Legal Counsel

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We are currently looking for a

Legal Counsel BA Markets, Staff Function Legal & CEO Office

Location: Hamburg
Offer: two-years limited contract

Main tasks & responsibilities
  • Negotiations of master agreements and bespoke agreements for commodity trading (including but not limited to power, gas, emissions and fuels) and related financial documentation 
  • Developing contract documentation for the trading of new products in close collaboration with the business
  • Liaise with internal and external clients as well as other departments and entities within the Vattenfall Group

Your qualifications
  • German law degree with excellent qualification
  • Up to 4 years relevant post-qualification experience – preferably gained in a reputable law firm or legal department of an international energy company
  • Strong analytical capabilities, highly self-motivated and able to work independently and as a part of a team 
  • Interest in energy industry and especially in energy trading
  • Ambition to work in an international, high performance environment
  • Excellent command of the English and German language (written & spoken)
  • General knowledge of financial and/or IT law would be an advantage

We are striving for diversity & inclusion and we therefore welcome applications from all individuals regardless of e.g. age, gender, disability and ethnic background.

Our Organization:
Business Area Markets maximises the value of Vattenfall’s portfolio by optimising and dispatching, hedging, and sourcing for Vattenfall's assets and sales positions. We offer power purchase agreements to operators of wind or solar parks, optimise 3rd party batteries and enter into origination deals within the B2B segment. We serve as Vattenfall’s single market access to energy commodity markets trading in electricity, emissions, fuels, freight, and renewable certificates. We are responsible for generating profits by taking positions within defined risk mandates and limits. We are active across Europe with more than 450 professionals working from Sweden, Germany, The Netherlands, and Denmark.

More Information:
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Dr. Sylvia Scharfenberg +494024430 (754). For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact the HRS recruitment coordinator for this position: Selma Budak, +494079022 7788.