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Head of Department (HoD) Project Finance & Merger & Acquisitions (PFMA)

Responsible for leading and growing the PFMA group within the North America Region and representing the Company in the Regional renewables market. The individual will have profit and loss responsibility for Wind & Solar Due Diligence and Merger & Acquisitions and is geographically spread across USA & Canada.

The role will operate at both strategic and operational levels, providing leadership for a team of highly skilled staff, implementing a regional strategy, driving innovation, identifying opportunities for business growth and delivering efficiencies. As part of the Regional Leadership Team, the HoD contributes in shaping the future strategy of the largest global renewables consultancy in the world.

The role involves:

* P&L responsibility for assigned business areas

* Strategic and Operational level leadership

* Driving innovation and efficiencies

* Business development

* Management of specialist staff within the Service Line, where relevant

* Global collaboration

Main Responsibilities

Within their assigned departments the individual will be responsible for:

* Developing and implementing a competitive strategy for the region consistent with Company strategic direction.

* Identifying the strategic clients and developing customer relations to ensure the company remains prominent within the industry. Managing and developing new customer relationships, presenting a clear and consistent value proposition to win new business.

* Developing budgets to ensure the region is able to meet the financial revenue and profit targets.

* Monitoring regional performance against the business on a monthly and quarterly basis, re-forecasting quarterly to reflect variations from budget.

* Implementing appropriate resource planning models to ensure staff are effectively utilized in line with performance objectives and budgets.

* Identifying, mitigating and managing contractual and commercial risk within the region in line with company guidelines and practices.

* Leading and managing a team or teams of highly skilled professionals. This will include defining clear roles and responsibilities, setting clear expectations and performance objectives, coaching and mentoring, staff development and training etc.

* Ensuring effective strategies are in place with regard to retention and recruitment of personnel in line with the strategy and budget plans.

* Working with your teams within the region to ensure effective succession planning strategies are implemented.

* Identifying and supporting opportunities to collaborate with other parts of the business and other regions to enhance project delivery and enable the sharing of resources to contribute globally to the company performance.

Position Qualifications

Required knowledge & skills:

* Market and Industry knowledge of Renewables

* Proven track record for delivering results

* Proven track record of managing a consultancy business, ideally within the renewables business

* Proven track record of leading a team of highly technical specialist staff

* Demonstrates strong leadership skills, approachable with high integrity

* Ability to provide clarity around goals and strategies for how to achieve them

* Ability and leadership in championing change

* Commercial awareness individual must be able to identify and manage risk in the business and is able to optimize resources for best commercial effect

* Able to demonstrate experience of and working with peers across the business and understands the concept of team performance

* Able to demonstrate strong business acumen skills together with experience of running a P&L

* Proven experience of developing and building a business

* Strong communication skills

* Strong sense of accountability

Additional Information


* As required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Able to sit for long periods of time; the majority of the work for this position will be performed at a desk.

* Repetitive tasks, typing, sitting and interacting with computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) most of the day.

* Frequent domestic travel and infrequent international travel

* Work location: Any DNV GL Renewables office in NA.

* Working in an indoor, environmentally controlled environment

* Able to occasionally lift 20 lbs.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment. In the U.S., the Company maintains \"at-will\" employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the work place.

Opportunities Beyond Business

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work toward our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

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Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers' decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.


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