Structured Gas Origination Director

Requisition ID:  10446

Houston, US, 77056

ENGIE is a global energy company, a leading provider of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 100 000 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide, ENGIE achieved revenue of €93.8 billion in 2022. ENGIE is committed to being a leader in the energy transition. We are looking for talented and motivated people to create the future of energy. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity, and help us meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow.


As part of its development plan in North America, ENGIE Energy Marketing NA, Inc.  is looking for a Structured Gas Origination Director. The role is responsible for developing the origination, structuring and marketing for customers and commercial opportunities with consumers, producers, and marketers of natural gas and related products in North America. The ideal candidate brings origination, negotiation and portfolio risk analytic skills to develop the platform. The role is responsible for leading the strategic direction whilst directly working in marketing efforts for Natural Gas and related products to customers across North America. 


This position is located in Houston, TX and reports to President, ENGIE Energy Marketing North America.


What you’ll do:

  • Develop and execute the Gas Origination strategy with short- and long-term objectives working together with the EEMNA Leadership, Origination team, Trading, and support functions 
  • Deliver gross margin targets and business returns considering risk/reward through the development and execution of customer hedging strategies and structured deals
  • Responsible for project management on resource assignments and deliverables supporting Structured Origination
  • Manage relationships with various trade desks and functional teams to work transactions through the front to back process, while providing excellent client focused service and information flow (ie. Credit, Legal, Contracts and Compliance / Regulatory).
  • Work in collaboration Risk and Finance to propose and approve risk management strategies and new products in order to optimize, model and manage the wholesale portfolio
  • Coordinate with Origination team to identify existing and new customers for our offerings while developing and maintaining trusted relationships with customers as part of marketing efforts
  • Remain current on fundamental/financial market conditions and drivers impacting the energy markets in North America
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results, timely management of deals,  and proven  contract negotiation skills from initiation to execution
  • Represent ENGIE at conferences, client events and presentations


What you bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering or other Analytical field; Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years in North America natural gas markets including trading, marketing, origination and/or structuring with a track record of adding value through originating commercial delivery and business growth
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with commodity derivative products to structure highly complex transactions with producers or consumers 
  • Strong knowledge of North America energy market
  • Excellent commercial instinct, creativity and ability to find and create commercial value from multiple sources
  • Visionary and strategic leader with ability to inspire and motivate internal clients on deliverables of objectives
  • Demonstrated leadership and initiative within a business environment, especially with key stakeholders and EEMNA leadership team
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to present to senior executive management both internally and externally
  • Collaborative team player with demonstrated willingness to widely share knowledge and expertise
  • Strong working knowledge of Capital and Project Finance
  • Experience in contract negotiations and execution


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use a company computer, calculator,
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions 
  • Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $157,335 - $401,180, annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


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Business Unit:  GEMS
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type: 
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Houston