Head of Section, Project Engineering & Due Diligence (Wind & Solar)


  • Bangalore, India
Head of Section, Project Engineering & Due Diligence (Wind & Solar)
Job Posted : Jul 27th, 2023

Job Description

The Head of Section optimizes business operations and improves the long-term performance of the section. You will work closely on commercial opportunities to strategize, strengthen and expand business, including driving the doer/seller culture. You will also coordinate with the team and the subject matter experts and involve actively in managing technical due diligence projects for investments, mergers and acquisitions, product bankability and root cause analyses. This may also include meticulous analyses of wind and solar farm data, identifying the losses and performance issues and delivering consistent energy production estimates for the future based on past-performance and defending our work to the customers and stake holders. You will direct service line activities and drive technical competence development within the section aligned with Energy Systems strategy. As the Head of Section, you will have a strong focus on delivery and utilization, as well as gaining efficiency within the section. You will also review the quality of the deliverables as the approver, before they are sent to the customers. You will spearhead innovation ideas and further development of existing tools and practices. You will partner with KAMs, MAMs and Segment Leads in delivering an excellent customer experience while stimulating collaboration within your section and teams as well across the organization. You must ensure that you have the right number of staff with the right capabilities and strive for a high performing collaborative culture and exceptional employee experience.


  • Ensure a significant growth and focus on Wind and Solar market segments are achieved through a dynamic leadership
  • Ensures an efficient & consistent delivery of services in line with customer expectations
  • Optimizes business performance through delivery management, cost-efficient business operations, improvement of the utilization rate and an aligned workforce plan.
  • Empowers employees and encourages employability and individual growth.
  • Creates a flexible workforce and automates workflows to deal with variable workload.
  • Builds and strengthens a strong internal culture based on company’s values.
  • Supports the Head of Department in strategy and decision making.
  • Stimulates a high performing culture, sets direction, is output driven and act as a role model for an inspiring employee experience.
  • Owns talent pipeline and development of technical talent/future needed capabilities.
  • Ensures that employees have the required technical competences through required training plans.
  • Ensures that the deliverables like technical reports are up to the level of required quality and accuracy, through a thorough approval process.
  • Promotes team capabilities internally and externally.
  • Actively collaborates with Segment Leaders and corresponding role(s) in other business lines to evolve the service portfolio and capture customer opportunities.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Engineering from reputed institutions.
  • More than 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with technical consultancy in Wind and Solar sector is desirable.
  • Past Wind and Solar experience in PMC and / or OE roles in addition to technical due diligence is an added advantage to this profile
  • Ability to lead, engage, develop and motivate employees.
  • Ability to develop a high-performance culture in a fast-paced changing complex and ambiguous environment.
  • Exceptional commercial awareness, good understanding of the market drivers and challenges (market foresight), and proven business development ability within this sector.
  • Ability to check, guide and approve project reports.

 Personal Qualities:-

  • Communicates effectively, is pragmatic, builds strong relationships and can influence.
  • Ability to create trust through robust delivery and strong relationship building.
  • Have the ability to respect and understand cultural diversity and be able to communicate and relate to a number of personnel at different levels.
  • Demonstrates leadership foresight – know what is happening in the market, how will it impact us and what do we do to adapt to it.
  • Keeps a positive and proactive attitude, with a solution-oriented mindset.
  • Be self-motivated, resilient and cope with work pressure.
  • Comfortable to delegate/ lead with distributed leadership style
  • Promotes a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Continuous improvement and high-quality delivery mindset
  • Operational/Sales mindset and focuses on client relationship building
  • Coaching and mentoring skills to empower team
  • Cultivates a broad and diverse network
  • Be dynamic, proactive and make decisions quickly
  • Capable of working as part of an integrated global team


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.