Chief of Staff

Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Mar 13, 2023
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ENECO – What we do

At Eneco, you will find a unique combination of time, place, and opportunity. We are on a mission to be climate neutral before 2035 and work hard to keep global warming under 1.5 °C. Our employees are motivated to reduce carbon, together with our large base of customers. And technology is ready to bring climate neutral, scalable energy solutions to homes and businesses. This is extremely fertile ground for digital innovation. Do you want to apply your digital skills and talent to help build a zero-emission future?

Our Digital team is vital to making our One Planet Plan and the accelerated energy transition a reality. Working closely with the business and ICT, our Product, Data Science, and Data Engineering community bring the skills and mindset to make Eneco Europe’s leading digital first and climate neutral energy company.

What are you going to do?

As Chief of Staff, you will support the CDO and his organization of ~200 employees in all the strategic initiatives. Work as the day-to-day, right hand to the CDO and you will attend meetings on behalf of the CDO and lead strategic planning processes across the organisation. You will play a key role overseeing various aspects of CDO activities, including presentations, interactions with colleagues and the leadership team, interactions with the board and other stakeholders. You will partner with him and his Leadership Team to define and drive the strategic CDO agenda and drive ambitious strategic initiatives across all areas of the business. You will act as an extension of the CDO in appropriate settings to oversee meetings or activities

This is not an administrative position—it is a highly strategic and facilitative role that requires a combination of focus and flexibility. You must enjoy working and collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve buy-in and drive organization-wide impact.

You are responsible for

  • Participate in engagements with senior stakeholders
  • Engage with the PMO to define and ensure project management standards
  • Provide administrative, financial, and operational support to the CDO
  • Lead the preparation process for various analyses and presentations
  • Build strong relationships with other departments to support cross-functional partnerships

What do you bring?

  • 7+ years in investment banking, consulting, or similar, ideally in a growth start-up environment
  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills with exposure to senior partners
  • Hands-on experience with strategic projects in a complex stakeholder landscape
  • Demonstrated strong record of problem-solving and analytical skills in challenging situations
  • Master’s degree in economics/business or computer science/engineering, PhD is a plus

Our offer

We reward you with a market standard salary and great secondary benefits;

An additional flexible budget of 14% of your gross annual salary (for buying extra days of i.e.)

A good pension scheme, in which Eneco pays 70% of the pension premium, whereby you accrue the maximum pension permitted by the tax authorities;

OV free travel pass (24/7 throughout the Netherlands);

Pension scheme, parental leave and plenty of opportunities for growth and development.


At Eneco we work hybrid. That means that you work partly from home, partly from our modern, bright headquarters in Rotterdam and if you want to from our office in Amsterdam.

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