Centrica • Denmark

Trading Student Assistant

Employment type:  Part time


A little flex time

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Job Description

Our Gas Spot Trading team in Aalborg is looking for a Trading Student Assistant 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 you to start a career in Gas trading in a work environment that nurtures talent and will help you grow professionally - as well as on a personal level.

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 are currently looking for a Student Assistant who will assist senior managers as well as other team members in the day-to-day activities. This role provides deep insights to the engine room of trading and trade support in a leading company in the European energy market. The tasks will cover a wide range of activities and would include organization of meetings, participation in the hiring process, coordinating events, shifts and participate in project work together with traders, portfolio managers and stakeholders.

We will depend on you to contribute to the development of the job role and the improvement of our services, thus you will have great possibilities of influence on the job and you will learn how to efficiently drive and manage projects independently. You will grow over time and learn how to approach complex problem solving while under pressure, strengthen your communication skills and gain a solid network across company functions. Finally, the boundaries of the position are individually defined, and you will decide what specialization we should add to your professional profile.

Tell us why you share our DNA

The workload for a Student Assistant is typically 2-3 days per week, with shift durations being around eight hours. The job potentially holds day shift coverage. Flexibility is provided in exam periods. If you live in Aarhus, Centrica has a student employee car driving from Aarhus C. to Aalborg and back every day.

Please make sure to add your cover letter/motivation together with your CV when applying.

To make sure that we see your personal traits in the application, please emphasize and exemplify why your personality, character and skills makes a good candidate in relation to this job. We recognize that you might not have directly related experience, but this makes the CV and Covering Letter your chance to show how you match the profile. We look forward to receiving an application that shows effort and how you best bring your skills and your personal qualities into the job.

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


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

We asked employees of Centrica how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

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