European Gas Trader

​Are you a successful gas trader that knows the European market inside and out? Are you looking for a great place to work and exciting new challenge? Then this could be the role for you.

Our client is a well-established, leading provider of customised energy price risk hedging solutions. They combine in-depth knowledge of the energy market, finance, and transport to help and guide their clients.

Creating value through teamwork

  • As the new European Gas Trader, your main role is to create value through actively trading European gas markets and associated instruments. Furthermore, your responsibilities in this role will be to:

  • Provide market making services to our client and the wider group

  • Contribute to the development of gas analytics, research, and marketing material to provide a commercial input to the group

  • Contribute to the development of trading systems, infrastructure, and processes

  • Generate proprietary P&L based on fundamental and technical research

  • Support and promote structured trading deals involving the oil and/or the electricity trading units of our client.

  • Rigorous risk management and daily reporting

  • Full compliance with internal and external policies, rules, and regulations

A proactive trader and an excellent communicator

As a person, you are proactive and are keen on taking initiative and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You are a great communicator and working together with your colleagues feels natural to you. Additionally, you have:

  • 3-5 years of experience on European gas trading within a bank/financial institution or utility/ trading company.

  • Excellent understanding of trading systems, exchange rules and OTC markets

  • Good VBA/Python or any other relevant programming language knowledge

  • Rigorous understanding of financial derivatives’ risks, regulations, and product specific trading rules

  • Ability to take high level of responsibility in an expanding, highly motivated team

To find out more about this role, or to apply, please contact Richard Tregarthen