EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. It manages a portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world. These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.
EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LNG, LPG, coal and freight and environmental products markets. It is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas, one of the main providers of energy management services for power generation companies in the US and a leading marketer of gas in North America. It is a leading US energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers.
EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF, a leader in the European energy market and an integrated energy company active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. EDF Trading is the interface to the wholesale energy markets for EDF and its subsidiaries.
EDF Trading has around 1000 employees with offices in the UK, Europe, Singapore, China, the United States and Canada.
EDF Trading recognises the importance of attracting, retaining and developing diverse world-class professionals. We identify, foster and reward all talent, valuing and leveraging the diversity amongst our people to offer creative and innovative solutions.
EDF Trading is an equal opportunity employer.
EDF Trading Markets Limited is the Paris Branch of EDF Trading and provides the base for the European Optimisation business. The optimisation of the EDF SA production assets on the European wholesale markets is conducted by the Trading and Analytical Teams in Paris in close cooperation with the EDF Asset management. Optimisation and proprietary trading is conducted across multiple markets in two time frames;
o The day-ahead power trading activity of EDF Trading for France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria
o The intra-day power trading activity of EDF Trading across Europe
This individual will support the day-ahead and intra-day wholesale power markets by providing the traders with detailed analysis.
The STAT team works closely with the Front Office (Power Traders) and has a dual role covering both operational and development duties. At an operational level, the output from the STAT team is integral to the trading strategy employed by EDF Trading on the Day Ahead and Week Ahead Stage.
Main Operational Responsibilities:
o Conduct EDF system Risk analysis
o Collate and analyse real time data relative to the EDF asset portfolio
o Create and run of specific risk analyses/scenarios related to the EDF asset portfolio for 3 different time frames (ID, DA, WA)
o Communicate time sensitive information to the traders in Paris and in London
o Ensure the EDF assets flexibility are well optimised on the OTC market and on EPEX
o Contribute to EDF Trading's power market analysis across Europe and carry out particular studies for the Trading and Origination teams
o Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including REMIT, through the consistent application of defined processes
Main Development Duties:
o Responsible for tools used for front office operational shifts
This list is not exhaustive and may include other tasks assigned by the manager.
Some flexible working patterns as the STAT team are expected to provide analytical support during week-ends and public holidays. They will also get to spend 15% of the time working in the EDF Trading London office with the trading desk.
Ideal candidate profile
In either a commodities trading environment (for example trading, asset optimisation, risk management or portfolio analysis) or in a closely related working environment
o Fluent in French & English
o Educated to degree level, preferably with a high statistics or mathematics component or equivalent experience
o Some interest or skills in building optimisation models
o Knowledge in MongoDB, SQL, VBA desirable
o Ability to work under pressure
o Good organisational skills
o Has a commercial approach to duties
o Analytical skills, attention to detail and enthusiasm
o A flexible approach to problem solving
o Good communications skills
Applicants for the role will also be expected to have strong communications skills with the confidence to work effectively with both power traders and asset managers.