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Manager, Power System Modelling, EY-ROAM

Location:  Wellington
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  4 Apr 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1483865

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



Mā te kahukura ka rere te manu I With wings a bird will fly


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart. 

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.


Climate change is driving an unprecedented transformation in the global energy sector. The energy industry is transitioning to a low carbon, decentralised future, facing a wide range of engineering and economic challenges along the wayDo you want to be part of this journey?  


Recent projects include:

  • Undertaking market due diligence and market modelling, including forecasting electricity prices, transmission constraints, generation curtailment, and auxiliary market outcomes to support the financing, acquisition, sale and valuation of solar farms, wind farms, batteries and pumped hydro plants.
  • Assessing the long-term outlook for demand and supply in the gas industry, including forecasting prices, emissions, and security of supply within the sector to support the development of a gas transition plan.
  • Providing assurance to Transpower on their implementation of the new transmission pricing methodology which relies on the determination of beneficiaries of transmission infrastructure.
  • Providing analysis and support to policy makers and regulators including MBIE, the Electricity Authority, the Gas Industry Co., and EECA.


Kei a koe te mana I The choice is yours         

As our Manager, Power System Modelling, 

  • You will be expected to conduct a range of power system studies including power flow and EMT studies to enable the team to provide our clients with evidence-based insights that enable informed decision making.
  • In parallel with client engagements, you will also have the opportunity to target your learning and development towards key areas of interest


Ō Pūmanawa I What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Tertiary education in electrical engineering or a related field,
  • The ability to perform power systems studies such as power flow, stability, and system strength modelling,
  • The ability to perform grid connection studies using PSSE and PSCAD,
  • The ability to work with our broader electricity market modelling team to inform power system planning and network development planning,
  • High numeracy levels and the ability, or a willingness to develop the ability, to manipulate and analyse large data sets efficiently,
  • High computer literacy. Currently, we use Excel, Python, SQL, Microsoft VBA and Matlab. We will provide time and training if you can demonstrate your willingness and ability to learn a new programming language,
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully convey meaningful insights to clients and colleagues.


The salary range for this role is expected to be NZD 113,000 to NZD 140,000 dependent on skills and experience. This full-time role is for a minimum of 37.5 hours per week.


Kuhu mai ki a EY I Come, be a part of EY

 Apply now… we’re over 1,000 perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand and we’re ready to welcome yours.


Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging— where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be our best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


Whāia te iti kahurangi I The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world


Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.


EY | Building a better working world 
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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