• Solna

Ansök senast: 2023-11-07

Asset Planner / Analyst at Nordic Dispatch

Publicerad 2023-09-08

Om tjänsten

Do you want to help us lead the transition into a fossil free future, and enable integration of more renewable power production while also provide vital contribution to a secure and stable power system? Do you have a curious and analytical mind who likes programming and data analysis?
Then we might have the perfect position for you!

We see a rapid growth in intraday markets and in the need for flexibility services why we now need to strengthen our Nordic Dispatch team with a new talent.

Dispatch Nordic is a performance oriented department responsible for intraday optimisation and dispatch of Vattenfall’s Nordic production portfolio, including delivery of a vital share of ancillary- & balancing services to the Nordic TSOs. Thus we have a key role both in the Nordic power system and for the realisation of Vattenfall’s strategy to lead the road to a fossil freedom.

The role as Asset Planner / Analyst:

This is a hybrid role where you will mix operational work with more regular office work focused on analysis and development tasks. The first 6-12 months will be focused on getting to know our business through internal trainings and operational work at our Dispatch desk, and then you gradually will be introduced to our development activities. Vattenfall’s Dispatch desk is a central part of the Swedish power system, and working at the desk will give you a deep understanding about the fundamentals of the Nordic power market. Key knowledge which will be essential in the Analyst-role, where we expect you to be creative, take own initiatives and think outside the box.    

The Dispatch desk is manned  24/7 using a 3-shift, being responsible for intraday-optimisation and dispatch of our Nordic assets, which includes task such as bidding and delivery of Ancillary services, Intraday trading, Algo operating and -monitoring.  

When not working in the Dispatch centre you will be a part of cross functional teams working on improvements of methods, tools and processes where we are aiming for a high degree of automation and algorithmic decision support to meet the new market demands. Strong programming and analytical skills and especially a high interest for energy markets are sought for. The role demands that you have the ability to work in teams as well as individually. We expect you to have a personal drive and interest in creating high quality in all situations and the ability to see possibilities rather than difficulties in a complex environment.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Operational work as Dispatcher in the Nordic dispatch center (approximately 50%)
  • Support in continuous development of Vattenfall’s processes and systems for Hydro- & Intraday-optimisation (automation, bidding strategies, algos, ancillary services, SCADA, data management etc.)
  • Challenge established solutions and initiate new business improvements

Din bakgrund

We are looking for a person with:

  • Relevant University degree of quantitative/financial discipline (e.g. Engineering, IT, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or similar)
  • High interest in Energy markets
  • Programming and data analysis skills (preferably in Python)
  • Strong business sense
  • Flexibility and ability to keep many activities ongoing simultaneously
  • Fluent in Swedish and good skills in English

Mer information

We offer an interesting and challenging job within one of Europe’s leading energy companies and in a vital business area where we expect substantial growth within the next few years. You will be part of an innovative, dynamic and high performing team active in a rapidly changing market which provides quick feedback and reward. Initially you will work closely together with our market leading experts on market analysis and intraday trading and then your responsibilities will grow gradually as you are building knowledge and expertise. Over time you will have great opportunities to influence and steer your career path according to your own aspirations.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that striving for diversity helps to build a more profitable, efficient, and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background. Read more on how we work with diversity and inclusion here:

Location: Solna

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact recruiting manager Rolf Englund, +46 70 693 75 82. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruiter Peter Blixter +46 72 237 32 02..

Trade union representatives Trade union representatives: Lars Erik Näsman (Unionen) and Sven Gunnar Gremlin (Akademikerna). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

We welcome your application, including CV and cover letter via the link below, no later than 10th of October 2023. As we may conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

Om oss

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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