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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      November 19,2021
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    Negotiation Assistent

    This will be your workplace

    Start date: in consideration with candidate, but preferably as soon as possible. Contract: starting with a one year contract with the intention of transforming this into a permanent contract after the first year. Weekly working hours: 40 hours Work location is Arnhem. Large Projects Offshore Based on the Energie-akkoord, where the targets and intentions for the transition to a more renewable energy supply are set, the Roadmap Offshore wind energy 2030 and the ambition to realise additional windcapacity prior to 2030 a roll-out strategy is being prepared for the medium term, including the IJmuiden Ver (DC) projects. This results in a commitment for TenneT to realise at least 2x (with potential up to 5) 2GW HVDC Grid Connection Systems which bring the power from offshore wind-farms in the North sea to the Dutch electricity grid to be commissioned between 2028 - 2030.

    This will be our challenge

    TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. Recruitment of new talent plays a crucial role in this growth ambition. We are looking for a passionate Negotiation Assistent who will contribute to this and that might be you?

    Your contribution to TenneT

    Main responsibilities include:

    • Organization and administration of contract negotiations for very large infrastructure projects
    • Maintaining Q&A sessions, logs and ensuring a propose administrative handling of questions, changes to documents.
    • Maintain an overview of the tender documents
    • Support and back-up for the tender lead and part of tender steering team
    • Work for both the cable and land station tenders
    • Filing of contract and negotiation documents on the project electronic document system according to project-specific specifications
    • Distribution of documents in the negotiation team and collection and consolidation of results
    • Keeping minutes of negotiations in English
    • Organization and preliminary examination of the associated infrastructure on site (WLAN, projector, sockets, possibly video conference systems, etc.)
    • Central contact person for organizational issues during the negotiation phase
    • Support and introduction of the bidders on the negotiation days (e.g. explanation of escape routes and further briefing about the location)
    • Preparation and follow-up of the negotiation documents for various areas
    • Organizational support during contract signing (printing, checking for completeness of contract documents, booking of rooms)
    • Active contribution to a safe working environment for yourself, colleagues and external contractors

    Your Profile and background

    • Successfully completed commercial or comparable education and ideally professional experience in office management
    • Very good written and spoken English and Dutch skills
    • Good MicroSoft Office skills
    • Competences: good planner/organiser; quality oriented; independent, discipline, reliable, organisation sensitive and goal-oriented way of working
    • Distinguished by a positive attitude, high reliability, flexibility, emphaty and very good communication skills
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing, as well as in one further language, preferably Dutch

    Our offer

    TenneT is a solid stable employer that shows high growth, performing a crucial role in society. A company with one of the biggest investment programs in the country and relations with a wide range of institutions. Within TenneT, Offshore Wind is one of the most revolutionary developments with an attractive long term outlook. TenneT is globally a top offshore grid developer, being the biggest investor in the energy transition. We offer a responsible function within one of the most dynamic settings in the energy sector in a fascinating and dynamic international working environment.

    TenneT NL offers a high profile and responsible function within an interesting and dynamic working environment. TenneT NL offers an excellent salary (TenneT NL job level 6 between € 2.801- € 5.127 euro gross a month on full time basis) ) with good secondary benefits, for instance more than 40 days of paid leave, a contribution of €60 to your health insurance and a contribution to your sports subscription. TenneT also offers good training and development possibilities.

    Recruitment Process

    In our online-application-form you can apply within only some minutes. Afterwards we screen your application and get back to you as soon as possible. Our selection process consists of two interviews.
    An assessment can be part of the application procedure.
    At entry, TenneT performs a Pre-Employment Screening.
    Closing date of this vacancy: 23 November 2021.

    For further questions regarding the recruiting process please contact:
    Els Boot
    People | Talent Acquisition
    T + 31 (0) 889368325

    For questions relating to the position:
    Roy Hoveijn
    Project Director IJmuiden Ver | Large Projects Offshore
    +31 (6) 22 27 03 47

    TenneT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.
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