Challenging internship at Sales and Origination NL & UK

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Do you want to experience working in the centre of an international Energy company? Do you have strong analytics skills and a commercial drive? Then our team is looking for you!

For our office in Amsterdam we are looking for an enthusiastic Intern for the duration of 4-6 months within our Sales and Origination Team. You can start directly if that fits your schedule.

Who are we?
The origination business in Vattenfall differentiates itself from other businesses in 
Vattenfall through its non-standard, and non-liquid character. Origination business can be described as

  • Offering tailored wholesale energy contracts incorporating complex structures and optionality
  • Accessing new or illiquid immature markets 
  • Offering standard power purchase agreements for renewable energy supply
Where will you be working?
The Sales and Origination NL/UK department is part of the Business Area Markets. In this Business Area all asset optimisation and trading activities are centralised for the Vattenfall Group. We are located over multiple sites in the Netherlands, UK, Germany and Sweden. In these locations we trade the full range of energy commodities such as electricity, gas, oil, coal, freight and emissions and take responsibility for a diversified sourcing of (renewable) power, fuels and carbon credits. We optimize and hedge Vattenfall’s generation assets in order to manage risk efficiently and optimize the portfolio value.

What will be your main tasks and responsibilities?
As an intern you will be become part of our international NL/UK team. You will be given the chance to not just observe our daily business but also participating and really contributing to our success. We believe that the best way to discover the business is by working in it.

One of your task will be to be participating in our operational work, covering a wide range of subjects and providing you of an unique chance to discover the different parts of Vattenfall. In this internship we offer you a full insight in the rapidly developing UK and NL power purchase market. For both the UK and the NL market we are looking for an intern for that can assist in executing small scale renewable energy purchase contracts with our external prospects. Our originators will provide the deal flow and will assist in the relevant information in pricing and executing the transactions.
Due to the nature of our work we work closely together with Sales, Trading, Finance, Legal and Credit and many others. These departments are important stakeholders in our success. This internship will grant you experience in how to liaise with various stakeholders in order te get approval and execute transactions.

Your tasks and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to:
  • Participating in operational pricing and contract execution work of the UK and NL Sales and origination department;
  • Assist the Originators in pricing the small scale renewable energy contracts;
  • Assist the Originators with executing new Power Purchase agreements. Prepare standard contracts;
  • Together with the Originators aligning the deal lead inventory within and outside of the team;
  • Draw conclusions and give advice to the manager with regards to the inventory and efficiency; improvements of the more standardized origination activities.

Which boxes do you need to check?
  • Relevant commercial Masters discipline: 
  • living and studying in the Netherlands;
  • fluent in English;
  • relevant software knowledge (Excel, programming skills are beneficial); 
  • good communication skills;
  • commercial mind set;
  • accurate way of working;
  • able to work independently but assertive to ask for help;
  • pro-active attitude with a drive to improve. 

Our offer
If you do an internship you will be part of the internship network 'Voltage'. Every two months we organize an activity for our interns in the whole company. For example: application training, LinkedIn training, lunches and excursions (e.g. to The Nuon Solar Team, Power plant).
There are also monthly sports, cultural and social activities from the MegaWatt network (this is the young employees network in Nuon) you can join. These are all moments to do sparring with each other about your different experiences within the company and hear more about the organization. It's also good for your network! Since the location of the internship is in The Netherlands you will work for Nuon part of Vattenfall. Nuon gives a fixed compensation from 500 euros based on a fulltime internship.

About us
At Vattenfall, you can really make a difference. A new, sustainable world with clean energy for everyone – that's your mission. And if it's about the future of energy, you think global. For you, innovation has no limits. Together we discover renewable energy solutions. That is why you want to work with people who inspire and challenge you to get the best out of yourself. You are looking for an environment where you can make this mission become a reality.
Nuon, part of Vattenfall shares your mission. We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands. What's more, we also have a significant stake in the growing wind energy market in Western Europe. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. A company where you are part of an enthusiastic team that delivers tailor-made services to our customers.

More information
For more information about the responsibilities and the department, please contact Rogier Vriens +31650126420. For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Lorraine Melissen +31654998429.