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Strategy Advisor - Vattenfall
How will the Nordic Energy system function in a decarbonising world?
Strategic Development are looking for a Nordic energy market expert with proven analytical ability and leadership skills to bridge the world between analysis and strategy
At Vattenfall, we believe climate change is one of the most significant challenges of our time and have decided for a clear goal – Fossil Free Living within One Generation! Are you curious, a people person, astute and passionate about the opportunity energy can have on a most pressing global issue? Join us as our new Strategy Advisor!
Your main responsibilities as Strategy Advisor
Joining the Market Insights team means creating decision making material for the highest level in Vattenfall. It means developing market insights and scenario analyses and translating these into decision support tools. It means being, analytical and strategic, to help accelerate Vattenfall’s goals.
You will help shape Vattenfall’s view on the Nordic energy market and electricity price development in the longer perspective towards 2050, which plays a key role when developing our strategy and making investment decisions at Vattenfall. You will be at the center of developing Vattenfall’s understanding of the Nordic energy market.
The fundamental analysis and deep dives into market drivers you develop, will help ensure financial forecasting models and strategic hypothesis used in Vattenfall, are credible and robust. You will be responsible for working closely with analytical partners, to develop market assumptions, price outlooks, and insights on the Nordic energy market.
You will act as the right hand of the Director of Market Insights, frequently interact with Vattenfall leadership, and play a key role in negotiating and aligning between our different businesses. You will ensure leaders across Vattenfall trust the team’s decision support tools, to use in strategic decision making, portfolio analyses, strategic projects, business development projects and market entrance studies.
Your qualifications as Strategy Advisor
Ambition, curiosity and aspirations to make an impact on a climate smarter world
Experience in how the Nordic energy system works and interest in being a thought leader in demand, supply, transmission, policy in the Nordics
4+ years’ experience at a utility, energy consultancy, think tank, institution or information provider, the European Commission, European Parliament
University/Academic degree that has given an appreciation for analysing and working with complex data sets or problems. Masters or PhD preferred
Proven analytical skills, the ability to translate large amounts of market, political and technological data into economic scenarios and strategic hypothesis
Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to create and deliver executive level presentations
Proven experience of leading initiatives and projects and an Agile mindset
A people person who can connect easily with analysts, top management and external experts
We offer a challenging and international work environment where you will have a pivotal role in driving Vattenfall’s fossil free living within one generation goal. We believe in diverse and inclusive teams and you will be working in interdisciplinary teams and can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development. At Vattenfall we also offer staff benefits such as favorable occupational pension agreements, parental leave allowances, flexible working hours and more. Read more about our benefits here: https://careers.vattenfall.com/se/jobba-med-oss/ersattning-formaner.
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter through the portal, last day to apply 16th May 2021. Selection and interviews are held after last application date. We do not accept applications through email.
For more information about the role, please reach out to Director of Strategic Competence Neil McLauchlan, Neil.Mclauchlan@vattenfall.com.
For more information about the recruiting process, contact recruiter Carolina Bölander, Carolina.email@example.com.
Trade union representatives in Sweden Shahriar Badiei (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Juha Siipilehto (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.
At Vattenfall, we believe, that the only way to make fossil free living within a generation possible is to power and help manage all energy-aspects of our customers’ lives to create climate smarter living building by building, district by district, city by city.
Diversity and inclusion – in everything we do
Read more on how we work with diversity and inclusion here:
Strategy & Business Development (S&BD) is part of Staff Function Strategic Development at corporate level in Vattenfall. We exist to accelerate Vattenfall’s transition towards its goal, fossil free living within one generation. There are four functions in S&BD; Market Insights develop scenarios, provide a deep understanding of main energy industry trends; Group Strategy, are responsible for ensuring Vattenfall is a leader in the energy transition and a thriving business today and in the future; Business Development, find and realize new business opportunities that will enable fossil-free living in one generation and; Asset Owner Support, focus on internal collaboration and creating value for Vattenfall’s asset owning businesses.