Updated: Nov 17, 2021
Enercy, with business location in the Netherlands (Eelde) is looking for a dynamic
Hydrogen Project Engineer
(full-time, 35 hrs a week. Contract for 2 years, possibility for extension)
This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated, driven technical professional. Do you wish to join a small, friendly team and make a strategic contribution towards the EU Energy Transition? Then this is the perfect job for you!
We are a dynamic international SME based in the Northern Netherlands, and working in the green hydrogen sector across Europe. We are looking for a sympathetic and motivated person who can think on their feet and get things done independently, since this person will be our main representative in the Netherlands. The position we are looking to fill involves technical expertise in the renewables and hydrogen sector but will also require some knowledge in business modelling and techno-economic assessments.
Our Vision is a net-zero carbon world that is powered by the available natural resources and empowered by the involvement of its citizens. We believe that green hydrogen will be a key piece of the jigsaw for delivering a clean sustainable future.
To deliver this vision we are looking for a Hydrogen Project Engineer to support our increasing portfolio of hydrogen projects. You will support the technical delivery of our EU-funded hydrogen projects ensuring a high standard, on time and to budget, as well as supporting Enercy’s growth in hydrogen activities, including project development activities.
You will have a broad educational background, ideally with an engineering degree or equivalent in a technical or scientific subject. A recognised project management qualification would also be valued, and prior experience in the hydrogen sector would be considered a valuable asset. Ideally, you will have worked previously in other publicly funded national or EU-funded projects.
Key responsibilities and duties
You will be responsible for assisting the company’s Technical Director. You will support EU project delivery and scheduling, preparation and submission of project deliverables and technical reports, as well as preparation of tenders and proposals for funding as required. In order to be successful, you should feel comfortable taking on several tasks that require various skills, and work independently to appropriately prioritize those tasks' completion. These include:
· Support to ongoing hydrogen projects including developing, writing and submitting project technical reports and deliverables
· Technical support to preliminary engineering designs and conceptual site lay outs as required (as part of feasibility studies and techno-economic reports)
· Support the development of business models for a variety of hydrogen end-user applications (e.g. mobility, heat and power supply, industry)
· Assist with EU project management activities to ensure success and ensure the tasks assigned to Enercy are moving forward to meet anticipated deadlines
· Support to project development activities including representing and speaking on behalf of the company when required, engaging with existing and potential partners, clients and key stakeholders
Summary of the job requirements
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent
Masters in Business, Economics or equivalent is desirable
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Skills and experience:
Proactive and self-motivated, able to work independently with or without supervision
2-4 years demonstrable professional experience in the renewable and/or hydrogen sectors (knowledge on automotive and aeronautical systems and/or electrical engineering are all of interest).
Good understanding of commercial, technical and financial issues pertaining to renewable energy and/or green hydrogen
Good communication and presentation skills, able to engage with a variety of public and private stakeholders (good customer-facing capabilities)
Fluent in English
Demonstrable EU-project experience
Experience with project management systems such as PMP, Microsoft Project or similar
Experience in Visio, NCH or similar flowchart & diagram software
Fluency in Dutch and/or Spanish
As you can see this is a job with a wide variety of responsibilities that offers you the opportunity to work flexibly like an entrepreneur but within the safety of a salaried job. We will make sure to support you, in real life and remotely, as our team is based in various locations across the Netherlands and Europe. Depending on your experience your salary will be between €30.000 - €35.000 gross a year, plus holiday pay of 8%, on a 35-hour per week basis. Remote and flexible working arrangements are possible .
We will be happy to tell you about all of our benefits when we appear to have a match.
E-mail your motivated application (CV and cover letter) before 19 November 2021 at 6pm CET to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to know more about us, check our website www.enercy.nl or contact us on email@example.com or phone 0031 649 052 062.
Please only apply if you have the right to work in the Netherlands. We have a policy of non-discrimination for our staff regarding all issues including medical status, race, gender, sexual orientation etc. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 30th November and 1st December 2021 in Eelde, Groningen.