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Energy Trader

Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Location London, London Bridge
Role Trading
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
In this Energy Trader role, you will be working for a market-leading commodity trading firm. This is the perfect job for a graduate that is looking to kickstart their career in finance - apply now!

Looking for Graduate Finance roles and Junior Trader jobs in London? Want to work for a leading energy and commodities trading firm? This high-growth business is on the lookout for an Energy Trader with a passion for finance to join their growing team in London!

Company profile - Trading Firm

In this Graduate Trader job, you will be joining one of the leading commodities trading firms in the market today. They have been quickly growing market share within the energy and commodities trading world since their inception. With many years of trading experience within the senior management, the company is perfectly placed to continue with their impressive growth and performance as they expand through 2021 and, as a result, they are looking to bring on the future faces of the business.

Job description - Energy Trader

In this Junior Trader job in London, the successful candidate will have the unique chance for swift progression into a full trading role where you can expect to be completing your own trades rapidly. To continue their success, our client is in search of the best in their class to come on board and as such, they offer an extensive training programme to ensure new employees are up and running as quickly as possible.

Key responsibilities - Energy Trader

After initial training, the Junior Trader will be responsible for:

  • Take responsibility for some middle and back-office duties
  • Proactively researching and developing an understanding of markets
  • Working with senior traders to develop proprietary trading strategies
  • Taking responsibility for monitoring position, risk and PnL
  • Rapidly progressing to trading your own sector of the energy market
  • Relentlessly seeking opportunities to improve yourself and the firm

Job requirements - Energy Trader

  • A strong academic track record with a minimum of a 2.1 degree (preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Maths, Physics or Economics)
  • Excellent numerical skills twinned with an active and avid interest in finance & trading
  • Advanced Excel/Basic to intermediate VBA
  • The resilience to see a project through from start to finish and work long hours when needed
  • A real self-starter with an entrepreneurial streak
  • Flawless communication & interpersonal skills
  • 6+ months professional experience ideally, but please note this is not a pre-requisite

Benefits of the job - Energy Trader

  • A competitive starting salary of between £35,000 - £45,000, depending on experience
  • Beautiful London offices by London Bridge
  • The opportunity to grow at a fast pace as we push you to constantly give the best of yourself
  • The opportunity to work within a quickly expanding trading house alongside senior-level professionals
  • Plenty of opportunity for progression and growth within the business

Looking for graduate Finance jobs and Graduate Trader jobs in London? If you’re an analytical graduate with an interest in the commodities market, apply to this Energy Trader job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Luke Owen Edmunds
Team Lead & Key Account Manager