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Head of Section (Director) Measurements

Company: DNV
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Local Unit & Position DescriptionWhy should you work with us?Because our approach reflects the equity, respect, and diversity, we wish to see in the world. Within DNV Energy Systems' Renewables and Power Grids group, organizational culture and how we collectively influence the world for future generations matter deeply to us. We work daily to champion renewables' widespread deployment and operation to address climate change and positively impact society and the planet. To date, this work has supported the deployment of over 250 GW of solar, wind, and storage worldwide.The Measurements team, that this position will lead comprises of highly motivated and passionate technical and project management professionals who exemplify DNV's values of caring for each other, collaborating as a team, and daring to explore and adapt to achieve success-our high-performing and innovative team endeavors to achieve our purpose through the success of our customers.What you'll bring to the teamAs the Head of Measurements, you must have a strong background in wind measurements, power curve tests, and familiarity with solar measurements. You will be adaptable, creative, and have high throughput. You will be a dynamic leader with strong communication skills and an ability to optimize business performance. You will have a strong understanding of the renewables industry and will anticipate where the market is trending. You will be able to develop and implement strategic initiatives to further bolster DNV's position as a market leader and trusted voice in renewables measurements.This position will preferably be based out of our Seattle office. We will consider other DNV renewables offices such as Medford, Oakland or Austin.What you'll do

  • Build, implement, and maintain the Measurements business plan.
  • Empower employees, foster professional growth and progression, and encourage employee retention through personnel evaluation, coaching, mentoring, and training
  • Optimize business performance through delivery management, cost-efficient business operations, improvement of the utilization rate, use of subcontractors, and an aligned workforce plan
  • Support the Head of Department in strategy and decision-making
  • Stimulate a high-performing culture, set direction, and act as a role model for an inspiring employee experience
  • Ensure customer satisfaction for all Measurements projects
  • Promote team capabilities internally and externally
  • Drive innovation in Measurements by proposing new improvements, tools, and business practices to further our leadership position in the industry
  • Actively collaborate with Service Area Leaders and corresponding roles in other business lines to evolve the service portfolio and capture customer opportunities
  • Ensure team members have the resources and technical support they need to deliver their work
  • Ensure that employees have the required technical competencies; you'll drive recruiting efforts within the section
  • Foster an inclusive culture where employees can grow, feel valued, and have a sense of belongingPosition QualificationsWhat is required
    • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field, such as engineering or physical science
    • 5+ years of relevant industry experience, including:
      • 3+ years of professional experience in power curve tests, met mast deployment, remote sensing, and solar monitoring stations
      • 3+ years of professional experience as a project manager on complex, multi-year projects
      • 3+ years of experience managing field crews
      • Experience managing a team with the proven ability to develop a high-performance culture in a fast-paced, changing, and complex environment
      • Proven skills to engage, develop, care for, and motivate employees
      • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
      • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screeningWhat is preferred
        • A Master's Degree is preferred
        • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time
        • 5+ years of leadership experience with the ability to strategize, inspire and achieve goals
        • 2+ years of direct experience in solar
        • 2+ years in an innovation role
        • Member of any related IEC committeePersonal Qualities
          • Communicate effectively, is pragmatic, builds strong relationships, and can influence
          • Hold strong leadership skills and the ability to engage, develop and motivate own employees
          • Ability to create trust through robust delivery and strong relationship building
          • Have the ability to respect and understand cultural diversity and communicate and relate to several personnel at different levels
          • Demonstrate foresight - know what is happening in the market, how it will impact us, and what we do to adapt to it
          • Keep a positive and proactive attitude with a solution-oriented mindset
          • Be self-motivated and resilient and cope with work pressure
          • Comfortable delegating/leading with distributed leadership style
          • Promote a diverse and inclusive culture
          • Continuous improvement and high-quality delivery mindset
          • Operational/Sales mindset and focuses on client relationship building
          • Coaching skills to empower the team
          • Cultivates a broad and diverse networkHow We Do ItWe Care, We Dare, We ShareDNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.For more information about your rights under the law, see: more here:Diversity at DNV Meet our EmployeesAbout DNVCareers in DNVDNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.What We Offer
            • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
            • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
            • Spending accounts - FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
            • Special programs - Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
            • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
            • 401(k) with company match
            • Company provided life insurance and short-term and long-term disability benefits
            • Tuition assistance
            • Consumer discounts and rewards
            • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
            • Advancement opportunities**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**Please visit our website at www.dnv.comCompany & Business Area DescriptionDNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complexes, and interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and supporting all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Keywords: DNV, Medford , Head of Section (Director) Measurements, Executive , Medford, Massachusetts

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