Data Scientist

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  • Drive the energy transition by working in the heart of Eneco at Eneco Energy Trade (EET)

  • Work with the largest and most innovative assets and customer energy pools

  • You will work on great analytical challenges in the dynamic energy marketplace

Why choose for Eneco?

The world in which we live is constantly changing. As a driving force in the energy transition, Eneco is the first to deal with new sustainable energy sources and new ways of energy storage and management. At the same time, our customers are also changing rapidly. To excel in this dynamic environment, we need to transform ourselves. You are going to work at a company large enough to make a significant impact, within an innovative team that has the flexibility to rival a start-up. Our organization is open and brimming with energy. At Eneco, anyone with a sharp mind and a positive and active mindset can contribute to a more sustainable world.

Eneco is a vertically integrated energy company aiming to be carbon neutral in 2035. We invest in renewable energy, heat and flexible assets such as batteries and sell this energy to our customers. Eneco Energy Trade (EET) is at the heart of Eneco, managing all commodity positions of Eneco.

Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM) is a new department that aims to fully understand future portfolio dynamics. SPM advises the management of EET and of Eneco in general on strategy, portfolio risk, hedging, valuation, pricing and (expected) supply and demand.

SPM develops and manages an integral portfolio model to assess the impact of future market scenarios on the Eneco-wide portfolio of customers and assets

What you’ll do

You will be part of the Eneco Energy Trading (EET) department and work in a dynamic trading environment. You will closely cooperate with other teams in EET including Portfolio Optimization and Sourcing & Pricing, and with other teams in Eneco, such as e.g. Fundamental Analysis, which is responsible for Eneco’s long term market scenarios. As part of the SPM team, you will help to further develop and maintain the integral portfolio model. This includes improving the existing model (e.g., by including other/more detailed risk factors) and expanding the model (e.g., including new technologies).

To communicate findings, a dashboard has been developed in PowerBI, which you will improve and maintain. On a day to day business you apply and improve your data science skills in the context of the energy market and portfolio management. You will process vast amounts of realized market and portfolio data, as well as data regarding future market and portfolio scenarios, and develop machine learning models. Thereby, you will contribute to discussions with (senior) management on strategy, risk and portfolio management. You will learn from experienced energy and data science colleagues in the SPM team.

Is this about you?

We are expanding the SPM team with a junior/medior data scientist, who brings:


  • strong analytical and modelling skills (Python)
  • Master’s degree/PhD
  • curiosity and eagerness to learn and improve
  • strong cooperation skills and perseverance
  • high in energy and initiative
  • strong balance between technical and conceptual skills
  • openness and flexibility
  • some energy market experience and/or affinity
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience

You’ll be responsible for

You will analyze the current and future portfolio and together with colleagues advise management on your findings (regarding e.g., the ratio of renewable capacity vs flexible capacity; key vulnerabilities of the envisaged portfolio; the impact of regulatory changes). We expect you to bring strong personal and analytical skills, and that you are eager to learn new skills in both portfolio management and data science.

This is where you’ll work

Working at Eneco means working at a sustainable company where we strive for a new world. A world that is smarter, better, cleaner, more fun and more livable. We do this together with more  than 3,000 colleagues, according to 'the new way of working', in a beautiful modern building: Eneco World. And we work from the values Customer first, Together and Trust & Responsibility. Eneco World is easily accessible: a two-minute walk from Rotterdam Alexander metro and train station.

The SPM team consists of 5 people and closely cooperates with other departments in EET and Eneco. The team is responsible for deveopment of the integral portfolio model as well as other quantitative models, such as demand forecating, battery optimization and steering of assets. The SPM team was set pu early 2023 and consists of energy market, data cience and portfolio management experts. 



What we have to offer

Gross year salary of
between €45.000 and €60.000

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 exciting vacancy at Eneco? 


For more information about the application procedure, mail [email protected]. Apply right away? You can do so via our recruitment system. Click the 'solliciteer' button and send your CV and motivation. You will receive a response as soon as possible.


An online assessment and (pre) employment screening are part of the application procedure.


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Questions about the application procedure

Feel free to contact our recruiter:

Michelle Terraneo

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