Lead Electrical Engineer (Data Center) – The Hague


Our client is seeking an experienced Lead Electrical Engineer for power distribution projects in the data center industry. Join their team and drive successful technical solutions within budget and schedule. Apply now!


Our client delivers products, systems, installations, and services. Their diverse range of offerings covers almost all areas of electrical engineering and electronics. Dutch customers from the business market can find comprehensive solutions at our client in the fields of Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, and many other sectors.


  • Manage and supervise Interface- and System engineers to ensure successful project engineering.
  • Oversee the engineering, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of power distribution systems, including medium- and low-voltage switchgear, transformers, power distribution units, bus bar systems, digital protection, automation and monitoring systems, and modular solutions (E-Houses and Skids).
  • Ensure functional alignment and realization of various designs and disciplines within agreed budget and schedule.
  • Manage a dynamic environment with short lead times and high customer requirements.
  • Act as the technical point of contact for clients, providing advice and coordinating designs and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with the Project Manager throughout the projects.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients and foster strong client relationships.
  • Conduct visits to factories and project sites, both domestic and international.
  • Supervise factory testing, attend customer meetings, and coordinate site work as required.
  • Work primarily from the office in The Hague, the Netherlands, with occasional travel to project locations.


  • Completed HTS or TU degree in electrical engineering with a minimum of 7 years’ experience as a (lead) engineer in multidisciplinary projects.
  • Practical and theoretical expertise in low- and medium-voltage switchgear, transformers, short-circuit and selectivity calculations, and standards such as IEC 61439.
  • Proficient in preparing technical reports and test plans.
  • Demonstrates creativity, positivity, and effective communication skills to articulate ideas and inspire team members.
  • Capable of developing and executing engineering plans, monitoring progress, and achieving successful outcomes.
  • Experience in team collaboration, management, and coaching of engineers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to handle critical customers and navigate political and commercial aspects effectively.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel regularly for short business trips.
  • Resilience and the ability to perform well under pressure in fast-paced environments.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Preferred knowledge of the Dutch language.


Nadine Aylward +31 (0)23 558 3710


Nadine Aylward +31 (0)23 558 3710