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Economic Regulation Specialist

  • ENTSO-E - European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • ENTSO-E - European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:

ABOUT ENTSO-E:

ENTSO-E is the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity. We coordinate the cross-border system operations, system development and electricity market activities of the 40 electricity transmission system operators (TSOs) which cover 36 countries. The ENTSO-E Secretariat in Brussels provides support on technical, market and policy developments for all European TSOs in their cooperation with each other, in their joint fulfilment of their legal mandates, and in the intensive interactions with EU decision-makers, regulatory agencies, associations representing network users and other stakeholders.

If you are interested in having an active role in the energy transition, you should consider joining ENTSO-E. We are a dynamic European association working on important and exciting projects of the electricity sector with the commitment to support the efforts towards a carbon-neutral power system. At ENTSO-E, you will contribute to building the world’s largest integrated electricity market – impacting not only those in the energy sector but also Europe’s overall economy, today and in the future!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a highly professional and skilled Economic Regulation Specialist, passionate about the European electricity market and the energy transition. Do you have integrity and skill to engender trust with excellent interpersonal skills? Are you ready to interact at the highest level within an international and future thinking organisation? If yes, ENTSO-E is the right place for you.

The successful candidate will work in the ENTSO-E Secretariat in Brussels and will be required to be based in Belgium, where a hybrid working environment will be offered. You will primarily coordinate ENTSO-E's strategy to advance a consistent and sound economic framework for TSOs, within the Business Planning Section and Market Committee and its structures formed of transmission system operators (TSOs).

You will be part of the Strategic Planning team, which oversees the ENTSO-E Strategic Roadmap and the Economic Framework related tasks.

Occasional travels may be required to support teams at events/meetings organised outside of Brussels.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Economic Regulation Specialist is part of the Strategic Planning team and reports to the Strategic Planning Manager and the Head of Market Section within ENTSO-E. You will closely collaborate with colleagues from various sections, members, and stakeholders of the association. Specific responsibilities may change over time depending on the evolution of the priorities and strategic projects. The following responsibilities are foreseen:

  • Coordinate ENTSO-E's strategy to advance a consistent and sound economic framework for TSOs, including on financing of investments, regulatory incentives, tariffication, and cost sharing;

  • Work closely with relevant working groups and task forces, including the Working Group Economic Framework. Take ownership of planning, coordinating, and executing internal processes;

  • Manage documentation processes, including cover notes, session files, internal reports, and facilitate interactions with multiple stakeholders;

  • Develop and deliver the ENTSO-E Strategy on the EU Action Plan for Grids, specifically on those actions points related to tariffication, cost-sharing, and regulatory frameworks;

  • Coordinate and develop ENTSO-E’s proposals to effectively reform the Inter-TSO Compensation (ITC) Mechanism;

  • Lead project teams, ensuring coordination and collaboration among team members to achieve project milestones. Monitor and control project finances, optimizing resource utilization to ensure successful project delivery within budget constraints;

  • Oversee key projects critical to the strategic and technical objectives of ENTSO-E and TSOs, focusing on the implementation of tasks with Cross-Code significance;

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with various stakeholders, regulators and EU institutions to ensure alignment with industry standards and regulations. Lead key external interfaces such as European Commission and ACER;

  • Develop processes, reporting mechanisms, and governance frameworks for managing programs within ENTSO-E and support and maintain a project/program management office. Contribute to the creation of project plans, monitor progress, and ensure adherence to timelines and budgets;

  • Opportunity to be responsible for the resources planning and budget for the Market Section, aligning with organizational objectives.


YOUR PROFILE:

  • University degree in engineering, economics or business administration with at least 3-4 years’ experience in energy consulting, electricity sector or similar background;

  • Experience in energy markets and TSO organisation(s) or similar will be considered as a plus. Understanding of the TSO business model, European energy regulatory framework and EU policy objectives is expected;

  • Proven expertise or knowledge of economic regulation and electricity tariff setting including engagement with ACER and/or National Regulatory Authorities;

  • Proven expertise in project and program management methodologies, organising resources and managing priorities; Strong organisation and coordination skills working across multiple groups and disciplines;

  • Highly developed interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills in English, with ability to negotiate, influence and build consensus;

  • Change management expertise with a proactive and flexible, service-oriented attitude;

  • Strong analytical skills and structured problem solving;

  • Ability to work within a multinational and multicultural professional environment.


OUR OFFER:

Our people are truly at the heart of our association. You will be part of a multinational and multi-cultural environment, with colleagues from over 30 different nationalities. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce which allows us to create an environment where we learn from each other and develop together. We strongly believe in continuous learning and offer a broad range of training and development opportunities to our employees. We are a hybrid workplace and offer a maximum of flexibility enabling to have a good balance between remote working (from Belgium) and engaging physically with colleagues.

We offer market competitive compensation and an extensive benefit package, with excellent insurance coverage for you and direct family members (such as hospitalization, supplemental medical plan). You will benefit from group insurance and travel insurance. You will have the opportunity to participate in a Flexible Benefits Plan to choose for those benefits that create the best value for you.

Additionally, we offer employees from our TSO Members the chance to apply for secondment opportunities, further enriching your experience and expanding your horizons.

INTERESTED:

Please submit your complete application consisting of a motivational letter and curriculum vitae on the ENTSO-E career website. Replies will be handled in strictest confidence.

ENTSO-E is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or political beliefs.
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