Head of Structured Power Trading

  • Location

    Kingdom of Denmark

  • Sector:

    Trading, Origination and Sales, Gas, Power and LNG

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Anthony Baron

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)1565 626767

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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​We are looking for a Head of Structured Power Trading for a top energy supply and trade business based in Denmark, as an ambitious and driven Structured Power Trader is needed to lead the structured trading desk.

Our client is in a rapid growth phase offering the right candidate an exciting opportunity to grow and develop within a well-established and successful business in the European gas markets.

The job holder will work closely with quantitative analysts, traders and business management to develop the trading capabilities on the desk and deliver value to the organization.

This role is based in Denmark.

The role:

  • Lead the build-out of the structured power trading desk and take full PnL and risk responsibility

  • Develop new products and strategies in line with the commercial growth ambitions of the organization

  • Deliver the best in class return on risk capital by leveraging your knowledge and experience

  • Provide market access for non-standard power and cross-commodity products to the other trading desks

  • Develop profitable asset-backed trading strategies

  • Work closely with senior management to continuously develop new strategies and new value drivers for the business

  • Work closely with quants to continuously improve the models

  • Support other commercial teams in discussions related to complex trading strategies and portfolio optimization

  • Make the difficult trade-offs necessary to ensure timely delivery of key initiatives and prioritize the ones with the highest impact

The Person:

  • Master’s / PhD or an advanced degree in a highly numerate subject from a top school / university (e.g. Mathematics, Engineering, physics etc.)

  • Experience in trading power options, cross-commodity structured products etc.

  • Experience in asset-backed trading strategies

  • Solid track record in delivering stable PnL and best in class return on risk-capital

  • Proven ability to prioritize between the short-term demands and long-term strategic needs

  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability, with a track record demonstrating a “think big, start small and scale up” attitude

  • Entrepreneurial approach

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Anthony Baron on +44 (0)1565 626767 or anthony@elevenrecruitment.com, or apply directly via our website.