Solar Project Manager (F/M/X)

Lead solar project management in Linkebeek, Belgium. Coordinate digital design, performance analysis, R&D projects, and client relations. Requires Master's in engineering, solar tech interest, Python experience, and strong communication skills.

Linkebeek, Belgium  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago


Company Overview


Courbevoie, France


Business Model


Electricity generation and distribution, natural gas, renewable energy, and energy transition services.

Energy production, trading and sales, renewable energy projects.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 70 countries worldwide, including significant presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, and parts of Asia and Africa.

Company Culture

Committed to energy transition, aiming for zero-carbon as a service to its clients.

Supportive of innovation and sustainability, encouraging a progressive approach towards energy solutions.

Offers diverse training programs and opportunities for career advancement within the energy sector.

Activities & Projects

Expansion in renewable energies, such as solar and wind power projects, and significant investments in green hydrogen and energy storage solutions.

Development of advanced energy storage technologies and smart energy management systems.

Engagement in extensive decarbonization projects, aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly by 2045.

Career Opportunities

Roles in project management, renewable energy development, and various engineering and technical positions.

Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook

Careers at ENGIE

We are seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about making a positive impact on ENGIE Laborelec's success and overall performance. If you have a deep interest in energy transition, power generation, and technology, we urge you to explore this opportunity.

Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in safe and diverse environment.

Who are we?

ENGIE Laborelec is a research and expertise center focused on electrical power technology, with a team of over 370 employees from different background. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particular the newly created entity called ENGIE Research & Innovation. We support the entire electricity value chain, providing customized solutions to a diverse range of customers from various fields and industries. We are dedicated to achieving a net zero carbon future and finding sustainable solutions.

About the team

Laborelec’s Solar Team, part of the Renewables & Urban Department, is leading the solar PV research and innovation roadmap for ENGIE and performs technical expertise services for the ENGIE Group and external clients. The team, consisting of a multi-disciplinary team of experts, including PV system yield simulation experts, PV equipment experts (trackers, inverters) and operational performance experts (soiling impact, monitoring) and data scientists, has 3 missions:

  • Anticipate and test new solar technologies (such as Agri-PV and floating offshore PV) – through tests in the Lab and large-scale pilot installations, including our testing facilities in the North of Chile
  • Support ENGIE in technical insights for the development of new solar projects through writing technical specifications and guidelines for ENGIE’s 8 GW PV fleet
  • Develop solar PV fleet-scale monitoring tools and digital solutions for improving operations.

These projects are often multidisciplinary, combining solar, renewable energy technologies, power network studies & measurements, cyber security, IT solutions, etc. and are therefore executed in strong interaction with multiple teams within Laborelec.

In order to support the ambitious growth of ENGIE’s solar activities, Laborelec is looking for a talented and committed Solar Expert and Project Manager.

What you’ll be doing

As Project Manager, you rely on your own expertise and coordinate transversally with experts from multiple competence centres

  • You lead digital project design and implementation, with the support of our solar experts and the digital teams and in coordination with operational entities within ENGIE
  • You manage the execution of global fleet-scale performance analyses of solar photovoltaics assets by combining advanced digital analysis tools and on-site measurements and inspections,
  • You spearhead and/or participate in the execution of Root-Cause-Analyses of performance issues, inverter failures, tracker failures, power plant control failures, etc. often involving on-site fact finding missions and laboratory works in collaboration with electrical equipment experts
  • You lead and participate in the execution of R&D projects and Operational projects in the field of solar O&M
  • You act as an integrator of different competence domains to contribute to the solution towards the clients.
  • You build a close relation with the clients, from the definition of their needs till the delivery of a solution bringing them clear added value
  • You effectively communicate project progress, results and references to clients and stakeholders.

You will work alongside a supportive team, and will have access to professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career.

If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply! Do you?

  • Have a Master’s degree in electrotechnical or electromechanical engineering (civil or industrial) or a Master’s degree related to solar technology with a strong interest in digital solution implementation and operation.
  • Have a good understanding of the technical components, design considerations, electrical system and inverter integration aspects, performance and O&M practices in large scale photovoltaic power plants and are interested in the technology trends,
  • Have experience with Python
  • You have a strong customer focus with the ability to understand and make explicit the implicit needs and motivations driving our customers.
  • Show tenacity and passion for solving the technical problems that come with implementing new solutions and products
  • Possess strong communication skills and are not afraid to talk to and engage an audience
  • Enjoy developing synergies both internally with other competence centers and with external partners

Apply now

Job expired?
Apply now

Please let ENGIE know you found this job on Rejobs. This will help us grow and get more people to work on renewable energy!

Discover how you’re connected

View connections

See your contacts at ENGIE on LinkedIn to leverage your network in applying for this position.

About the role

Mar 25, 2024

Full Time


Sep 18, 2024


Linkebeek, Belgium

Master's degree


Share with Friends

The stakes are high, and the time for talk has passed. Now is the time for action. Help a friend accelerate the shift to a sustainable future.

Share this job - Solar Project Manager (F/M/X) - with your folks, and help them find a career to be proud of.