International Trainee - Project Manager in Business Development
Now you can shape the path towards fossil free living. We're searching for 16 talented individuals to join us on our journey towards fossil free living. Individuals that challenge the way we think, lead us down new paths and contribute to solving the biggest challenge of humankind – climate change. Is this you?
Become one of our 16 International Trainees at Vattenfall. Each of the 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.
Next to your personal development in this unique position you will be enjoying one year of all we have to offer. Your trainee year will be filled with meetups with your international trainee team with likeminded individuals. You will be meeting up virtually to work on assignments and live during four seminar weeks where you will be visiting our power plants and growing your superpowers with a variety of trainings.
Your role as a Trainee – Project Manager in Business Development
Are you driven by constantly improving and delivering results? Does it sound interesting to combine project and change management with digitization? Then we have the job for you! We are looking for a trainee who enjoys creating value and who sees the connection between the needs of a process and the possibilities for digitization. Together with your colleagues you will play an active role in realizing the company's strategy and supporting our digitalization journey. We believe you are a communicative leader who adeptly drives projects forward, both independently and through team collaboration.
As a trainee Project Manager in Business Development, you will be a central cog in the development of the electricity grid and Sweden's transition to become fossil-free.
Your daily activities:
- Ensure that our methods and frameworks for running business development projects are effective and being put to use in the business
- Plan, manage, drive and support the implementation of the company's business development projects
- Ensure that projects achieve set targets in terms of time, quality and cost by
- Allocate, prioritize and coordinate work within the framework of the project
- Follow-up, report and evaluate status in relation to goals and implementation
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.
As a Trainee - Project Manager in Business Development you recognize yourself in the following:
• You possess a relevant university degree in Economics, Industrial Engineering or other relevant field
• You have experience/skills in dealing with project management, business development and digital transformation
• An interest in driving change management projects with an IT focus
• You are a strong communicator with an excellent command of both Swedish and English, both verbally and written
• You have the ability to establish trust and build relationships with various stakeholders inside and outside the organization
You are our ideal trainee if you are a recent graduate with an academic degree and have maximum one year of work experience, or you graduate before March 2024. You are fluent in English and Swedish. Skills in other world languages can be a merit. You are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. And of course, you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.
You will be working in the department DS-MP within Vattenfall Distribution and the position is located in Stockholm/Solna in Sweden.
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. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package. Read more about the elements of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme here.
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. Diversity and inclusion is in everything we do, read more about D&I within Vattenfall.
We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button on this page. Last day to apply is October 15th. Selection period starts after the application period is closed with online tests followed by interviews in November. An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place in the end of November. The recruitment process will be finalized in December. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme will be March 4th, 2024.
We look forward to your application!
At our FAQ site you can find answer to most of the questions regarding the Trainee programme and the selection process. Please read the FAQ page first and if your question is still not answered, please contact your responsible recruiter Catalina Roa Rodriguez, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trade union representatives in Sweden: Christian Ericsson, Ledarna; Anne-Marie Sjöbohm, Akademikerna; Asim Nokic, Unionen; Ulf Tengman, SEKO. All can be contacted via 08-739 50 00.
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, Validata.
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.
About the company
Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK. The Vattenfall Group has approximately 20,000 employees. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years. We now want to make fossil free living possible within one generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.
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