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Capital Projects Consultant

Brussels Job No. r00209975 Full-time

Job Description

Are you interested in being an integral part of Europe’s energy system transformation and willing to support the EU achieve its sustainability and energy transition goals?

Accenture is supporting leading energy system operators, utilities, and energy companies across the public and private sectors in France and Belgium, as they transform their businesses to deliver this challenge. Leveraging our deep expertise across many industries and business functions, we help organisations shape their vision for the future. As a global organisation bringing a broad range of expertise and experience, we support our energy clients in achieving the 2030 targets.

Our next question, are you looking for something special, that wow! thing? You can find it at Accenture. Accenture is putting technology and human ingenuity at the core, relying on cutting edge technologies, works locally but also globally with over 50 locations worldwide, why not join them?

Being part of an Accenture team means you are part of an interdisciplinary team that involves well known customers with technological and organization advice which launches them into a new technological era. Be there when we transform the way customers design, construct, and manufacture their products – while anchoring sustainability on top!

As a team:

You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy to implementation. You will be using the latest technologies with clients to help them get to the next level.

You'll learn, grow, and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways!

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

As a Power System Design Engineer, you will:

  • Support our clients in delivering the ‘just energy transition’, working with leading energy system operators, utilities, and energy companies across the public and private sectors.
  • Bring extensive knowledge and experience in electricity transmission and/or distribution to support the implementation of energy technology (including renewables) and the delivery of transformation projects!
  • Shape the future EU offshore and onshore transmission network, ensuring the development of a secure, reliable, and economic power system.
  • Develop an end-to-end view on utilities projects from early planning stage to the implementation, delivering on-time and within budget, respecting established governance and controls.
  • Advise leaders in every project phase and shape the change towards tomorrow's technology leadership with them.
  • Collaborate within a team that is responsible for the integration of modern technologies to ensure a smooth and affordable energy transition
  • Develop a holistic view on the energy transition constraints and opportunities within the utilities space



We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • An engineering degree or equivalent.
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in the energy industry, in France, Belgium or Europe.
  • Technical knowledge of power systems, renewable grid technology, transmission and distribution network infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in project and programme management, governance scheduling, programme controls, reporting and change management.
  • Identify future power system needs and possible solutions by carrying out power system analysis such as steady state load flow, voltage and short circuit.
  • Develop and appraise system reinforcement options across multiple criteria including technical, cost and environment.
  • Conduct cost benefit assessments.
  • Determine optimal methods for connecting generation and demand customers to the transmission system and identifying associated network reinforcements.
  • Design & develop single line, schematic diagrams and protection scheme for site electrical power distribution equipment and systems

Set yourself apart:

  • Knowledge of the European power system and industry, including regulatory aspects, key stakeholders (TSO/DSO, ACER, Entsoe, EU DSO / Clean Energy Package, Network codes)
  • Experience in carrying out power system modelling and analysis using software such as PSS/E, DIgSILENT PowerFactory, etc.
  • Knowledge of operational challenges using experience of the Grid, Network and Market Codes as well as technical policies, operational standards, and engineering procedures
  • ability to communicate effectively to influence stakeholders.
  • proven history of successful project delivery and solution-oriented thinking.

What’s in it for you: 

  • 13th month + holiday allowance: Ensuring financial stability and recognition for your hard work.
  • Generous time off: With 32 holidays, comprising 20 legal + 12 RTT/ADV days: Whether you're spending quality moments with your loved ones or simply recharging, we've got you covered. 
  • Essential tools : We equip you with the necessary tools for succces, including laptop, smartphone, mobile subscription and internet at home. Regardless of your location, you'll have everything you need to excel in your role.
  • Comprehensive insurance package: your well-being matters to us. Our extensive insurance coverage includes hospitalization, life, disability and group insurance.
  • Extensive level of flexibility : We value your work-life balance and allow you to choose where and when you work, thanks to the possibility of working remotely and abroad. Additionally, we are open to discuss part-time work options for every role.
  • Bonus program: Recognizing and rewarding your impact on the team's success.
  • Continuous learning: Embrace growth and skill development through our training and learning opportunities, so you can reach your full potential.
  • Green & flexible mobility program: Take advantage of our federal mobility budget and FlexRewards. Whether it's a company car, public transportation, bike lease, or even housing and other options, you decide what suits you best. 
  • Flexrewards: Tailor your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool to suit your individual needs.
  • Discount program: Offering discounts at your favorite (online) shops, so you can enjoy life outside of work.
  • Employee shares purchase plan: Providing an opportunity to become a stakeholder in the company's success.
  • Eco-cheques: Promoting sustainable living and environmentally conscious choices.
  • And many more!

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