Senior Energy Trader

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Gas, Power and LNG

  • Job ref:

    A - J7460

  • Expiry date:

    26/11/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Richard Tregarthen

​We are working with one of the biggest UK green energy suppliers who provide affordable, renewable commercial and residential energy across the UK.

We are looking to hire an Energy Trader to execute a hedging strategy and take responsibility for buying electricity and gas across the UK and International markets.

As a Senior Energy Trader you will:

  • Analyse market fundamentals and translate this into a hedging strategy

  • Provide detailed analysis of wholesale markets movements

  • Ensure prompt trade execution

  • Optimise timing of wholesale hedging with our risk policy

  • Share ideas and suggestions around improvements on hedging products and risks balancing

  • Work with the data science team on forecasting of electricity and gas demand and settlement performance

  • Use the ETRM to book trades

  • Communicate with the other teams to maintain and develop company strategy

What you will offer:

  • Experienced energy trading with advanced knowledge of the UK and European Power markets

  • Trade execution experience covering Gas and Power supply, Renewable PPAs, flexibility assets and renewable certificates

  • Familiarity with short term trading: Day Ahead, Intra-Day Half-Hourly and Balancing Mechanism markets (ideally experienced with real-plant trading)

  • Data-driven approach and confident using google sheets, prior SQL experience

  • Good Python skills

  • Strong analytical capabilities and problem-solving approach

  • Able to prioritise effectively

Compensation:

  • £competitive basic salary plus discretionary share options

  • Be part of a growing technology startup and help shape the future of energy

  • Collaborative, flexible, and friendly environment

  • 33 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) and the option to buy up to 5 more

  • 12 weeks of full pay for maternity, paternity or adoption leave

  • Healthcare with Vitality after passing probation, life insurance, and a pension plan with employer contributions

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • One month sabbatical leave after your first year

Our client is an energy disruptor who are committed to building a diverse, inclusive team and welcome all applications.