Flexible Trading Analyst
Gazprom Energy
20h ago

Our History

A small, independent gas supplier in the North West of England, Pennine Natural Gas was how we began. But we are always reaching for better.

Since joining the Gazprom Group in 2006 and becoming Gazprom Energy we have gone from strength to strength becoming one of the leading B2B gas suppliers in the UK and expanding into France and Netherlands.

We now supply over 60,000 business customers at close to 100,000 sites across Europe.

Manchester is home to our European headquarters and our locations are united by our ethos : making customers happy, doing the basics brilliantly and finding new ways to go above and beyond their expectations.

Our Future

The energy world is changing, driven by forces of decarbonisation, competition, digitalisation and customer expectations.

Our strategy over the next few years responds to these big changes. This means always reaching for better for our customers, for our business and for ourselves as individuals.

We have an ambitious growth strategy that builds on our strengths our culture, our people and our brand. We are growing in Electricity, in Green and in Gas.

We’re strengthening our foundations our systems and our behaviours. Big things are happening at Gazprom Energy and we’re looking for talented people comfortable with a data and digital technologies to join us on this journey.

Our culture is defined by our people and Gazprom Energy is a place where you can be yourself. We are friendly, enthusiastic, helpful and purposeful.

We encourage everyone to have a learning mindset, challenge respectfully, have a bias for action and to make evidence-based decisions.

In return you can expect to receive the right mix of challenge and support for your role, your wellbeing and ambitions.

Since 2012 we have been accredited with the Investors in People Gold standard and are very proud of our track record developing and promoting internal talent.

So, if you are one of those people who never likes to settle and enjoys being empowered to find creative ways to improve, then Gazprom Energy might be the place for you.

Role objectives

As a member of the Energy Procurement Desk, the Flexible Trading analyst is responsible for transacting with our flex customers, working closely with commercial functions to support business plans and providing in-depth market analysis to our customers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitor customer positions and transact with our flex customers
  • Perform trade entry whilst maintaining a high standard of data accuracy
  • Work with wider commercial teams to deliver margins in line with financial forecasts
  • Support the development of systems and processes required to deliver a market-leading customer Flexible products platform
  • Create and maintain strong, collaborative customer / broker relationships
  • In conjunction with the Risk team, develop and execute risk frameworks to manage the market risks associated with Flexible products
  • Develop counterparty level SLAs including detailed frameworks and internal processes aimed at mitigating operational risk
  • Develop market-leading reporting suites
  • Utilise data analytics to identify areas of gross margin generation
  • Develop robust and collaborative customer relationships
  • Present information on energy markets to sales teams and external customers
  • Support innovation in internal and external processes
  • Support the billing of Gazprom Energy’s flex portfolio
  • To be aware of and comply with all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to the Gazprom Energy Data Protection policy, Equal Opportunities policy, and the Email and Internet Acceptable Usage Policy, in addition to Fire and Health and Safety Regulations.
  • The role holder may also be required to carry out any other duties within the scope and purpose of this role as requested by their line manager and in line with business needs
  • Skills & Competencies

  • Good presentational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate complex issues in a clear, understandable manner to customer facing business units
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of stakeholder management with proven negotiation skills.
  • Strong people management and development skills
  • Able to engage and influence across the organisational structure
  • Be able to cope in a high pressure environment
  • Excellent IT skills; programming experience in VBA / SQL / python would be beneficial
  • Experience

  • Excellent understanding of the UK / European energy industry
  • Any work experience in UK / EU Energy markets is welcome but not mandatory to the spec.
  • Good understanding of the mechanics behind flex commodity calculations
  • Education

  • Degree level (or equivalent) education required.
  • Project management qualifications such as LEAN, Prince2
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