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The company

Elia is the operator of the Belgian high-voltage transmission grid (380 kV to 30 kV) and is responsible for developing and maintaining the grid, providing users with access to it and controlling energy flows. The Elia group is a team of 2,000 professionals who have the task of ensuring the continuity of electricity supplies in Belgium.

As owner and operator of electricity transmission networks in Belgium and Germany Elia has an important role and mission in supporting and implementing Europe's energy and climate policy.

Senior Digital & Data Product Manager

Reference ID:  705



In connection with the implementation of IT projects for the Customers, Market & System Department, as a Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for the various Transparency, Data, BI and Reporting applications. You will have the following duties:


  • You will define business expectations for the development of IT resources. You will define requirements, come up with possible solutions and ultimately choose the most suitable solution. You will determine costs and, based on Elia's priorities, you will decide whether or not a project will be continued. 
  • Based on the summary of the business needs or the business case, you will prepare the document with the detailed system requirements that forms the basis for IT development. You will deliver validated specifications which offer the best solution, which are ready for the functional and technical IT analysis, and which meet the specific needs of the business.
  • You will validate the detailed functional analysis produced by IT. Accordingly, you will check whether the proposed solution complies perfectly with the specifications.
  • You will support the business in the software acceptance tests in order to verify the proper functioning of the software before it is rolled out to all users.
  • You will help and support the business so that they use the tools optimally and help them with training to master the use of those tools.
  • You will supervise a small team of internal and external Business Analysts.

Your Profile


  • You have at least five years of experience in a similar position in a data centricity context.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of writing and validating functional specifications.
  • You have a highly analytical and conceptual mind (high-level overview).
  • You are an expert in the following domains: big data, data warehouses, reporting, transparency, data visualisation.
  • You have a flair for IT.
  • You know Dutch, French and English, or are ready to learn these languages.
  • Some knowledge of the electricity and energy sector would be an advantage.
  • You can work independently, take initiative and think in a problem-solving way.
  • You are efficient.
  • You have good communication skills and are sufficiently assertive. You are a team player.
  • You are very experienced in managing projects.

What you can expect from us


All that talent deserves an attractive basic salary with a lot of perks: company car or mobility bonus, possibly in combination with an e-bike, public transport pass, 31+4 days of annual leave, iPhone 12 Pro Max or iPhone 12, 30% discount on your gas and electricity bill, group insurance, hospitalisation insurance and outpatient care, social fund (contributions for glasses, dental prostheses, etc.), end-of-year bonus, individual & collective bonus (under collective agreement 90), monthly wage indexation.



Keizerslaan 20 – 1000 Brussels

What's in it for you?

More than offering you a mere job, we give you an exciting, ultra-professional environment, unique training and every opportunity to develop your career potential to the full, plus an attractive salary and fringe benefits. So choosing Elia means opting for a future full of promise!