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Senior Consultant-Wholesale Markets & Analysis


This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted August 29, 2022.

Overview: Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting.

By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation.

Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success.

The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally.

Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.

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The Wholesale Markets & Analysis Team’s work supports investors bringing in new grid-scale and community renewable and storage resources, and helps utilities in their decarbonization and renewable integration efforts.

Our team develops and maintains a suite of quantitative market models that Guidehouse’s key clients, renewable and storage developers, and utilities depend on for capital investment decisions and grid reliability.

Through our wholesale market expertise and modeling capabilities, we forecast energy prices across North America, along with generating resource additions and retirements, hourly optimization of assets across different price/revenue streams, and more.

The team maintains its independent view of North American markets in its bi-annual Reference Case.

Our analysis On our team you’ll:Be an expert in ISO/RTO markets across North America, with knowledge ranging from Locational Marginal Pricing, to capacity auctions and ancillary services.Be intimately familiar with the economics and policies driving renewable and battery storage development across North AmericaRun simulations of the operation of the electric grid using a production-cost model.Forecast the addition/retirement of generating resources using a capacity expansion modelBe an expert in how utilities procure power, integrate renewables, and maintain reliability.

Help us develop our Reference Case and make it even more valuable for our clients.Senior Consultants support project teams both at client sites and internally.

Responsibilities will include client management, solution implementation and generation of project results.

As a Senior Consultant on the Wholesale Market Analysis team, a key function of your role will be to create and present quality deliverables that support essential project workstreams.

You will gather and analyze data, identify gaps and trends, and make recommendations related to baseline performance and structure, as well as established best practices and benchmarks.

Responsibilities include:Tracking and analyzing energy market trendsCompiling reports, presentations, and other documents to communicate solutions, strategies, and analysis to clientsSupporting the day-to-day management of client relationshipsDeveloping and managing work plans, staffing, deadlines, and budgets for multiple complex projects simultaneouslyDeveloping and using analytical models, programming, and simulations to forecast market prices, conduct research and development, and create tools to improve productivity and accuracy.Performing data collection, manipulation, and analyses, which may involve spreadsheet and database creation and managementThe ability to assume complete ownership of significant projects is essential.We encourage career development and hiring for the long term.

As a Senior Consultant, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to develop your project management and client relationship skills.

As you are ready drive strategic solutions across multiple complex workstreams and become more involved in business development, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Managing Consultant position.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a business, policy, environmental, economics, finance, engineering, science and/or related discipline.4 years of experience in a related field (e.g.

business strategy, energy).Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.Experienced with data analytics, data modeling and visualization.

Proactive and independent work style.Ability to assume ownership of significant portions of tasks while collaborating with a close-knit team.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Demonstrated proficiency with researching, spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software.Ability to travel as requiredNo sponsorship is available for this positionPreferred QualificationsIn addition to the above listed:Masters Degree in business, policy, environmental, economics, finance, engineering, science and/or related discipline.Experience with wholesale energy markets or renewable/storage finance.Experience modeling energy prices or capacity expansion Additional Requirements: The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.This position is open virtually to candidates from California, Illinois, or Washington DC.

Disclaimer: About GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at

All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies.

All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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