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 Sub Project Lead – Cable Installation Nearshore (m/w/d) at our location Hannover who will contribute to this. That might be you?

Frame conditions

  • Desire start date: as soon as possible
  • The weekly working time is 37 hours
  • The position is unlimited
  • Job interviews for this position will be (partly) in English

You work within an offshore grid connection project and are responsible for the installation of cables in tidal areas until the 10m waterline. Together with your colleagues, you manage the project end-to-end, incl. permit, detailed planning, handover to operations.

  • You are in charge of delivering the designed technical scope in accordance with all relevant TenneT and contractual obligations as well as other requirements (permit, safety, legal, technical, work plan, etc.)
  • You review relevant procedures, workplans and output; you monitor the EPC contractors regarding the fulfilment of their contractual obligations, esp. high-quality deliverables on time and within budget
  • You steer the work and collaboration of TenneT subcontractors, e.g., Client Reps, environmental and other experts
  • You supervise the work on site and ensure that all documentations are delivered according to TenneT standards
  • You report to the project on the work of the EPC contractors, esp. progress, change

  • An academic level of working and thinking; a university degree (FH/H) in civil/mechanical engineering or comparable qualifications
  • Work experience in offshore cable installation, preferably regarding tidal areas; experience in managing contractors
  • Good written and spoken language skills in German and English (both necessary) as communication with German authorities and international partners is one of the main tasks
  • A high level of independence and initiative; strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to travel and to work on construction sites (coastal area) during building activities is important, therefore also a driver’s license (class B) is needed

  • 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.