EL240417P6A1: Freelance - Performance Management & Efficiency Specialist (ASAP, Brussels, fulltime)

Brussels, Brussels Capital  ‐ Onsite


Performance Management Innovation Six Sigma Methodology Business Process Improvement Lean Processes Operational Excellence Data Analysis Automation Business Efficiency Business Planning Cost Reduction Data Governance Development Support Digitization Economic Growth Finance Project Management Operations Management Resource Allocation Business Strategies Transmission Systems Metrics Expertise in Communications Team Management


Project description
Excited to work on a project for a key Belgian player in the energy landscape?
The Belgian and European energy landscape is in full swing. Did you know that a leading energy company plays a crucial role in this?
As part of a prominent European transmission system operator, this company ensures the reliability and sustainability of the electricity supply in Belgium.
Side-by-side with other Contingent Workers and the company’s staff, you will play a part in building a sustainable, green, and reliable energy infrastructure that stimulates economic growth and reduces our ecological footprint.
Only together can we make the biggest impact possible! The company believes in the power of diversity: they are convinced that an inclusive and diverse work environment leads to more innovation and creativity as well as better results.

The Controlling department has the ambition to lead a transformation program in order to improve internal processes and reach operational excellence. This vision includes extending the current financial scope of controlling to a business controlling role, including monitoring and optimization of operational activities.
A roadmap has been defined following two axes:
1. Operational excellence:
• Consolidate knowledge inside the department via development of trainings and documentation of procedures
• Automate controlling tasks
• Improve reporting
• Develop new communication channels with the business
2. New activities:
• Set up of a performance management system
• Development of a resource allocation concept
• Implement an efficiency program
• Digitalize activities

Job description/Tasks
In collaboration with the Project manager and data governance, you’ll foster the department’s transformation with leading and contributing to the above-mentioned initiatives.
In a first stage, you will focus on performance management and efficiency.
Your tasks will include (and won’t be limited to):
• Elaborate communication documents explaining the concept of performance management, based on international best practices and experience.
• Help to identify business objectives at strategic, tactic and operational level during interactions with the business (interviews with management, workshops, …)
• Identify indicators cascade from C-level strategy to operational level of business teams
• Conduct workshop with different teams (senior to operational management) to understand process, capture issues, propose measurement indicators, and link them to improvement measures.
• With your data team (two people),
o Perform process and data analysis in order to identify key metrics, eventual bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
o Manage the development of dashboards and reporting.
• Identify possible efficiencies and cost savings.
• Transform opportunities into concrete efficiencies and support their implementation in the business.
• Monitor impact on the business indicators and costs.

Profile requirements:
• Medior project management experience (3 to 5 years) – references required
• Experience in performance management and process improvement (lean, Six Sigma,…)
• Be able to conduct workshops with senior management level
• Be familiar with influencing and convincing techniques
• Knowledge of the TSO business is an asset
• Master at least one of the national languages (FR/NL) and be fluent in English.

Additional requirements: Please note that candidates who do not provide key skills or keywords listed in the job requirements in their CV will not be selected, as it will be assumed that the candidate does not have knowledge in this area.
Therefore, please highlight in your CV all the requirements you do meet, even if they seem standard/obvious to you. Additionally, please shortly answer the following questions:
1. Experience in performance management and process improvement (lean, Six Sigma,…)? + explain
2. experience in conducting workshops with senior management level? + explain

What makes this assignment interesting?
• An interesting project in the energy sector: The company encourages innovation and collaboration. Within the company, you will lead the way in the energy transition and work on innovative technologies to accelerate this transition. A unique opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and develop your skills as part of this project.
• Focus on well-being at work: The company is fully committed to a positive working culture focused on your well-being.
• A diverse team of passionate colleagues: The company values diversity and inclusion. You'll join a diverse and motivated team that loves to share its knowledge and pave the way for a more sustainable future.

Additional Information
• Start and duration: ASAP, until end of 2024 with possibility to extend
• Volume: 40h per week
• Work location: Brussels, Belgium
Important: for non-EU candidates, please present candidates who comply with the following criteria:
• Possess a work permit allowing the individual to work in Belgium.
• Hold a valid residence permit confirming the right of residence in Belgium.

Next steps:
We are looking forward to your mail with your CV and details about your hourly rate (remote/onsite). Please write us directly to projects6[a]joyit-berlin.de
Kind regards, your team of joyIT Berlin
Start date
100% (5 days per week)
8 months
(extension possible)
joyIT Berlin
Published at
Contact person:
Michael Hoehne
Project ID:
Energy Industry
Contract type
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