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Energy Consultant

Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Job ID: R0027803
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General information

The quality and innovation of the engineering in our products, systems and service offerings keeps our customers ahead. Developing solutions for our customers all over the world and working on our market-leading technologies will challenge and enrich your work and your mind.

By actively participating in different type of assessments you will be supporting customers to solve complex challenges electrical systems are facing to reach their decarbonization and sustainability targets. The projects involve all the segments in the electrical sector from utilities, renewable generation developers and industries of all kind.

You will be a vital member of the Power Consulting Team in Spain. Reporting to the Line Manager, you will lead consulting assignments of medium complexity and provide support in the development of consultancy products and services according to agreed-upon timeline and standards, using established and innovative solutions.

If you are thrilled by the changes in the electrical systems nowadays, the ongoing technology transformation of the energy sector, have a communicative personality, a problem-solving approach and you are enthusiastic about working in this exciting field of activity, apply now for this opportunity!

Discover more about Power Consulting in the following links where you could find videos describing our vision, mission and activities as well as other relevant information

Power Consulting | Energy Explorer (

Power Consulting | Hitachi Energy

Your responsibilities

  • Engage in Consultancy projects executed by the Power Consulting team in the electrical power systems domain.

  • Lead and execute the consulting assignments using established standards, methods, and technologies to develop solutions and resolve issues. Lead the project management activities such as planning and scheduling, customer satisfaction, financial and cost management, risk, and opportunity management.

  • Supporting contract management activities (invoicing and work in progress, etc.), to ensure delivery of assignments as per the agreed contract.

  • Support in the Marketing and Sales activities. Lead and/or support the preparation of tender proposals for the technical solutions to meet customer needs, actively negotiating contracts to win consulting assignments and providing technical support and guidance to the Sales team.

  • Conducting risk and opportunity assessments for consulting assignments, proposing and initiating actions to mitigate and control risks as well as activities to capitalize on opportunities for repeat and new consulting business.

  • Supporting the development of new processes and tools for Engineering effectiveness, ensuring compliance with required safety regulations and contractual clauses and investigating any inefficiencies and areas for improvement.

  • The projects/assignments may involve among others supporting utilities to improve their efficiency in operations, evaluate the impact of renewable integration (offshore and onshore) in the electrical networks, assessment of the introduction of new actors in the electrical ecosystem (E-mobility, H2, industry electrification and others) or the assessment of sustainability/efficiency measures to be implemented in electrical systems.

  • Coaching and developing consultants to deliver assignments with a focus on operational execution and excellence

  • Work in an environment of international collaboration within the different Power Consulting units and other Hitachi Energy groups.

  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • An official master’s degree in electrical engineering, electrical power systems or similar, is required..

  • More than 5 years’ experience in the execution of complex consultancy projects for the electrical power systems in the different segments: utilities, power generation including onshore/offshore renewables and industry.

  • Expertise in leading large consultancy projects from a project management perspective and as technical leader of the assignments. It will be valued the PMO certification

  • Deep expertise in power system analysis and knowledge of electrical power systems with a consulting approach

  • Experience in the design, understanding and performance of power systems studies with consulting approach.

  • It will be valued the experience in sustainability analysis (LCAs), data analytics, or strategic consultancy.

  • Experience proposing solutions on BESS, FACTS, E-mobility, smart city, electrical transmission and distribution planning.

  • Knowledge in power systems modelling and analysis in software simulation, as well as experience in software simulation tools such as PSS/E, DIgSILENT PowerFactory, ETAP, PSCAD, GABI.

  • It will be valued the knowledge in the  development of user defined model in the software tools for power system analysis will be valued. Python scripting will be valued.

  • Proficiency in English and Spanish both written and spoken. Any additional languages will be appreciated specially French and Japanese.

  • Short business trips might be required, typically for meeting with customer at the start of the project or trip for the presentation of results.

  • The following competences will be highly appreciated: Adaptability, interpersonal skills, teamwork, time organization, consulting and facilitating, task organization and information organization, attention to detail and problem solving.

  • Current work permit valid in Spain.


  • Flexible Work Practices (Smart working).

  • Shorter working hours on Fridays during all year and July – August.

  • Meal allowance: Ticket restaurant.

  • Life Insurance

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