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Head of Power Systems

Head of Power Systems

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    George Lynch

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    George Lynch

My client is a global engineering consulting business that specialises in providing investment support and technical advisory for developers and IPPs in the renewable energy sector. With a focus on working with wind, solar and other energy storage projects, the Head of Power Systems Asia-Pacific will be responsible for building out a team locally here in Australia while also facilitating the management of and delivering distribution and transmission analysis to clients.

Role and Responsibilities


  • Build and lead a team around my client’s power systems advisory scope across APAC.
  • Provide technical expertise on a range of power systems workstreams such as distribution and transmission networks, renewable energy, grid integration as well as broader power system planning.
  • Undertake grid prospecting and conceptual design of connections as well as optioneering with an emphasis on the development of renewable energy and energy storage projects.
  • Conduct due diligence and risk assessment of grid connections.
  • Liaise with clients to facilitate the best possible technical and commercial outcomes of negotiations with AEMO and various NSPs.
  • Support the broader scope of renewable generation projects including Model Acceptance Testing.
  • Lead the processes responsible for the submission of high-quality bids and proposals to clients.


The Ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Deep understanding of power system theory.
  • Holistic understanding of the Australian transmission and distribution planning processes as well as knowledge surrounding customer connection practises.
  • Strong technical knowledge with regards to the connection of new generators and loads.
  • Understanding of inverter-based power conversion systems.
  • Demonstrated track record in an Australian power system engineering environment (consultancy, OEM, NSP or AEMO).
  • Proven track record of successfully managing projects and project teams.
  • Proficiencies in modern simulation software and electrical circuit modelling mediums (PSCAD, PSS/E, DigSILENT Powerfactory, ETAP, ERACS etc.


If you feel you would be a great fit for this opportunity, please send your CV over to