Sales Hedging Analyst

#Job number :SEFEGR00188


Retail (SEFE Energy)


Manchester


Permanent

We are looking for an experienced analyst to join our Sales Portfolio Optimisation team based in Manchester.

IN SHORT

We are looking for an experienced analyst to join our Sales Portfolio Optimisation team based in Manchester. The team are responsible for hedging underlying commodity risk within the SEFE Sales business.

In the role of Sales Hedging Analyst you will play a key part in delivering real financial benefits to SEFE Energy, providing operational and position analysis, innovations, insight, and contributing to improve our decision making. You will see decisions and recommendations turn into actions and see tangible results from the work you do.

This is a great opportunity to join SEFE, an integrated energy company with significant expertise in sourcing, trading, transport, storage, and energy sales.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Provide market reflective pricing for customer sales orders, monitor, and amend the Marketing Curve Building (MCB) pricing tool where necessary, inform traders of new sales which need to be hedged
  • Oversight of data flows between Sales locations and London systems through MVC / Endur, e.g. sales, trades (market & bi-lateral) and demand forecast changes
  • Contribute both trading analysis and opinion to aid risk management decisions
  • Liaise with stakeholders to identify & resolve incidents
  • Audit all manual processes and introduce new checks to reduce issues
  • Assist the broader team in delivering against challenging financial targets, whilst being constrained by volume and V@R limits designed to minimise our financial risks
  • Build a deep understanding of the short term (Balance of Month to Within Day) customer demand at each hub, the variability of this demand, for you to execute an optimal hedge
  • Monitor the customer portfolio, weather impacts, hedges, gas swing contracts, and other structures that might be originated to mitigate the volume and price risk
  • Support the traders to deliver system, and process improvements
  • Work closely with Commercial Operations across all sales locations to optimize the short-term risk.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

With existing experience in an analytical role, you’ll be entrepreneurial in nature with a strong sense of business acumen.

You will have well developed stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to communicate technical and complex issues to a variety of colleagues. You will be highly organised in your approach, with strong attention to detail and adept at managing competing priorities.

You will also evidence the following

  • Excellent analytical and mathematic skills
  • High level of computer skills (Python would be an advantage), including knowledge of statistical and trading system software
  • Clear understanding of financial risk and option value
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential

 

ABOUT US

Securing Energy for Europe – it’s a simple statement, with a bold ambition. SEFE is not just our name, but also encompasses everything that drives us. To accomplish this, we’re taking immediate action to secure gas supply – but also looking forward, to explore our role in the European energy transformation and how we can contribute to a stable and sustainable future.

As a fully-integrated energy company, we serve our customers with an end-to-end energy value chain – from sourcing and trading to transport, storage, and sales. Together, we ensure the security of gas supply in Germany and Europe and drive the green energy transformation. Our international teams work across locations in Europe, Asia, and North America. We’re passionate about energy and the important role it can play in shaping a better future.

Our Manchester office is home to over 320 employees in a diverse array of roles and specialties – from sales and operations, to technology, data science and more. As a key location for our sales operations, we deliver a reliable supply of energy and a fantastic experience to more than 50,000 non-domestic energy consumers in Europe.

 

OUR OFFER TO YOU

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, and recognises your contribution.

In return we offer a competitive remuneration package supported by a comprehensive, and broad reaching benefits package which includes.

  • non-contributory pension
  • bonus earning potential
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and volunteering days
  • buy / sell holidays
  • life assurance
  • medical and dental insurance
  • a wide range of optional flexible benefits

We are committed to supporting your career growth with opportunities to develop both your knowledge and experience through a blended approach to learning.

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.

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