Advisor Business Development

Contribute to TenneT's energy transition as Advisor Business Development in Arnhem, Netherlands. Lead M&A processes, strategic projects, and feasibility studies for new technologies. Strong finance background and communication skills required.

Arnhem, Netherlands  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   More than 3 months ago

TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate Advisor Business Development at our location Arnhem who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

The Business Development team is active in the field of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business consulting, feasibility studies and development of knowledge/ portfolio in the field of new technologies and innovations such as storage and interconnections. The team works for TenneT in the Netherlands, Germany and the non-regulated subsidiaries of TenneT Holding. The Business Development team is part of the Unit Strategy & Partnerships that is also responsible for TenneT's strategy, innovation, corporate social responsibility and digital and flexibility development.

Additionally, there is a frequent contact with external relations in the industry, investors, technology start-ups, banks and consultants. Are you the fresh, ambitious and communicative person and ready for a new challenge in an international, dynamic environment? To strengthen the Business Development team, we are currently looking for a pro-active Advisor Business Development. As an Advisor Business Development you engage in acquisition processes and preparation and evaluation of analysis for projects. Your work is varied in profile dependent on need. Your main activities are:

  • Supervise and coordinate M&A processes from initiation to completion
  • Participate in strategic projects and support the Executive Board on strategic questions
  • Feasibility assessment of new technologies and translating these in business opportunities
  • Ensure excellent due diligence in the area of accounting, legal, environmental, financial and technical aspects
  • (Financial) economic research and making business cases with a solid (risk) analysis
  • Reporting to the relevant stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Make independent well-founded valuations

Your profile and background

You are a highly motivated professional with multiple years working experience, seeking a new challenge; You have a relevant university degree, preferably in the field of (corporate) finance and/or business development; You have practical experience with due diligence and making valuations, have experience leading complex projects and giving guidance to (external) consultants in various disciplines.

You are a respected advisor, have strong facilitation, communication, presentation and negotiation skills, have strong organisational sensitivity and a clear ability to build strong relationships with business stakeholders at all levels; You are a strategic thinker and have a hands-on mentality; take responsibility, are accountable and results driven, have proven problem-solving skills and the ability to identify, analyse, and resolve problems, driving solutions through to completion; Excellent language skills, both in English and preferably in German and/or Dutch.

Our offer

  • We are family friendly and flexible
  • Health - your basis
  • Modern working environment
  • Attractive remuneration and social benefits
  • Personal development

This will be our challenge

Strategy and Partnerships is set up because of TenneT's needs in new ways of working to realize our ambition to advance the energy transition. In doing so, innovative partnerships will be key to driving scalable solutions for flexibility, renewable energy integration and digitalisation.

Additional information

  • As of 1st of February 2024
  • The weekly working time is 40 hours
  • Type of contract is indefinite
  • Job interviews for this position will be (partly) in English. Please send us your CV and motivation letter in English

TenneT is a leading European grid operator committed to a secure and reliable electricity supply - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are shaping the energy transition for a sustainable energy future. As the first cross-border transmission system operator, we plan, build and operate an almost 25,000 kilometres long high and extra-high voltage grid in the Netherlands and Germany and are one of the largest investors in national and international electricity grids, on land and at sea. Every day, our 7,400 employees give their best and ensure with responsibility, courage and networking that more than 43 million end consumers can rely on a stable electricity supply.

TenneT is an equal opportunity employer for ALL and is fully committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for recruitment, promotion and employment regardless of their ethnic origin, skin colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual identity, marital/family status.

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About the role

Dec 08, 2023

Full Time


Jun 04, 2024


Arnhem, Netherlands

Multiple years working experience


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