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Centrica • Denmark

Student Assistant Scheduler (Aalborg)

Employment type:  Part time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Make Your Move to Centrica Energy

Discover your full potential, accelerate your development and be part of making an impact at one of Europe’s largest energy trading companies with a Student Assistant opportunity.

Intraday Power have a number of valuable student assistants who support the team's service delivery. We can only succeed through providing training and continuously pushing the limits of students' skills in our teams. We never run low on challenges and projects that are in every way equal to that of a full-time employee, so our task as a team is to be flexible in time, skills and areas of expertise.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work closely with traders to assist them in their daily tasks and help solve problems with other departments such as IT and our back office.
  • Responsible for carrying out the logistics in terms of moving power across Europe and ensuring balanced markets. This includes but is not limited to placing exchange bids, booking OTC deals with our counterparts, ensuring correct data, and staying aligned with the market positions, the traders and trading strategies.
  • Opportunity to influence the scheduling role, as we depend on you to continuously contribute to the improvement of our services.
  • You will grow over time and learn how to approach complex problem solving while under pressure, strengthen your communication skills and gain a solid network across company functions.

We have a few must-haves

  • In university education with a minimum 18 months of study remaining
  • Genuine interest and curiosity, keen on gaining hands on experience and knowledge in the business
  • Aalborg based, and available to work in our Aalborg office 2-3 days a week
  • Flexibility to undertake day/evening shifts varying 6-10 hours
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure – the team has busy periods with strict deadlines, maintaining a cool head is critical to success
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Proactive approach to managing internal stakeholders
  • Strong numerical and logical reasoning skills

Our value proposition

  • A well-established 20-shift training period, with a steep learning curve about the power market.
  • A young and ambitious team, most of them still studying their bachelor's or master’s.
  • A focus on your personal and professional growth, with ongoing guidance.
  • Social relationships and sparring with your co-workers.
  • With a monthly team/shift meeting, you will have the flexibility to work when you’re available, especially during exam periods.
  • Several social activities throughout the year, both as a team and across the company.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during shifts, with unlimited coffee, tea, soda and fruit.
  • A well-equipped gym that can be used at all hours of the day. Ideal to use before or after work.

Anticipated start dates for the programme are rolling with intakes throughout the year. Apply to keep up to date with upcoming role!

Ready to Make Your Move and apply?

Please make sure to add your cover letter/motivation together with your CV when applying. To make sure that we see your personal traits in the application, please emphasize and exemplify why your person, character and skills make a good candidate in relation to the job description.

We recognize that you might not have directly related experience, but this makes the CV and application your chance to show how you match the profile. We look forward to receiving an application that proves effort and how you best bring your skills and your personal qualities into the job.

#LI-CET #MakeYourMove #MoreThanACareer


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
92%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
82%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
83%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
82%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
84%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
85%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees

20,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

68:32

Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

Belgium

Denmark

Ireland

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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