

• Present analysis results and recommendations to clients

• Ensure adherence to high standards in research methods, analysis approaches, and work products

• Manage existing client relationships and build new client relationships

• Provide mentoring and training to mid and junior-level staff

• Present at conferences, workshops, and other networking events

• Lead and contribute to proposal writing as new project opportunities are identified

• Produce high-quality written reports and presentations

• Line management of 1-3 junior staff members

• Other duties as assigned


• Masters or Doctorate degree in a relevant field (i.e., economics, statistics, social and environmental sciences, mathematics, policy analysis, computer science, or public policy)

• 5+ years of experience in an energy or public policy related field, preferably in a consulting environment

• 3+ years of project management experience

• Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative energy or public policy related research and evaluation, statistical and non-statistical analysis, experimental design, and the ability to translate data into compelling report and presentation formats

• Proven leadership in the field of energy efficiency and demand response evaluation, measurement & verification

• Experience and expertise with natural gas and/or electric utility industry operations and regulatory frameworks

• Ability to manage multiple projects and multidisciplinary project teams, including members in remote locations

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as client interface capabilities

• Effective contributor to business unit-specific and corporate operational and management initiatives

• Experience supervising junior staff by actively managing growth, providing in-the-moment coaching, and providing feedback.

• Desire to develop existing and new skills in a collaborative, fast-paced environment

• Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time


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.

About Nexant

Nexant is a premier provider of technology enabled solutions to the Utility and Energy Industry focused on the next generation intelligent grid, distributed energy resources, and the digital customer experience. Operating from 20 offices around the world, the company's team of industry professionals has completed more than 5,000 engagements in over 70 countries. Nexant's clients include over 200 utility and software services customers. We work with over 300 chemical and petroleum majors, financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies. Find out more at

Diversity & Sustainability at Nexant

At Nexant, diversity, equality, and inclusion matter. We have made a firm commitment to address diversity in every aspect of our business operations. We recognize that to be successful, it is vital to celebrate our differences, provide fair opportunity, and learn from one another.

The management of energy, water and other vital resources is in a pivotal moment in history. We believe we have an opportunity to empower sustainable activities as a business and as individuals. This belief is infused in our relationships with employees, clients, our supply chain, and the environment. We are proud of our sustainability achievements as a company and how our business aligns with the goal of a resourceful, responsible, and sustainable world. Nexant has been recording, reporting, and offsetting our North American office carbon emissions with The Climate Registry since 2008. Nexant is a member of EUISSCA, an alliance of US electric utilities and their suppliers that was formed to promote a robust and sustainable electric utility industry supply chain.


Every day, Nexant employees partner with customers to re imagine the world we live in and create a more sustainable energy future.

Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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