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Trading / Portfolio management
Global Energy Management
GLO00001364 Requisition #

Who we are:

ENGIE is a global energy company, a leading provider of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 153,090 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide, ENGIE achieved revenue of €66.6 billion in 2016. 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.

Global Energy Management (GEM) is one of ENGIE’s Business Units. We deliver services in supply and logistics management, asset management, risk management, market access management, while contributing to the market understanding, design and efficiency and developing market solutions to accelerate the energy transition.

GEM manages one of the largest and most diversified energy portfolios in Europe, including electricity, natural gas, bulk commodities and environmental products.

With 5 trading platforms and activities in more than 50 countries, GEM has an extended geographical coverage in Europe, Asia-Pacific and in the US. It employs 1,300 people around the world.

Work location:

Canary Wharf



About the Role

Based in Canary Wharf, London, the GEM UK team provides trading services for several internal and external clients in the UK. We provide a range of optimisation, hedging, market operations and analytics services for these clients and the 24/7 shift trading team play a vital role in delivering these services.

The shift trading team is seeking motivated individuals with specific proven capability and knowledge of the trading and operational landscape in GB Energy markets gained in any of the following areas:

  • Short term power and/or gas operations;
  • Short term power and/or gas optimisation;
  • System and/or market analysis;
  • Regulatory analysis and development;
  • Power/Gas system management; or,
  • Power station control room operations.

Numerate, commercially-driven and educated to degree level, the successful candidate will exhibit the following skills:

  • Demonstrated numerate capability;
  • Clear written and verbal communication, fluent in English;
  • Ability and confidence to take ownership of issues, managing to resolution; and,
  • Decisive in the face of incomplete information.

Candidates that additionally hold proven coding skills will be considered favourably.

The shift trader will:

  • Optimise assets in short term markets;
  • Identify and drive implementation of value adding strategies in short term;
  • Interface with clients, control rooms and other key stakeholders regularly;
  • Be flexible, working as part of a 24/7 shift team in London, at times alone;
  • Accurately undertake operational tasks and procedures
  • Pursue continuous improvement of processes and systems
  • Work in line with regulatory and policy requirements;

This role will enable the successful candidate to further their career in energy and in particular the unique opportunity to become involved with the optimisation of the UK’s largest pumped hydro facility, First Hydro.

This is a permanent position reporting to the Shift Team Manager. On offer is a full time and permanent role which includes a competitive salary and benefits package with a great work life balance.

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