Senior Energy Trader

Senior Energy Trader

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  • Sector:

    Energy Procurement

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  • Salary:

    Up to £65,000 + bonus/package

  • Contact:

    Tom Brookes

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Tom Brookes

The Senior Energy Trader is responsible for trading and managing client positions within the energy portfolio.


Role Overview:

The Senior Energy Trader role is positioned to drive forward the risk and trading department enabling clarity to the increasingly complex marketplace.  



  • Drive the Risk/Trading strategy
  • Carry out the trading process on behalf of the client
  • Undertake analysis of wholesale markets 
  • Manage flexible purchase transactions 
  • Data analysis and problem solving
  • Model validation and audit work (optionality/ volatility VAR)
  • Exposure forecast implementations (volume/value)
  • ETRM implementation and maintenance
  • Discuss the energy markets in detail and explain why prices movements are occurring
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the clients including holding face to face client meetings
  • Provide training and support to analysts and administrators 

Skills & Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in the energy sector (trading/risk role)
  • Clear understanding and interest in the UK energy markets.
  • An understanding of cross commodity drivers - energy regulation and legislation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly numerate 
  • Organised and able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • A self-motivated starter and a team player
  • Confidence to challenge purchasing decisions
  • Strong Excel (lookups, pivot tables) skills; VBA and SQL are also desirable
  • Knowledge of platforms such as Reuters Eikon/Bloomberg