Project Lead Portfolio Management/Stations

Lead Project Lead Portfolio Management/Stations role in Arnhem, Netherlands. Manage offshore wind projects, drive energy transition, and develop infrastructure. Requires technical, leadership skills, and 5+ years experience in large projects.

Arnhem, Netherlands  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   EUR 10k   2 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 Project Lead Portfolio Management/Stations at our location in Arnhem who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

Based on the Energie-akkoord, where the targets and intentions for the transition to a more renewable energy supply are set, the Roadmap Offshore wind energy 2030 and the ambition to realise additional windcapacity prior to 2030 a roll-out strategy is being prepared for the long term, including the 2GW projects. This results in a commitment for TenneT to realise at least 14 2GW HVDC Grid Connection Systems which bring the power from offshore wind-farms in the North sea to the Dutch electricity grid to be commissioned between 2028 - 2031.

Within the portfolio team Stations Petrofac/Hitachi, consisting of at least 6 platform/HVDC projects, we are looking for a Project Lead Portfolio Management/Stations. The Portfolio is still developing, and this position may develop over time with more responsibilities and possibilities for promotion. This also means that for this position we are not only looking for a candidate that can do the job today but also has the potential to grow.

  • Managing the call-off process of the respective projects within the portfolio
  • Alignment with the relevant clusters/regions and preparing any decision as required
  • Identifying deltas within the planning (integrated planning), first line of management and alignment, developing mitigation measures
  • Responsible for the effective implementation of the processes described in the Framework Cooperation Agreement with our Partner
  • First line management of new developments (e.g. DC-HUB, LionLink), which impact the portfolio
  • Responsible for implementing the change process, including with respect to the reference scope
  • Depending on further developments within the portfolio, responsibilities may shift to the day-to-day management, on safety, cost, time and quality, of some projects within the portfolio
  • As Project Lead Portfolio Management/Stations you are reporting to the Portfolio Director

Your profile and background

You are a manager with strong technical and leadership skills. You are a natural, servant leader who can inspire teams. You are familiar with managing big infrastructure projects, especially also with offshore experience. You are preferably IPMA D certified or open to obtain.


  • You have preferably a master degree and an academic level in thinking and working
  • You are dynamic, enthusiastic, intrinsically motivated without 'nine to five-mentality’
  • You have at least 5+ years of experience in a comparable job within large (offshore) infrastructure projects
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • You are fluent in English , additional languages are an advantage
  • You are willing to travel (within Europe, middle east and east). 8 days per month on average

Our recruiting process

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

Large Projects Offshore is a key contributor to the energy transition. The Unit is responsible for the current and future development of the offshore grid as a whole and subsequently for the development and realization of the DC interconnectors and the Offshore Wind Farm grid connections in both the German and Dutch sectors of the North Sea.

Additional information

Job interviews for this position will be in English. Please send us your application document in English as well.

  • Salary for this position is in grade 18, with a maximum salary of € 10.122,- gross based on a fulltime position
  • The weekly working time is 40 hours
  • Type of contract is indefinite
  • 30 vacation days
  • Additional benefits such as: health insurance, internet and sport compensation
  • Work hybrid, we stimulate a healthy work-life balance

If you're ready to shape the future of energy with your technical expertise, join us in driving the energy transition at TenneT TSO. Apply now and be a part of our dynamic and impactful team.

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

Mar 07, 2024

Full Time


Sep 06, 2024


EUR 10k

Arnhem, Netherlands

5+ years


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