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.
Our client portfolio includes trading companies, banks, IOCs, NOCs, utilities and retailers with a geographical focus on the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
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Gas Forward Trader
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Gas Forward Trader to join a Central European Energy Supply and Trading business. This asset owning business is looking to add a Senior Gas Forward Trader to its established team in Germany. The role Provide market access for internal customers for Gas and Oil products. Provide market analysis and market feedback to all relevant business streams. Provide linear pricing and EOD price curves. Proprietary trading across all Gas markets. Manage new and existing linear positions for Gas Options & Forward Trading and support position management for Gas Trading & Optimization. Maintain positions range within limits established together with Market Risk. Actively support of portfolio hedging decisions within Gas Trading & Optimization. Develop new trading areas and seeking for new trading opportunities. Manage brokers and exchanges relationships. Who we are seeking Extensive (minimum 7 years) experience in gas trading and cross commodity exposure. Experience in risk management and managing own positions within limits. Proven track record of significant P&L delivery from own positions over the years. Knowledge of Derivative Pricing, Asset Management, Optimization Methods & Stochastic Processes. Proficient knowledge of Excel and Risk Management/Deal booking systems. Good communication and language (English) skills. Proactive and independent way of working with a focus on discipline and respect of limits. Good team player. Remuneration Competitive salary and benefits package
LNG Pricing Analyst
Ideal opportunity for a bright Energy professional with strong commercial acumen who is keen to learn and develop in a front office environment. This role offers great prospects for career growth and development in the team and within the company. This company is a global trading organisation and part of the worlds largest energy company. Ideal candidate for this position will be an individual with keen interest in LNG markets and structured deal pricing. The role will require developing a sound understanding of our LNG portfolio and developing solutions contributing to its profitability. Duties and responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to) the following: Working with structured traders and originators contributing to the structuring and pricing of complex deals Performing ad-hoc analysis as necessary to support ongoing pricing/trading activity Developing strong working relationships with the LNG commercial teams Providing an interface between S&P and LNG commercial teams Enhancing methodologies for evaluation of deal economics, risks and exposures Contributing to the development and implementation of the LNG pricing tools Modelling of LNG markets features that impact the value of existing portfolio or prospective deals Ensuring best practices are in place for pricing and risk management of the LNG portfolio Skills and Competencies Ability to communicate effectively with peers as well as stakeholders Excellent understanding of the natural gas and LNG industry and markets Solid enthusiasm for commercially driven problem solving Strong commercial acumen combined with an understanding of financial risk Ability to communicate complex issues in a clear, understandable manner to customer facing business units Solid analytical and economic modelling skills Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a trading environment Ability to explain and defend the methodologies used Pro-active in achieving results Able to adapt focus in line with changing business priorities Effective written and verbal communication skills; fluency in English (verbal and written) is essential Ability to work with large amounts of data Tenacious and results orientated, takes initiative and drives for closur Ability to meet tight deadlines and make decisions in a pressurised environment Python programming skills would be an advantage Experience Experience in the LNG industry Track record of working effectively on tasks, collaborating with team members and stakeholder Experience of working with large amounts of data and generate concise analysis for commercial decision support Prior experience of developing and using models for pricing of complex structured contracts is an advantage