Intraday Power Trading Analyst

Do you have what it takes to join the top Intraday European Power trading desk?

Centrica Energy Trading is looking for a motivated team player, who thrives while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. We want you to join our power desk and help us deliver the best trading results in the European power markets. We offer you a chance to join a team of experienced and talented traders & analysts who will help you to achieve your peak performance and build your knowledge and expertise of the markets.

We are a leading power and gas trading company that has a strong presence in Europe, with further plans to globally expand our business into the American and Asian markets. Currently, our European Intraday Proprietary Power trading desk is looking to hire a trading analyst for either the Copenhagen or Aalborg desk depending on preference.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the support function for the trading team, developing new tools and making sure the current ones are running smoothly.
  • Cooperating with the traders on creating new tools, presenting results, and building new supply/demand models across multiple countries and markets.
  • Maintenance and servicing of our analytics prototyping systems on a day-to-day basis

The role comes with competitive remuneration package, gives you a chance for further personal and career development.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Masters or PhD degree in a highly numerate subject, such as Econometrics, Physics or Engineering
  • Experience applying the R/Python data-science ecosystems
  • Able to communicate complex information effectively and succinctly
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to problem solving as part of a team
  • Are familiar with agile project management.
  • Self-motivated and self-managed with experience running and implementing complex and data intensive projects
  • Possess a positive attitude, strong potential and evidence of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Experience in or fundamental understanding of the power markets is not required, but you need to have a quantitative mindset to succeed in this role and a passion for trading is a plus.

Working on the trading floor:

When you start as a Trading Analyst you will quickly be immersed into the trading team, as you will work closely with the traders on a day-to-day basis. Here you will be optimizing tools and developing new ones in close cooperation with the traders. You will be a key player in the day to day trading operations, making sure everything is running smoothly, while also having the freedom to come up with new ideas. Additionally, you will work closely together with our trading desk in Singapore.

If you have the ambition to join one of the most successful intraday power trading desk, if you want to be a member of ambitious, driven and feedback fueled team, and if you want to be part of the environment which on a daily basis challenges you and helps you deliver your very best, Centrica Energy Trading is where you want to be. Apply for this role today!

Make a real impact and make the most of your talent

This is a unique opportunity to work with the best in an international environment, where the bar is set high and where days are never the same. So, take this opportunity to join one of the most successful power trading teams in Europe.

If you want to know more about the position, please write the Head of Intraday Prop, Morten Ahrensbach.

Start date – As soon as possible.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

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