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.

Digital & Data Product Manager

Expertise:  Corporate
Reference ID:  3703



We are helping to transform the energy landscape with a view to supporting European climate policy. Our mission is to deliver the infrastructure of the future and innovate in services that will pave the way to a reliable and sustainable electricity system, placing the community's interest at the heart of all our decisions.


As a Sr Digital&Data Product Manager, you will be at the very heart of the interactions between Business and IT that are giving rise to this energy system of the future. Your central role will contribute to the company's technological advancement and will help it achieve its ambitious goals. 


As part of the implementation of IT projects in the Customers, Markets & System Department, you will be responsible for the following:


  • You will support the business in developing designs for new products and in driving the ongoing evolution of existing products, in particular data products;
  • You will define business expectations and model the information and the operational processes leading to the design or ongoing evolution of IT tools.
  • You will model the business data involved in development and evolution and accompany the development of an enterprise data warehouse;
  • Based on business needs, you will analyse and describe the requirements for the solution.
  • As a Product Owner employing agile/scrum methodology, you will establish the product backlog and define its priorities in collaboration with key project stakeholders.
  • You will validate the functional analysis supplied by IT to check that the proposed solution completely meets specifications.
  • You will validate implementations made at the end of each sprint by preparing test cases and running them.
  • You will coordinate the implementation of applications from different fields within cross-functional projects.
  • You will support the business in specifying and running software validation tests (UAT) and you will coordinate integration tests within cross-functional projects.
  • You will train and help the business to use tools optimally.

Your Profile


  • You have a degree in civil engineering or commercial engineering, a master's degree in science or an equivalent degree.
  • You have at least five years of relevant experience, or three years of experience in a similar role.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of business process modelling and data modelling (business information modelling).
  • You have in-depth knowledge of writing and validating functional specifications.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of agile/scrum methodology and practical experience as a Scrum Product Owner.
  • You have excellent analytical and conceptual skills.
  • You have initial professional experience in the energy field.
  • You have an excellent command of Dutch and/or French and a good command of English.
  • You can work independently and efficiently, you take initiatives and you work in a solution-oriented manner.
  • You have good project management skills.
  • You are very customer-focused, flexible and critically minded. You are a true team player.



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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!