Centrica • Denmark

Structured Trader for Energy

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

Centrica Energy has an ambitious and progressive agenda to play a leading role in the green transformation of our energy systems and achieve net-zero carbon targets. We are continuously developing our trading capabilities to deliver value in highly competitive energy markets.

We are looking for an ambitious Structured Trader to join the Capacity Commodity Trading Desk.

The role is based in Denmark.

The Job role

  • Support the build-out of our trading and origination activities on structured commodity deals in continental Europe and UK, including European option on power, gas, and carbon, commodity spread options, long-term cross-border power transportation options, virtual power plants, and swings.

  • Define hedging strategies for the team’s current portfolio.

  • Ensure compliance of the structured trading activities with risk management mandates.

  • Develop new strategies and monitor market opportunities in line with the commercial growth ambitions of the team within the structured products space.

  • Deliver best in class return on risk capital by leveraging your knowledge and experience.

  • Work closely with quants and analytics to continuously improve our models.

  • Support the team in discussions related to complex trading strategies and portfolio optimization.

The Candidate

  • Experience in valuation and trading of European options and cross-commodity structured products.

  • Experience in hedging of structured commodity products using linear and non-linear hedges.

  • Experience in dynamically trading around a structured products portfolio to extract extrinsic value from the portfolio.

  • Experience in risk analysis and P&L / VaR reconciliation.

  • Track record in delivering stable P&L and best in class return on risk-capital.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability

  • Entrepreneurial and team mindset

  • Coding skills is a plus


Make a real impact and make the most of your talent!

At Centrica Energy Trading you will 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 power trading teams in Europe - we look forward to hearing from you!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

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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