Project Manager – Energy trading platform development

As part of our ongoing success in securing innovation projects within the Horizon 2020 programme, EMAX is pleased to be strengthening our growing team with a Project Manager – Energy Markets and Flexibility.

General Position Description

As the Project Manager, your main focus is on coordinating and delivering an energy trading platform to allow the network operators to gather flexibility for the network operation, congestion and imbalancing management.

Tasks will include project management and execution of EMAX’s scope within the projects. In practice, this will include market research and analysis, evaluation of new markets, evaluation of technology options, and business model analysis. You will produce deliverables for the Horizon 2020 work packages on time and to a high level of quality. You will also interact with partner organisations involved in the work packages, working with them to support the successful execution of EMAX’s scope.

EMAX is a growing company and we are developing new solutions for the energy sector, in particular relating to markets and flexibility. Your role will therefore also involve supporting the product development team with your expertise and the knowledge we develop in our projects. You have chance to work in important roles in European projects with 30 to 40 leading companies and enhance your skills by interacting with many high skill experts in the field.

The position will be based in Brussels. Relocation will be considered for suitable candidates.
Key Responsibilitys
  • Work package leader for EMAX activities in several Horizon2020 projects, with the focus on development of an energy trading platform
  • Represent EMAX to lead the activities and attend at project meetings
  • Work planning, prepare deliverables for project reporting, presentations
  • Supporting the commercialisation of innovation projects by close collaboration with the product development team
  • Market analysis to support the execution of deliverables and product development on topics including energy storage, aggregation, demand side response and enabling technology
  • -Supporting EMAX’s sales efforts by assisting with the collection, coordination, and preparation of communication and documentation, internal and external presentations and proposals, including supplier and customer contracts, utility applications and requests for tendering
About you
We are looking for highly motivated individuals who want to be part of a fast-paced and fluid company poised for growth in one of the Europe’s most rapidly changing industries.

You are forward-thinking, innovative and comfortable with complexity and uncertainty. If you were to describe your experience, you would say that:
  • You are a graduate in electrical engineering, economics or IT-related field with five years of experience in the energy sector
  • You have experience in project management and collaborative research projects involving virtual or cross-border working
  • You understand the analysis of and development of business models emerging trends in the electricity sector.
  • You have strong organisational and project management capabilities and you are able to function autonomously
  • You have strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, and ability to capture complex subjects in readily understandable terms. Your English level is at least C1/C2.
  • If you had knowledge of electricity markets, as well as previous experience in Horizon 2020 projects, it would be a strong advantage.
Who is EMAX?
EMAX’s mission is accelerating digital energy transition to support EU and global energy goals. Our experience focuses on empowering customers, creating more market participation, supporting network operators and suppliers in their digital initiatives, and building reliable decentralized platforms, where market players can come together and trade energy.

Our key projects and experience include energy trading and market platforms powered by Blockchain and IoT, integrating more renewable energy and grid flexibility using storage and grid technologies, enabling peer-to-peer trading and demand response. We have also launched an AI empowered customer energy monitoring solution and plan to integrate additional grid and utility services.
Contact for candidate submission
Please address your interests consisting of a cover letter and curriculum vitae to: