For over 20 years we have supported professionals within the gas, power and LNG sectors, including emissions, and over that time we have built a wide network and deep understanding of the industry. We are trusted to find senior management and C-suite candidates and understand intimately how to ensure the best match of skills, experience and cultural fit.
We’ve worked in the gas and power markets since the early days of deregulation, placing our first power broker in 1999 and continuing to specialise in trading, origination, business development, LNG shipping, derivative marketing, quant analytics, operations and scheduling. We have also watched candidates grow in middle and back office careers such as risk management, analysis, derivative operations, finance, compliance and legal.
We also have a growing involvement in the renewable energy services sector, with a focus on microgeneration specification and installation.
Our client portfolio includes trading companies, banks, IOCs, NOCs, utilities, retailers and renewable energy service providers, with a geographical focus on the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
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Senior Gas Structured Trader Originator
We are looking for a successful structured trader/originator to join one of the best performing teams in Europe. The ideal candidate needs to be motivated by responsibility, able to navigate in a dynamic environment and have a solution-oriented mindset to overcome challenges. If these attributes fit you, our client offers an environment where the employees are the most important asset and you can expect to grow professionally and personally. You will: be responsible for executing complex structured transactions with our client’s counterparts, to manage the non-linear risks and add value to the gas portfolio be in close dialogue with the trading floor to constantly adapt to new market opportunities have the full end to end responsibility of structuring, negotiating and executing the deal be constantly challenged to identify new opportunities in the market and to be innovative in your approach be responsible for growing our client’s presence across Europe, which will include market research, customer visits and attending conferences be responsible for connecting the market and customer needs with our existing portfolio to create value with new products combinations As our client’s portfolio is constantly growing and changing, you are expected to have a structured working approach and have a sense for priorities and deadlines as you: structure, negotiate and execute structured gas transactions (including vanilla options, swing products, spread options, storages etc.) build client relations through face-to-face interactions develop new products and value streams to add value to the gas portfolio evelop trading strategies in cooperation with the trading desk optimise current systems and develop systems to support our growth You must: have a natural interest in finance or trading and a flair for cooperating with people be a fast learner and enjoy solving complex problems have a Master’s degree in a numerate discipline (Finance, Economics, Engineering or Physics etc.) be driven and goal oriented have strong interpersonal skills have good English skills, written and oral (and it's preferable if you have an additional language too) have experience in the energy markets
Junior Gas Operator
We are looking for a Junior Operator on behalf of a top tier trading company as they look to broaden their activity into the Upstream E&P sector. With the scope to progress within operations or develop their skills in the optimisation/trading side of the business, the role offers an excellent opportunity to kick-start a career in the industry. You will: Nominate and schedule daily gas positions across various European networks, grids and pipelines including UK, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and France in a timely and efficient manner. Manage upstream flows and processing - including nominating to Gassco, securing and optimising transportation and processing rights. Book/re-book capacity on Gemini, Prisma, Gassco Booking System to ensure portfolio capacity requirements are met. (includes some involvement in long term bookings). Conclude and nominate beach swaps. Update and monitor positions and liaise with trading on flow data and optimisation. Maintain a balanced portfolio using exchanges. Resolve mismatches to ensure all nominations are matched on an hourly and daily basis. Update CVA website with beach delivery data. Review with counterparts and resolve any issues. Support trades – trade capture and reconciliation in ETRM. Confirmations – assist with confirmation of trades and reconciliation. Report on REMITs. Assist in setting up new business – counterparties, hubs, products, short haul, supply to sites and changing market operations. Support and advise Trade control and settlement teams to provide end to end operations for trading. Follow internal risk, compliance and regulatory policies and update systems and processes as required. You must have: A minimum 18 mths - 2 yrs experience within a physical gas or power-trading environment. Good knowledge of daily scheduling controls/processes/procedures and end-to-end trade lifecycle. Clear understanding of European gas transmission systems and balancing rules. Strong attention to detail. Good numerical skills. Experience of working in a team and under pressure. Experience working with Allegro/Endur, ENOM/Coderunner/Eurorunner, GEMINI, PRISMA, Trayport, WebICE, PEGAS. Good knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and VBA.
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