Sales and energy trading

Senior trader

Imagine a future where you generate value from trading while enabling the green transformation of the energy sector

Join us in this role where you’ll play an active part in driving the performance of our trading activities in the UK power and cross-commodity markets.

Welcome to Market Trading
You’ll be part of the UK Power & Cross Commodity (UKPX) desk, where you, together with your colleagues, will be trading and managing exposure in the European power markets.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • delivering strong trading results in the UKPX
  • trading in UK power and the wider energy market, European gas and power markets, and CO2 markets
  • developing creative and effective hedging strategies for our renewable assets and becoming an expert in the new markets added to the portfolio
  • improving strategies through analysis, prototyping, and collaboration with developers and the analytical support team
  • devising and executing option strategies and developing models and analytical tools to capture exposure and increase profitability for our option portfolio.

To succeed in the role, you’ll:

  • have proven experience in trading and demonstrated skills in risk management and position-taking
  • have a strong foundation in option theory covering standard plain vanilla products as well as experience within non-standard and structured products
  • enjoy sharing your expertise with your colleagues, taking responsibility, and collaborating across desks in an international work environment
  • comply with all applicable policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

Join a world leader in green energy

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development, and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than 30 November 2021. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis. Please note that we reserve the right to run a comprehensive background check to help build a trustworthy team.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Peder Thomas Petersen, Head of UK Power, on +4599557942 if you’d like to know more about the position.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.