Principal/Senior Power System Expert & Consultant

Who are we?

At Magnus Red Energy, 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. We aim at strengthening our services related to business consulting & advisory services, such as data analysis, business analysis, contingency analysis and load-flow studies.

To realize this ambition, we are looking for a principal/senior profile with the experience and network to strengthen our pool of consultants with a Principal/Senior Power System Expert & Consultant.

What will you do?

With your experience, knowledge and skills you are able to meet the demands and requirements from our clients for assignments related to e.g. data analysis, data analysis, business analysis, contingency analysis, load-flow – and market studies.
Together with the client, you scope the assignments and analyses required to provide the desired insight and deliverables and you are responsible and take ownership of successful completion.
You prepare and present outcomes of the analysis, simulations or studies in high-quality presentation and in a clear and understandable manner to various stakeholders with different levels of experience / knowledge.
Furthermore, you will develop the knowledge of technical topics with (junior) colleagues in the team and also involve them in the projects for which you are responsible.

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 and a vision on the European energy markets.
You are a senior analytical professional with several years of relevant work experience and resulting professional network.  You are comfortable in a consulting role and are used to acting as a trusted advisor towards customers.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ability to present yourself to our clients in case of opportunities or within your own network and with your experience, knowledge and network have the credibility to start with assignments in the context of technical expertise & Consulting.
  • Execute projects supporting our clients realising their objectives in the Dutch and European electricity market
  • Maintain and develop your broad network within the sector and position Magnus’ propositions in the sector
  • Develop and inspire a team of consultants with your deep technical understanding and vision on the European electricity market
  • Actively develop leadership within the sector and relate this to business opportunities.

Position Qualifications

We are looking for a Principal/Senior Technical Expert & Consultant who is driven by the challenges of the energy transition and the future power grid:

You have:

  • MSc or PhD in Electrical Engineering, preferable specialized in Power Systems
  • Around 8 years of relevant experience
  • Extensive network within European TSOs, DSOs and/or ENTSO-e
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant topics (Protection and Control, Power System Studies, Cross-zonal capacity calculation in day-ahead, intraday and/or balancing)
  • Vision on the status quo and direction of European electricity market integration and TSOs’ initiatives, with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the various levels of an organisation
  • Strong network, with the ability to maintain professional relationships internally and externally. Customer focus is your second nature and experience in consulting is preferred

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. They 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 further. 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?

Application

Send your C.V., personal motivation letter and grade list(s) via the form below. The motivation letter should contain an explanation of your skills and experience, as well as your motivation for the energy 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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