Data Academy Lead

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  • Digital transformation leadership: Spearhead Eneco's journey to becoming a data-driven company, aligning the Data Academy with corporate digital transformation goals.

  • Educational impact and innovation: Develop and lead impactful training programs and events, enhancing data literacy and fostering a culture of innovation across Eneco.

  • Cross-departmental collaboration: Collaborate extensively with various departments, ensuring an integrated and comprehensive approach to data education and strategy within Eneco.

Why choose for Eneco?

At Eneco, we are diligently working towards a smarter, cleaner, and more sustainable future. We have an ambitious "One Planet" strategy, aiming to achieve climate neutrality for both our organization and all our customers by 2035. This entails providing innovative digital capabilities and smart solutions to realize these goals. Simultaneously, we focus on maintaining a good balance between work and personal life, fostering personal growth, and prioritizing customer orientation. At Eneco, our goal is to collectively make a difference and create a more sustainable future for everyone. 

We believe in job satisfaction, personal development, and removing barriers for customers to adopt sustainable practices. As pioneers in the energy transition, we embrace new technologies and strive for an exceptional online customer experience. Collaborating with our team of digital experts, we modernize our chat, app, and web environments to deliver a superior digital customer experience. At Eneco, you are not only part of an inspiring mission but also have the opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable future! 

What you’ll do

Eneco has defined ‘Digital Transformation’ as a main goal in its corporate strategy. Consequently, we envision a data driven company where we serve our customers and suppliers based on up-to-date, secure, and accurate data. 

Your role as the Data Academy Lead at Eneco is multifaceted, encompassing both hands-on activities and strategic responsibilities to build and lead the Data Academy. This initiative is crucial in supporting Eneco’s ambition to become a data-driven company. Your main tasks are: 

  • Build the data academy: Establish the Data Academy as a mature, company-wide body, promoting data literacy and awareness across Eneco.
  • Develop training programs: Collaborate with data teams (e.g., Power BI, Data Warehousing, Ingestion team) to create suitable training materials for various roles and levels within the organization.
  • Organize educational events: Lead the organization of hackathons, inspiration sessions, and knowledge sharing events to foster a data-driven culture.
  • Guide data teams: Assist data teams in developing in-house training materials, ensuring relevance and effectiveness.

Is this about you?

  • 5+ Years experience in training, learning & development.
  • 5 years of experience in project management, preferably in data related projects.
  • Strong knowledge of data-related topics such as data analysis, data visualization, data management and able to translate the needs to suitable trainings.
  • Organisation skills for inspiration - and knowledge sessions (e.g., Hackathons, Data Insights, peer-2-peer sessions with other organizations).
  • Affinity with working in an international environment.
  • You know how to work with different stakeholders and overcome conflicting interests.
  • Excellent communication skills and good command of the Dutch and English language in speaking and writing.

You’ll be responsible for

  • ​​​​​​Lead and set up the data academy: Spearhead the establishment and leadership of the Data Academy, aligning it with Eneco's digital transformation goals.
  • Develop and oversee training curriculum: Collaborate with data teams and departments to build a comprehensive training curriculum, deciding what to develop in-house and what to source externally.
  • Strategic vision and innovation: Formulate a strategic vision for the Data Academy, staying abreast of market innovations and informing relevant departments of opportunities.
  • Manage the data community: Oversee the content, events, and collaboration within the Data Community, fostering a data-driven culture.
  • Collaboration with HR and other departments: Work closely with HR and other departments (like Privacy and Security) to ensure a broad and aligned educational approach.

This is where you’ll work

You will be joining our diverse and inclusive team. Your team consists of 2 Data Management Specialist, a Data Quality specialist and 3 Enterprise Data Managers. You'll also work with a lot of stakeholders throughout the company.

What we have to offer

Gross year salary of
between €80.000 and €103.000

Including 8% holiday allowance, a good pension and parental leave.

FlexBudget on top of
your gross salary

Have it paid out, use it to buy extra holiday days or save it up for something nice - it's up to you.

Personal and professional growth

Eneco is fully committed to help you in your personal and professional development.

Hybrid working, at home or in the office

You work 40% at the office and 40% at home. The other day you decide what works best for you.

Working at Eneco is for everyone

Our customers are diverse, and so are we. More than 3,000 Eneco-talents ensure an open, pleasant culture in which everyone can grow and thrive. In this way we create the ideal situation for creative insights and innovative solutions. And we can use that to achieve our ambitious mission: to be climate neutral by 2035. You know what the fun is? We can never have enough talent at Eneco. So get in touch and apply. 

Together towards climate neutrality

Ask a colleague about our joint mission and you will hear it again and again: Eneco wants to be climate neutral by 2035. Everyone works together to realize this ambition. We help customers switch to sustainable energy with good advice and smart, affordable products. We develop wind farms, install large solar roofs and invest in heat networks. We see opportunities everywhere. Are you in?

This is how the application procedure goes

Want to know more about this job function?

We understand that you might want to know more before taking the next step in your career. Therefore, we encourage you to get in touch with our recruiter, Mark van Dommelen. Whether you have questions about the interview process, the specific tasks and responsibilities of the position, or are simply curious about the company culture, we are ready to answer all your questions.


Voor het invullen van deze vacature doen we de werving graag zelf en wensen we niet samen te werken met externe partijen.

Questions about the application procedure

Feel free to contact our recruiter:

Mark van Dommelen


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