Risk and Trading Analyst

The Energy Trading Analyst is responsible for trading and managing client positions within the energy portfolio.

Role Overview:

The Energy Trading Analyst role is positioned to support the risk and trading department with analysis of the energy and regulatory markets enabling clarity to the increasingly complex marketplace.  


  • Undertake analysis of wholesale markets 
  • Manage flexible purchase transactions and strategy execution
  • Data analysis and problem solving
  • Model validation and audit work (optionality/ volatility VAR)
  • Exposure forecast implementations (volume/value)
  • ETRM implementation and maintenance
  • Discuss the energy markets in detail and explain why prices movements are occurring
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the clients including holding face to face client meetings
  • Provide training and support to analysts and administrators 

Skills & Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in the energy sector (trading/risk role) (highly desirable)
  • Clear understanding and interest in the UK energy markets.
  • An understanding of cross commodity drivers - energy regulation and legislation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly numerate 
  • Organised and able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • A self-motivated starter and a team player
  • Confidence to challenge purchasing decisions
  • Strong Excel (lookups, pivot tables) skills; VBA and SQL are also desirable
  • Knowledge of platforms such as Reuters Eikon/Bloomberg