Commodity Trading Intern

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer – we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

 

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Centrica Energy Trading is looking for competitive young talents who are motivated by responsibility, thrive in a fast-paced environment and do not back down from a challenge! We offer a work environment that builds on talent and will help you grow on a professional as well as a personal level.

Do you possess the DNA of top performance?

Centrica Energy, a leading trading company in Europe, is on the lookout for the future stars of our team. This internship isn't just about observation—it's a hands-on opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of European Gas & Power trading. Here, you'll have the chance to learn directly from seasoned professionals across different countries, gaining insights and expertise that will set you on the path to success. We believe in dreaming big and reaching even higher, and we achieve this through transparency, initiative, and accountability.

We're seeking individuals who thrive on problem-solving, possess a structured approach to learning, and are driven to excel even in high-pressure situations. As an ideal candidate, you're energized by challenges and are equally adept at working independently and collaboratively within a team. You have a keen eye for numbers and possess strong logical reasoning skills. While your field of study is important, what matters most to us is your potential for growth and your eagerness to evolve.

“It was an enriching experience being able to trade at such a junior level. The team was extremely willing to teach and did not hesitate to share their wealth of knowledge of the markets. I was given constant feedback on ways to improve which allowed me to learn quickly. The dynamic and challenging nature of the job made it extremely exciting coming to work every day!” You Gin – Student Assistant, Centrica trading desk

Your main responsibilities

You will work in close collaboration with other traders and analysts at our Power & Gas Trading desks (based in Singapore, but in touch with traders located in Aalborg & Copenhagen, Denmark).

Your responsibilities will include

Supporting trading activities in the European power/gas markets. Monitoring trading activities to discover and eliminate operational risks. Assisting traders with data validation and various ad hoc projects. Assisting in trading/market analysis and identifying trading opportunities in established and emerging markets. Helping to build quantitative models to capture market opportunities and improve understanding of supply/demand drivers.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance/Economics or STEM preferred

  • Previous experience in trading is a plus

  • Proficient in Excel, programming skills (VBA/Python/R)

  • Work as a team player and on your own – the members of our team depend on each other

  • You are focused on details and have a result-orientated mindset

Tell us why you share our DNA

We love passionate people and would love to hear about your talents and what has made you the person that you are. Talent comes in many forms, and if you can demonstrate potential, we can build on that.

To make sure we see your personal traits through the application, please emphasize and exemplify why your person, character and skills makes a good candidate in relation to the job description.

We recognize that you might not have directly related experience, which makes the CV and application your chance to show how you match the profile.

We look forward to receiving an application that proves effort and how you best bring your skills and your personality into the job.

Practical information

Penultimate year students preferred.

Start date: Summer 2024 Full-Time (May 2024 – Aug 2024) + Part-Time Q3 – Q4 2024 (2-3 days). Start date is flexible.

Please state in your cover letter / cv your availability.

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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.