• Intraday Trader Gas & Power Hamburg
  • Vattenfall in Hamburg, , Germany
  • jobs
  • 3 days ago

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Job Description

At Vattenfall, we don’t just “do energy”, we exist to help our customers power their lives in ever climate smarter ways and free from fossil fuel within one generation. If you are looking for interesting challenges and the opportunity to be part of this change, then join our diverse and talented team and make a difference.

Our Business Area (BA) Markets is looking for the right person to fill the position as

Intraday Trader Gas & Power

in our office in Hamburg.

Your job

As an Intraday Trader you work together with highly skilled individuals in a multi-national and dynamic environment. You are the key contact person for our internal and external customers. As a member of the 24/7 team you are mainly our trader on the intraday markets and exchanges, but to some extent as well beyond that. You are an integral part of bringing our assets and customers to the market as well as developing our proprietary trading strategies. We permanently develop and adapt our... processes to changes in the market, securing and maximizing value in the Vattenfall Group as well as the Vattenfall Energy Trading value chain. Our ambition is to be the benchmark of the industry.

Your key responsibilities
• Keep track of the relevant markets and market developments
• Provide an excellent market access and service to our internal and external customers
• Develop and successfully execute intraday trading strategies
• Continuously improve our quality, speed and efficiency
• Foster advanced cooperation internally and externall

• University degree (e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Economics etc.)
• Ideally more than 2 years of trading experience in a comparable role and with a strong track record
• In-depth knowledge of the Intraday markets, ideally on power
• Strong commercial mindset in combination with very good analytical skills
• Ability to leverage market knowledge into profitable trading strategies
• High willingness of decision making on own analysis
• Excellent communication skills and good knowledge of English spoken and written, while German and other language skills are advantageous, but not a condition
• Reliable team player who is proactively supporting the team approach
• Resilience and determination to win it every day
• Eagerness to learn and grow in a trading organization, that offers excellent career development opportunities
• Programming skills and knowledge about algorithmic trading would be an asset

Additional Information


Your development is a priority at Vattenfall BA Markets. Your professional journey will benefit from working in the exciting industry of energy trading, and in interdisciplinary teams. To support your career, we offer opportunities to grow through training, job rotations, talent programs and a working environment that stimulates learning.

Our work culture at Vattenfall is excellent. We have an open corporate culture with flat hierarchies. Modern and flexible working conditions, including mobile work, promote wellbeing. In Germany, our work week consists of 37.5 hours with, in many cases, the possibility to work part-time. Up to 49% of your working time can be mobile work, and you are entitled to 30 days of vacation per year.

Your health is important to us. We provide several health programs and support throughout potentially challenging life situations.

Your colleagues will be another highlight. We employ inspiring people with diverse backgrounds. Together with our culture and your tasks, they form an interesting and fun place to work.

Additionally, we offer retirement planning with a company pension scheme, a subsidised public transport ticket and a job bike. Mid of 2024, we will move into our new state of the art building next to Elbbrücken. Until then you can find our office in the heart of Hamburg.

More information

We welcome your application in English, no later than 21st of May 2024. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.

For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our Recruiter Jil Ungethüm via phone at +49 40 79022 1378.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall. The screening will be performed by a third party, called Validata. In addition, a certificate of good conduct (i.e. criminal record certificate) is required for certain positions.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Company Description

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 21 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission.

Business Area (BA) Markets’ role in Vattenfall is to maximize the value of the overall portfolio by optimizing and dispatching, hedging and sourcing for Vattenfall's sales and generation volumes. We serve as Vattenfall’s single access to energy commodity markets and trade electricity, emissions, fuels, freight, and renewable certificates. We employ around 500 professionals who are active across Europe with offices in Sweden, Germany, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Within Markets the Business Unit (BU) Trading is the energy trading hub of the Vattenfall Group. BU Trading is responsible for all trading activities around Vattenfall´s asset and customer flows to maximize value creation and improve sourcing costs. It provides market access services for the Vattenfall Group - which means managing all hedging flows, from generation assets or customers, by Market Access. Next to handling our flow business, BU Trading also has a proprietary mandate.

We have a culture of care and growth. You will collaborate with inspiring people around you, on complex and interesting topics. Together, we drive the energy transition and contribute to a journey towards becoming fossil-free
Hamburg Germany


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