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Senior Prompt Trader

Senior Prompt Trader

  • Location

    Scotland

  • Sector:

    Energy Supply & Trading

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £80,000 + bonus

  • Contact:

    Tom Brookes

  • Contact email:

    tom.brookes@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    SPT1(TB)

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-22

  • Consultant:

    Tom Brookes

The Green Recruitment Company are working alongside one of the UK’s energy companies in a net zero world, who are expanding and transforming their energy portfolio management area where the prompt trading team are a part of. Building upon the existing platform of knowledge and experience within EPM, they have already begun improving systems, expanding the data management and analytical capabilities to support identification of opportunities, the expansion into new territories and management of new asset types.

EPM & Investments aim is to create value-adding energy trading services for all stakeholders and external customers by providing superior returns and diversity of fuel supply through its extensive renewables portfolio, efficient and flexible thermal generation and route to markets.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To be part of a highly specialised trading team to effectively deliver the hedging activities for the Thermal, Renewables and Customer businesses at a value of over £2bn in trades each year and manage a proprietary portfolio.

  • You will provide a critical optimisation role to commercially optimise the portfolios of these internal businesses and the overall group within the 1 week to 2 months out trading window.

  • Your team is part of the full optimisation life cycle and will be expected to contribute to strategies across all timeframes.

  • You will be expected to add value through creation and execution of strategies and utilise your experience within the energy markets to assist in development of analytical models.

 

The Individual:

  • You will have experience of working in energy prompt trading with sound knowledge of UK and preferably European energy markets and drivers with a track record of positive book contribution.

  • Demonstrable skills in data analysis, complex problem solving and a strong teamworking attitude would also be beneficial.

  • Sound knowledge of trading of commodities. The ability to prioritise and identify key market information and derive assessment on impact on price or strategies.

  • Experience of utilising support functions and various teams to drive trading forward.