Senior Consultant – Programme Advisory – Business Case & Project Finance

Company Name: Turner & Townsend

Job Posted Date: 2022-12-03T05:43:16.000Z

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Industry: Construction, Civil Engineering, Management Consulting

Experience Level: Mid-Senior level

Applicants Count: 3

Job Description: Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference – we are committed to delivering Sustainable Net Zero outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious Net Zero programmes from over 110 offices worldwide.

Turner & Townsend is one of the leading providers of consulting services to the Construction and Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Natural Resources sectors globally. Using our proven skills, methodology and knowledge we provide industry leading programme and commercial management services to our clients.

Our Programme Advisory business, set up in 2018, offers services to clients in the strategy, set-up and transition and transformation of their capability to deliver major programmes and projects both in the UK and globally, with a market leading client base across the public and private sectors. Our key differentiator in the market is that we offer practical, accessible advice informed and underpinned by broad technical delivery capability and industry experience of our core business.

Our success is driving the expansion of our UK team, and we are seeking to recruit experienced Associate Director, Principal and Senior Consultant in the field of project finance and business case development, specifically those with experience in de-carbonisation and Net Zero projects and/or programmes in renewable energies, transport and economic infrastructure assets using different funding and financing sources, and delivery models.

Do you have an interest in reshaping economic infrastructure to help our clients in delivering Net Zero targets and joining this exciting and ambitious business?

Job Description
Our project finance and business case advisory team support clients in developing, implementing, and optimising procurement and funding strategies for greener and sustainable fit to meet Net Zero targets.Understand the factors influencing major programme set up, development and delivery at different stages in the programme lifecycle; the emphasis on business case development and major infrastructure development using private capital;Use your experience and knowledge to contribute to the assessment of a business challenge, the development of a ‘optimal’ solution and implementation of that solution;Deploy our established processes, tools, and systems, tailoring these to suit specific circumstances and contributing to their continuous improvement and developmentUse your strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills to support the successful adoption and realisation of successful business outcomesPresent your ideas and outputs in a clear, concise, and engaging mannerBe confident operating as part of a multi-disciplined team providing a holistic professional advisory service to our clients in all parts of a major programmeBe accountable for the quality of your work and delivering on excellent client careShare your knowledge and experience with your colleagues through our communities of practice, social media channels and workshopsIdentify, contribute to and progress business generation opportunities where appropriate.Flexible to travel when restrictions are lifted
With a natural approach to business generation and excellent commercial acumen, you will possess the strength and conviction to support, lead, develop and manage existing and future relationships with the full support of the Programme Advisory senior leadership team, all within an entrepreneurial environment that encourages a flexible approach to working.


To be an attractive candidate for our business, you will possess some of the following attributes:
Masters or MBA qualification or equivalent experience would be advantageousExperience of project finance and/or business case development preferably in de-carbonisation and Net Zero.Experience of working with the public sector, with a portfolio of experience in managing transactions/projects with a public sector delivery setting for across a range of sectors and organisations.Understanding of the latest UK policy guidance development and implementation of economic benefit assessment, including social value, community benefits and low carbon transition.Experience in some, or all, of the following technologies and services in de-carbonisation and Net Zero: ideally this will also include hydrogen, electric/zero emissions and hybrid transport infrastructure, batteries (including battery storage), carbon capture storage.Broader experience in the following sectors will be viewed favourably: renewable energy, transport, water services, defence, government services.Understanding of the concept of project finance and the role private capital plays in infrastructure development, in particular, de-carbonisation and Net Zero.PPP/PFI experience (in particular PFI Handback)Effective management experience within a multi stakeholder environment.Demonstrable capability as an influencer within commercial / procurement environments, coupled with the flair to leverage commercial opportunities and grow client relationships as a ‘trusted advisor’.Robust and methodical analytical skills, adaptable and a team player to work as part of a growing business unit.Excellent communication skills including active listening, presentation, and written communication.A natural gravitas in dealings with clients, with a ‘making the difference’ approach and an enquiring mind-set.Able to prepare, define and lead on bid proposals, and work closely alongside Senior Management and the wider Turner & Townsend team.
Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

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