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Senior Originator, France



On-site, London-based | Full-Time Role 


About the Role 

We are looking for a Senior Power Originator to join our growing Origination Team. This role will focus on the French power market and specifically on opportunities and structures regarding renewables PPAs. The candidate will be part of an international (Berlin, London, Grenoble) origination team which leverages members of our trading, credit, legal and quant teams. This will be a full-time permanent role in Trailstone, owning the following responsibilities: 

  • Lead and extend Trailstone’s origination presence in France  
  • Customer outreach and deal origination 
  • Analysis of customer needs and market dynamics to create profitable structures 
  • Collaborate with the portfolio management and quant teams to understand and challenge analyses 
  • Liaise with the relevant internal functions to mobilise resources and drive the deals 
  • Coordinate customer meetings, calls and internal deal reviews


About You 

To be successful in this position, you must have the gravitas to gather and present the insight and data to support your recommendations on the French market and the ability to quickly grasp how Trailstone drives business. You should have excellent organisation skills, be able to lead on establishing an international office and defining key project milestones. You should exhibit excellent communication and collaboration skills, coupled with strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering exceptional quality of work. In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 


  • A deep contact book among French energy traders, asset owners and other industry players 
  • Knowledge of renewable power, balancing, offtake structures and other structured products 
  • Strong understanding of Power markets in Europe 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Creative and analytical 
  • Must be well-organized, and able to self-manage deals and initiatives 
  • Gas, REC, CO2 and other market knowledge a plus 

Other Attributes:

  • Possess an outgoing, friendly disposition and professional demeanor 
  • Ability to translate customer needs and market analytics into deal structures 
  • Understanding of the front office structure to help align and influence deals 
  • Creatively solve credit, legal, and other operational roadblocks 
  • Knowledge of regulatory and policy trends 


About Trailstone 

Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term. 

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities. 

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology. 


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