TenneT is a leading European grid operator committed to a secure and reliable electricity supply – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are shaping the energy transition for a sustainable energy future. As the first cross-border transmission system operator, we plan, build and operate an almost 25,000 kilometres long high and extra-high voltage grid in the Netherlands and Germany and are one of the largest investors in national and international electricity grids, on land and at sea. Every day, our 7,400 employees give their best and ensure with responsibility, courage and networking that more than 43 million end consumers can rely on a stable electricity supply.

Lighting the way ahead together

Unit description

Large Projects Offshore is a key contributor to the energy transition. The Unit is responsible for the current and future development of the offshore grid as a whole and subsequently for the development and realization of the DC interconnectors and the Offshore Wind Farm grid connections in both the German and Dutch sectors of the North Sea.
TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate Business Architect at our location Hannover who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Frame conditions

  • As of 01.10.2024
  • The weekly working time is 37 hours
  • The position is unlimited
  • Job interviews for this position will be (partly) in English. Please send us your application document in English as well

As the Business Architect, you will be instrumental in designing, defining, and implementing the Business Architecture for our Large Projects Offshore (LPO) organization.

You will be:

  • Interviewing stakeholders in tandem with product owner, assuring the envisioned architecture fits the business needs
  • Aligning and connecting with the TenneT Enterprise Architecture organizational bodies
  • Further define and describe the architectural framework for the development of solutions
  • Cooperating with the Information management team, to make sure the business architecture stays compliant with the business operation, including signaling potential threats to business continuity or data integrity
  • Supporting the team in developing improved and new solutions for the organization
  • Creating business architecture models demonstrating how products, operations and systems interoperate within the organization as well as model business processes in Adonis as well as architectural models in ADO-IT
  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree and an academic level of thinking and working
  • You have experience working as a Business Architect / Analyst in complex and demanding environments. Additionally you have experience in working in an Agile / SCRUM team
  • You are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. German language skills are a huge plus
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively at different organizational contexts
  • You have relevant certifications such as TOGAF, ArchiMate and/or CBA Certified Business Architect have preference
  • You have proven knowledge and experience of organizing document and information streams in complex project organizations preferable in the infrastructural/offshore field

  • We are family friendly and flexible Flexible working hours without fixed times and home office options allow you to organize your work individually. Our external partners also provide you with support services for various phases of life – for example, in matters relating to household services or care and career.
  • Health – your basis Because we think it is important that you are healthy and feel good, we offer all kinds of great extras: we provide various opportunities to work out via our Always Energy program which offers a wide range of opportunities to indulge in sports (organised training for different sports, competitions and events). And you will receive a sports allowance if you are a member of a sports club.
  • Modern working environment
    • Modern IT-tools
    • Ergonomic workstations
    • Very well equipped conference rooms and communication solutions that enable cross-location and cross-border collaboration
  • Attractive remuneration and social benefits We offer great benefits such as a salary based on our Collective Labor Agreement, an annual bonus and excellent pension scheme.
  • Personal development Personal growth is something we actively stimulate within TenneT. For example we have our own TenneT Academy where you can explore and develop your own set of skills. More than that: you have the opportunity to work in an innovative company with an international network, to use your personal strengths and to shape the future together with us.