Energy Trader, Natural Gas

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Energy Trader, Natural Gas

Job Title: Energy Trader, Natural Gas
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canada
Reference: NJ62
Contact Name: Neil Jethwa
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Job Published: February 02, 2017 09:22

Job Description

Our client is looking for an Energy Trader to join the Trading team. Reporting to the Director, this position is responsible for the performance of the execution of the short and long-term portfolio strategy and proprietary trading in context of the CPC generation portfolio and its generation fuels exposure.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to generate revenue via trading outright positions, transport optimisation, cross-commodity, cross-market, time-spread strategies using futures, forwards, physicals and options across all term structures
  • Strategy-based coordination across the portfolio
  • Daily quantitative and fundamental analysis of gas markets, locational basis, transport, storage, weather, etc.
  • Formulates and/or validate daily forward curves for applicable markets and load curves into system of record
  • Calculates daily P&L of the portfolio
  • Communicates analytical/data requirements and support in the development of required decision support tools
  • Consolidates innovative recommendations into implementation plans, provides breakthrough ideas and practical solutions that are in alignment with the vision of the organisation
  • Supports portfolio commercial interests sand corporate business development initiatives
  • Knowledge, understanding and communication of relevant pipeline toll structures and changes
  • Actively monitors all applicable risk, credit, process-based policies and procedures


Key Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics
  • Graduate degree in industry-related supplementary designations (ERP, CFA, PRM, FRM, MBA, other) would be preferred
  • 6+ years demonstrated experience of profitable natural gas trading activity across North American markets
  • Experience with asset optimisation/hedging, structured products and options
  • Comprehension of portfolio structure and execution of portfolio objectives
  • Experience leading a team, assisting with the evaluation and section of junior trading positions when required

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