Energy Trading 2023 Graduate Scheme

#Job number :SMTGRAD23FO


As a graduate you’ll gain experience using advanced technology and data analysis to monitor trends, flows and prices of Gas and Power, understand gas storage and transport, and how to hedge in to minimise short, medium, and long-term risks.

What you’ll be doing

We’re always looking to build on the 20+ years of experience in the gas, power, and carbon offsets markets. And to improve the always-changing needs of our partners, we need bright young minds looking to start their career.


The Gas, Power & Derivatives Graduate Scheme can help with that. As part of this scheme, you’ll gain experience using advanced technology and data analysis to monitor trends, flows and prices of Power, understand gas storage and transport, the development of renewable energy (Hydrogen) and how to hedge to minimise short, medium, and long-term risks.


The kind of person we’re looking for…


Whether your ambitions are to become a Trader or to build a career developing renewable energy, you will have direct exposure to the market and will be trusted with individual responsibility.  Entrepreneurial abilities, accuracy, and strong communication skills are the key ingredients for a successful career in trading at SEFE. In addition we look for


  • A 2:1 degree – or the equivalent in any degree
  • Strong technical ability, including Excel skills
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A quick learner
  • Strong attention to detail


What we will give you…

Our Front Office Graduate Scheme is a 2-year straight to desk programme. This will give you time to develop an in-depth knowledge of your business area and to build your skills to become highly capable in your area of expertise. You will learn from your more experienced team members about the market and how it operates as well as technical knowledge relevant to your team.

From Regulatory Affairs, to Power Operations, to Commercial Change, Hydrogen, Power Trading, and Commercial Operations you will learn how the how deal life cycle happens from intraday trading to long term trading. These teams are responsible for the trading of energy to ensure that we secure energy for Europe. You will learn and understand the entire energy deal lifecycle as well as managing risks.

What it’s like working at SEFE M&T

SM&T’s mission is to secure energy supply for Europe and help drive the transition towards renewable energy that the future needs. It’s a big ambition and one that wouldn’t be possible without the extraordinary people that we work with.

SM&T is a place where warmth and positivity are as important as learning and growing. As a grad, you’ll be supported in everything you do. Your ideas will be listened to. You’ll have the scope to find what you love, and then do more of it. More importantly, it’s somewhere that you’ll enjoy coming to work each and every day.

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.


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


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