Senior Policy Advisor System Operations International Development

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  • Opleidingsniveau: Universiteit (WO)
  • Dienstverband: Vast
  • Werkweek: 40 uur

Wat doe je als Senior Policy Advisor System Operations International Development bij TenneT?

The electrical power systems are in the middle of a transition that is significantly increasing the complexity of system operations. This change is driven by political, regulatory, environmental and technological background. Therefore System Operations needs to be prepared for the challenges ahead by influencing future regulation and relevant stakeholders, by contributing to international activities, identifying future needs for innovations, developing new concepts and knowledge to be able to operate the future power system with the same level of reliability and security, as we have today!

Your tasks will be:

  • You identify, evaluate impact and contribute to national/international developments that are essential for TenneT and for System Operations in particular, such as new and existing regulation, innovative methodologies, criteria and solutions.
  • You contribute to the collective strategy development of system operations in line with TenneT's ambition to drive the energy transition in Europe, including participation on market integration projects, regional coordination activities, ENTSO-E activities, TSO-DSO activities, CIGRE activities, innovation projects, among others.
  • You perform strategic stakeholder management in order to implement TenneT's vision and strategy, including contact with NRA (ACM), the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK), other TSOs, market parties, etc.

Wat verwachten we van jou?

Your qualifications

  • You have a Master’s degree or PhD in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or Economics relevant from an accredited college or university
  • You have excellent English and Dutch language skills
  • You have excellent communication (oral and written) skills and you operate comfortably in an international environment
  • You enjoy complex conceptual developments and a dynamic environment, which combine both technical, regulatory and political aspects
  • You have good analytical skills
  • You are a team-player and you are motivated to contribute to the future of system operations
  • You have at least five years of relevant work experience with knowledge on the energy sector, preferably knowledge of the organization of TSOs, market and system operations principles.
  • You are available to travel for regular participation in international meetings

Wat kun je verwachten?

TenneT offers a challenging and responsible function within an innovative and dynamic international working environment. We offer a competitive salary package (Cao TSO)  with excellent secondary benefits as well as good training and development possibilities. Duty station for this function is Arnhem.

An assessment can be part of the application procedure.

At entry, TenneT performs a Pre-Employment Screening.

Waar kom je te werken?

With over 23,500 kilometers of high-voltage connections on land and in the sea and with around 5,000 employees, TenneT is one of the largest electricity transmission companies in Europe. Our highest priority is a safe and uninterrupted electricity supply for our 41 million end users in the Netherlands and Germany. Next to that, we enable the energy transition and the further integration of the Northwest European energy market. TenneT is known for the innovative projects with which we put our mission into practice: taking power further. TenneT is a certified Top Employer, which means that we are highly committed to creating the best working environment for our employees.

The System Operations Performance Unit ensures and ensures the reliable operation of TenneT's high-voltage grid and works to continuously improve the operation of the Dutch and European electricity supply. Technological development, the desire for a single European electricity market and the transition to a sustainable electricity supply constantly lead to the need to adapt roles and responsibilities and new system operations services and processes. The International Development department is responsible for identifying and initiating developments in this area and translating them into concrete improvements for system operations in close consultation with stakeholders.

Contact over deze vacature

Wil je meer informatie?

Neem contact op met:
Janine Spaan,
+31 26 373 37 97

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