Position title
Technical Specialist for Virtual Power Plant Operations (NL & BE)

For one of its clients – CENTRICA Business Solutions Belgium, an international energy services and solutions company and a leader in the new world of distributed energy – Artemys is looking for a Technical Specialist for Virtual Power Plant Operations, whose primary role will be to analyse, improve, automate, and perform the financial reporting and settlement of the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) operations in BE and NL.

Location: Antwerp


• Analyse and model the revenue streams of the VPP coming from different ancillary services and energy markets based on different data streams in our databases and the upstream contracts with the grid operators
• Analyse and model the distribution of the revenue streams to different participants of the VPP in line with the contracts of the VPP members
• Develop the calculation tools in Python, Power BI or MS excel
• Link the operational data activities to the financial part of the business
• Detect & troubleshoot upstream data issues which could lead to settlement issues
• Improve, develop, and maintain process flows and tools across departments to capture all required data
• Export and summarize the results of the analysis in meaningful easy to grasp excel reports
• Explain the results to internal stakeholders or directly to clients
• Participate in the process of developing new commercial propositions
• Perform ad hoc analysis on high volumes of metering and price data to support asset planning
• Support the process for the onboarding and prequalification of new deliver points


Education and Certifications:
• Degree in science/technology/engineering/mathematics, or economics related fields

Skills and competencies:
• Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills with attention for detail
• Experience with modelling and developing calculation tools in Python, Power BI or MS excel, or other related tools
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Access and/or Excel VBA and/or Alteryx is as an asset
• Experience with the functioning of the electricity market and related processes (e.g. ancillary services and imbalance settlement) is a plus
• Ability to understand the business needs of the internal departments and translate these business request into useful deliverables
• Ability to communicate complex financial information in simple terms
• Ability to develop an understanding of complex energy rules and regulations in the longer term, and to translate them into settlement calculations
• Good working knowledge of the electricity markets is as an asset
• Willing to learn new subjects and acquire new skills
• Comfortable working in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment
• Decisive team player with strong focus on solutions
• Fluency in Dutch and English; knowledge of French is an asset

Job Benefits

• A full-time employment contract
• An attractive salary package with a wide range of advantages including a company car
• Possibility of working from home half time

Employment Type
Permanent contract
Duration of employment
Renewables and environment
Job Location
Date posted
2 August 2021
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Position: Technical Specialist for Virtual Power Plant Operations (NL & BE)

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