Consultant - Sustainable Solutions

Published: 19 November 2018

Location: Utrecht

Consultant - Sustainable Solutions

for our Utrecht office (Ecofys – A Navigant Company)


The position

Is this you?

You are looking for an outstanding international consultancy that has real impact in transitioning the world to a sustainable, decarbonised energy system. You want to be part of a team with advanced knowledge and insights in the field of sustainable industries, value chains and financing. You like working together on complex problems in projects with colleagues from different backgrounds, driving towards tangible results that make a difference for a wide range of clients. You would like to develop new skills rapidly and look forward to going out of your comfort zone.

As a Consultant at Navigant in Utrecht you will work on several projects domestically and abroad. The themes you will work on are diverse and may vary from assessing the environmental performance of products and corporate value chains to conducting a scenario for a transition to a fully renewable global energy system. You will be responsible for data gathering and analysis, industry research, writing reports, winning tenders, inspiring clients and presenting your findings to the team and clients. In this role you will learn, be challenged and develop skills at a fast pace. In addition to hands-on experience, a formal training program will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed.

You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects. You are expected to transition rapidly into a professional energy consultant. 

Sustainability Solutions: A Transformation Offering within Navigant’s Energy Practice

The Transformation Offering Sustainability Solutions supports industry, corporate, financial, utility, and government clients in the pursuit of sustainability, decarbonisation, and circularity. The consultants in this organisation unit serve (energy intensive) industries and services and the financial sector in multiple global value chains. They realise and implement sustainable, available, reliable, and profitable products, processes and business models. Specifically, we serve our clients regarding reducing energy and climate risks, taking corporate climate action, capturing opportunities from the bio-based economy, the energy transition and realising industrial decarbonisation. Our strength lies in strategic understanding of complex energy transition, climate and sustainability issues. 

Your profile

If you are enthusiastic about the job described above and you meet the following criteria, then we would be happy to meet you!

  • You have a University degree qualified with outstanding academic results in natural / agricultural sciences, engineering and/or a sustainability related degree, preferably combined with one or two years professional experience in the field of energy analysis and energy policy;
  • You have proven extracurricular activities and/or international experience;
  • You are a problem solver;
  • You are strong in communication, have networking skills and the ability to lead;
  • You have strong analytical and conceptual skills;
  • You have excellent English language skills and can work in English; knowledge of another language is beneficial;
  • You are fluent in Dutch;
  • You have the ambition to become an outstanding energy professional;
  • You share our passion for sustainable energy.


Please note that candidates who are selected will be notified within 2 weeks of their application.

Ecofys is a Navigant company.
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