General Business Graduate Programme

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH


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At a glance

Durations 24 months
Requirements Succesful completion of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics or a similar field.
Number of projects/assignments Four, each lasting six months
Start of programme September 2020
Company RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
Locations Essen, Swindon, London
Assignments abroad Upon request
Desired position after completion We will arrange this with you in the course of the programme.
Application process
  1. Application with CV & motivation letter
  2. Video interview
  3. Assessment centre
More information

Are you interested in crucial business functions in one of Europe’s leading energy trading companies? The Support Function Graduate Programme will give you the opportunity to understand how such a company works and provide you with a solid basis for your future career. During the four assignments, you will get to know the various departments and aspects involved in our value chain. 

You can choose four assignments within the following divisions: 

  • Project Management
  • Communications and Events
  • Operational HR
  • HR Organisational Development
  • HR Marketing & Recruiting
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Compliance
  • Lean Transformation
  • Back Office, which covers the agreement and settlement of all trading deals

Application process in detail

Application process starts at 04.11.2019
Application with CV & Motivation letter
04.11.2019 - 10.01.2020
Numerical online test until 20.01.2020
Video interview 20. - 31.01.2020
Assessment center 12. + 13.02.2020

Development and training

No matter which path you choose, we will supervise and support you in the most demanding and exciting projects. The graduate programme is a mixture of online learning, face-to-face workshops and technical practical seminars. With the help of industry experts, a former graduate as a sponsor and a senior mentor, you will get to know the inner workings of the company and always have an expert contact partner on hand.

Your sponsor will be there for you from day one so that you feel well looked-after – right from the outset.

In addition to an extensive career development programme, networking events give you the opportunity to get to know senior management and members of the Management Board.

Who this programme would be suitable for and what we expect of our trainees

We are looking for university graduates with:?

  • A passion for the energy industry?
  • A degree result equivalent to a 2:1 (“upper second”)?
  • Good analytical skills??
  • A proactive attitude combined with the ability to work independently?
  • Exceptional communication skills and fluent English?
  • The ability to learn quickly and take on responsibility?
  • Good team spirit?
  • Relevant career path or work experience is desirable?

Why choose us?

We were voted the most popular employer in the energy and supply sector by TheJobCrowd 2017/18, the only British ranking based on ratings provided by university graduates. Our staff really appreciate the Support Function Graduate Programme – perhaps because this is also how they found their way to us. For this reason, they are happy to share their knowledge and help you to discover your potential as well as support you in your development. The majority of our university graduates decide to work for us because we offer them the option of choosing their own rotation schedule. This gives you the chance to find out which divisions you enjoy and are most important to you. At the same time, we allow you to live and work abroad, expand your intercultural skills and build up an internal global network. 

For more information regarding the RWE Supply & Trading Graduate Programmes please click here.

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Our Application Process

We have summarised the individual steps for you so that you know what to expect in the application process.

  1. Application with CV & motivation letter
  2. Video interview
  3. Assessment centre

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