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Green Door Recruitment
0845 337 2773
Senior Expert - Distribution Grids for Innovation & Development (grid integration of distributed renewables projects, Wind, Solar ect) - based in Brussels, Belgium
Location: , Outside US (Belgium)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9725

Job Details:
Senior Expert - Distribution Grids for Innovation & Development (grid integration of distributed renewables projects, Wind, Solar ect) - based in Brussels, Belgium, ref 1104-15

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 consultancy and software services. Amongst others, i-LAB develops tools for integrating renewables in the classical grid management.

Within i-LAB, you will be in charge of projects for the grid integration of distributed renewables. Your work is situated between applied research and real-world electrical power engineering:

•Interaction of distributed generation with the grid

•Leading innovation, development and implementation of intelligent grid management strategies and tools (smart grids)

•Leading innovation, development and application of software-based services for intelligent grid management with renewables (related to the topics above)

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

•Organisation and communication: planning of work together with project partners and the team.


•Master degree in electrical power engineering (minimum 4 years), or similar through experience

•Minimum 4 years relevant work experience, e.g., with a grid operator, in industry grids, in power system consultancy or related

•Strong interest in renewable energy

•Multidisciplinary interest and the ability to link disciplines (energy, policy, economics, technology)


•Creative and innovative mindset

•Efficient and focussed

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

•Good communication skills towards co-workers and clients.

•Fluent in English and Dutch; knowledge of additional languages is an asset


The offices are located near St Catherine (Brussels City Centre). You may regularly need to commute in Flanders (few times per month).

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