Strategist Operations & Maintenance Offshore

  • Location: Arnhem
  • Vacancy reference: 9744

This will be your workplace

Start date: in consideration with candidate, but preferably as soon as possible.  Contract: starting with a one year contract with the intention of transforming this into a permanent contract after the first year.  Weekly working hours: 40 hours

This will be our challenge

TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. Recruitment of new talent plays a crucial role in this growth ambition. We are looking for a passionate Strategist Operations & Maintenance Offshore who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

As a Strategist Operations and Maintenance, you aim to achieve the desired balance in costs, risk and performance for the maintenance and replacement of our offshore high-voltage platforms, onshore high-voltage land-stations and related high-voltage connections. You drive developments forward in an international oriented department highly encouraging collaboration beyond team, country and technical domains.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and policies regarding the maintenance, preservation and replacements of the offshore high-voltage grid;
  • Drive the transition to intelligent, predictive maintenance concepts and hereby contributing to TenneT's ambition becoming front runner in intelligent, risk-based maintenance;
  • Contribute to the development of a corporate, intelligent and predictive Health index methodology for offshore assets
  • Develop solution-paths to reduce identified risks during design, realization and management phase of the assets and ensure the asset risk management process is kept up-to-date and transparent;
  • Develop and steer the high impact Failure investigation process to grow to a learning organization

Your Profile and background

  • Ideally you have a masters degree in: Electrical Engineering, Sustainable Energy Technology or Embedded Systems;
  • Interest in asset and maintenance management, in particular strategic management of assets;
  • Ability to build bridges between internal departments and external parties;
  • Analytical skills, environmental awareness and good judgment;
  • Enterprising and full of initiative; You are expected to take responsibility for what needs to be done, take action to address issues and get things started;
  • Skilled in communication, in possession of the right amount of tact and have a personal superiority. Persuasion and independence are important;
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Experience in maintenance engineering, methodology RCA (root cause analyses) and/or FMECA (failure mode effect and criticality analyses) is an advantage. 

Our offer

TenneT offers a challenging and responsible position within an innovative and dynamic international working environment. We offer a competitive salary package (job level 9 Cao TSO - Euro 3735 - 7601 gross a month on full time basis) with excellent secondary benefits (eg;43 vacation days on a fulltime basis, 6% end of year bonus, EUR 60,- gross, health insurance allowance, good pension scheme) as well as good training and development possibilities.

Recruitment Process

First interview will be with the Head of the department Thijs Schuring & Recruiter Claudia Heersink. 
Second interview will be with two teammembers. 

Are we the right match? In that case we will make you an offer during a terms and conditions meeting which you will be having with the recruiter. 

For further questions regarding the recruiting process please contact:
Claudia Heersink 
People | Talent Acquisition
+31 (88) 936 3813

For questions relating to the position:
Thijs Schuring
Asset Management
+31 (0)630471106

TenneT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.

Contact information

Get in contact with:
Claudia Heersink,