Senior UK Originator

Requisition ID:  16533

London Wall, GB, EC2M 5SQ

Exciting Opportunity: UK Originator in London


About Engie

Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) is one of the business units of ENGIE. Its mission is to provide a comprehensive range of services related to energy and risk management, to other business units within ENGIE (notably renewable or flexible energy generation assets), as well as to third party clients (eg. banks, investment funds, utilities, large industrials, B2B customers, …). By providing these services, GEMS is a key enabler of the energy transition.


Within GEMS, the Commercial Expertise Center (Commercial EC) has the global oversight role supporting the Business Platforms to ensure the highest quality of products, provide a consistent global overview of client commercial performance, create transversality, share expertise and common practices, and assure that GEMS keeps focused on clients and counterparts needs.


Through its organisation, GEMS is able to cover most of the key geographical markets. Within GEMS’ Business Unit, GEM UK manages assets and product portfolios related to power, gas, and emissions in the UK markets, actively supporting the country’s ambitious path to a net zero economy.


About the role

In light of recent structural changes, GEM UK has initiated an ambitious project to expand its UK platform. As part of the growth plans, GEM UK wishes to hire an Originator to focus on the growth and development of the UK origination market. 
The UK Originator will be assigned a set of personal objectives including quantitative business development ones, defined and monitored at Business Platform level, and commercial qualitative objectives set and evaluated by the Commercial EC.


ENGIE are recruiting for a UK Originator based in London. This is a Permanent role, working full time Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.

Key Responsibilities


  • Entertain commercial relationship with a portfolio of counterparts with the goal to increase the occurrence of deal making and the profitability of credit lines
  • Contribute to the expansion of the gas and power structured transaction business on top of GEM UK existing portfolio and capabilities
  • Work with traders and originators in the team in order to develop, innovate, and define new gas and power products and services in line with customer’s needs, exploring and leveraging new areas of value
  • Actively contribute to define the growth strategy around renewables, asset management and trading portfolio


Key Requirements

  • Solid experience in a senior portfolio management activity and/or senior structured origination function in the European gas and/or power business
  • Master Degree
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating and transacting gas and power structured products including gas storage, virtual power plants, and renewable upstream and downstream PPAs
  • Specific knowledge of UK gas and power markets, and environmental attributes
  • Well connected with various gas and power counterparts (industrials, utilities, banks, trading houses, etc)
  • Analytical and quantitative skills
  • Good understanding of the drivers of gas and power markets (price, market design, asset characteristics, players)


What benefits we offer?

 Flexible Working

We understand the importance of work-life balance and recognise that everyone is striving to find the perfect one between work and home life. That's why we offer a hybrid working model that combines the convenience of remote work with the benefits of collaborating in a professional office environment. You'll have the flexibility to work from home part of the time, allowing you to optimise your productivity while enjoying a comfortable work setup.

Bonus Programme

We reward your hard work and dedication with a competitive bonus programme that recognises and values your contributions. Your efforts are appreciated and directly reflected in your financial rewards.

Life Assurance

We prioritise your peace of mind by offering life assurance coverage. You can feel confident knowing that your loved ones will be protected in the event of the unexpected.

Income Protection

Your financial security matters to us. Our income protection benefits ensure that you have a safety net in place, providing a valuable source of income if you're unable to work due to illness or injury.

Employer Pension Contribution

We invest in your future by contributing to your pension plan. You can enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes with knowing that you're building a solid foundation for your retirement.

Healthcare Cash Plan

Your well-being matters to us, which is why we provide a healthcare cash plan. You'll have access to a range of healthcare benefits, including reimbursement for medical expenses, dental and optical care, and more. Take care of yourself and your family's health without financial worries.


We offer a range of flexible benefits to employees alongside hundreds of retail and lifestyle discounts through myENGIE.


Diverse Employer

ENGIE’s purpose is to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral economy, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity, equity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our industry. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at ENGIE feels valued, respected and included. We know that diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities, so we are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business.


Equal Opportunity

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process you will be asked to complete an equality questionnaire on a voluntary basis and any data we collect will be treated confidentially and used for evaluation purposes only. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.


Business Unit:  GEMS
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Other