Competence Manager Nuclear

Requisition ID:  896

Brussels, Belgium


For the decommissioning program in Doel and Tihange we are currently looking for a competence manager in the domain of expertise “Decontamination, Clearance & Melting”
The mission of the competence domains is to deliver all the expertise necessary to support the different subprograms and projects within the decommissioning program to ensure a professional evacuation of the material and waste. 

As a Competence manager you will be part of the “decommissioning common team” based in the Engie Tower in Brussels.


  • You develop solid expertise and know-how in the domain of “Decontamination, Clearance & Melting and develop a network on which you can rely to support you in your mission. 
  • You set up a competence mapping for your area: you identify the availability of expertise and know-how within the Engie organization, but also beyond (third party companies, research institutes, …), and make the necessary arrangements to contract expertise outside of Electrabel.
  • You install a network for your domain with participation of all relevant stakeholders within the Engie group (in particular Tractebel Engineering and Laborelec).
  • You develop governance, standards, guidelines and best practices in order to support the different projects and subprograms of the Decommissioning Program, ensuring common implementation on both sites (Doel/Tihange).
  • You act as the technical counterpart for the authorities.
  • You contribute to the strategic orientation and coordination of framework agreements and contracts with the main external stakeholders involved.
  • You are responsible for the estimation and forecast of global staffing needs and training needs, attendance to seminars and workgroups related to the competence area you are managing.
  • You have an engineering degree or equivalent through experience,  with a technical background in the nuclear industry.
  • You are willing to further develop the technical expertise in the competence domain “Characterization, Treatment & Conditioning”
  • You have experience in leading/facilitating a network and with the managing a group of experts.
  • You act as a community leader
  • You are innovative and dare to think “out of the box”;  you can develop a strategy and translate your ideas into concrete realizations.
  • You are flexible and creative in finding technical solutions.
  • You are a team player who encourages collaboration between people.


  • You can develop a long term vision in your competence domain.
  • You have strong analysis and synthesis skills.
  • You are able to identify and implement possible synergies with other teams and Competence Domains;
  • You are fluent in French or Dutch and in English, with good presentation skills for communication events both orally and in written.

ENGIE Electrabel offers you

  • a highly competitive salary & fringe benefits package
  • a wide range of training & development opportunities
  • a priority to internal mobility by first presenting new vacancies to our employees
  • a healthy work/life balance is considered as important
  • a wide range of formal and informal networks


ENGIE Electrabel is the biggest energy company of Belgium. The company is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services which aims to act in order to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world.

ENGIE Electrabel is active in power production, power and natural gas sales and energy related services. The company supplies innovative, value creating and tailor made energy solutions to its residential, business and industrial customers. In Belgium we operate a local, diversified power production fleet comprised of renewable energy sources, classical production units and nuclear power plants. We are also Belgium’s largest renewable power producer with the ambition to grow further in this field.

Thanks to the talent, know-how and dedication of our collaborators we can further expand the technical advantages of our generating facilities.
ENGIE Electrabel offers you the chance to face new challenges and discover a world of opportunity!


Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague: Caroline De Rom –

Business Unit:  Nuclear
Division:  BU Nuclear
Legal Entity:  ENGIE
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree