Head of Gas Markets

Head of Gas Markets

Vattenfall

Hamburg, Germany

Do you want to shape the future?

BA Markets is now looking for the right person to fill the position as Head of Gas Markets in BA Markets reporting to the Director Gas in BU Trading. You will become a member of the Gas Management Team.

BU Trading is responsible for all trading activities around Vattenfall´s asset and customer flows to maximize value creation and improve sourcing costs. It provides all market access services for standard OTC- and exchange-based energy commodities for the Vattenfall Group, which means managing all hedging flows, from generation assets or customers, by Market Access.

Gas Trading is responsible for market access to European gas hubs and exchanges and trading natural gas to ensure the best returns for Vattenfall, as well as the trading of gas storage and gas transport capacity. The team takes care of physical gas products, portfolios and services and acts as contact for our internal and external business partners.

As the Head of Gas Markets in BU Trading you have the following key responsibilities:

  • Manage all employees within Gas Markets area;
  • Oversee and carry P&L responsibility for the Proprietary Trading for the Prompt and Term Tenor, within the given Risk Mandate and Risk Capital Limits;
  • Oversee Flow/Hedge for the Prompt and Term Tenor;
  • Active risk-taking in gas markets to maximize value for VF;
  • Provides Market Access services for standard gas products in all pan-European regional and local gas markets for the Prompt and Term Tenor;
  • Conclude, either in co-operation with Origination or by own means, contracts regarding the purchase or sale of non-linear/non-standard gas products, such as gas storage, gas transport, Options, indexed Purchase/Sales agreements, LNG and other related markets;
  • Develop, coordinate and evaluate new gas trading business models and strategies;
  • Ensure an appropriate management of the portfolios with the aforementioned products;
  • Support improvement of methodologies used for valuing deals and identification of potential improvement opportunities;
  • Coordinate analysis requirements for the desk as a whole;
  • An understanding of algorithmic and statistical trading would be a perceived asset.

We are looking for a Head of Gas Markets in BU Trading who has a relevant University degree or equal and experience as a leader in an international organization. Your command of English is strong, both verbally and written. You should have a proven track record with 8 years’ experience in the proprietary gas trading environment. Fluency in German would be an advantage.

Your personal characteristics:

  • You are a highly motivated and performance oriented leader who is able to focus on both people and business;
  • You are trustworthy, have a high-level of integrity and you are able to work independently with own initiative;
  • You are experienced in working in an international as well as in a regional and local environment and have an established Vattenfall network inside and outside of BA Markets;
  • You have excellent cooperation and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information and manage different stakeholders on all managerial levels;
  • Willingness to travel.

As a leader, you are clear, visible and courageous. You lead change, you are accountable and you create trust. You are interested in leading business and developing people and teams.

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