Power Trader

Posted 15 April 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy Supply & Trading
Contact NameAlexander Lukas

Job description

Job title: Power Trader

Location: London Area, United Kingdom (On-site)

TGRC is seeking a skilled Power Trader to join our dynamic trading team in London. As a Power Trader, you will be responsible for executing trading strategies in the power markets, managing risk exposure, and maximizing profitability. This role requires a deep understanding of energy markets, strong analytical skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment.

Company Overview:

The Green Recruitment Company is working with a leading multinational trading house headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, with a strong focus on energy markets. Our company operates globally, with a strategic presence in key energy hubs. We specialize in trading a wide range of energy products, including power, gas, and renewables. Committed to driving innovation and sustainability, we leverage advanced technologies and industry expertise to optimize trading strategies and deliver value to our clients and stakeholders.


  • Develop and implement trading strategies to profitably trade power products in regional and international markets.

  • Monitor market trends, news, and regulatory developments to identify trading opportunities and mitigate risks.

  • Execute trades by established risk parameters and trading guidelines.

  • Analyse market data and perform quantitative analysis to optimize trading decisions and portfolio performance.

  • Build and maintain relationships with counterparties, brokers, and market participants.

  • Collaborate with internal teams, including risk management, operations, and research, to support trading activities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Continuously evaluate and refine trading strategies to adapt to changing market conditions and maximize profitability.

Essential Attributes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in power trading or a related role within the energy industry.

  • Strong understanding of power markets, including supply-demand fundamentals, trading mechanisms, and price drivers.

  • Proven track record of successful trading and risk management in competitive energy markets.

  • Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in quantitative analysis and modelling.

  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proficiency in trading platforms and market data analysis tools.

Desired Attributes:

  • Master's degree or professional certifications in finance, economics, or quantitative disciplines.

  • Experience with algorithmic trading strategies and automated trading systems.

  • Knowledge of renewable energy markets and environmental regulations.

  • Fluency in multiple languages.

Wider Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work with a leading multinational trading house at the forefront of the energy industry.

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and wellness programs.

  • Professional development opportunities and access to training programs.

  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment with opportunities for career advancement and growth.

  • Commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!