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Senior Gas Trader, London


London Office - Hybrid Working - Full-Time Permanent Role  


About the Role  

We are looking for a Senior Gas Trader to join our growing London office. This role will sit in the Trailstone Front Office supporting our EU Gas Team. 

This will be a full-time permanent role owning the following responsibilities:  

  • Act as an expert within a gas trading environment. 
  • Manage your own limits in terms of VaR and P&L under the overall desk limits  
  • Develop trading strategies to capture our fundamental PoV on a directional, time and locational spread basis  
  • Work with Analysts to further enhance our modelling / analytical capabilities  
  • Liaise with Senior Management re trading strategies / performance for Europe  


About You  

This person will be a collaborative team player with the ability to be adaptable in ever changing environment.  In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 

Essential Skills: 

  • Extensive experience trading European Natural Gas  
  • Proven experience in trading the key European gas hubs   
  • Working knowledge of LNG / Freight markets  
  • Experience working collaboratively on trading teams 
  • Programming experience would be advantageous 
  • An additional language to English is preferred but not essential 
  • Knowledge of power, emissions or coal trading (preferred but not essential) 
  • A passion and strong interest in weather and meteorology  


Other Attributes: 

  • Strong commercial acumen 
  • Analytical and highly numerate, with strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment 
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the ability to engage in effective, direct communication across various levels of seniority globally  


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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Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them.  

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world. Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption!  

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities.  

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