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 Project Lead Program Negotiation 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 Project Lead Program Negotiation you guide, support and monitor the project and negotiations teams by ensuring same or similar solutions in negotiations across the program.

  • You are the sparing lead together with supply chain management during negotiations and represent LPO/2GW in wider negotiations with legal, project teams etc.
  • You coordinate the input of Lessons learned across contracts for ongoing negotiations within the 2GW program and increase efficiently of recurrent processes (i.e. future projects)
  • You increase pace during negotiations with our partners due to dedications and focus on call offs and unknown projects tasks.
  • You prepare and keep the baseline for future projects in harmonizing and updating the TenneT standard in frame work agreement relevant negotiations

  • You preferably have a Master’s degree with a commercial and or contractual background
  • You have experience in successfully leading and finalizing negotiations with internal and external stakeholders in complex organizations with cross-functional teams;
  • You have strong negotiation skills and be able to convince stakeholders and develop compromises in the interest of all partners
  • You are familiar with stakeholder management and able to act and perform in quick changing situations in different complexities.
  • You have experiences in FIDIC contracts and are a structured task oriented pro-active team member who is open and transparent in communication
  • You are fluent in English and German

  • 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.