Energy Practice - Senior Consultant

Are you looking to make a positive impact on some of the most high-profile projects taking place across our sector, in both the UK and abroad?  Do you want to be involved in shaping the energy markets of the future, and helping our clients thrive within the ever-evolving market arrangements?

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our Energy Consulting Practice, which will provide you with significant opportunities to engage with projects at the cutting edge of our industry, all within a dynamic and inclusive Company.

Gemserv is ambitious and growing. We’re winning new business and extending our role within our existing accounts. We are looking to strengthen our Energy Consultancy Practice with the skills, experience and motivation to drive forward towards Net Zero.


London or Birmingham Office (Hybrid Working)
Salary Range
£45,000 - £60,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits package
Employment Type
Contract Basis
Full time (happy to consider flexible working)
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The Role

As a Senior Consultant working within our growing Energy Consultancy Practice, you will be building and managing relationships with existing and new clients by providing governance, programme management and advisory services.   

You will be providing insight and expertise into short term consultancy assignments and projects, supporting business development, white papers and thought leadership activities as part of our service developments.

You must have UK Energy industry, or directly relevant, consulting experience, self-starting management skills and experience in managing complex projects with an Energy focus. If you are passionate about Energy transition and have a good understanding of one or more of the following areas, then we would love to hear from you: 

  • Energy governance frameworks
  • market policy & regulation
  • the technical landscape
  • the diverse objectives of Net Zero.


The successful candidate will demonstrate sound understanding of highly regulated yet commercial environment, within the Energy sector, which they can apply to an ongoing and various range of assignments.

Specific responsibilities to include:

• Apply UK energy (electricity and/or gas) industry knowledge around smart, code governance, market design, supplier management to a range of assignments;

• Providing insight and expertise into consultation responses and thought leadership through analysing and interpreting information;

• Supporting projects or workstreams for a variety of energy industry projects;

• Supporting the drafting of tender responses and providing technical input;

• Networking and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders in the energy industry to strengthen Gemserv's position as knowledge expert;

• Developing and maintaining effective relationships with current and potential client contacts; and

• Operating and delivering within budget and timescale parameters, ideally applying project management methodology.


knowledge of the Energy sector which can include one or more of the following:

  • Markets - market structures, policy, regulations and arrangements.
  • Metering - smart metering, preferably with a level of technical understanding.
  • Regulation - applying relevant regulations, codes and standards to compliance, assurance and/or audit activities; and
  • Net zero - energy industry developments towards Net Zero, particularly in relation to Flexible markets, new fuel sources and their applications, and low carbon technologies.

 • Consulting experience or a passion to develop in this area supported by a demonstrable track record in project delivery;

• Experience of managing workload and multiple priorities to meet deadlines, ideally through project management methodologies;

• Experience in building and managing client and stakeholder relationships, including key internal and external stakeholders;

• Organisational and planning skills and attention to detail in high-pressure and tight deadline driven environments;

• Excellent, relevant and timely written and verbal communication skills;

• Ability to anticipate and address problems at an early stage;

• Understanding of operating in a commercial environment, such as having the ability to propose “add-on” business opportunities and identify and manage risks to project delivery; and

• Ability to develop strategies to influence agendas and raise Gemserv’s profile.

Upon employment, employees should also have a sound awareness of the Company's Information, Quality, Environmental and Energy Management Systems.




  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Profit related Bonus (discretionary)
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Private Bupa healthcare
  • Life Assurance (up to 4 times annual salary)
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Buy and Sell annual leave
  • Reimbursement of eye test and up to £50 towards glasses or contacts
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Summer and Christmas parties, along with monthly Gembar



Gemserv is an expert provider of professional services. We are purpose-driven, working across multiple sectors including energy, low carbon, the public sector and health to tackle today’s social and environmental challenges. Established in 2002, the business provides a range of consultancy and outsourcing capabilities including programme management, market design and governance.  We also have extensive and award winning capabilities across cyber security, data privacy and digital transformation. We are a B Corp, IIP Gold accredited and a Financial Times Leading Management Consultancy for 2021 and 2022. Our purpose is marking things that matter work better for everyone.       

The nature of what we do means we are very much a people business. The contribution every member of the team makes to our diverse range of experience, skills and personalities is valued. We invest heavily in learning and development to enable our people to develop skills and gain experience which will enhance career prospects for life. Many who started their careers with us have rapidly progressed to more senior positions.

At Gemserv no two days are the same, but we believe in a flexible approach to working which we know our employees value. We also offer an attractive package of benefits in addition to highly competitive salaries including bonus scheme, pension and healthcare, season ticket loans, discounted gym membership, Cycle to Work scheme and more.


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If you can see yourself working at Gemserv, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and application letter to us by clicking ‘Apply now’

Happy to talk flexible working