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Electricity Markets Expert

RemoteAmsterdam, NetherlandsMarket Strategy

Job description

The position
The Electricity Markets Expert is the point of expertise within Sympower regarding regulatory and technical requirements of the different electricity markets suitable for flexibility, with an emphasis on balancing markets. In this role, you will be responsible for analysing grid codes and regulations, and translating regulatory requirements into strategic analysis and impacts for Sympower’s operations.

What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values based culture where everyone feels that they belong, and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

  • 30 paid holiday days per year

  • Remote office budget

  • Working from home allowance

  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs)

  • Paid volunteer days

Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.

What you will do

This position is pivotal for the rest of the Market Strategy team as well as the product and local teams. You will support with tasks like but not limited too:

  1. Pinpointing barriers and opportunities for participation of distributed flexibility at European and national level

  2. Deep diving into regulatory requirements and participate to consultations process (aggregation models, baseline calculation, bidding, prequalification…) to ensure a good understanding by the operational and engineering teams and compliance

  3. Making strategic decisions on new markets (e.g. wholesale), programs and resources:
    1. Deep understanding of the technical requirements, and the lift required to participate

    2. Helping to build the business case and implementation plan

  4. Managing and supporting projects related to new markets or regulatory requirements changes

Job requirements

What you will need
  • Energy law or energy engineering background, with the capacity to understand the impact regulation has on Sympower’s operations at technical level

  • Past experience in working with TSO, regulatory agency or relevant energy consultancy is a plus

  • Experience in electricity regulatory environments (experience on balancing markets and flexibility issues is a strong asset)

  • Fluent in English, other languages are a strong assets as Sympower is quickly expanding in Europe

Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video!

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!

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