Power Trader

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Trading, Origination and Sales

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Richard Tregarthen

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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The world's largest gas producer and one of the world's largest energy companies is looking for a Power Trader. Responsible for supporting the development of power trading activities of the Client business in Europe. The primary requirement of this role is to identify and develop trading strategies for the client in the Southern European power markets.

Duties & Responsibilities
Actively develop and manage trading opportunities in the short and medium term South European power markets (Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia).
Lead, drive and execute power market analysis to support trading ideas
Partner with other analysts or/and traders to develop joint opportunities
Actively support the origination business and business development activity
Work closely with the continental gas and carbon traders to develop and execute cross-strategies

Skills & Competencies
Responsible, reliable and trustworthy
Strong team player
Self-motivated, independent-thinker
Strong business acumen coupled with entrepreneurial flair and energy
Able to cope in dynamic environment with rapid business growth
Proactive in achieving results and achieving book targets
Able to make decisions in a pressured environment
Strong IT, programming skills
Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Consistent, proven track record of P&L generation and risk management
Deep knowledge and experience from within the energy industry
Strong understanding of the European power fundamentals and market with a focus in experience on the Southern European markets
Experience of using trading system software; exposure to system change and new systems implementation

Educated to degree level, masters preferable, or equivalent experience