Strategic Buyer Electrical Equipment (f/m/d)

50Hertz Transmission GmbH – ein Unternehmen der europäischen Elia Group • Berlin • New professionals

  • Vollzeit (37 Stunden pro Woche)


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Be responsible for strategic procurement tasks for the core electrical equipment of Elia’s and 50Hertz’s grid, in line with Elia Group objectives and business plans.   

That makes this job interesting for you: As a member of the Elia Group Procurement Team your tasks will range from the purchasing strategy definition to the signature of contracts. Typical electrical equipment are transformers, underground cables, overhead lines, and digital monitoring, control and protection systems. Contracts in this area reach values of up to several 100 million Euros.

My tasks:

  • Work closely together with the technical and asset management departments of the Elia Group to gain an overview of the long-term requirements,
  • Analyse the market and potential supplier worldwide, always with an eye on the current developments on the market and anticipating the requirements of the Elia Group,
  • Based on the market analysis, work out the medium- to long-term procurement plan for strategic electrical equipment,
  • Define and implement the strategies in coordination with the internal stakeholders,
  • Take an active part in the implementation of the sustainable policies of the Group,
  • Organize the EU procurement procedure from A (definition of selection and awarding criteria) to Z (negotiation and awarding of the contract),
  • Based on your experience in EU procurement procedures, participate in the optimization of internal processes, methods and tools in procurement,
  • Depending on your experience, take responsibility for a complete family of assets working autonomously with a global scope,
  • Manage actively the supplier relationship, including risk management, evaluation, development, and execution of audits,
  • Contribute to building synergies and best practices for both entities, Elia and 50Hertz.

My skills:

  • You have a Master’s degree in technical or engineering studies or you have an economics background with strong technical focus in form of relevant internships or prior professional experience,
  • You have strong organizational skills, like work independently, take initiative and think in a problem-solving way,
  • You are analytical and result driven,
  • You are bilingual: German and English (both level B2 to C1),
  • You have good communication skills,
  • Willing to travel few times a year to Brussels. 

Not a must, but advantageous:

  • Experience in a technical context, procurement, or project management,
  • Knowledge of SAP or Ariba,
  • Knowledge of French and/or Dutch.

Flexi Compass - see how flexible this vacancy is

  • Working hours per week: 37 hours (full time),
  • Flexible working hours and a long-term working time account supporting your work-life-balance,
  • The number of flex days is not limited,
  • No core working hours,
  • Mobile working, also from home, is possible.

Who we are?

We are 50Hertz - one of the four transmission system operators (TSOs) in Germany. Together with the Belgian electricity grid operator Elia (Brussels), we form the internationally active Elia Group. At 50Hertz, more than 1,600 people work to ensure that electricity flows reliably at all times, with low losses and optimised control over long distances. As a TSO, we play a key moderating role in the realisation of the energy transition from a social, technical and economic perspective. Our goal: to safely integrate 100 per cent renewable energy into the grid and system by 2032.

My new place of work

Berlin-Mitte - Heidestraße 2, 10557 Berlin

What are the benefits of working for 50Hertz?

37 hour week

Company pension

30 days of holiday

Flexitime with a long-term time account

Fair remuneration and a wide range of social benefits

Supported personal development


Towards a successful energy transition in a sustainable world
Towards a successful energy transition in a sustainable world

As one of the four transmission grid operators in Germany, 50Hertz is responsible for high-voltage power transmission; control at this level is decisive for the stability of the grid and to ensure a secure electricity supply in Germany and Europe. We are part of a European grid association, working closely with colleagues throughout Europe. 50Hertz is part of a European company, working alongside Belgian grid operator Elia in the Elia Group. We work together closely in many key areas. Individual activities such as IT or purchasing are organised at the group level, which means that in these areas colleagues from Elia and 50Hertz work in a team from both Berlin and Brussels.


Kishana Selico

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Please do not hesitate to apply, even if you do not match the competence profile 1:1 in all points.

Active Support

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. The 50Hertz Disabled Persons Representative (SBV) ( will be glad to advise you confidentially, including on the accessibility of our workplaces. If you would like to mention your (severe) disability already in the application form and/or your application, we will forward your application to the SBV so that they can actively support your application from the beginning.

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