24/7 Shift Gas Operator

24/7 Shift Gas Operator

Gazprom Marketing & Trading

London, United Kingdom

Role objectives

This position is for a role within the 24/7 shift Gas Operations Team of GM&T. The team (of 7) manages the optimisation of the gas portfolio both within day and outside of normal office hours, to ensure the efficient nomination of all positions and flows across Europe and the UK. The role will involve working outside of normal office hours and at weekends and overnight. The role will also incorporate a period of time working in close liaison with the trading desk (off shift) to develop greater commercial skills and to maximise potential profits from the portfolio within day.

Duties & Responsibilities

Operations Activities:

  • Nominate the ‘within day’ and ‘day ahead’ gas positions across European trading hubs and through the UK Continental Interconnectors to all relevant TSOs, SSOs, and any third party contracts;
  • Check positions in all markets with trading team to facilitate profitable trading in European gas markets;
  • Check confirmations returned from TSOs;
  • Provide support to Gas Trading Team through the development of a strategy to increase the profitability of the portfolio and assisting in the balancing of the positions outside of normal working hours;
  • Balance our Retail businesses in the UK and Europe;
  • Minimise any imbalances across the positions and look for opportunities to bring further profit to the Gas p/l;
  • Optimize the various storage products in the portfolio, reacting to the changing market prices to ensure maximum profitability at all times;
  • Develop commercial skills through trading spreads across Europe;
  • Development of new markets across Europe and the implementation of these markets in the day to day operations procedures;
  • Check future gas positions with trading team to assist in their planning;
  • Be responsible for running the automated book balancing tool overnight to ensure the correct positions are reported in the p/l each day.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Provide relevant trade information to Gas Trading Team to allow future positions to be agreed and for further provision to Front, Middle and Back Office Managers;
  • Report to the Lead Gas operator or the Operations Manager any errors that may occur in the course of the business, and also to report any issues with the systems to the relevant teams to ensure rapid resolution;
  • Ensure all developments and important information is handed over to other members of the shift team and to the Trading desk at the start of each day;
  • Ensure all trading activity is correctly entered into the trading system to ensure compliance with the company policies.

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent analytical skills and a good attention to detail;
  • Strong desire and ability to learn new skills;
  • Excellent computer skills and advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • Knowledge of systems involved in scheduling gas(desired but not essential);
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on an individual basis with limited supervision;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Able to cope with rapid business growth in a pressured environment;
  • Pro-active in achieving results;
  • Strong organisational and planning skills;
  • Diligent and reliable;
  • Languages: fluency in English (verbal and written) is essential; other European languages would be of benefit but are not essential.

Experience

  • Experience of working in the energy industry (desired but not essential);
  • Experience of UK and European gas operations (desired but not essential);
  • Knowledge of gas networks across Western Europe (desired but not essential).

Education

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience).

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