Energy Risk Manager - Energy Trading

Energy Risk Manager - Energy Trading

Job Title: Energy Risk Manager - Energy Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15%, pension
Reference: BBBH12649_1540817446
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2018 12:50

Job Description

Energy Risk Manager - Energy Trading

Kings Cross, London

£45,000 - £55,000 + 15% bonus + benefits


We are currently recruiting for an Energy Risk Manager to join the energy trading team of large utilities company in London. Based from their office in Kings Cross you will be responsible for managing the wholesale electricity trade book for the company's power generation fleet.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Energy Trading & Operations Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Using your commercial acumen to optimise energy sales to achieve the highest value
  • Acting as the interface between the trading team and counterparts as well as power station operations. You will be required to react quickly to information from Grid Operators and the market to optimise imbalances
  • Making valuable contributions to the hedging strategy and manage important external relationships
  • Assisting the team with aggregation of small generation and demand loads across the business to access new and sustainable revenue streams
  • Implementing power scheduling systems
  • Assist the team in developing a "dashboard" of all electricity and gas positions

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally someone who has worked their way through the ranks within energy trading with at least 5 years of experience in the sector (energy or utilities trading)
  • The ability to increase the electricity revenue from existing assets and improve visibility on trading risks
  • Excellent knowledge of the electricity market in the UK
  • Risk management experience
  • Strong attention to detail and good maths skills

Providing you have worked in energy trading previously, job titles of someone who would be a good fit for this role would include Trader, Analyst, Senior Analyst, Risk Manager or Operations Analyst

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A salary between £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience
  • A performance related bonus up to 15%
  • A competitive company pension
  • Additional company benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 215 and ask to speak to Steve Utton who can tell you more.

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