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RWE IT Graduate Programme


Job description

Without the IT functions, we wouldn’t be at the forefront of the energy industry. Without the IT function our RWE generation business wouldn’t be able to deliver power to millions of people and our RWE Supply & Trading business wouldn’t be able to trade in new areas across the globe. The IT function is critical to the whole RWE business driving efficiencies and innovation and is planned to significantly increase size over the next 2 years, providing many exciting opportunities. To be the best in class we have forged close partnerships with leading technology companies including Amazon, Apple, IBM, Microsoft and SAP. We have an open and modern culture embracing new ways of working including agile techniques that foster collaboration to deliver high performance.


We look for the following in our Graduates:

  • A University degree to a high standard in any degree discipline (ideally with a focus on IT)
  • A passion for IT, digital technologies and innovative solutions
  • Highly motivated and pro-active, taking ownership and accountability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Quick learner, resilient and hardworking
  • Able to work independently, but also a strong team player
  • Engage effectively with stakeholders, communicating clearly and coherently
  • Fluent English or German language skills (fluency in both would be ideal but is not essential).


On our IT programme at RWE, we will give you the ideal foundation to flourish, working alongside experienced IT experts and some of the brightest and most creative people in the field. We offer you excellent opportunities to grow and thrive as an IT professional, working in in various IT functions, building up your knowledge whilst gaining extensive insights into the IT world.

You will gain an incredible understanding into an organisation that manages the overall IT strategy and has an end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery and support services of IT solutions for RWE.

The RWE IT Graduate Programme is a RWE group-wide programme. You can expect to rotate through a wide range of exciting and stimulating areas of different RWE companies and all our graduates carry out diverse and meaningful work throughout their graduate programme.

The programme is 2 years in duration and you will carry out 4 rotations of up to 6 months each. For each rotation, you will have defined targets where you can measure your success and ensure that you are always performing to your full capability.

You will have a Mentor who supports you throughout the entire scheme, and you will be given the chance to choose your own rotations.

During the programme, you will have the opportunity to work on real projects alongside your colleagues. You can opt for any area of our business, for example Infrastructure Management, IT Security, IT Project Management, Application Development and Procurement Management to name a few.

Our graduates will be offered additional personal development opportunities, including networking events where you will get exposure to Senior Managers and Board Members.

No matter which rotations you choose, you will be given the skills and knowledge to succeed throughout your time on the graduate scheme - and beyond.

Company profile

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH is a subsidiary of RWE AG with a workforce of around 1,300. Located in Essen, Germany, it is a leading European energy trader and hub for all tradable commodities including gas, coal, oil and power.

How to apply


RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

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