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Centrica • Denmark

Gas Spot Trader

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Are you an aspiring gas trader? Maybe you are graduating this summer or maybe you want to start a new chapter in your career? Centrica Energy is one of the leading trading houses in Europe and we are looking for a Gas Spot Trader to join our team in Aalborg.

We are looking for a team player with strong communication skills who has:

  • A strong interest in financial markets, renewables, energy systems and trading

  • A thorough understanding of general economic relations and theory

  • Innovative mindset that questions status quo

  • Result-oriented mindset with focus on delivery and execution

  • Calm under pressure, ability to handle difficult stakeholders and situations

  • Reliability, delivery focused and able to prioritize and manage disparate problems simultaneously

  • Accuracy, timeliness and attention to detail

We will make sure you get a thorough onboarding and set you up for success as part of a strong team.

The role

You will be working as a part of a team consisting of a mix of experienced and junior traders and trading analysts. It is important that you can work on your own and form your own views of the market but also have the ability to share, coordinate and discuss with the team to ensure the best strategy.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Proprietary trading in European Gas Markets – maximizing PnL within Risk and Compliance framework

  • Develop and execute day-to-day and intraday strategies

  • Obtain expert understanding of the key drivers of the Gas Market

  • Optimizing portfolios and exploiting the synergies between them

  • Take active part in developing and executing of algorithmic trading and automatization

  • Analyze new markets and/or opportunities in existing market.

  • Manage and coordinate projects across functions in-house with IT specialists, Trade supporters etc.

  • Suggest improvements in trading and analytical activities to ensure that the team is constantly improving.

  • Having read and understood all compliance material and always act according to the Remit Rules and in a compliant manner

  • Provide open and honest feedback

  • Fulfilling targets agreed with the team lead


About Centrica Energy

Centrica is one of Europe’s leading trading companies with a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent. The responsibilities and tasks we take on, are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility.

We’re a profitable company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement. If you’ve got the willingness, ambitions, and right attitude we offer a work environment that will help you grow on a professional as well as personal level.

You’ll get first-hand experience within the energy sector and within an international trading business with a proven track record and ambitious growth plan, where the fundamental principle is excelling together. We offer flexible working hours and great employee benefits, and we have an active Staff Association that arranges a broad variety of events such as sports and adventure activities, parties, and much more. Working at Centrica Energy Trading you’ll have the opportunity to make your mark and influence decisions in a working environment characterized by expertise, curiosity and innovation, where the fundamental principle is excelling together.

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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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