Transport & Balancing Operator – Energy

Retail (SEFE Energy)




's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands)


Help us join the dots between demand forecasting, pricing, sales, and finance

Do you have experience within the energy industry? Do you have strong data skills? Are you organised with strong attention to detail?

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 two people to join our Logistics desk in the role of Transport & Balancing Operator where you will play a key role in understanding and reducing costs associated with imbalance and transportation. You will help join the dots between demand forecasting, pricing, sales, and finance.  One role will focus on the Dutch market and can be based in Den Bosch or Manchester with the second having a French focus with Paris or London as base locations.


What you will do?

  • The key areas of focus for this role are as follows:
  • You will use your strong data skills to understand and review nominations allocation and imbalance positions, and work closely with others to identify any issues causing profit leakage.
  • Become the leading expert on capacity to ensure efficient pricing and identify any optimisation possibilities.
  • Work collaboratively across Portfolio Management, Sales, Risk and Finance teams to mitigate risks and identify opportunities to add value.
  • Where required, collaborate internally on clean energy certificate exposures and approach to balancing certificates to regulatory/legal requirements.


What you’ll bring to the role?

You will

  • Be highly organised, with strong attention to detail and adept at managing competing priorities.
  • Have well developed stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide audience
  • Be entrepreneurial in nature and display a dedication to quantitative rigour
  • Be experienced in the natural gas, power, and emissions market
  • Understand market regulation and compliance (desirable)
  • Be fluent in English with another foreign language (desirable)
  • Be capable of coding in python (desirable)
  • Have proficiency in visual tools (Power BI / Tableau) (desirable)


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 from either Manchester, Den Bosch, London, or Paris, you can benefit from hybrid working offering the flexibility to spend some of your working week at home. The benefits package will have slight variations between countries.

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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