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Business Development Analyst


London Office | Hybrid Working | Full-Time Role 


About the Role 

We are looking for a Business Development Analyst to join our growing London office. This role will sit in Trailstone’s international business development team, influencing the strategic direction of the company with a broad exposure to all aspects of the renewable energy trading world.  

The successful candidate will support the full cycle market-entry process, starting with market analysis, entry strategy selection, business case development and leading through to initial conversations with counterparties, helping the in-country team to get the business set up and running. Although the role is initially focused on international business development, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to feed into other business development areas and new product development cycles as opportunities arise.  

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

  • Provide in depth research on individual country markets, understanding and explaining the mechanics and key drivers of renewable integration in each.  
  • Assess viability of Trailstone’s entry into selected geographic regions. 
  • Coordinate commercial and operational activities in new global markets along with key stakeholders within the business.  
  • Develop and test market entry proposals 
  • Create and present strategic business plans. 


About You 

This person will be a commercially minded, analytical and inquisitive individual with a tangible interest in green technology. In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 

Essential Requirements: 

  • A degree in Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Environmental Science/Policy or a similar discipline. 
  • A strong interest in global physical power markets, renewable energy and green technology. 
  • A passion for meeting potential new customers and understanding the challenges the market presents them. 
  • Ability to translate technical and/or regulatory rules into practical, commercial and operational consequences. 
  • Ability to research and compile unstructured information into useful datasets. 
  • Excellent presentational and analytical skills. 
  • Interest in travelling to countries and regions that are active in the global energy transition. 
  • Fluency in Spanish & Portuguese will set you apart. 

Personal Attributes:

  • Good commercial acumen. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • A business development mindset with the ability to quickly grasp market dynamics. 
  • Inquisitive and solutions driven. 
  • Ability to communicate complex information effectively and succinctly. 
  • A highly analytical, logical and detail-oriented working style. 
  • A willingness to travel, to engage new counterparties, and a willingness to work across borders and cultures.  


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. 


We’re different, and we like it that way!  

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. 

So regardless of your gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, physical limitations, how you identify, how you pray, who you love, where you went to school, who you consider family, or how old you are… you can belong here!