For our office in Düsseldorf we are currently looking to hire a

(Senior) Originator

As part of the Norwegian state owned Statkraft Group, Statkraft Markets GmbH is Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. Since 1999 we have been an active trader of power, gas, renewable and emission certificates and a broad range of structured products. Lately we have become one of the leading players and service providers in managing distributed energy generation. For us the ideas of our 450 committed and ambitious colleagues make the difference. Share our passion for renewable energy and be a part of tomorrow’s energy world.

As part of the Trading & Origination Department, Statkraft’s Origination team in Düsseldorf concludes non-standard, often complex transactions in wholesale energy markets. The team cooperates closely with all Statkraft’s trading desks and internal units in order to

  • Identify, structure and negotiate profitable transactions in power and other energy commodities;
  • Originate new markets as well as customers and build lasting relationships;
  • Develop profitable whole new business lines, improve systems and models, and
  • Help corporates and the energy sector to meet their renewable targets and contribute to emission reduction

Relevant market is entire Europe with the main focus being on the German speaking area.

Your role:

  • Identify deal opportunities within your existing counterparty network, negotiate and close transactions with industrials, wholesale & generation companies as well as utilities
  • Understand, negotiate and close PPA and green supply deals with your existing and new customers
  • Work intensively with your customers, understand their needs and originate new, lasting relationships
  • Pro-actively develop business cases and create the basis for their implementation and realization
  • Follow-up and take advantage of regulatory changes in Germany and neighboring markets
  • Be part of a competent team with a wide range of commercial freedom and expertise that generates deal flow at the forefront of our customers

The position is suitable for experienced candidates with front-office experience in Origination, sales or commodity trading.

Your profile:

  • University degree in economics, engineering, mathematics or similar
  • Relevant working experience (>3 years) in energy industry
  • Existing network within the industrial customer segment, with wholesale counterparties and utilities
  • Proven track record and capability to develop business, both externally and internally
  • Experience in product structuring, contract development and implementation
  • Strong profit drive, entrepreneurial mind-set, self-starter and able to take initiative
  • Good communication skills in German and English, both orally and in writing
  • High level of personal integrity, ability to create lasting relationships
  • General willingness to travel (travel will typically not exceed 5 days a month)

Statkraft offers:

  • Professional and personal development in an exciting company
  • A positive working environment characterised by competence, responsibility and innovation
  • A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes

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Expected Start Date:

as soon as possible




Raul Frincu (Talent Acquisition Specialist)

Mobile: +49 (0) 163 912 0323

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Office address:

0283 Oslo