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Green Door Recruitment
0845 337 2773
Expert in Power Systems & Markets for Innovation & Development (Wind projects) - based in Brussels
Location: , Outside US (Belgium)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9703

Job Details:
Expert in Power Systems & Markets for Innovation & Development (Wind projects) - based in Brussels, Belgium, ref 1104-14

Company Profile:

Our client is an independent technology and consulting company in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The company offers expert technical guidance and due diligence services for project developers, utilities and financial institutions. Additionally they offer a suite of software services that enhance the performance of renewable energy plants, facilitate the implementation of smart grids and assess the energy efficiency improvements in buildings. With a track record in advising corporate and public authorities on sustainable energy technology, policy and markets.

Its clients include renewable energy project developers, energy utilities, architectural offices, suppliers in the construction markets, maintenance companies, financial institutions and regional and international public authorities.

The Job:

i-LAB is a business unit that coordinates its research and development activities aiming at short and medium term evolutions of our clients consultancy and software services. Amongst others, i-LAB performs R&D on the value of power from renewables and how this can be increased for society and for the energy market. This can be done by integrating distributed generation and flexible demand into so-called virtual power plants.

We are looking for an Expert in Power Systems & Energy Markets to reinforce this team. You will lead R&D targeting the development of virtual power plant services. S/he will work together with the other team members and with technical experts from the consultancy and products units.


•Techno-economic analysis and modelling of power system concepts and innovation strategies, optimising the value of renewable electricity in the portfolio’s of clients in operational services.

•Follow-up and participate in international relevant R&D projects in order to translate R&D project results in added value for the companies products and services.

•Manage R&D projects including end-to-end project administration: planning, realisation, coordination, cost control as well as relationships with internal clients, partners and suppliers

•Manage delivery of high-quality project outputs within time and budget


•Master degree in power engineering or energy economics, or similar through experience

•Minimum 4 years relevant work experience with involvement in R&D

•Strong interest in energy strategy and renewable energies

•Willing to travel abroad for short-term missions

•High sense of responsibility and professional attitude


•Creative and innovative mindset

•Analytical, capable of writing high quality reports

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Strong organisational capabilities, able to function autonomously as well as within a team

•Flexible, adaptable, good team worker

•Eager learner

•Fluent in English, knowledge of French or Dutch is an asset


The offices are located near St Catherine (Brussels City Centre).

On Offer:

In addition to a stimulating atmosphere in a young and highly motivated group of people, our client offers:

Attractive salary package in line with your level of experience, including group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers, representation allowance, company mobile phone and profit sharing scheme

Sustainable transport: Easy access with public transport, 100% reimbursement of public transport fare.

An international environment: projects in over 25 countries worldwide, colleagues of over 10 nationalities