D&I Coordinator International Trainee

Type: Intern
Region: London

Now you can shape the path towards fossil free living. We are searching for 34 talented individuals to join us on our journey towards fossil free living. Individuals that challenge the way we think, lead us down new paths and contribute to solving the biggest challenge of humankind – climate change. Is this you?

Become one of our 34 International Trainees at Vattenfall. Each of the trainee positions is unique, linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities, challenges and matching profile.

Next to your personal development in this unique position you will be enjoying one year of all we have to offer. Your trainee year will be filled with meetups with your international trainee team with likeminded individuals. You will be meeting up virtually to work on assignments and live during four seminar weeks where you will be visiting our power plants and growing your superpowers with a variety of trainings.

Your role as a Trainee D&I Coordinator

The D&I Coordinator will work closely with and under the guidance of the Director of Diversity & Inclusion as part of the D&I office and D&I Leadership team.

The coordinator will be responsible for taking an active role in the coordination of timelines, processes, managing the workflow of various DEI/Milestone projects, tracking, reporting and development initiatives that will benefit of all our internal employees.

Your daily activities

  • In collaboration with the Director of D&I, help coordinate D&I calendar and D&I milestone roadmap.
  • In collaboration with the Director of D&I, support internal D&I Teamwork and projects.
  • Coordinate andsupport internal D&I training and education offerings for internal (staff) and external (clients, industry) stakeholders.
  • Consults with D&I Director on diary and team to create and manage, development of project plans and tasks, including documentation, scheduling, development and D&I reporting.
  • Coordinates with third-party providers as needed.
  • Manages daily/weekly meetings/Team offsites with the DEI team.
  • Develops and continuously improves internal D&I team processes – procedures in order to meet internal and client needs.
  • Tracks D & I Budget, Manages and processes all invoices and assists with D&I team payments.

You will be working in the Diversity and Inclusion Office and the position is located in London.

Who are you?

Whether you want a climate smarter career as an energy specialist, visionary manager, or inspirational project lead in the energy sector, we offer you these possibilities within the Trainee Programme. As a Trainee – D&I Coordinator you recognize yourself in the following:

  • Adaptable/Nimble
  • Creative/Forward-Thinking
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Trustworthy, reliable, and ethical
  • Willing to take direction if and when needed, but also work independently
  • Good Time Management – Able to manage own workflow while coordinating with project teams and management on schedules, requirements, goals and assignments as needed
  • Ability to take initiative on research, training and learning opportunities where needed to be successful in the role
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

You are our ideal trainee if you are a recent graduate with an academic degree and have maximum one year of work experience, or you graduate before September 2024. You are fluent in English. Skills in other world languages can be a merit. You are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. And of course, you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.

Additional information

What we offer you

Vattenfall International Trainee Programme is the kickstart of your career within Vattenfall. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills over the course of a year. In the Trainee Programme you will take part in international workshops and site visits during the seminar weeks.

You will have the opportunity to work abroad and get a good overview of our entire organization. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package. Read more about the elements of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme here.

Our organisation

At Vattenfall you can free your superpowers! We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany, Denmark, UK and the Netherlands.

We take our responsibility seriously and together we are making the change towards fossil freedom. We’re working towards a future where everyone can choose fossil free ways to move, make and live. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. 

At Vattenfall we believe Diversity and Inclusion is fundamental to our success. In a fast-changing energy market and with an ambitious goal of enabling fossil free living, our strategy is designed to make everlasting change. We know that climate smarter living is powered by diversity and only a diverse mix of individuals who have the freedom to be me, can together make fossil free living happen. We need wide-ranging perspectives to challenge us and be part of the solution.

We as a company are dependent on those thinkers, makers, builders, partners, solvers, producers, and supporters who bring their unique specific talents to our mission and our teams.? Our commitment to diversity & Inclusion is present in the shape of Vattenfall executive group management members with 6 out of 10 being women including our CEO and embedded in Vattenfall’s guiding principles. Read more on how we’re doing this. Learn how we are connected by our desire to make a difference

Application process

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button on this page. Last day to apply is February 11, 2024. Selection period starts after the application period is closed with online tests followed by interviews in February/March. We kindly ask you to use the same email address during the whole process (application, online test, assessments) otherwise there is a risk that your application is excluded due to system reasons.

An assessment is also part of the recruitment process and will take place in the end of February. The recruitment process will be finalized in April. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the Vattenfall International Trainee Programme will be September 2nd, 2024.

We look forward to your application!

At our FAQ site you can find answer to most of the questions regarding the Trainee programme and the selection process. We are also hosting an online event on the 1st of February where the team managers, trainees from previous years and a programme manager will answer all your unanswered questions about the application process and programme content. 

About the company

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 are committed to building a future where everyone can choose fossil-free ways to move, make and live. Join us as we work for fossil freedom!

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