The climate is changing and the energy industry is transforming. So is Vattenfall. We have started a journey where our vision is to become climate neutral in Europe in 2050 – already in 2030 in the Nordics. We want to power climate smarter living for all kinds of people and this requires competences from people with diverse backgrounds. This is where you fit in.
We are now looking for two Product Specialists – one generalist, one focusing on environmental issues
These are permanent roles – we offer you a challenging career in a fast, complex and exciting energy business.
The main responsibility for the Product Specialist is to improve our products for our larger B2B customers in Sweden. The overall objective is to ensure that our product portfolio is attractive, profitable and compliant, and the portfolio consists of electricity products, environmental products, administrative services and related web solutions. You will be part of a small Nordic product development team, working in close cooperation with the Sales department, and several other functions within Vattenfall.
As a Product Specialist, you will develop new products for B2B customers, adapt our current ones to keep them up to date with changing needs, and support Business Sales in winning individual deals. Both roles can work on the full product portfolio as part of the team, the Environmental Product Specialist with a stronger focus on the environmental products. You will be reporting to the Director Portfolio Management Commodities.
Our ideal candidate (generalist) has a Master of Science degree in Business or Engineering. Your experience (e.g. from a smaller energy company or from a related role on the customer side) means you’re quickly up to speed with most issues that arise. Your experience and personal characteristics allow you understand how our products fit our customers business, and how they can be improved to better solve customer needs. Experience from the electricity market is a demand for this role.
Our ideal candidate (environmental) has a Master of Science degree in Engineering, probably with focus on energy or environmental technology. Your experience from environmental work, e.g. as environmental manager or environmental consultant, allows you to clearly articulate how our environmental products fit our customers business, and how they can be improved to better solve customer needs. Experience within sustainability/environmental area is a demand for this role.
Besides the above criteria for each specific role, both Product Specialist need to have the following:
• customer focus and business mindedness
• ability to take initiative and take appropriate action independently
• analytical mindset and skills
• structured, able to plan and execute own and others’ work to deliver results
• strong communication skills and a true team player
• passionate about smart energy, sustainability and climate
• fluent Swedish and English
Process and time line
Please apply by submitting your cover letter and CV in Swedish or English no later than 31st of August 2017.
For further information about the position you are welcome to contact Johan Nerfeldt, Director of Portfolio Management, Commodities +46 70 239 88 16. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Daniel Ruja, +46 70 372 76 91.
Trade union representatives in Sweden, to be contacted through Vattenfall’s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00
Carl-Gustaf Angelin (Akademikerna)
Kenneth Lindkvist (Unionen)
Birgitta Carlsson-Allmér (Ledarna)
Ronny Ekwall (SEKO)
We are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role models. 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.
Product Management Commodities within BU Commodities is responsible for management and development of the Product Portfolio for Business and Consumers Customers.
Within BA Customers & Solutions the customer comes first. The employees strive to deliver the best customer experience and provide relevant offers and services to the customers. With over six million customers, Business Area Customers & Solutions is responsible for the sales of solutions and energy contracts to private and business customers in Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway.