Project Developer Industry

About Eneco

Eneco is market a leader in the utility sector, active in the production and the delivery of gas (well, obviously we shall stop that before 2035) and electricity coming from renewable energies such as sun, wind and biomass.

Eneco is active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. The group has four businesses in Belgium:

The supply organisation supplying more than 35.000 companies and 1.000.000 private customers with green electricity and gas.

The solar division, the leading solar power operator in the Belgian market.

The e-mobility division, number one in charging solutions in the Belgian market.

Eneco Wind Belgium, major player in the wind sector in Belgium, with offices in Wavre and Mechelen. EWB operates 105 wind turbines on land and is involved in wind offshore: EWB has shares in Norther and Seamade, two major offshore projects.


As part of its One Planet Plan, Eneco wants to make its customers more sustainable. To assist B2B customers with this as well, we are looking for a Project Developer Industry.

Renewable Energy Solutions identifies and develops projects through which we realise sustainable solutions for industrial B2B customers. We do this together with project developers in the Netherlands, UK and Germany. And with Strategy, B2B, Eneco Energy Trade and various other specialists within and outside our company. We create reliable and scalable technical solutions for challenging issues that fit within the economic reality of our customers, Eneco and society. With these projects, we prove Eneco's role as a pioneer of the energy transition and strive towards our One Planet objective 2035: net zero emission scope 1, 2 and 3.

Where will you work?

Within the business unit AD&R (asset development & realization), you will be working at RES (renewable energy solutions). RES Belgium is in start-up phase and is responsible for the development of assets in renewable generation, conversion and storage of heat and electricity other than solar and wind.

RES Belgium can rely on the Dutch RES team, which consists of 12 people and will continue to grow during 2022-2023. Although as a developer you work on your own projects, there is a strong team spirit and a lot of collaboration and mutual support and learning from each other.

You will report directly to the head of RES Belgium.

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Wat will you do?

Develop complex energy projects to deliver the next phase of the energy transition.

In this role, you will work on setting up new projects that fit our ambitions and those of our stakeholders. You will specialise in developing assets to meet the high-temperature heat demand of industrial customers in a sustainable way. We work with available technologies and look at innovative applications for production, conversion and storage. RES is constantly looking for new opportunities for applications of (nearly) mature technologies to take the energy transition one step further.

As Project Developer, you are responsible for the development of projects from lead to feasibility phase and finally investment decision. You lead these projects in collaboration with colleagues and external partners who assist you with design, permit, business case, subsidy, and contracts to move towards a final investment decision. In addition, you are the face of Eneco to your customers and network in the industry.

Your projects have a direct impact in the energy transition. Some examples of RES projects are: E-boilers, heat pumps, shore power, battery storage, hydrogen,…

You will be responsible for:

  • Initiating, developing and bringing to investment decision complex renewable energy projects within the industry;
  • Further developing propositions for industry sustainability together with the rest of the industry team;
  • Negotiating and concluding agreements for collaborations with industrial clients, public parties, suppliers and/or other commercial parties;
  • Maintaining and building relevant contacts with customers, business partners and research institutions or sector organizations.

What we expect from you

  • Engineering back-ground with solid technical skills combined with a broader interest in financial, commercial, regulatory and legal aspects.
  • You know your way around on an industrial site and have experience in an industry setting (process, utilities, ...)
  • A transparent and team-oriented working attitude with a strong focus on team result;
  • You can quickly master new environments and situations;
  • You have vision, focus, guts and execution power;
  • You have experience with project development and are a able to get the job done. This enables you to achieve the intended objectives in an increasingly fast-changing organization;
  • You have a strong independent and entrepreneurial approach: you are always looking for opportunities and are able to capitalize on them;
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in the field of energy-industry;
  • Analytically strong: you quickly understand the important (financial) parameters in complex projects and are able to optimize them;
  • Excellent representative and communication skills: you are approachable and amiable, can present convincingly and convey complex messages in a comprehensible and enthusiastic manner.
  • You’re native French or Dutch speaking; very good commands of English, oral & written.

We offer you more than a salary

A fixed position in a developing sector with an appetite for innovation

A salary package in line with the market

including fringe benefits as well as flexibility through Eneco's structural homeworking policy

The required support

You're not on your own with Eneco. Need help? We'll give you the right tools, training, etc. Everything you need to take on the challenges.

Work environment

The Renewable (Wind) Energy sector which is in full expansion and transition towards a greener and cleaner future;

A professional, motivating & dynamic company with ample room for personal development;

A SME atmosphere, in a structured group. Best of both worlds

Are you the colleague we’re looking for?

Send your cover letter and CV to



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1. Solliciteer

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2. Gesprek met onze Recruiter

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3. Gesprek met de Hiring Manager

  • Ben jij geknipt voor deze job en pas jij in het team?

4. Assessment

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5. Welkom bij Eneco!

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