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NuonInternship process optimisation in Sales Position Management within Trading

Application deadline 18-12-2015
Placement type Final Internships


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Markets is the Business Area where all asset optimisation and trading activities are centralized for the Vattenfall Group. Our activities are multi-site located across Europe with almost 700 professionals working in Sweden, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark, and Poland. We trade the full range of energy commodities such as electricity, gas, oil, coal, freight, renewable energies and emissions, take responsibility for a diversified sourcing of power, fuels and carbon credits and optimize the running and hedging of Vattenfall’s generation assets. These efforts are the basis for maximum profitability and continuous business growth.

For our office in Amsterdam we are looking for an enthusiastic Intern for the duration of 6 months within our Transaction & Position Management Team. You can start directly if that fits your schedule.

The department Transaction & Position Management is responsible for the processes and systems that manage the Sales and Asset Positions in the Trade system. This includes the processes around receiving, validating and processing market data that we receive from various market parties. The team consists of 17 qualified people. 


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Your role as an Intern process optimisation

As an intern you are not just supposed to observe our daily business, but rather we give you the chance to work on various projects and really have a role within the team. The best way to discover the business, is to do it!

As an intern at this department you are responsible for the improvements of the Market data processes. The market data that we process include a.o. metering data, allocation data and reconciliation data. We receive data for various countries and for various commodities like power and gas. For this we receive thousands of hourly time series on a daily basis. The processes include: 

  • Monitor the incoming data
  • Performing validations on the data and taking appropriate action when validations fail
  • Storing the data
  • Aggregating the data
  • Solving issues together with IT, the grid companies, other deartments, etc.
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Your tasks will be

  • Analysing the processes and define possible improvements
  • Talking to various people in the organisation
  • Implementing the improvements. Optionally together with people from IT
  • Writing documentation on the processes and on error processing
  • Setting standards for data quality and make sure the processes and documentation are in line with that
  • Supporting the team with the operational work
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Your profile as an Intern process optimisation

  • Living and studying in the Netherlands
  • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch
  • A relevant Bachelor discipline, such as Business Administration, Economics
  • Analytical skills
  • Affinity with IT (ability to understand scripts is beneficial)
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in the energy market is beneficial
  • Able to work independently but also be assertive to ask for help
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Our offer

We offer you a challenging internship by working on interesting cases and analyses on high level in the energy market. From the start you will get responsibly to work on projects and be part of the team.If you undertake an internship at Vattenfall you will be part of the internship network 'Voltage'. We organize activities for our interns on a regular basis. For example: application training, LinkedIn training, lunches and excursions (for example to The Nuon Solar Team).

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 opportunities to spar with other colleagues about your different experiences within the company and hear more about the organization. It's also good for your networking!

Vattenfall/Nuon gives a fixed compensation of 500 euros. If you don’t have a student travel card, we will also pay travel costs.

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Do you want to maximize your potential? We look forward receiving your CV and application letter in English via the application button below. Last day to apply is December, 18th 2015. The interviews will be held half December. 
For more information about the responsibilities and the department, please contact Mirjam van Esvelt +31652481208. For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Eveline Beurskens .
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Technology / Industry
Energy sector
Headquarters Holland
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