Energy Operations Trainee

80% or more | Sofia

As an Energy Operations trainee you will gain knowledge and experience in the different areas of Energy Operations such as Power and Gas Scheduling, Operations Development and Portfolio Management. You will receive training and support in each of the above mentioned areas and will support the respective team in their daily tasks for a period of 6 months each.

What you will do

  • Take active participation in training initiatives which provide introduction to the deal life cycle of an energy trading business
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the processes in Energy Operations
  • Support the daily work of the Gas Operations, Power Operations, Operations Development and Portfolio Management teams by performing tasks such as scheduling, sending of nominations, forecasting, optimization
  • Show proactive attitude - make suggestions for improvements and optimizations
  • Take advantage of networking opportunities within the company to expand the scope of knowledge and gain new experience
  • Perform all assigned tasks with precision and within the set deadlines

What you bring & who you are

  • Completed at least Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Business Administration, Information Technology or related field
  • Well developed analytical, numerical and logical thinking
  • Excellent academic track record
  • Responsible with ability to prioritize and manage one's time
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pro-active attitude and willingness to learn
  • Basic programming skills will be a strong plus (ex: SQL, VBA, Python)
  • Fluent English; other languages will be considered an advantage

What we offer

Fit for the future
We're among the best in power trading. Be part of Axpo's market success and actively help shape the sector as it transforms. Join us as we create customised solutions as a niche player in the area of origination. At the same time you can develop your own skills, tackle exciting challenges and take on responsibility.

Knowledge transfer
Data and knowledge at Axpo add up to a wealth of opportunity for you. We're the only company on the Bulgarian market to trade in energy on a European scale. Be part of Axpo's market success and actively help shape the sector as it transforms. We recruit the best minds, and they all share their know-how and insights within the Axpo Group.

Lifelong learning
The Axpo Academy offers a catalogue of courses, training and certification programs. We contribute time and financial support to help you develop your technical expertise, soft skills and language proficiency.

The whole package
As a market leader in our field, we're proud to offer competitive salaries across Axpo. Our system of generous performance-related pay and monthy Sodexo vouchers enables us to recognise and reward excellence at every level of the organisation.

Be part of the future
Be part of Axpo's market success and actively help shape the energy sector as it transforms. We offer you freedom, flexibility and an open corporate culture where new ideas are welcome. At the same time you can develop your own skills, tackle exciting challenges and take on responsibility.

Your time
Make your schedule work for you. We offer extended leave (additional paid leave and holidays) for everyone, and empower you to work from home where possible.

About us

Axpo Bulgaria is an energy trading company, founded in 2006 as a subsidiary of Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy, Axpo Group. Our strategic focus is on power and, with the emerging gas markets in South Eastern Europe, on gas. Axpo Bulgaria is the main energy operations office of Axpo Trading. In our Operational center in Sofia, more than 70 employees carry out activities supporting electricity and natural gas trading across Europe.

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About the team

Axpo Bulgaria has a team of experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of the Energy industry. The real energy of Axpo lies in its employees. Committed people who think innovatively and entrepreneurially are the basis of Axpo's success. Become part of the Axpo experience and make a difference.


Marina Dencheva
HR Generalist Axpo Bulgaria
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T +41 56 200 44 51
Information about the recruitment process
Applying online and reviewing your documents
Apply online with your CV, qualifications and work references. You can add a cover letter, but it's not essential. We will review your documents and get back to you as soon as possible.
Initial Interviews
For certain positions, we may conduct a video interview prior to the in-person interview. This helps us to form a first impression of you as early as possible.
Getting to know you in person
We use our personal interview to get a better idea of your motivation, expertise, professional experience and expectations. In the second interview, you will get to know other people in the team.
Our offer
You've convinced us that you're the right person for the job. We will be in contact by phone to offer you the job.
Application tips
  • A well-prepared dossier and a pertinent cover letter help us to learn more about your skills.
  • In your interview, be open and genuine. This helps us to get an accurate picture of you, and helps you to find out if Axpo is the right choice for you.
  • Asks questions in the interview and clarify any outstanding points.