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Energy Market Leader
Company: VHB
Location: Albany | US, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 02/02/2021
Expire Date: 03/04/2021
Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Engineering, Government and Policy, Information Technology, Real Estate, Sales, Science, Transportation, Executive Management, Research & Development, Environmental, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Energy Market Leader



VHB has an immediate need for a Northeast Energy Market Leader to expand our growing energy practice in the New York/New Jersey region. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of the electric, oil and gas, renewables, and telecommunication markets and have firmly established relationships and contacts with public- and private-sector clients at the decision-making level within the greater New York/New Jersey region.

In addition to aiding in the development of marketing strategies aimed at new market penetration and client retention, the Northeast Energy Market Leader will also be responsible for managing key client relationships and coordinating and overseeing energy projects in the region. The position demands a proven ability to develop business, establish meaningful client relationships, manage projects and mentor staff. This person will also be part of VHB’s Corporate Energy Practice and work with other corporate, regional, and state leadership representatives supporting various initiatives and strategic pursuits that have varying degrees of company impact.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Northeast Energy Market Leader | NY/NJ


  • Conduct market research and analysis and collaborate with the Corporate Energy Market Leader and regional leadership to set the vision and strategy for the Energy Practice in the New York/New Jersey region
  • Lead and develop a dynamic team of industry professionals
  • Generate new business development opportunities and prepare winning proposals
  • Set the strategic direction for the Energy Practice in the NY/NJ region
  • Team with the Regional Marketing Director to lead go/no go and partnering decisions on strategic pursuits
  • Key client relationship and contract management
  • Serve as Principal-in-Charge or Senior Project Manager on select Energy projects
  • Establish and track project milestones as well as quarterly business goals
  • Team with the Regional Marketing Director to manage external visibility/promotional efforts

 Skills & Abilities

  • Must have a demonstrated track record of generating new business development opportunities and preparing winning proposals
  • Must be knowledgeable in developing, leading, managing and executing multidisciplinary teams supporting the energy market with a particular focus in the engineering and environmental services to both public and private sector energy clients in New York and New Jersey
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills, including ability to mentor staff and successfully manage and coordinate projects requiring integrated services
  • Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates
  • Ability to think strategically and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and entrepreneurial qualities


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, engineering, planning, or a related physical sciences discipline; Master’s degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 15+ years of relevant professional experience in the energy market, with a focus in providing environmental and engineering services to various public and private sector energy clients in the New York/ New Jersey Region
  • New York or New Jersey P.E. license or AICP certification and/or other environmental certifications relevant to the energy market are preferred
  • Strong understanding of the routing, siting and permitting processes as it pertains to the electric transmission industry in New York and New Jersey
  • Demonstrated experience in working in the renewable sectors in the New York/New Jersey Region, i.e., utility scale solar, offshore wind, energy storage, renewable natural gas, battery storage, etc.
  • Experience in managing other staff members
  • Demonstrated previous experience in developing the strategic framework necessary for growing a sustainable practice in the energy sector
  • Strong collaboration skills and willingness to travel

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.




VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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