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Project Manager – Large Battery Projects [CLOSED]

For one of its clients – CENTRICA Business Solutions Energy Assets, an international energy services and solutions company and a leader in the new world of distributed energy – Artemys is looking for a Project Manager – Large Battery Projects, who will hold project management responsibility for the delivery of large utility-scale power generation assets, including large scale battery projects.

Location: Antwerp
(Flexible hybrid working agenda: 1-2 days a week in the office + 3 days from home)


CENTRICA Business Solutions Energy Assets helps organisations to balance the demands of the planet and profit. Centrica is now investing in clean energy assets and large battery projects with the ultimate goal of substantially increasing the capacity of flexible energy to at least 600 MW in Europe in the short term.

As a Project Manager – Large Battery Projects, you will actively contribute to Centrica’s energy transition and net zero growth strategy. You will report to the Head of Energy Assets Europe, and your focus will be on clean assets – you will help the transmission network in becoming more stable thanks to the integration of flexible energy sources.

Your key task will be to manage a portfolio of large-scale energy assets and power generation projects in different locations, during the development phase, and into the execution phase.

As a Project Manager – Large Battery Projects, you will be accountable for:
• Managing large battery development and investment projects – during the development phase, and into the execution phase – in accordance with FIDIC standards and operating procedures
• Managing individual project budgets
• Managing project risk, programme, costing, preliminary design, planning, and consent applications
• Carrying out engineering feasibility and preliminary design operations – so as to create design proposals that will enable reliable planning and pricing
• Managing project costs – making cost estimates using various methods and techniques, defining a risk timeframe and risk register, and providing appropriate backup plans
• Providing support in the selection of contract partners, especially external suppliers who will be engaged for the execution of various project aspects (environmental aspects, EPC contracts, etc.)
• Providing support in contract management activities, especially the activities of external suppliers
• Establishing and maintaining solid and engaging relationships with landowners, internal and external stakeholders
• Project planning, execution, monitoring, and control; ensuring smooth project execution in accordance with: contractual terms; client requirements; QHSE rules and regulations; agreed deadlines; and budget
• Resource and people management – providing support in creating a successful development team; mentoring and providing support to developing engineers within the team
• Regular reporting on project progress to Department Head and Managing Director – occasional travels to England for the purpose of reporting during management board and review meetings


Education / Experience / Skills:
• Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant industrial/engineering field
• Fluency in English and Dutch is mandatory; good knowledge of French and Italian is an asset
• Experience in managing energy-related projects (batteries, co-generation, solar panels, windmills,…)
• Understanding of construction contracts and contractual obligations; knowledge of FIDIC contract forms and operating procedures is most welcome
• Strong understanding of risk management, and QHSE rules and regulations
• Knowledge of procurement procedures and supply chain management
• Strong time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong communication skills – the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders, especially external suppliers, possibly from varying cultures
• Strong report-writing skills
• Ability to understand, follow, and comply with complex legislation – EU, national, and regional – during the entire process
• Comfortable taking short trips to England to report on project status during project review meetings
• Comfortable working in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment, independently and/or in a team

Job Benefits

• A full-time employment contract
• An attractive salary package with a wide range of benefits, including a company car
• An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team in a fast-growing and challenging business domain
• Opportunities for continuous learning and development
• A flexible working agenda: 1-2 days a week in the office, the other 3 days from home/remotely

Employment Type
Duration of employment
Energy Trading
Job Location
Date posted
10 August 2023
5 October 2023
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