Join Alliander in Arnhem as a Policy Advisor Energy and be at the forefront of energy automation in our English-speaking System Operations team. Shape the future of energy policies, engage with ambitious professionals, and contribute significantly to the energy transition in a pioneering, agile environment. You make the energy grid smarter at Alliander.

The energy transition needs you as Policy Advisor Energy

The Policy Advisor's main task is to research, develop, and implement policies that support the energy transition. This involves analyzing current policies, identifying gaps, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to craft effective policy proposals, and ensuring alignment with national and European legislation to facilitate sustainable energy practices.

We contribute to the energy transition, for everyone, with everyone. And as Policy Advisor Energy, you can take your part in this transition. Your role involves:

  • Analyze existing energy policies to identify improvement areas.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop comprehensive policy proposals.
  • Implement policy changes within the organization to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor and report on the impact of implemented and upcoming policies.
  • Educate and inform internal teams and external partners on policy developments.
  • Represent Alliander in European and national working policy groups

You complete our network

Alliander consists of a group of companies including Liander, Qirion, Qterra, Dep, Firan and Entrnce. Together, we contribute to the energy transition in the Netherlands. A huge task that involves over 8000 talented professionals working hard every day to make this happen.

You can contribute as a Policy Advisor Energy at the department of System Operations within Alliander. We offer you an inspiring working environment, which energizes you in your daily performance.

System Operations is composed of 20 multidisciplinary, highly skilled, and driven IT teams, embracing agile methodologies and an entrepreneurial spirit. Together, we develop and operate a control system to manage grid flexibility. Our constant pursuit of innovation enhances our services. Creative thinking and ongoing learning are essential in this dynamic environment.

In your role, you will contribute to ensuring system security and managing congestion through the smart solutions devised by System Operations. Your efforts will keep the network stable, distribute electricity equitably, and facilitate the integration of more companies into the network.

System Operations is based in Arnhem, but our hybrid working model offers the flexibility to work from anywhere. Whether it's from our offices in Apeldoorn, Amsterdam, Haarlem, or your home, location is no barrier.

With team members from around the globe, English is our lingua franca. We foster intense collaboration across all 20 teams, making a team-oriented attitude essential.

You boost our network 

With your talent and experience you can contribute to our results and success. Will you use your innovative solutions? Amazing! We are particularly looking for someone with:

  • University degree plus 3 years in policy advisory or similar; electrical, energy tech background preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of electricity system operations; energy or electrical engineering studies beneficial.
  • Experience with EU and Dutch electricity regulations and policy-making processes.
  • Ability to identify policy needs from operational processes.
  • Proficient in analyzing, reviewing, and writing policy documents/reports.
  • Agile environment experience, balancing operational, tactical, and strategic needs.

Better organised for you

Based on a 38-hour working week, you will receive:

  • a gross monthly salary of € 4.274,51 to € 6.106,44 (Scale 9);
  • based on a full-time working week, an Individual Choice Budget (IKB) of 18% of your gross annual salary if your work full time. This includes 5.2% ADV (shorter working hours) and 8% holiday allowance. If you do not work full time, you are not entitled to ADV and you receive 12.8% IKB budget (which includes 8% holiday allowance). You can use your personal budget for purchasing extra days off or have it paid every month as extra salary. In December you’ll receive an end-of-year bonus of 5.94% of your gross annual salary.
  • the possibility to work from home;
  • Workations are part of our collective labour agreement
  • Eligible employees can benefit from the 30% tax ruling

And we obviously offer much more! Read more about all your terms of employment.

More information for you

Together, we make our network better. For everyone, with everyone. And you are part of that! Apply by clicking the application button on this vacancy. You will receive a reply from us within 5 working days.

Your application procedure may involve an assessment or screening. You will find more information in our screening conditions. Want to know more about the job content? Do you have any questions about the selection procedure or screening? Contact Marvin Ensing on or +31 (0)6 1111 9775.


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