For our office in Düsseldorf we are currently looking for a

Head of IT section – ETRM systems (m/f/d)

Statkraft IT is the Statkraft Group’s IT service provider and Digitalization Centre of Expertise, delivering a full set of services from business development, change management, projects, application development to operational services.

What we do:

The Market Operations and Software development department (MIM) is responsible for all IT deliveries to the global business area Market Operations (M), a department utilizing advanced IT to support business functions within e.g. trading, energy management, market analysis, risk and back office functions, as well as Statkraft-wide responsibility for software development. In addition to internal software development, MIM also manages most 3rd party systems utilized by Market operations, and currently consists of employees across Oslo, Düsseldorf, London, New Delhi and Trondheim.

Your role:

We are entering an exciting transformation journey and with this we introduce the new section “ETRM systems (Energy Trading and Risk management systems)” to ensure a strong focus around one of our key IT deliveries.

The Head of ETRM systems will lead a section responsible for the main trading and risk management system in Statkraft, Murex, which is the backbone of the energy value chain. It is used in our European offices Oslo, Trondheim, Stockholm, London, Düsseldorf and Amsterdam. The section also has the system management-responsibility for a system utilized for non-standard contracts and portfolio management. The role includes:

  • HR responsibility for approx. seven employees across Düsseldorf, London and Oslo
  • Support the team with removing obstacles for solid deliveries
  • Build strong relationships and support in stakeholder management of a complex set of people across business and IT
  • Build understanding of business environment and business needs
  • Understand important market trends and create awareness of new opportunities with technology to support business processes
  • Member of the management team of the department Market Operations and  Software Development, and an active contributor to ensuring that the totality of the deliveries of this department are successful

 The position is placed in Düsseldorf and will report to the VP Market Operations and Software development.

 Your profile:

  • Master/university degree in science, engineering, business or economy
  • Broad understanding and interest in the financial or commodity markets
  • Very good understanding of trading and risk management systems
  • Experience with complex IT deliveries and ITIL knowledge
  • Leadership experience is key 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage a complex and demanding set of stakeholders with diverse requirements
  • Structured and analytical approach with process understanding
  • Self-driven, comfortable with high work pressure and a positive team player
  • International experience and intercultural skills are beneficial, with ability to cooperate well with others and facilitate cooperation across countries and organizational units
  • Fluent in English both oral and in writing, other languages (German, Scandinavian language) are an advantage

Statkraft offers:

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

 Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants before hire.

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Expected Start Date:

as soon as possible


Düsseldorf, Germany


Yvonne Mrusek-Knutsen

Mobile: +47 90529823

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Office address:

0283 Oslo