Contract Manager Talent Management (Part time 24 hours)

  • Location: Arnhem
  • Education level: Bachelor
  • Vacancy reference: 8597

This will be your workplace

The location of this position is Arnhem Part time 24 hours Limited contract for 2 years To help TenneT meet the challenges of the future and drive the energy transition, we need to re-imagine how we harness and nurture the talent of our people, as well as how we seek the new talent we will need to adapt and grow. Adaptiveness and innovation will be central to fulfil our role in the green energy future, and our success in this will depend on the talent within our organisation. As such the People Unit now has a different and essential role to play, putting ‘People at the Heart of TenneT’. In the new structure, the People unit (PPL) will seek to foster much greater collaboration between teams in Germany and the Netherlands, getting the best from both by focusing on our common goals, sharing our vision for TenneT and learning from each other, rather than allowing differences to slow us down. Another key aspect of our People vision is to be more plugged into the core objectives of TenneT, allowing HR to serve the

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 Contract Manager Talent Management who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

TenneT is a leading European electricity transmission system operator (TSO), with activities in the Netherlands and in Germany. TenneT has over 5000 (internal) employees in both countries together.
One of the tools the L&D team provides to support and facilitate learning and development is the TenneT Academy, our Learning Management System (LMS). The TenneT Academy is meant to support employees in finding and booking the learning interventions they need (training, e-learning, coaching) and managers to monitor learning. Furthermore, all mandatory trainings and certifications are registered and monitored in the TenneT Academy. These are important for TenneT's license to operate.
For the past 6 years the services around the TenneT Academy like organizing in-company trainings, booking, planning, registration, certification as well as invoicing and contract management for preferred suppliers were outsourced. As of July 1st 2021 TenneT will insource the back office for mandatory trainings and other in company programs. Individual bookings (open offering) will be outsourced to an external party who will handle all bookings and invoicing.
All contracts with preferred suppliers for mandatory trainings and strategic programs will be taken care of by TenneT. In total the L&D team has about 50 contracts to manage. We want to set up and maintain professional contract management in order to monitor quality of suppliers (+50 contracts) and to make sure suppliers match business needs.
Most important tasks contract manager
• Sets up and monitors a quality system / business process for contract management
• Supports where necessary tender procedures for contracting new preferred suppliers
• Conducts contract negotiations/meetings together with buyer with both existing as well as new preferred suppliers; based on SLA and other existing agreements (such as AVG), with input from contract users
• General point of contact within L&D regarding suppliers
• Has overall insight into contracted suppliers
• Advises and aligns with the business on suppliers

Your Profile and background

• Experience with L&D and/or HR and contract management
• Customer and market orientation
• Communication & Networking Skills
• Advanced Negotiation Skills
• High Level of English and Dutch Proficiency

Our offer

TenneT NL offers a high profile and responsible function within an interesting and dynamic working environment. TenneT NL offers an excellent salary (TenneT NL level 8 or 9 ) with good secondary benefits, for instance more than 40 days of paid leave, a contribution of €60 to your health insurance and a contribution to your sports subscription. TenneT also offers good training and development possibilities.

Recruitment Process

In our online-application-form you can apply within only some minutes. Afterwards we screen your application and get back to you as soon as possible. Our selection process consists of two interviews.

For further questions regarding the recruiting process please contact:
Els Boot
People | Talent Acquisition
T + 31 (0) 889368325

For questions relating to the position:
Maik Neumann
People | Learning & Development

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:
Els Boot,
+31 88 936 8325