International Trainee - Data Scientist

Contribute to Vattenfall's mission of fossil-free living as an International Trainee - Data Scientist in Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Katowice, or Stockholm. Develop analytical models and drive data-driven decision-making.

Berlin, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Internship   1001-5000   17 days ago

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!

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 – Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist at our People Analytics department, you will contribute to our purpose of enabling data driven decision-making with regards to our most valuable asset: our people at Vattenfall.

Your daily activities

  • Represent the People Analytics team towards our stakeholders: take requirements in, present results, evaluate feedback, facilitate dialogues, steer change requests
  • Know our People & Culture data in and out, which also means to understand the processes, the systems and the data flows
  • Design, build and continuously develop analytical models as well as develop, train and maintain machine learning models
  • Dive deep into the data, find correlations, but also identify inconsistencies and gaps and advise on data governance to improve data quality
  • Take a crucial role in setting data strategy and data governance in Vattenfall
  • Proactively transfer knowledge and adopt value adding solutions across our stakeholder community
  • As a member of the agile team, take your share in facilitating our workflow and in supporting others with knowledge and action e.g. by peer reviewing, advising, etc.


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 – Data Scientist you recognize yourself in the following:

  • You have an analytical mind and a natural instinct to search and find the key correlations in complex data sets
  • You have a hands-on mentality to crack the hard nuts
  • You think about data as a massive asset to leverage
  • You have a strong drive to ask questions
  • Learning new tools and continuously improve your soft and hard skills is your second nature and you embrace working on new topics and projects every day
  • You feel personally committed to the goal setting and delivery of the team locally and internationally
  • You have a teaching attitude and you love to share your knowledge generously with the team
  • You have an agile mindset and you feel comfortable applying agile concepts and methods.
  • Last but not least you are not afraid to drink a cup of coffee with our key users

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.

Location: You will be working in the department People Analytics and the position is located in Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Katowice or Stockholm.

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. Diversity and inclusion is in everything we do, read more about D&I within Vattenfall.

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About the role

Jun 06, 2024



Dec 03, 2024


Berlin, Germany

Entry Level


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