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ENGIE Electrabel

Business Innovation Facilitator


ENGIE Electrabel | Brussels | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 9 days ago

The Business Unit Marketing & Sales, located in Brussels, is looking for a (m/f): Business Innovation Facilitator.

Business Innovation Facilitator

Job description

Your mission
  • you rapidly understand and assimilate the business context, the challenges faced by ENGIE Electrabel in order to be able to contribute to its growth strategy
  • you support ENGIE Electrabel in creating new sustainable solutions driven by open innovation
  • you create, maintain and leverage an extensive and relevant network of external innovation players (universities, incubators, VC,…) based on your personal  and ENGIE Electrabel’s current network, especially in the North part of the country
  • you follow actively market trends and scout innovation initiatives in order to identify potential candidates (start-ups or more mature businesses) for partnering with ENGIE Electrabel for growth opportunities
  • you evaluate innovation opportunities and provide feedback on their relevancy
  • you coach innovation teams to guarantee smooth and efficient incubation of new internal, mixed or external ventures (from problem definition, value proposition elaboration to first client)
  • when needed, you manage the innovation project from the idea/market problem to the business plan
  • you actively contribute to ENGIE Electrabel cultural change with a focus on innovative entrepreneurship and design thinking
  • you co-develop and implement initiatives to promote the internal innovation program


  • you are passionate about innovation, new developments and customer experience
  • you have completed a university degree. You achieved a master's degree in business economics or equivalent through experience
  • you have strong business acumen. You can easily envision a business plan thanks to your business modelling skills
  • you have at least 8 years of work experience, including entrepreneurship initiatives and experience in a big company/strategy consulting
  • you are fluent in both Dutch and French and have strong written communication skills in English
  • you bring a relevant network. Contacts in the innovation field, especially in Flanders, is a real plus
  • you have strong interpersonal skills. You are a connector, with genuine interest in supporting the success of others
  • you are familiar with innovation (such as Design Thinking and Lean start-up) methodologies
  • you relate and connect easily on a corporate executive level, while at the same time enjoy working in an ambitious and start-up minded team
  • you will be able to understand and represent ENGIE Electrabel strategy and values
  • you have an entrepreneurial and commercial mind-set with good project management skills
  • you have an energetic personality, positive drive and continuously want to develop yourself and others
  • you are self-motivated and able to initiate and deliver projects with minimal supervision
  • you know about and are interested in the energy market. Experience in the energy industry would be appreciated but is not compulsory 


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, a.o. due to ENGIE, the worldwide utilities Group we are part of


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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • At least 5 years experience
  • Dutch, French, English


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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