Career FAQ

Are you considering a career at Vattenfall or do you have any application questions? Please see our FAQ below for answers to some of the most common questions people ask about careers at Vattenfall.

Application questions

How do I apply for a job at Vattenfall?

What happens to my application when I have applied?

How will I know that Vattenfall has received my application?

If I get a rejection for a job at Vattenfall, does this mean that I cannot apply for other positions in the company?

Can I apply for several job vacancies at Vattenfall at the same time?

Which documents should I include in my application?

Technical questions

What does Vattenfall use my e-mail address for? Can I change my e-mail address after the registration?

I do not have access to my application. Whom can I contact?

Which format and maximum size do my application documents need to be?

What can I do if I have a question concerning a no-reply e-mail?

Legal questions

In which sense are my personal data secured?

How long does Vattenfall store my application and personal data?

Who has access to data I have provided in my application?

Application questions

How do I apply for a job at Vattenfall?

On the corporate website we advertise all available jobs at Vattenfall. Go to search for jobs to find the current job advertisements. Find the position that is right for you and apply via our online application form.

You can search for job vacancies by country, location, expertise, position, educational level or key words.

What happens to my application when I have applied?

Once you have completed the online application form and applied for a job at Vattenfall, you will receive an e-mail confirming your application. If you do not receive our confirmation e-mail, please check that you have submitted your application. Our recruiters treat all applications confidentially. After our initial selection process, we will contact those who best match the job criteria. Please see our recruitment process for more information.
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How will I know that Vattenfall has received my application?

As soon as your application is submitted to Vattenfall, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please check your spam filter in your e-mail account.

If I get a rejection for a job at Vattenfall, does this mean that I cannot apply for other positions in the company?

Absolutely not! Of course you can apply for other positions at Vattenfall.

Can I apply for several job vacancies at Vattenfall at the same time?

Yes of course. If you are interested in more than one job vacancy at Vattenfall you can apply for several positions at the same time.

Which documents should I include in my application?

We find your CV and cover letter the most important. You are of course welcome to upload any other documents that will support your application.
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Technical questions

What does Vattenfall use my e-mail address for? Can I change my e-mail address after the registration?

During the application process, the majority of our correspondence with job applicants is via e-mail. We will contact you to the e-mail address you have provided in your application. So please be aware that every person with access rights to your e-mail account will be able to get information about the recruitment process.

I do not have access to my application. Whom can I contact?

If you have specific questions regarding your application, you are very welcome to contact the recruiter responsible for the posted position.

Which format and maximum size do my application documents need to be?

You can upload and submit application documents in the following formats: pdf, xls, doc, docx, tif, gif, jpg and rtf. Unfortunately, we are not able to process any other data formats. Please note that the size of your uploaded documents must not exceed 5 MB.

What can I do if I have a question concerning a no-reply e-mail?

You are welcome to contact the recruiter responsible for the posted position. They will be able to answer all questions concerning the vacancy and the recruitment process.
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Legal questions

In which sense are my personal data secured?

Your data is only accessible by authorised persons within the Vattenfall Group and are treated confidential. All personal data that you have provided in your application form are controlled by Vattenfall AB. The personal data is handled in accordance with the Swedish Personal Data Act and other relevant legislation, which comply with an EU Directive.

Read Vattenfall's Data Privacy Statement

How long does Vattenfall store the application and my personal data?

In case your application concerns a specific job, the personal data you have provided in the application form will be deleted from the job database no later than two years after the recruitment is finished.

In case you have provided a general application, we will store your personal data no longer than two years and then delete the information, unless you allow us to continue the handling of your personal data.

Who has access to data I have provided in my application?

Vattenfall AB will only make information available to HR departments of companies within the Vattenfall Group or persons within the Vattenfall Group who are directly involved in recruitment processes.
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Last updated: 2013-10-24 14:10