Commodity Trading Analyst Graduate

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Commodity Trading Analyst Graduate in short

Commodity Trading Analyst Graduate in short

The Commodity Trading Analyst Graduate Programme is designed to give you the analytical skills and comprehensive understanding of our commercial operations to develop the next generation of talents within trading, portfolio management, quantitative analytics and more.

As a Graduate Commodity Trading Analyst, you’ll do three eight-month placements over two years, learning how to approach a variety of business problems by working alongside experienced analysts. Each placement has its own unique set of challenges and provides you with a steep learning curve.

What's it about

Centrica Energy is an entrepreneurial and innovative business which is heavily dependent on quality analytics in an ever increasing digitalised and fast paced trading landscape to support commercial decision-making and risk management.


Centrica Energy has developed a successful asset-backed trading business model where we apply algorithmic trading, automation and cutting-edge analytics to our growing cross-commodity portfolio.

Teams you'll work with

You’ll work across a wide range of teams and functions, potentially including trading and optimisation, Global Gas, origination, finance, risk and more. Throughout, you’ll be supporting key commercial decisions relating to both commodity contracts and trading strategies.

What you’ll be doing

Each rotation has its own unique challenges, and we’ll tailor each programme and rotation to your passion and interests. It gives you the opportunity to create value for our business and make a direct impact with your work.


We’ll expect you to deliver real business results from your first placement onwards. To enable this, we are committed to supporting your on-the-job learning with formal behavioural and technical training and a structured performance management process.

What’s in it for you?

What’s in it for you?

You’ll take on real responsibilities and unlock exciting new opportunities, developing a strong network and a 360° holistic view of the business that lays the foundation for a successful career in the energy industry.

This program is designed to help you grow cross-functionally, and it encourages you to take on new challenges and responsibilities while offering deep and practical as well as analytical insights into Centrica's core business and the broader energy industry.

Who are we looking for as a Business Management Graduate

Who are we looking for as a Business Management Graduate

We are looking for graduates who can use high-calibre analysis to influence key commercial business decisions. You must have:
- Working towards or recently obtained a minimum 2:1 degree combined with a Master’s in a highly numerical subject such as Applied Economics, Computer Science, Engineering (e.g. Chemical, Mechanical, etc), Mathematics, Physics or similar
- Understanding of and preferably experience in programming e.g. Python, Matlab, C, Java
- Ability to work with models, make and test hypotheses and turn data into insightful information
- Strong interest in the practical application of analytical techniques
- High level of commercial awareness - focus on making money for the business
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills

Any questions before you make your move?

Stine Rasmussen

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Want to know more about working at Centrica Energy? Stine will be happy to help with any questions you may have.

Any questions before you make your move?