• Strong analytical skills
  • Result-driven
  • Teamplayer

Why choose for Eneco?

Invest in your own future while building the future of energy. Do it now. At Eneco Energy Trade, you'll find a unique combination of time, place, and opportunity. The media is only focused on the energy transition and how the war in Ukraine is changing everything. But change has always been part of Eneco's DNA. We're facing an unprecedented challenge in accelerating sustainability. We want to be climate neutral by 2035. How can you help build a zero-emission future? Join us to give your ideas a voice. Make short- and long-term decisions on energy buying. The team of traders, commercial analysts, and meteorologists collaborate to make sure there's enough power and gas to meet demand every day - at the right price and low risk. On the trading floor within Asset Back Trading, you are primarily responsible for Eneco's first-line risks. We need to buy energy for customers now, even if we don't have all the exact details. It's an intellectual challenge with a clear proposition: Eneco wants to be climate neutral in 2035.

What you’ll do

As an analyst at the short term desk you will develop the most effective forecasting models and contribute to short term power trading desk with developing decision support tooling.

The short term desk is part of the department Asset Backed Trading which is responsible for buying and selling commodities in the wholesale market. By optimizing the financial results on short term markets you will enable Eneco to achieve the ambition to further increase the renewable asset portfolio in all countries where Eneco is active. Furthermore, you will help internal and external customers by developing new products.

This way your contribution is key to Eneco in realizing its renewable ambitions and to the leading role Eneco has in the energy transition.

You will be responsible for maximizing the financial trading result of Eneco on the short term markets. You'll contribute by minimizing the costs of wind/solar production and power/gas/heat consumption. With a fast feedback cycle from market results you will continuously find ways to improve the team performance.

The ST-desk team consists of 16 analysts with various in terms of education backgrounds (econometrics, physics and meteorology) and nationalities. You'll will cooperate with traders giving them decision support and helping them in developing trading algorithms, with IT who will support you in retrieving the required data or deploying models for instance and operators who will dispatch the steerable assets.

Is this about you?

You have experienced different learning curves and know how to adapt quickly and make use of new situations. You have the guts to make decisions, you are energetic and you have a positive attitude and drive for change and execution. These make that you realize targets in an environment that is changing more and more rapidly.

You also bring in:

  • Eneco Energy Trade is a very dynamic environment. Targets change frequently based on market or business opportunities. We need you to be flexible and focused at the same time;
  • Pro-activeness; Initiating improvements and your drive to get things done is key;
  • Your approach is analytical but hands-on and pragmatic;
  • You have a quantitative MSc and 3-5 years of working experience preferably in the energy sector ;
  • We work in a team of 16 analysts and cooperate intensively with other departments. So good communication is crucial;
  • Programming/modelling skills.

You’ll be responsible for

You will start as an analyst at the short term desk, where you will:

  • Develop forecasting models for wind/solar production, power/gas/heat consumption and create insight in the uncertainty of these forecasting models;
  • Develop market decision support tooling for the trading desk;
  • Analyse results and develop strategies to leverage from available data and optimize the results;
  • Design and implement new propositions generating more value for the customer and the portfolio.

This is where you’ll work

As an Analyst, you will work within the Asset Backed Trading Team for Eneco Energy Trade. Asset Back Trading is the portal to the market. We purchase electricity, green certificates, and gas, for both today and the long term. It should be as sustainable as we can make it, because Eneco's goal is climate neutral in 2035. We buy energy through brokers, banks, exchanges, and other energy suppliers. Make quick decisions without a 100% risk analysis - not too bold, not too risky. Commercial analysts and traders work together to make well-considered decisions on whether to take the plunge or not in an extremely dynamic market.

Eneco Energy Trade employs around 150 colleagues at the heart of the organisation. Where energy supply and demand converge. Where we bundle our own and external energy flows and make sure there's enough energy to meet demand. The international team includes several divisions: Sourcing & Pricing, Asset Backed Trading, Portfolio Optimization, Structuring & Origination, Business Development, Energy Operations & IT Management.

Start as an Analyst at the Short Term Desk. This team of 16 highly qualified colleagues are looking forward to meeting you. From day one, you'll feel a sense of confidence in your expertise and the freedom to seize opportunities. With legendary summer and winter events, an annual ski trip with plenty of après-ski action, monthly escape rooms, karaoke sessions, and spontaneous get-togethers, you'll really become part of the family.

Choose when you want to work in our bright, modern office in Rotterdam-Alexandrium, a two-minute walk from the metro and train station, and when you'd prefer to work from home.

What we have to offer

Gross year salary of
between €44.000 and €92.000

Including 8% holiday allowance, a good pension and parental leave.

FlexBudget on top of
your gross salary

Have it paid out, use it to buy extra holiday days or save it up for something nice - it's up to you.

Personal and professional growth

Eneco is fully committed to help you in your personal and professional development.

Hybrid working, at home or in the office

You work 40% at the office and 40% at home. The other day you decide what works best for you.

Working at Eneco is for everyone

Our customers are diverse, and so are we. More than 3,000 Eneco-talents ensure an open, pleasant culture in which everyone can grow and thrive. In this way we create the ideal situation for creative insights and innovative solutions. And we can use that to achieve our ambitious mission: to be climate neutral by 2035. You know what the fun is? We can never have enough talent at Eneco. So get in touch and apply. 

Werken bij Eneco is voor iedereen
Samen naar klimaatneutraal

Together towards climate neutrality

Ask a colleague about our joint mission and you will hear it again and again: Eneco wants to be climate neutral by 2035. Everyone works together to realize this ambition. We help customers switch to sustainable energy with good advice and smart, affordable products. We develop wind farms, install large solar roofs and invest in heat networks. We see opportunities everywhere. Are you in?

This is how the application procedure goes

Want to know more about this job function?

Do you want to know more about this vacancy at Eneco? You can contact our recruitment assistants at [email protected]



Applying straight away? That is also possible! You can also apply via our recruitment system. Click on the 'apply' button and send us your CV with a motivation letter. You will receive a response as soon as possible.



An online assessment and a (pre-) employment screening are part of the selection procedure.



Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Questions about the application procedure

Feel free to contact our recruiter:

Jaap Beijerman

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