Centrica • Denmark

Gas Traders

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

Do you have what it takes to work in a fast-paced trading environment with ambitions to be the best?

Our Gas Spot Trading team in Aalborg is looking for Short Term Gas Traders to join our team and help us to maximize the value of all opportunities in which Centrica Energy Trading can proprietarily trade in gas markets.

If you have a passion for trading and strong analytical skills, then we offer a work environment that nurtures talent and will help you grow professionally - as well as on a personal level.

The Job role:

You will be part of our Gas Spot trading team, a dynamic and international team, where the time from analysis to execution is very short. Responsibility comes fast with results and gives ideal foundation for making an impact. You will be working in close cooperation with the traders in the Gas Spot team to support in delivering results.

This role will be based in Aalborg (Denmark)

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

The ideal candidate:

  • MSc in Finance, Mathematics or Economics preferred

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

  • A thorough understanding of general economic relations and theory

  • Former experience as a business analyst or trader is preferable but not essential

  • Great IT skills: Python, VBA, Excel, R, C++ or similar coding languages are a plus

  • Innovative mindset that questions status quo

  • Result-orientated mindset with focus on delivery and execution

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

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

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

  • A team player with strong communication skills

  • Accuracy, timeliness and attention to detail

  • Flexibility in terms of working hours when required.

What we can offer:

  • A possibility to join one of the most successful gas trading teams in Europe where we offer an attractive salary package matching with your qualifications.

  • A workplace that is constantly developing

  • Excellent opportunities for professional and personal development

  • Colleagues who set the bar high and the ambitions higher.

About Centrica Energy Trading

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.

Make a real impact and make the most of your talent

Get to work with international colleagues who set the bar high and where days are not the same. This is a job where you can develop both on a professional and personal level.

Take this opportunity to join one of the most successful gas trading teams in Europe. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any questions, please contact

Lech Kasperavicius (Manager, Head of Gas Spot Trading) – Lech.Kasperavicius@centrica.com


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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

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

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