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Midwest Gas Trader

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Midwest Gas Trader

Job Title: Midwest Gas Trader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston
Industry:
Reference: NJ7
Contact Name: Neil Jethwa
Contact Email: neil@pangea-resourcing.com
Job Published: May 06, 2016 16:07

Job Description

Our client is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. It is active in the electricity, natural gas, LNG, upstream gas, coal and freight, oil logistics and environmental products markets. It is one of the largest importers of coal into Europe and is a leading US energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute trading strategies based on fundamental & technical analysis
  • Coordinate and execute physical optimization activity within the region
  • Make physical markets for internal and external customers
  • Manage proprietary physical positions utilizing available physical and financial products
  • Identify arbitrage opportunities supported by asset positions
  • Identify and procure strategic assets that support the growth of a broad trading strateg
  • Utilize optimal hedging tools for managing various risk on the trading desk
  • Contribute to fundamental analysis and trading strategy discussions with regional gas and power desks
  • Coordinate with origination and business development teams to identify, negotiate and implement asset management and asset acquisition opportunities
  • Help define and execute optimization trading schemes

Experience Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics or similar discipline
  • A strong background in physical natural gas markets including storage and pipeline transportation activity
  • Financial & analytical skills required for pricing, risk assessment and transaction structuring.
  • Professional judgment and sensitivity necessary to earn client confidence.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of Midwest regional natural gas markets.
  • A proven independent trading record.
  • Minimum 7 years of qualified Midwest natural gas trading experience with an emphasis on asset optimization

Personal Requirements

  • Strong communication skills that can be leveraged to provide guidance to co-workers
  • Highly confident and articulate individual who is a team player and works well with other desks.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and be able to respond to changes in priorities.
  • Ability to explain complex ideas in a cohesive, clear manner.
  • Highly motivated, self-sufficient and enthusiastic individual who has strong desire to grow within company.
  • Good understanding of business processes and data management.
  • Effective and collaborative communicator.
  • Contribute to fundamental analysis and trading strategy discussions with regional gas and power desks
  • Coordinate with origination and business development teams to identify, negotiate and implement asset management and asset acquisition opportunities
  • Help define and execute optimization trading schemes

 

Experience Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics or similar discipline
  • A strong background in physical natural gas markets including storage and pipeline transportation activity
  • Financial & analytical skills required for pricing, risk assessment and transaction structuring.
  • Professional judgment and sensitivity necessary to earn client confidence.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of Midwest regional natural gas markets.
  • A proven independent trading record.
  • Minimum 7 years of qualified Midwest natural gas trading experience with an emphasis on asset optimization

 

Personal Requirements

  • Strong communication skills that can be leveraged to provide guidance to co-workers
  • Highly confident and articulate individual who is a team player and works well with other desks.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and be able to respond to changes in priorities.
  • Ability to explain complex ideas in a cohesive, clear manner.
  • Highly motivated, self-sufficient and enthusiastic individual who has strong desire to grow within company.
  • Good understanding of business processes and data management.
  • Effective and collaborative communicator.

 

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