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Senior Consultant – USA

Washington, DC. USA Deadline for applications: Ongoing basis

Job description

Hinicio is looking for a Senior Consultant who will take an active role in acquiring, managing, and executing consulting assignments in its new US office:

Business development:

  • Contributing to the development of new business through direct cooperation with other staff and strategic partners.
  • Writing proposals and developing methodologies for service proposals.

Project management:

  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time, in scope, and within budget, generating the expected impact with the client.

Client project delivery:

  • Quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Business case assessments and techno-economic modeling, and pre-feasibility studies.
  • Analysis of complex energy systems.
  • Market research.
  • Policy and regulatory analysis.
  • Preparation of client meetings, reporting, and delivering presentations.
  • Coaching and guiding junior staff.

Knowledge development:

  • Contributing to the development and sharing of your team’s expertise and know-how about US power, oil and gas, and sustainable fuels markets, economics, technologies, and policies.

What we offer

  • An attractive role in a highly motivating sector and growing start-up environment.
  • The opportunity to manage small project teams and have a meaningful impact on clients in an international environment, coached by a manager or Head of BU.
  • A role in a small team allowing for: exposure to a variety of assignments and tasks, the opportunity to have a direct impact on our clients.
  • A flexible, remote workplace that allows you to balance the demands of your personal and professional life. Hinicio strives to have fun while working hard and understands life extends far beyond the office. We support and build healthy working conditions based on gender awareness, social inclusion, cultural diversity, and a collaborative team spirit.
  • An excellent chance for personal career development, including team leadership opportunities for a high-potential candidate in the short to mid-term.
  • An exciting and supportive working environment, where “intrapreneurship” opens doors to opportunities.
  • A remuneration package in line with the candidate’s experience and potential.

Desired skills & expertise

  • Proven experience (4-6 years) in consultancy and project management in the energy sector or with a sustainability scope. For example, with a top consulting firm, energy company, or innovative start-up.
  • Working experience in the US-market (3-4 years) and understanding of the US local ecosystems.
  • A wish to contribute to the transformation of the energy system and our clients’ efforts to achieve global climate objectives.
  • A team player with strong motivation to collaborate and build our practice.
  • Business acumen and interest to generate new projects and business opportunities in liaison with other staff.
  • A track record of successfully delivering complex projects under strict quality standards and deadlines.
  • A creative, self-aware, and solutions-oriented person with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A collaborative spirit motivated to learn, and a positive and entrepreneurial attitude to connect with colleagues and clients.
  • A perfect command of English, meaning solid writing, presentation, and communication skills.
  • A master’s degree in engineering, Physics, Innovation Science, Economics, Business, or other energy-related disciplines.
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, Business, or Economics.

Nice to have

  • Previous experience with hydrogen and/or its derivatives is a plus.
  • Experience with managing project teams, the execution of market studies, developing business cases, and strategic consultancy assignments.
  • Ideal candidates are interdisciplinary combining experience from engineering, economics, and policy-related aspects, either by academic background or experience.
  • Other languages (e.g., Spanish, French, German) are a plus but not required.


About Hinicio: Hinicio is a strategy consulting firm specializing in sustainable energy and mobility. Since 2006 Hinicio has been developing and consolidating a unique level competence center in hydrogen and fuel cells, which is now recognized as a leading authority in Europe and Latin America. Hinicio builds on an outstanding team of high-level experts, including chemical, electrical, mechanical, and software engineers, economists, environmentalists, and policy experts. Hinicio is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, and has offices in Paris, Rotterdam, Santiago de Chile, Bogota, Washington DC, and representation in Mexico and Beijing.

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