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German Energy Market, Originator

Search for and negotiate energy deals with German energy asset owners

We are searching for an experienced energy professional to join Norlys Energy Trading – a Danish fast growing, ambitious company located in North Denmark.

We are eager to find a colleague who has a relevant network within the energy industry in Germany, brilliant communication and negotiation skills and a reliable character.
You will be supported by a very experienced team of +175 professionals, who will equip you to successfully approach energy customers, skilfully identifying their needs and working with them on win-win deal structures and delivering all required transactions.

Our new team member is able to manage multiple activities and stakeholders in parallel and very good at spotting new business opportunities proactively.

The Candidate Checklist:

  • An existing professional network within renewable energy segment in Germany
  • High personal integrity
  • Relevant degree/education
  • Excellent language skills in German
  • Proactiveness and excellent listening, communication, and negotiation skills

Origination at NET

Part of what we do is purchasing electricity directly from various asset owners and providing large industrial customers and energy suppliers with energy solutions.

Origination seeks business opportunities across European markets and, working closely with our trading department, we mitigate risk by creating solutions that realise the business potential of our customers. We provide our customers with route-to-market services and products enabling them to grow their business and we act as NET’s single interface to the market.

The Origination team focuses on and manages contracts with:

  • Utilities
  • Large industrial energy consumers
  • Electricity generators
  • Flexible renewable asset investors
  • Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • Asset-backed transactions and other non-standard product and services that leverage our trading set up and capabilities
  • Corporate PPA's - interconnection between renewable electricity generators and large industrial customers

Join our mission-driven team as a German Energy Market, Originator and play a crucial role in our journey towards building a World powered by renewables. This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact and grow professionally in a challenging and rewarding role. 

Naja Lyngholm Skovlyk

Chief Commercial Officer, Origination and Client Solutions

Your main responsibilities are

  • Negotiate structured deals with large industrials, renewable asset owners, and flexible asset investors, energy companies and trading houses
  • Create new business in wholesale electricity and related commodities in line with the needs of our portfolio
  • Lead the deal process, including management approval and alignment with key stakeholders
  • Create, develop, and maintain long-term counterparty relationships
  • Explore and identify market opportunities and develop strategies for realisation
  • Identify business opportunities and generate leads and close deals that align with NET's strategic ambitions.


  • Capable of managing demanding timelines and high-quality requirements in dialogue with customers and internal stakeholders
  • Strong team player with a solutions-oriented approach, comfortable cooperating across the organisation with various department e.g., trading, risk management, legal, credit etc.
  • Capable of coordinating and leading deal approval process up to board level
  • Relevant degree/education
  • Proven experience in a similar role in the energy or banking sector
  • Good understanding of the energy market, and experience with renewable PPAs and corporate PPAs
  • Proficiency in one or more Scandinavian languages is a plus but not a prerequisite
  • Fluency in German and English required, both spoken and written
  • Willingness to travel on regular basis.

We offer

  • An international environment with highly dedicated and friendly colleagues
  • An exciting workday, where you actively accept new opportunities and tasks
  • A high degree of independence and influence on your daily tasks
  • Opportunity to develop and educate yourself further during your employment
  • An active staff association with many social activities throughout the year
  • A flexible workplace with the possibility to work from our offices in Aalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen or remotely from Germany. You will be expected to work from our HQ in Aalborg some days during the month.

Want to know more?

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about this opportunity

Naja Lyngholm Skovlyk

Naja Lyngholm Skovlyk

Chief Commercial Officer, Origination and Client Solutions