Energy Trader

Energy Trader

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Energy Procurement

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  • Salary:

    Up to €120,000

  • Contact:

    Tom Brookes

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Tom Brookes

This Energy Trader position is a great opportunity to join an emerging player within the energy space within Germany and Europe.  


The Client:

The Green Recruitment Company are working alongside a leading energy consultancy in their search for an Energy Trader. The consultancy supports I&C clients to reduce their energy costs through effective procurement practices. The company works on a global scale.


The Role:

The principle responsibility of this role is to carry out much of the trading around client positions on a day-to-day basis, including a unique index linked position. The clients are demanding and expect a very high quality of reporting. The role is also far wider than ‘just’ trading; demanding any successful candidate to be an integral part of maintaining and growing supplier relationships.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing I&C clients with large energy spends and multi-site portfolios.
  • Developing and maintaining a network of clients.
  • Understanding wholesale market risks.
  • Maintaining that commercial controls are observed.
  • Identifying risks at a manageable stage.
  • Continuous liaison with team members on the team plans and developments.
  • Managing precise client records.
  • Mentoring and managing a team of energy consultants.


The Individual:

The company will provide one of the leading packages in return for a candidate that:

  • Experience in the B2B energy sector (German market essential, wider European market desirable)
  • Prior experience in electricity and gas procurement.
  • Trading/ Risk Management knowledge.
  • The ability to build relationships and networks.
  • Strong communication and negotiating skillset.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Strong management and team leadership skills.
  • Confidence working independently and in a team.
  • The ability to be flexible and show initiative when working under pressure.