Medior Project Manager ICT in Energy | Groningen
Groningen, NL
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What will you be doing?

As Medior Project manager ICT in Energy you find it important to contribute to the sustainable energy transition. You combine your experience as a project manager with your knowledge of the trends and challenges within the energy domain.

You guide the stakeholders taking steps towards the energy transition via concrete (ICT) innovations in the TNO projects and you manage possible contradictions in interests.

Together with a business developer you are responsible for identifying opportunities for acquisition. You will be involved in the initial set-

up of a project as intended project manager and will translate customer / consortia ambitions into an actionable project plan.

You work simultaneously on multiple projects, together with a team of colleagues from your own and other TNO departments, and in close collaboration with partners outside TNO.

You keep an overview over your project portfolio and you feel comfortable with multiple context switching during a day. The innovative projects come with uncertainties in goals, results, realization time and planning of resources, which you manage successfully.

Your project management skills ensure that projects are delivering the expected results within time and budget. You are responsible for the customer satisfaction, the project team’s performance.

Through dynamic risk management among others you prevent the occurrence of any surprises for the customer as well as for TNO.

Your work will see a high level of variation, depending on your own interests and talents. Your projects will vary from B2B projects delivering short term consultancy to a specific customer to longer term research in subsidized (inter)national projects with large consortia.

The projects will vary from more overall system studies described in a report to specific technology development that needs to be proven in a living lab.

What do we require of you?

You like to work in an innovative environment. You get energy from managing the uncertainties that come with applied research and with the development of innovative IT proof of concepts or demonstrators.

You are creative and have a pro-active attitude combined with an open, curious look on the dynamic developments in the energy domain and in (ICT)technology.

You connect people, interests, concerns and expertise to realize solutions. With your project management skills, experience and enthusiasm you inspire and motivate people.

Because the work asks for team collaboration and stakeholder management a sense for diplomacy and adequate social skills are a must.

You are able to find your way within different TNO units and departments. You take ownership of the expertise / results for the duration of the projects and beyond to ensure further development of the innovation and to create valorization opportunities.

We are looking for a candidate who :

  • Has a PhD or MSc degree in computer science or equivalent, where a major / minor in energy is a pre;
  • Has at least 4 years of experience in project management preferably IPMA-C theory exam;
  • Has working experience in the energy domain and is demonstrably motivated to contribute to the energy transition;
  • Has affinity with applied research and state-of-the-art IT technology;
  • Has excellent communication skills and capability to advise stakeholders and explain the complexity of innovations in projects;
  • Is flexible and cooperation-oriented;
  • Is innovative and creative;
  • Has the willingness to work in an international environment (mainly Europe).
  • What can you expect of your work situation?

    The research group Monitoring & Control Services (MCS) is looking for a new colleague for the position Medior Project manager ICT in Energy .

    In this position you will manage projects on innovations in the digitalization aspects of the energy transition.

    MCS proves the feasibility as well as the added value of innovative applications of information technology for industry and government through an approach of first-

    time engineering of large scale monitoring & control systems. MCS views such systems from an Internet-of-Things perspective, where large amounts of heterogeneous data are generated by internet-

    connected infrastructures. These data need to be stored, processed and analyzed to create useable information in support of decision making or autonomous control.

    Using state of the art information technologies, MCS creates the necessary future-proof architectures by designing for adaptability and scalability, applied in three focus domains : Industry & Infrastructure, Sustainable Energy, and Defense.

    The department is located in Groningen and The Hague. It consists of applied researchers and consultants in IT systems and processes contributing to the digitalization challenges in the different focus domains.

    We also have a group of experts on Energy system integration contributing to the sustainable energy transition. The energy experts work on challenges concerning energy system analysis and design and energy system robustness and resilience.

    Developing methodology for system studies on different levels, operational smart grid technology, energy data solutions and supporting simulation tooling.

    What can TNO offer you?

    Work enjoyment means something different for each employee. This is why we offer a-la-carte terms and conditions of employment that you can switch around on a monthly basis.

    Flexible working hours (like 4 days x 9 hours) and different leave schemes mean that you can create a package attuned to your specific wishes.

    TNO attaches great value to both your personal and your professional development. Many opportunities exist for you to develop : conferences, courses, workshops, coaching, intervision, mentoring and job rotation.

    At TNO you can orchestrate your own career.

    Application process

    You can apply till the 6th of January. The process comprises at least three (selection) rounds. First two interview rounds and then after a positive selection, we will finish off the process by discussing terms and conditions of employment.

    We try to complete the interviews and assessment within 4 weeks.

    Recruiter : Yvonne Pribnow

    Mobile phone : +31 (0)6-11097594

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    Hiring manager : Roelien Attema-van Waas

    Phone number : 08886 67781

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