Portfolio Risk Analyst

Retail (SEFE Energy)


Hybrid Working

A great opportunity in our Risk team for someone with advanced analytics and programming experience using SQL and Python.

Do you have advanced analytics and programming experience using SQL and Python? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills in a portfolio risk management environment?

As a B2B energy supplier SEFE Energy supplies thousands of businesses across the UK, France, and Netherlands. To remain competitive, we must be agile, constantly adapting to the ever-changing energy world, driven by forces of decarbonisation, competition, digitalisation and shifting customer expectations. Our Always Reaching for Better strategy equips us to respond to changes and advancements, and quickly seize opportunities to grow and develop.

Want to join us on our journey?

We are looking for someone to join our team to support our portfolio risk management activities and drive the development of risk control monitoring, improve data quality developing and maintain accurate and timely reporting on portfolio risk metrics.

What will you do?:

In this role you will:

  • Provide quantitative and qualitative risk analysis on current portfolio and future opportunities, developing and maintaining accurate and timely reporting on portfolio risk metrics
  • Support and develop risk systems and infrastructure, and support the team in developing robust governance and controls around model risk management
  • Drive the development of risk control monitoring, including sourcing of data in a sustainable way and to improve data quality
  • Own and develop market risk reporting and risk control frameworks for the benefit of senior management and stakeholders across the business
  • Autonomously drive projects and present workable results within deadlines
  • Engage with stakeholders to investigate and drive new products and trading strategies
  • Participate in the enhancement and automation of different risk processes and reporting

What will you bring?:

You will have a solid knowledge of SQL or Python and experience working in a statistical environment.

You will also demonstrate the following

  • Knowledge of Value-At-Risk, stress testing, scenario analysis, and other risk analysis techniques is desirable.
  • Understanding of advance data analytics and modelling techniques
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to communicate complex issues in understandable manner to non-expert peers and senior management
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in all areas of work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to deal effectively with queries and build relationships with internal and external parties.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Excel and VBA
  • Degree level education in a quantitative subject (e.g. Maths, Stats, Engineering, Physics)

Experience within a similar environment (Energy sector and/or Risk) would be advantageous.

Our offer to you:

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

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

Based at our offices in Manchester City Centre or London, you can benefit from hybrid working offering the flexibility to spend some of your working week at home.

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

Who are we?:

We are part of the SEFE Group – led by SEFE Securing Energy for Europe GmbH in Berlin – which employs approximately 1,500 employees. The 350 people working in SEFE Energy are friendly and positive – you can approach anyone for help and your ideas are always welcome.  We’re committed to our REACH principles – Results, Expertise, Action, Challenge, Have courage – but above all else, we care for each other’s welfare and aspirations and above all offer support as your career develops.

Our focus for 2022 – 2025 is strategic, profitable growth and strengthening our foundations, primarily by placing data and technology at the heart of our business model.  We’re looking for people who are passionate about where we’re going and will help us thrive long into the future.

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experience, so all our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us.  We are a place where you can be yourself and make your mark because whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, encourages fresh thinking, and recognises your contribution.

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