International Trainee – Trainee Associate Strategy Advisor (Renewables)

  • Veröffentlicht am 03.02.2020
  • Festanstellung, Trainee
  • Hamburg
International Trainee – Trainee Associate Strategy Advisor (Renewables)


Do you want to work on one of the biggest challenges of humankind? And having fun while doing so? That’s our promise to you!  

Become one of the 20 International Trainees at Vattenfall and kickstart your climate smarter career. Together you will contribute to a fossil free future. 

We offer you one year of exploring all we have to offer. Enjoy meetups with your international team of likeminded individuals, each leading with their own expertise. Explore what’s happening in each business area during the seminar weeks. And grow your superpowers by being naturally curious in your assignments outside of your expertise.   

Each of the 20 trainee positions 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, challenges and matching profile. 

What do we expect from you as a Trainee Associate Strategy Advisor

This position is located in the Strategy department within Portfolio & Business Development which is responsible for shaping the overall strategic direction of Business Area Wind, proactively advising on relevant strategic topics to support decision makers in steering our renewables business towards the Vattenfall purpose.

Key responsibilities:

  • (Co-)Lead projects and tasks as required to support Business Area Wind's strategic objectives, such as the annual strategy process or strategy assignments
  • Market intelligence / research in order to identify business and market trends, incl. regulatory, suppliers and competitor’s developments in a systematic approach, and derive potential strategic consequences
  • Management support for e.g. conference presentations, company events and strategy reporting and follow-up 

Who are you?

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 with an academic agree or students who will graduate before September 2020. You are fluent in English. Skills in other world languages can be a merit. Furthermore, you are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. Of course, you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe. 

As a Trainee Associate Strategy Advisor you recognize yourself in the following qualifications:

  • You possess a relevant university degree in Economics, Industrial Engineering
  • You have first experiences/skills in dealing with complex strategic issues, problems and challenges – always seeing the big picture and daring to challenge
  • You have a high degree of self-motivation and enjoy team work, work effectively as part of a virtual team
  • You have the ability to establish trust and build relationships with various stakeholders inside and outside the organization

What we offer you

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. The trainee position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package.

You can read more about the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme at 

Application process

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button at this page. Last day to apply is February 16th 2020. Selection period starts in February, followed by interviews in March. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place in April. The recruitment process will be finalized around the end of April. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme will be September 1st 2020.

We look forward to your application! If you have any questions regarding the Trainee Programme, please contact the responsible recruiter Lucia Macôa, +49 (0)40 79022 4284. If you have any specific questions regarding the trainee position please contact Sören Schubach, +49 (0)40 2718 2009. 

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, Denmark, UK and the Netherlands. We take our responsibility seriously and together we are making the change towards fossil freedom. Our goal is to enable a fossil-free living within one generation. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society.

Want to learn more about what we do? Visit

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

Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services 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. 


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