Hydrogen Lead

Mott MacDonald

Location: Scotland

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Job Description :
Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As the Net Zero Hydrogen Lead, you will join an established and innovative team of net zero advisors and consultants in Scotland, delivering an exciting portfolio of work in the public and private sectors. As you contribute to the collective growth of our team's capability, we will offer you exceptional opportunities for technical and management skillset development and long-term career progression.

Your role will be rewarding and varied, and responsibilities will typically include
Provide leadership for the development of Mott MacDonald's Hydrogen capability in Scotland.
Business development and sales associated with hydrogen-related Energy projects. Includes tracking opportunities and supporting to convert these into fee-paying work.
Liaise with government and related bodies, private investors and developers.
Ability to work independently locally and within a broader global hydrogen practice as well as to form and lead teams.
Local support to global Mott MacDonald Hydrogen initiative.
Understanding and communicating 'net zero carbon' policies to clients, in support of them setting their own 'net zero carbon' aspirations and developing action plans to meet defined outcomes.
Interfacing net zero carbon advisory with wider buildings and infrastructure outcome needs, such as environmental parameters to achieve 'healthy buildings' and whole life cost effectiveness in operation
Ensuring the production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
Supporting business development related activities, identifying opportunities/prospects to allow us to prepare/position the team to produce winning proposals
Supporting the development of client relationships to provide good prospects and repeat business
Contributing to winning new work; client-facing at a senior level.

Climate change is among the biggest threats facing humanity. Mott MacDonald is taking a position of leadership - using our knowledge, ingenuity and influence to help the world successfully transition to a low carbon future. Do you have the drive and passion to help us deliver solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions by default? If so, we have an exciting role in that could be just what you're looking for.

Our Net Zero Carbon Advisory Team is growing rapidly, and we are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of energy performance and carbon management professionals. As the successful Hydrogen Lead in our Net Zero Advisory team, you will be part of the team truly living and applying our commitment to be net zero by the end of 2040 (and we are exploring options for bringing forward that date).

In addition, in 2020 we were independently certified as carbon neutral globally obtaining PAS2060, and ISO14064 accreditation for carbon reporting, both firsts in our industry.

We're offering you the opportunity to work in one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world. Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions, driving positive social outcomes in our communities.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Candidate Specification :
Ultimately, we deliver solutions, and use our restless curiosity and leading-edge skills to challenge and innovate. So, we're looking for you to demonstrate the skills, qualifications and experience listed below.
Please bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of these to be considered for the position.

Thorough knowledge of hydrogen (green/blue/grey) sector including policy and regulations, production technology, storage technology, transport technology and hydrogen uses.
Demonstrable experience in hydrogen projects, or able to demonstrate transferrable experience.
Qualified in a related technical subject (Minimum of a Bachelor's degree)
Chartered or approaching chartered status with a relevant professional body
Excellent communication skills and able to relate to others at all levels
A range of report writing, and visual and verbal presentation techniques
Well organised, with strong planning and management skills
Willingness and patience to provide high levels of personal support to clients
Ability to work well collaboratively, both internally and with external partners and sub-contractors and in diverse multidisciplinary teams
Good analytical skills
Sound knowledge and use of MS Office suite of software
If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

Job Profile :
About the business unit
The Buildings and Cities Unit (BNC) has a major presence in Mott MacDonald's regional offices throughout the UK and mainland Europe, providing a wide range of diverse and transferable cross-sector skills across five key Sectors; Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation and Water. We also provide local services to customers and technical leadership to the rest of the Group in these sectors.

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