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 Communications Advisor at our location Hanover who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Frame conditions

  • As of 01.09.2024
  • 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 a Communications Advisor, you have experience in advising and executing communication plans, organising (online) events, preparing and writing content, with a focus on internal- change- and partnership communication.

  • You have excellent writing skills and a flair for smart, thorough and surprising communication advice. You are able to understand the complex playing field in which TenneT operates and offer high-quality communication solutions. You have a hands-on mentality and are familiar with a diverse range of communication means and channels
  • You will foster the internal communication within our international unit of 600 employees by (co-)producing and designing effective communication solutions with creativity, business focus and results in mind. You will work in close collaboration with your Dutch counterpart
  • You will provide advice to the senior management on various topics and projects within the unit, you will support the positioning of this unit within the TenneT organisation and advice and support with communication in collaboration with our (2 GW) partners
  • You will be part of the Business Team of the LPO unit. The Business Team, currently consisting of 5 team members, enables and supports the LPO Management Team and the entire LPO community, by managing all activities around strategy development & implementation, cultural development and internal communication
  • You will regularly collaborate with the corporate communication team to ensure that your communication activities are aligned and consistent with the overall TenneT communication strategy and standards

  • You preferably have a master’s degree in Communication or a related field
  • You have around 8 years of experience as a communication professional in a complex and dynamic environment
  • You are proactive, familiar with TenneT’s political and media landscape, and can translate this knowledge into effective communication plans
  • You are creative and outgoing, with a strong team spirit and a high level of autonomy
  • You have excellent English speaking and writing skills. Additionally you are fluent in German (native or near-native level)

  • 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.