Retail Gas Trader

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Trading, Origination and Sales, Gas, Power and LNG

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Anthony Baron

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)1565 626767

  • Job ref:

    B - J7187

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


We have a unique opportunity to join a global trader and marketer of energy solutions as a retail gas trader. You will be responsible for hedging and optimising risks in multi-billion pound positions for the business.

If you have an excellent understanding of the Continental/European energy industry, and good knowledge of statistical and trading system software, you could be ideally suited to this role.

Role objectives

This is a unique opportunity responsible for hedging underlying commodity risk. This role is responsible for hedging and optimising risks in multi-billion pound positions for the business. The risks will be managed with a combination of forward contracts, structured products, options and other derivatives. The team will be responsible for hedging strategy development and implementation and must be entirely compliant will all internal risk policies and procedures.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Providing pricing curves to the Salesdesk for the following hubs (ZTP, ZBH, CEGH, GPL, GPLL, NCGH, NCGL, TTF,and PEG), generating gross margin from clipping of the prices offered to Sales desk.

  • Hedging of Portfolio flat price, time and locational spread exposures

  • Review and sign off daily positions and when available the P&L trading reports. Relationship management between stakeholders to create efficient and effective hedging

  • Contribute to continuous improvement in profitability of all sales segments · Consultancy on single solution, and portfolio offers made to Marketing

  • Improve forecast quality for hedging team

  • Deliver identified improvement worth €1m

  • Increase trading activity to add an additional contribution of €1.2m

  • Contributing to the structured hedging to mitigate risk.

  • Contributing to development of risk management policies and procedures to be approved by Risk Control to ensure that risk within the business is efficiently managed

Skills & competencies

  • Excellent understanding of the Continental/European energy industry and marketing and trading activity specifics (products, customers and counter-parties)

  • Knowledge on CEE hubs would be preferable

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • High level of computer skills, including knowledge of statistical and trading system software

  • Good presentational skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate complex issues in a clear, understandable manner to customer facing business units

  • Must be fluent in English and fluency in German is preferable

  • Strong business acumen coupled with entrepreneurial flair and energy e.g. able to cope in dynamic environment with rapid business growth


Experience of working in an international organisation with an overseas parent company an advantage


Educated to degree level, numerate related subject preferred

Please contact Anthony Baron on +44 (0)7891 852871 or to find out more, or click to apply.