Centrica • United Kingdom

Senior LNG Originator

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

Centrica LNG is an established LNG trading business within the Group’s Energy organisation. At our core Centrica Energy is a 800+ strong physical energy trader, with office hubs in London, Denmark and Singapore, and the platform to trade across LNG, gas, power and energy attributes – connecting producers and offtakers in the wholesale energy markets.

Centrica LNG’s innovative and successful business model is built around a portfolio of long-term flexible offtake and supply to major markets globally as well as exceptional relationships with key global LNG players.

The LNG Business Development / Origination team is responsible for originating, creating and executing mid and long-term LNG deals that builds the portfolio which is able to generate P&L for the LNG desk. It is a tight-knit, entrepreneurial team with global coverage and has delivered impressive portfolio growth in the past 5 years.

As a Senior LNG Originator you will be able to build and maintain external relationships to maximise LNG counterparty coverage and the growth of Centrica LNG’s market footprint. Being commercially astute and a self-starter you will identify, structure, articulate and execute LNG transactions to grow and manage the risks of the LNG portfolio beyond the prompt trading horizon. Close coordination is required with the LNG Trading team, Operations team and other support functions, and the individual is expected to be a team-player that is able to foster a collaborative and open working environment across the LNG team.

This role is based out of our London office (near to Marble Arch) with c3 days per week typically based in the office.

We have a few must-haves:

  • Extensive experience of trading/origination within LNG, gained within an oil and gas major, utility or commodity trading house

  • Excellent understanding of the LNG market and its commercial and operational characteristics

  • Proven track record of deal execution and existing network of LNG industry contacts

  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer presence

  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills

  • Analytical with strong attention to detail

  • International mind-set and able to work effectively in other cultures

  • Availability to travel internationally.

Ready to Make Your Move and apply?

If you are passionate about discovering your potential and changing how we create a more sustainable future, then we would love to hear from you. We will be continuously reviewing applications; early submission is strongly recommended.

We're a People Place:

We have 4 People Promises, which are our pledge to all our colleagues. It’s the minimum of what you can always expect when working with us.

  • People Promise #1 We’re a people place - we are devoted to doing great work together and are cultivating well-being and flexibility

  • People Promise #2 You’ll ignite your potential - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities

  • People Promise #3 You’ll get your share of our success - we offer attractive Benefits and Rewards

  • People Promise #4 You’ll make an impact that will truly change tomorrow - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities. We are committed to moving towards a cleaner and greener future.

This is what you can always expect from us. It’s part of our culture, and we know it enables us all to make the most of everyone’s contribution for us to grow, move and thrive.

#LI-CET #MakeYourMove #MoreThanACareer

At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

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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
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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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