Director Gas Practice

Who are we?

At Magnus Red’s Energy practice, we support market players (i.e. Transmission System Operators, Distribution System Operators, Traders and Power Exchanges) towards a single European electricity market and the integration of renewables as a driver to increase sustainability. We help them with implementation projects by delivering (cross border) program and project management services. Currently, we are delivering our services in the electricity sector and have the ambition to extend into the gas sector.

To realize this ambition, we are looking for a Director to develop our Gas Practice in the Dutch and European Gas market.

What will you do?

Your key challenge in this role is to pave the way and open the European Gas market aiming to provide similar – highly valued – services as we provide today in the electricity market. Here, we are supporting the implementation of the European guidelines and network codes. The aim is to support the Gas industry with the similar obligations stemming from European legislation and their challenges related to amongst other hydrogen.

In parallel you will lead national and international projects with a team of consultants aiming to strengthen the European gas market.

Who are we looking for?

For us it is important you fit into our well-balanced team. We value pro-activity, initiative, entrepreneurship and ambition. You are a professional, motivated to go the extra mile and to exceed client expectations. You have a broad interest, a vision on the European energy markets.

Further you are an analytical professional who combines expertise and knowledge with the soft skills required to provide excellent consultancy services to our clients and effectively communicate your findings, both internally and externally.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Build up the Magnus gas practice to support European Gas TSOs and DSOs in their challenges towards the future
  • Develop and inspire a team of consultants with your deep knowledge and vision on the gas and hydrogen market
  • Maintain and develop your broad network within the sector and position Magnus’ propositions in the sector
  • Execute projects supporting our clients realising their objectives in the Dutch and European gas market
  • Actively develop thought leadership within the sector and relate this to business opportunities.

Position Qualifications

We are looking for a Director Gas who is driven by the challenges of the energy transition:

You have:

  • Master’s degree, preferably with a technical background
  • Relevant project / programme management experience (around 8 years), preferably in consulting and with experience leading project teams
  • Extensive network within European gas TSOs, DSOs and/or ENTSO-G
  • Vision on the status quo and direction of international gas TSOs’ initiatives, with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Broad knowledge of the gas TSO business, including network codes and the future of gases (biogas, hydrogen, …)
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the various levels of an organisation
  • Strong networking skills, with the ability to make new contacts and maintain professional relationships internally and externally. Customer focus is your second nature.
  • You want to build this business, and dive into your network to launch our services in the gas sector

Other requirements:

  • Attitude to take responsibility for own tasks, competences and beyond
  • Structured and pragmatic with an intrinsic focus of getting things done
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English required, Dutch language preferred and German is a pre
  • A visa/permit to work in the Netherlands and current residence in the Netherlands
  • Willingness to travel abroad (about 20%)

What do we offer?

Why choose Magnus Red? We offer a stimulating working environment: a young and international team of about 35 consultants and project managers. We are all motivated professionals who respect each other and want to learn from each other. No egos, but commitment and fun, also outside working hours. We are there for you to help you grow. You learn most on the job, but we also offer an extensive training program. A program with internal and external trainings on the European Electricity Sector, project management and soft skills. Next to that, there are expectations and also a lot of room for your own ideas to keep improving our services. Sounds good?


Send your C.V. and personal motivation letter via the form below. The motivation letter should contain an explanation of your skills and experience, as well as your motivation for the gas sector and for Magnus Red. You can direct your motivation letter to Gertjan Meutgeert. He is also available if you have any questions about the role.

Depending on the applicable COVID-19 measures, the first round consists of a digital interview. The aim is for the second and third interview to take place in our offices in Naarden.


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