Vattenfall International Trainee Programme - Trainee Specialist Asset Management

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Power Climate Smarter living - that’s our purpose. We are looking for the brightest minds to make this happen. Start your climate smarter career and become one of the thirty trainees that start their journey in September 2019. Together you will contribute to a fossil free future. You will have a unique position to contribute to our purpose. All we ask from you is to use your Superpowers and share your energy to help us achieve our goal.

Every trainee position is unique, linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities and challenges and matching profile.

Your responsibilities as Trainee Specialist Asset Management

Business Area Heat develops and operates the entire heat value chain and creates and offers integrated heat/energy solutions to meet the current and future energy needs of a growing urban society. The heat value chain contains the thermal power plants, the heat grids, the sales to heat customers and the heat customer experience. The main activities of the department Asset Management Heat NL consist of Asset and Performance Management, Portfolio & Network Planning and Development and Contract Management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Project management and cooperation in improvement projects (e.g. asset management);
  • Support of strategic development projects and processes;
  • Supporting the business at various levels in the organization (from the workfloor to management levels);
  • Development of ideas for the optimization of business processes;
  • Support of management in change processes and collaboration in business projects.

Your profile as Trainee Specialist Asset Management

Whether you want a climate smarter career as an energy specialist, visionary manager or inspirational project lead in the energy sector. We offer you these possibilities within the trainee programme. We are looking for recent graduates holding an academic degree. You are fluent in business English. Skills in other world languages can be a merit. Furthermore, you are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. You identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.”

As a Trainee Specialist Asset Management you recognize yourself in the following qualifications:

  • Academic degree in business administration, engineering or any other relevant field of study;
  • Excellent proficiency in Dutch and English. Good knowledge of German/ Swedish language is an advantage;
  • Strong analytical skills. Is able to translate information into commercial and financial analyses as well as to interpret these;
  • Well-grounded in working with MS Office;
  • Very good communication skills;
  • Flexible team player;
  • Persistent, driving and curious;
  • Ability to express a strong motivation for energy production;
  • Knowledge of the energy business and the related technology is an advantage;
  • You have the ambition to fulfil a leadership position within 5 years from now;
  • Willingness to travel.

Location : Amsterdam

Language : Dutch & English

Our offer for you as an International Trainee

Vattenfall International Trainee Programme is the kickstart of your career within Vattenfall. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills over the course of a year. In the trainee programme you will take part in international workshops and site visits during the seminar weeks. You will have the opportunity to work abroad and get a good overview of our entire organization. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package.

Diversity & inclusion - in everything we do

At Vattenfall we build on the fact that diverse teams can outperform homogeneous teams. But we can only unleash and leverage the power of diversity, if we make everybody feel included. Read more about our important work on diversity & inclusion

More information

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button at this page. You can read more about the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme and meet our former trainees at

Last day to apply is March 10th 2019. Selection period starts in March/April, followed by interviews in April/May. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place in May in Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. The recruitment process will be finalized around the end of May/beginning of June. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme will be September 2nd 2019.

We look forward to your application! If you have any questions regarding the trainee programme in general or the specific trainee position, contact responsible recruiter Iris Eveleens +31 (6) 15330697,[FO(1]

Our Organization

At Vattenfall you can free your superpowers! We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany, UK and the Netherlands. Together we discover renewable energy solutions. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. Our goal is to make fossil-free living possible within one generation.

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Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

We look forward to your application! If you have any questions regarding the trainee programme in general or the specific trainee position, contact responsible recruiter Iris Eveleens +31 (6) 15330697,

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