Statoil Advisor Power Grid and Regulatory Affairs in Oslo, Norway

Advisor Power Grid and Regulatory Affairs


  • Job ID: 239622

  • Country: Norway, Norway, Norway, Norway

  • Location: Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger

  • Company: Statoil ASA

  • Contact Name: Ragne Grøtterud

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: Operation & Maintenance

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor or Master's degree

  • Experience Preferred: More than 10 years

  • Closing Date: Apr 262018

Job Description

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in more than 30 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.

Technology, projects and drilling (TPD) is Statoil's business area responsible for research and technology, project development and execution, well delivery and procurement. Having the corporate responsibility for technology implemAdvisor Power Grid and Regulatory Affairsentation and project development puts us in the middle of making Statoil a competitive company facing the low carbon society.

The unit provides electrical expertise and competence within subsea power solutions, renewable energy including offshore wind, power from shore and grid connections for existing facilities and new development projects. Your work tasks will be across a variety of Statoil projects and facilities worldwide.

Location for the position will be Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen or Trondheim.

Job Description

Technical expert support for development projects and production facilities

Design of HV transmission and distribution systems including performing electrical system studies and analysis 

Establish specifications for HV transmission and distribution systems

Authority and stakeholder management within the field of power grid and regulatory affairs

Negotiating grid connection agreements

Support business development projects within renewables


Experience from analysis of electrical power systems and from electrical power system engineering

Knowledge on how power transmission systems are organised and governed

Knowledge on renewable energy sources and generation as well as understanding of electricity markets

Thorough knowledge of the Norwegian transmission grid 

Management experience from one of the major entities in the power industry or authority is preferred

Fluency in English and Norwegian is preferred and fluency in a third language will be an advantage

More than 10 years of relevant experience is preferred

Personal Qualities

Leadership capabilities

Strategic mindset

Skilled in developing networks, internally and externally

Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills

Ability to display a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing commitments effectively

Value based execution of responsibilities and tasks

Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Please note that this a local position on local terms and conditions.