Sourcing Manager – Stockholm

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Sourcing Manager – Stockholm

The energy market is more exciting now than ever and standing before many game changers, with regulatory changes, a more complex energy system with more renewable production, possibilities with machine learning and artificial intelligence and an increasing pressure on the consumer side to be more aware about their consumption pattern. Our job is to foresee these changes and make them into our advantage.

Do you have a passion for numbers and energy – and would like to make a difference by creating the future energy market? Then you might be the right Sourcing Manager for us!

Vattenfall is also changing and we have started a journey where our vision is to become climate neutral in the Nordics by 2030 – and in Europe by 2050. We want to power climate smarter living for all people and this requires competences from people with diverse backgrounds. This is where you fit in.

As a Sourcing Manager you will be part of the Power Management team, which has the responsibility to source the electricity that will be sold to our customers. It is a tight and high performing team of five colleagues that report to the Head of Power Management.

In the role as Sourcing Manager you will continuously work with reviewing and develop Vattenfall´s strategies, our products and services, processes, models and tools used in order to optimize the electricity consumption forecasts. You will work close to the B2B sales force and assist in customer sales processes and help find new advanced sourcing solutions. The customer is always in focus and we strive to offer the best electricity trading solutions in the Nordics. Hence, an understanding for our customers and knowledge about their way of using and purchasing electricity is a great asset to the position.

Typical tasks for the position
• You will be a part of the forecast analyst team in the dispatch center to do the daily load forecasting.
• Develop and improve tools and models to optimize the electricity purchase.
• Continuously increase and improve automatization and digitalization in our processes to improve data quality and work efficiency.
• Develop our electricity trading portfolio and concepts to be best in class, together with profitable off-set of consumption flexibility.
• Support Vattenfall Sales with customer cases.

In order to succeed as Sourcing Manager you need a good understanding and experience of managing large amount of data, probably you have a background within IT or similar. You analytical and creative in your way of thinking and can see opportunities where others might see problems, eager to develop our business and have the ability to balance the value both for the customers and Vattenfall. You are service minded and enjoy cooperation and developing our interfaces.

Skills and qualifications as Sourcing manager
• Relevant university degree or equivalent.
• Experience of programming, modelling and data management. (E.g. Python, SQL, Visual Basics)
• Ability to quickly assess and understand relations between involved systems and tools.
• Experience of implementing new IT systems.
• Meritorious to have knowledge of the electricity market.
• A team player that is trustworthy and can take responsibility to manage assigned tasks.
• Fluent in Swedish and English, both verbally and in writing.

The location of this position is Vattenfall Head Office in Solna.

We welcome your application including cover letter and CV in English. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.

Last day to apply is 1st of December 2019.

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Henrik Juhlin, Head of Power Management, BU Commodities, C&S Region Nordic at +46 727 290718. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Daniel Ruja, +46 70 372 76 91.

We look forward to your application!

Trade union representatives in Sweden, to be contacted through Vattenfall’s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00: Per Svensson (Akademikerna), Kenneth Lindkvist (Unionen), Christian Eriksson (Ledarna) och 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.

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.

BU Commodities within Customer and Solutions region Nordic supports Business- and Consumer Sales with ownership of a legally- and regulatory compliant, sustainable and value-adding product- and service portfolio. Contributes to gross margin optimization by managing the pricing strategy and framework as well as hedging strategies and execution of financial sourcing. Manages risks associated with electricity sales and handle the physical power purchase and balance management.

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