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Electricity Data Advisor

  • ENTSO-E
Bruxelles, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • ENTSO-E
Bruxelles, 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 Electricity Data Advisor, passionate about the European electricity grid and the energy transition. Do you have integrity and skill to engender trust with excellent interpersonal skills? Are you ready to interact with the highest-level European experts in Standardisation and Data Interoperability? If yes, ENTSO-E is the right place for you.

The Electricity Data Advisor will work in the ENTSO-E Secretariat in Brussels in the ICT section, reporting directly to the Architectures and Standardisation Manager. The ICT section is comprised of 40 internal and external staff. In this role, you will also cooperate intensively with other business sections such as System Development, Market and Operations.

The Electricity Data Advisor plays an important role to enable the data interoperability for key European electricity grid processes.

You will contribute to interoperability in the electricity system related to various domains such as demand side flexibility, regional coordination centre services, system development. Furthermore, you support groups of TSO experts related to Standardisation and Data Interoperability, and ensure the developed standards are consensually agreed within ENTSO-E. This position requires constant interactions and alignment between ENTSO-E internal structure, ENTSO-E members and external stakeholders.

Occasional short travels (e.g. 1-2 days per month) may be required.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key tasks and responsibilities of the successful candidate are listed below. Responsibilities may be subject to change depending on the evolution of priorities and projects.

  • With a proactive approach, lead and support groups of TSO experts (Common Information Model Working Group), ensure the experts reach common position on draft standards;

  • Develop the standardisation workplan and ensure that the working group delivers data exchange standards according to ENTSO-E priorities;

  • Ensure that interlinked projects and activities across the ENTSO-E are run in a coordinated, repeatable, harmonized way. Especially, channel knowledge generated from R&D projects to ENTSO-E groups. Bridge ICT groups with business groups in the association;

  • Support European projects by explaining the data exchange standards and how to utilise them;

  • Contribute to the preparation of the Steering Group ICT Strategy and ICT Committee meetings, in cooperation with the other staff of the ICT section, (e.g., preparing agendas, cover notes, session files, presentations, decisions and draft minutes);

  • Support to the day-to-day business of the ICT Section in relation to the functioning of the Steering Group ICT Strategy and its working groups, project teams in the area of data interoperability.


YOUR PROFILE:

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Power System Engineering, Information Technology or related field;

  • At least two years relevant work experience, preferably in the TSO business;

  • Exceptional communication skills for effective collaboration within the Secretariat, supporting committee members, building consensus, and clearly conveying the TSOs' work and positions to the Commission, regulators, stakeholders, politicians, and the public;

  • Good affinity with project management approaches and managing priorities. Strong organisation and coordination skills working across multiple groups and disciplines;

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English;

  • Proactive and results-oriented attitude, team-player with ability to prioritise;

  • Motivation to work within a multinational and multicultural professional environment;

  • Appetite on data interoperability. Knowledge about the Common Information Model standards from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is considered a plus;

  • Ability to work independently and in team setting with competing deadlines;

  • Motivation 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 application consisting of a curriculum vitae and a motivational letter on the ENTSO-E career site. 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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