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Guidehouse Associate Director -Energy Providers North Market in New York, New York


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. For more information, please visit


Our team works with clients across the energy value chain aimed at furthering the energy transition. We assist our clients with developing and implementing their decarbonization and resiliency plans. We support the strategy, design, and evaluation of customer-focused programs – energy efficiency, heat electrification, demand response, energy storage, electric transportation, distributed solar, among others. Our team also supports the development and implementation of distribution and transmission investments to modernize energy networks.

As an Associate Director on the North Energy Providers team within the Guidehouse Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure segment, you will have responsibility for development of project results and client management on large engagements. You will own the delivery of projects and significant project workstreams and interact regularly with the clients to ensure engagement success. This includes supporting/leading day-to-day internal team meetings and coordinating/facilitating meetings with clients and their stakeholders. You will be expected to prepare and communicate well-organized, effective reports and presentations to clients. You will lead proposal efforts for clients and be expected to contribute to the growth of our existing portfolio. You will lead, coach, and mentor others on the team to ensure quality analysis and deliverables.

We are looking for someone with a passion for creative problem solving, client service, and project management. Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Managing teams responsible to provide detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities (particularly energy efficiency, grid modernization, renewable energy, customer programs, new business models, and sustainability)

  • Maintaining, and strengthening existing client relationships and workstreams

  • Developing and presenting research findings and recommended plans of action directly to clients

  • Performing, advising, and reviewing technical and economic analyses and other work products of the project team

  • Depending on projects, you will assess emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and summarize their trends, manage building energy modeling or field performance measurement and data collection, design and manage primary data collection activities (e.g., surveys, interviews, focus groups) or develop and assess strategies for utility programs aimed at increasing customer engagement and improving customer experience or reliability

  • Leading the facilitation of workshops and working sessions between client departments and third-party organizations; review and approve meeting content, drive discussion towards consensus

  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities

  • Communicating solutions and new strategies to clients through reports and presentations

  • Contributing to sales of new work


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an engineering, business, economics, environmental, science and/or related discipline

  • 10+ years of relevant industry or consulting experience

  • Demonstrated experience leading teams

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency with data analytics

  • Ability to assume ownership of significant portions of tasks while collaborating with a close-knit team

  • Strong interest in business strategy, energy efficiency, and sustainabilit

  • An inquisitive nature and desire for continuous improvement

  • Superior interpersonal skills

  • Ability to collaborate as a part of team, as well as to work independently

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, prioritize and plan work activities while meeting respective deadlines.

  • Strong organizational and management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to travel as needed

  • No sponsorship available for this position

    Preferred Qualifications:

    In addition to the above listed:

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Experience creating models within Excel and/or experience with R or other programming languages (e.g. Python)

  • Knowledge and experience in industry topics such as: energy efficiency, electric transportation, renewable energy, electric transmission and distribution infrastructure, natural gas systems, wholesale markets

  • Understanding of business, project, and program management fundamentals

  • Tireless attention to detail in all prior experience (academic and professional)

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to executive audiences

  • Excellent at visualizing data, synthesizing insights, and storytelling with data

  • A history of successful, creative problem-solving

  • Excitement to explore the underlying cause of the observation/result

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

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 to candidates virtually from Boston, MA, Burlington, MA, New York, NY, Lawrenceville, NJ, Washington, DC, Detroit, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, and Chicago, IL.

  • The salary range for this role is $145,000 - $189,000, may vary based on experience and location.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse 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 Benefits

Guidehouse 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 Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program