Associate Business Manager (entry level)


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About Trailstone

At Trailstone we believe in shared success for our investors and our employees. Success is driven by exceptional people working together as a team with a passion for the mission and common values.

Trailstone is a global energy trader and risk manager. Our mission is to play a leading role in facilitating the worldwide transition to renewable power. Our primary business is real-time management of electricity generation assets. Our team of traders, meteorologists, software engineers, risk managers, and data scientists aim to increase the stability of electric grids while minimizing risk for generators of intermittent electricity from wind and solar investments. Trailstone leverages its energy market experience and predictive modelling platform to take and manage financial trading risk in energy markets.

Trailstone operates and develops a platform to trade renewable electricity assets like wind and solar power plants in Europe and North America. Today our robotic, AI & ML-driven real-time order execution manages thousands of renewable electricity assets.

Role Profile

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop an operations career within the world of renewable energy trading and technology?  Are you looking for a varied role which involves working with all parts of the business?

The Associate Business Manager is an entry level position at Trailstone. You will perform administrative and coordination tasks in order to support the daily operations and wider growth of Trailstone. Your responsibilities will be wide-ranging and with varying levels of complexity; you should also be prepared to ‘roll up your sleeves’ and assist with office administration duties where needed.  Conversely, you will be directly involved in the effective running and strategic development of the business, with the opportunity to develop your skillset in more complex and challenging areas over time.

To be successful in this position, you will have a keen learning mindset and excellent communication skills, coupled with strong attention to detail and commitment to high quality work whatever the task. If you are proactive, seek challenges and can execute tasks reliably within tight deadlines, then we want to hear from you!

The role provides exposure to all levels of staff seniority in an international company engaged in energy trading, renewable energy management and technology, and includes an attractive compensation package and bonus scheme.

What will you do?

  • Work with internal and external parties to ensure all requirements relating to Trailstone’s ongoing and new business are fulfilled, providing the necessary documentation and information as required.
  • Ensure that documentation governing Trailstone’s operations on exchanges and transmission system operators is completed correctly.
  • Build a comprehensive understanding of how systems, processes and external parties work and relate to one another in the context of Trailstone’s business, and use this to support its renewable energy operations.
  • Coordinate business controls and approvals, both internally and externally.
  • Undertake general office management and coordination duties where needed.

What do you need?

  • A strong academic background; educated to degree level or equivalent,
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Fluent English language skills. Other language skills are desirable but not essential.
  • Demonstrable experience in communicating clearly and effectively (written and verbally); through tutoring, public speaking or similar transferrable activities.
  • Theoretical and/or practical knowledge of commodity trading and renewable energy management is not essential – but an interest in developing expertise in these areas is a must-have!

Other Attributes

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment.
  • Resilient under pressure; able to remain calm and effective when faced with multiple requests or demands at the same time.
  • Able to work accurately at the lowest level of detail, while also being able to succinctly summarise key messages for senior management.
  • Able to effectively prioritise tasks and consistently deliver high quality work, with the ability to rapidly re-prioritise if needed without losing track of lower priority items.
  • A highly analytical, logical and detail-oriented working style.
  • Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the ability to engage in effective, direct communication across different levels of seniority with colleagues globally.
  • Willing to act consistently as a team player; willing to get stuck in to tasks outside of usual remit and help do everything necessary to make the business operate successfully.
  • Able to adapt skillset to varying tasks, demonstrate flexibility, and assimilate knowledge quickly.

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!