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Energy Risk Manager

Fairfax, Virginia

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Requisition Number: 232789
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Fairfax
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

Division Description:

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.
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Job Description:

Manager, Risk Consulting

Position Overview
As a result of rapid growth in our business, we are seeking a Manager to join our Risk Practice. This is a client facing position, reporting to the Head of the Risk Practice. The Manager will be responsible for delivering and managing on-going Risk engagements, while also contributing to new order intake and business development, for US power utilities, end users, energy marketing and trading companies and other market participants. 


Position Responsibilities

  • Provide a range of risk management consulting services to power/energy clients for all operating and market facing operations for generation, transmission and distribution assets and systems.   

  • Provide risk program assessment, design and development services to help clients meet their business objectives.

  • Develop staffing plans for short, mid and long term risk projects. 

  • Create project budgets and margins, and manage engagements within these parameters.   

  • Manage project teams of senior consultants, consultants and analysts. 

  • Simulate recommended risk management strategies with rigor in both stochastic and deterministic frameworks; bring a best practice perspective to clients’ risk management programs.

  • Contribute to the growth strategy for the Risk Practice. This includes the evolution of offerings to keep them best in class as well as the development and introduction of new consulting products.

  • Contribute to the business development and sales process, including through identification of new leads.  

  • Work with power/energy/environmental market experts to develop a view of future market conditions relating to client portfolios, and develop Risk management solutions appropriately. 

  • Exercise thought leadership to guide the research and development of emerging issues and solutions impacting risk management in the power and energy industry. Publish thought leadership.  

  • Ensure that staffing resources are deployed appropriately, and that quality control systems and practices are implemented. 


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 6+ years of consulting experience in the power/energy industry.

  • In depth knowledge of Risk Management.  

  • Strong quantitative background, by education and / or professional experience

  • Experience with Matlab and/or SQL coding and applications a plus

  • Track record of successful project management, preferably for energy/power industry clients.

  • MBA or Masters in Business, Economics or Technical Discipline preferred.

  • Relevant engineering and operations research at the BS or MS level also a plus

  • Ability to provide strong technical leadership / oversight for a wide range of economic and statistical analyses in the energy field.

  • Detailed knowledge of electric power, natural gas, environmental markets, generation, transmission, distribution and energy demand.

  • Strong expertise in US energy/power market analysis and a detailed understanding of the analytical tools / software used in the industry.

  • Strong consulting skills, including excellent written, oral, analytical, and presentation skills required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork, expresses ideas in a clear and concise manner, both in written and oral communications.

  • Identifies issues and problems, secures relevant information, considers alternative courses of action and makes good business decisions.

  • Sees change in the business or work environment, understands implications and adjusts priorities as needed on short notice.

  • Has the ability to travel.

* To be considered for this position, you must be authorized to work in the US without the need for visa sponsorship, now or in the future.




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