Consultant – Economics and Regulation

All locations
  • Bonn, Germany
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Dresden, Germany
Energy Systems
Position type:
Full Time


About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

DNV's Energy Markets and Strategy (EMS) team provides economic, strategic, regulatory, and policy advisory services related to energy markets, energy infrastructures, energy technologies, and business models.

To further grow our services in the area of energy economics and regulation, we are looking for a consultant to join our EMS team located in Germany.

This role puts you at the forefront of the global energy transition. You will collaborate on innovative, early-phase projects, delivering industry-defining results to our customers. You will become an expert on the economic regulation of electricity and gas networks and the economic assessment of energy policies, investments and business models. You will develop your skills and support us in enhancing our reputation for quality, innovation, and integrity. You will perform with a high degree of individual responsibility in a role you can actively shape.

Your tasks in this role will include the following:

  • Providing strategic and analytical economic advice for our clients on energy policy, economic regulation and energy market design, performing economic and financial modelling, assessing energy infrastructure investments and business models.
  • Delivering consulting projects for clients as part of a project team.
  • Becoming an expert point of contact for our customers on economic regulation of electricity and gas networks, tariff design, energy policy, sector restructuring, investment appraisal, economic and financial valuation, strategy and transactional advice (regulatory/commercial due diligence).
  • Contributing to the continuous development and expansion of our services, including acquiring new projects and writing winning proposals.

The EMS team

The team located in Bonn (Germany) is providing economic and commercial advice on the energy sector to clients in the DACH countries and internationally. We focus on the energy transition and the impact of the switch to renewable energy resources. Rapid changes create uncertainty and risk from a market perspective, and we take an active role in helping our clients manage that risk through in-depth knowledge of power, gas and the broader energy markets.

Our portfolio of services includes policy and market analysis, economic regulation and energy market design, market and system integration of renewable energies, economic and financial assessment of investments, assets and business models, commercial and regulatory due diligence, market modelling and power price forecasting. Our clients are leading utilities, network operators, project developers, industrials, financial institutions, and various energy and climate focused government entities.

Our diverse team includes experienced senior experts and young enthusiastic talents. We value teamwork and an open, respectful, and cooperative way of working. By joining us, you will form part of a local team in a global company of more than 5,000 employees working in the area of energy. International collaboration is fundamental to how we operate. The German EMS team is part of the EMS department in the region Northern Europe, which consists of 90 consultants. Cooperation across the department is strong; and we also work closely with similar teams of DNV in many other countries as well as the many technology-focused teams within DNV.

What we offer

By joining our team, you can expect:

  • Being part of a professional local team of committed colleagues who value teamwork and support.
  • Guidance from experienced colleagues through coaching, mentoring and working together with some of the most engaged and knowledgeable people in the industry.
  • The opportunity to actively shape the energy transition.
  • Attractive total compensation package, including profit share and an employer-supported pension.
  • Additional benefits like health care benefits, public transport subsidy (Deutschlandticket), sports network subsidy, and bike leasing.
  • Flexible working hours, combination of office and home office work, and a focus on work/life balance.
  • Wide range of individual training and development opportunities.

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture, and we invite you to be part of this diversity.

About you

You should have the following:

  • Good knowledge of energy economics and the regulation of the energy sector.
  • Master's degree or PhD with a major in Economics, Business Administration, Business Engineering, with a specialization in energy economics and/or regulatory economics.
  • First work experience in the energy sector.
  • Good quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken).
  • Strong presentation and communication skills; good report-writing skills.
  • Ability to co-operate well with others.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, result and solution-oriented mindset, high sense of responsibility and personal integrity.

Apply now or visit our website to learn more about Energy Systems.


Profit Share

You’ll be part of our global profit share scheme that means we all share in our success as a business. If we profit, so do you. This will be part of our Total Compensation approach each year and depends on our year-end results.

Pension Schemes

We care about your long-term financial security and prioritize pension and retirement benefits to reflect our caring values.

Public Transport

You’ll be offered a "Deutschlandticket" to make public transport a more viable commuting option.

Annual Leave

You’ll be entitled to 30 days annual leave a year and special leave can be granted for moving, compassionate leave and special events such charitable activities, weddings, and funerals.

Mental Health Support

You'll have access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as part of our strategic health management and wider workplace health support.

Mentoring Programs

You’ll have access to our mentoring courses and networking opportunities that address specific needs and help everyone develop their skills: from female mentoring initiatives to leadership development programs.

Hybrid Work Model

We work in a hybrid model (three days from the office) and have flexible starting hours. This means you can fit your work and life together in a way that works for you.

Shape Your Career

We support you in exploring different career opportunities or shifting between teams or locations, so that you can shape your career according to what you find motivating. We dare, and so can you.

Ergonomic Workplace

Sit/stand desks, high-quality adjustable chairs and balance balls are just a few examples of what ergonomic office means here. We also make it easier for you to arrange your working space at home with a desk grant.


You’ll have the opportunity to lease up to 2 bicycles as part of our JobRad program, financed through deferred compensation. Thus, you’ll support DNV's goal of reducing our environmental footprint.

Urban sports club

You‘ll have access to our fitness cooperation with Urban Sports Club as part of DNV’s health management. This means that you benefit from an exclusive discount on the use of a wide range of sports and wellness activities whenever and wherever you want.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At DNV, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only an ethical choice, but also a business decision.

Diversity, fairness, and a sense of belonging are a source of strength for our people, our business, and our customers, and help us to deliver on our purpose, vision, and values.

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Working here

Since 1864 we’ve been dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. Today we remain at the forefront of new technologies and techniques to help our customers transform for a more sustainable future.

At DNV you can expect to deliver career and industry defining work. You’ll be given the time to build your network, the resources to support your development, and the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn.

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