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Gas Utility Decarbonization Manager (Ottawa, Canada)
Gas/Combined Utility & Decarbonization Strategy Manager
What would you do?
You will be a key member of a client facing consulting team within ICF’s Energy Markets and Planning team. You will be primarily responsible for leading projects and managing staff to deliver solutions to identified client problems, including review and presentation of analytical findings. You will lead teams that use a variety of analytical and modeling techniques to assess and forecast climate policy and decarbonization impacts, in order to provide insights that support gas utility strategic planning and regulatory efforts. Your work will play a critical role in helping natural gas utilities, combined utilities, governments, generators, investors, and other clients prepare for and adapt to changing market, technology, and policy conditions over the coming years. The primary focus of your role will be decarbonization in the buildings sector, but you will work closely with, and be exposed to, teams specializing in decarbonization impacts on other sectors, such as power, transport, and renewable natural gas. Candidates with relevant natural gas utility decarbonization experience outside of the buildings sector are also strongly encouraged to apply.
Lead teams that perform quantitative and economic analyses of decarbonization pathways and climate change policies, with a focus on impacts and opportunities for gas utilities, to assess and forecast future technology adoption, fuel and power consumption, cost impacts, greenhouse gas emission reductions, and implementation and regulatory challenges.
Manage and grow client relationships by delivering excellent value, consistency, quality, and dependability
Support sales and business development efforts with market research, proposal development, and thought leadership
Collaborate and communicate effectively with other ICF and client teams
Mentor and provide direction to junior staff in the course of their work
Bachelor’s degree in the fields of engineering, energy policy, business, or economics
5+ years of work experience related to analysis, policy, and/or regulations related to natural gas demand, energy efficiency, and/or decarbonization
Strong analytical aptitude and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)
Strong communication and writing skills
Strong organizational and project management skills
Master’s degree in the fields of engineering, energy policy, business, or economics
Experience working at (or with) natural gas or electric utilities
Experience with utility regulatory proceedings
Client management and/or business development experience
Specialized knowledge of opportunities related to the decarbonization of gas utilities, potentially including energy efficiency, methane emission reductions, renewable natural gas, hydrogen, and/or heat pumps
Why you’ll love working here:
· Full health benefits (100% dental coverage, prescription, vision, massages, life insurance and short term/ long term disability)
· Generous vacation and retirement plans
· Employee support program
· Discounted GoodLife Fitness membership benefits
· Ongoing training and development opportunities, education assistance programs
· Once we are back in the office:
-Catered Friday lunches
-Loaded snack cupboards
-Friendly community with lots of social events - from boat cruises to volleyball tournaments
-Participation in charity initiatives
Like what you see and think you’re a perfect fit? Apply today.
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Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
Ottawa Canada (CD82)