Trading Operations Specialist

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.

Are you interested in taking a key role in a growing international business? Would you like a position that combines daily tasks with long term projects? Are you comfortable working close to trading where your work and your decisions are of great influence? Do you like to analyze market conditions and make trading decisions? – then we welcome you as our new colleague!

 

THE TEAM

 

Trade Support is a young, energetic and dynamic team consisting of full-time employees in combination with talented student assistants to add flexibility in skills and working hours to the team. We are a mix in nationalities, personalities, and expertise which we aim to build into a diverse and strong high-performing team.

 

We take pride in enabling the trading engine to run smoothly and efficiently by bringing our best every day.

 

THE ROLE 

 

Your role as a Trading Operations Specialist requires that you thrive when you have to coordinate, prioritize and execute on a variety of complex tasks as you will work between trading and the rest of the organization to optimize our daily operational work and implement new products and markets.

 

Market and system knowledge, training and educating across the team, improving procedures to minimize risk and increase efficiency, coordinate with project stakeholders will amongst others be your tasks and eventually your areas of expertise. This will be balanced against the daily procedures and problem solving with our traders.

 

Moreover, the role will require shift work, since the team is also responsible of balancing gas positions for British Gas Trading in the UK gas market. The work related to the shift will consist of analyzing the UK and European gas market in order to make the best and most optimal balancing (trading) decisions in the market. You will therefore need have an analytic and structured approach to new market information and are motivated by having to react quickly to sudden changes in the market conditions. The shifts are structured in 5 weeks shift rotations having 1 week with day shifts, 1 week with evening shifts and every 5th weekend (Our Singapore office will cover night shifts).

 

The competences you bring to the team should include a good sense for logic, numbers, and the ability to acquire new knowledge and having a proactive mindset. You believe that continuous improvement of yourself is the key for your success. You have a strong ability to stay calm under pressure, and you are keen to be the best in everything you do. You are persistent in pursuing progress, and aware of when and how to nudge colleagues and stakeholders to ensure your deliverables.

 

You will experience a position that provides opportunities to grow on a both professional and personal level as you will be a key player within one of our primary trading activities with a diverse set of responsibilities. You will learn to act fast while developing a structured mindset and you will feel that we pull together as a team to ensure a continuous high performance working environment. We are tough problem-solvers, who learn from success and failure, which is why we constantly raise the bar for what is expected of us.

 

Your Background & The Requirements

 

  • You hold a relevant MSc degree (Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or similar)

  • You can cooperate & communicate on all levels

  • You speak and write English fluently

  • You have experience in being able to work on and lead multiple projects in a self-motivated, flexible and autonomous manner

  • You can link your personal and professional skills with these requirements and will add that together with your CV in your motivation letter

 

YOUR COMPETENCIES

 

  • You know of, or is keen to understand the dynamics of trading, and the energy markets

  • You can balance your focus and day-to-day tasks, while progressing on long-term deliveries

  • You have passion for improvement and knowledge sharing

  • You feel comfortable setting high demands to both colleagues, stakeholders and established procedures

  • You have a positive “can do” attitude, balanced against strong discipline and willingness to challenge the quo

  • You accept flexibility towards working hours

  • You are to show timeliness and precision in your work while having a natural sense of urgency

  • You are familiar with ETRM systems, or thrive when working with IT systems as a specialist and to give input for improvements

  • You take pride in discovering and eliminating operational risk w.r.t. people, systems, and markets

  • You contribute to a fun, accepting and professional work atmosphere

About Centrica Energy

Centrica Energy is a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market. We provide competitive solutions for Renewables that help manage merchant risks and lower costs whilst meeting the needs of investors and banking partners.

We have a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent, and the responsibilities and tasks we take on, are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility.

We’re a profitable company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement. If you’ve got the willingness, ambitions, and right attitude we offer a work environment that will help you grow on a professional as well as personal level.

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