Head of Venture: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage/Sequestration (CCUS)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Katy, TX 77449
United States
Job Description

Head of Venture: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage/Sequestration (CCUS)


US-TX-Katy | UK-London

Requisition ID


Business Area

Energy Systems



Posting Position Type

Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Carbon, capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is critical to meeting the climate goals of companies and countries alike, yet today only one percent of CO2 emissions are captured. DNV - Energy Systems is looking for a Head of Venture: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage/Sequestration (CCUS) to lead a team of experts. To focus our efforts on solutions that maximize value to our customers, Energy Systems formed this venture and is looking for an executive to lead the rapid and evolving market growth.


This position may be located in our Houston, TX, or London, UK offices. Other locations may be considered.

Tasks May Include

  • Leading commercial scaling and growth of the CCUS Venture
  • Building and developing the CCUS team. Coaching team members to set and meet targets and related activities
  • Driving CCUS initiatives in current and new markets, working with regional teams to ensure sales follow-up and service development, including development/improvement of recommended practices, consulting tools, and new business models
  • Creating alignment across DNV on CCUS initiatives
  • Continuously striving for new opportunities for improvement or expansion of added value
  • Identifying and nurturing strategic customer relationships, discovering needs, quantifying how DNV can add value, and acting as a project sponsor on significant projects

Position Qualifications

What Is Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in CCUS
  • Strong domain knowledge and consulting experience in CCUS or a related field
  • Strategic and visionary
  • Strong customer focus
  • Growth and entrepreneurial mindset, with insights and the ability to clearly define customer needs that provide opportunities for growth
  • Experience in setting and achieving ambitious financial KPIs
  • Experience in scaling businesses or creating sustainable competitive advantage
  • Persuasive and persistent
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We

DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houston’s best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal – Best Places to Work competition.

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department (hrrecruitment.northamerica@dnv.com). Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

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What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

Please visit our website at www.dnv.com

Company & Business Area Description

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.


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