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Guidehouse Associate Director-Fleet Optimization in Pierre, South Dakota

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus 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 prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 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: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

Guidehouse’s Mobility Solutions Team leverages the Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure segment’s industry-leading syndicated research, extensive industry experience, and consulting expertise to develop solutions that support our clients in navigating the evolving transition to a clean, sustainable transportation and mobility future. We support market actors across the ecosystem, including utilities & energy providers, automakers, equipment manufacturers, service providers, and governments in developing next-generation transportation products and services.

Our team members manage their own tasks, schedules, internal / external networks, and project teams carrying out business and technical analyses to deliver high quality client work. Our consultants must demonstrate considerable business acumen and focus on maximizing client value.

Position overview:
  • This position involves working directly with clients to develop fleet optimization / electrification strategic plans, business cases, and cost/benefit and other analyses to maximize client value while also limiting risk.

  • This is a highly challenging position that draws heavily upon all the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to effective regulatory and general strategy consulting.

  • The role requires frequent communications with clients and coworkers while effectively sharing information.

  • Solution Delivery: This position will develop and deliver on-the-ground fleet optimization / electrification solutions that produce outcomes for clients through end-to-end, turnkey program models.

    Primary responsibilities include:

  • Architect proposal development and participate in the sales cycle process.

  • Preparing and presenting analysis, reports, and other documents for internal and/or external client use.

  • Provide subject matter expertise for sales and delivery efforts.

  • Leading teams (small and large) for projects requiring multiple resources.

  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously within budget and schedule.

  • Mentoring and managing junior staff.

  • Solution Development: Leverage working knowledge of the commercial transportation industry to identify unmet needs and develop solution options.

  • Solution Delivery: Implement fleet optimization / electrification solution processes and procedures from startup through launch and steady-state operations including stakeholder engagement, marketing & outreach, data collection, and business process management (including call center services, application processing, and rebate disbursements).

    Additional responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Strategic corporate and regulatory planning activities, including stakeholder engagement.

  • Cost-effectiveness analysis of transportation options in context of utility regulations and requirements.

  • Uncertainty and risk analysis.

Qualifications

  • Two year degree in Engineering, Economics, Business, Finance, Public Policy, or related fields AND 7 + years of commercial fleet industry experience, preferably with a logistics or other transportation services provider; Or Four year degree AND 5+ years of commercial fleet industry experience, preferably with a logistics or other transportation services provider.

  • Technical, policy, and/or financial understanding about the integration mobility solutions and energy markets.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong fleet industry network and executive level relationships to generate qualified leads for business development pursuits.

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

  • Proposal writing experience including budget development and managing proposal timeline with a variety of subject matter experts providing input.

  • Able to travel via airplane with minimal assistance to client sites across the U.S. and potentially internationally.

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare, analyze, and transmit data.

  • Familiarity working with the latest collaborative software platforms and tools that facilitate team collaboration.

  • Ability to travel as needed

  • No sponsorship available for this position.

    Desired Qualfications

  • Solution Delivery-experience delivering fleet optimization / alternate fuel implementation including electrification for private or public organizations.

  • Direct experience as a Fleet Manager or selling to Fleet Managers.

  • 3-5 years of strategic and/or management consulting experience.

  • Strong understanding of emerging mobility technology product and service diffusion (e.g., automated driving, wireless charging, smart charging).

  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following: transportation market in the U.S. (global knowledge a plus), electrification options, how vehicles impact electricity markets, energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative fuel adoption in the commercial vehicle industry, demand response, smart grid and related topics in North America (global knowledge a plus).

  • Business development experience managing a pipeline of six and seven figure engagements.

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 role is open virtually to candidates from Pacific, Central or Eastern Time Zones only.

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Disclaimer

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 RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . 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

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