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Senior Energy Trader

Senior Energy Trader

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Energy Procurement & Utilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £85,000

  • Contact:

    Tom Brookes

  • Contact email:

    tom.brookes@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    SET4

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-01

  • 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.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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