Power Trader

Posted 19 September 2023
LocationCounty Kildare
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinancial ServicesAccountancy
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know
Matrix Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Power Trader for our client who isbased in Kildare.

In this job, you will join a well-established company in the renewable energy business unit and will be responsible for trading a diverse portfolio of generation assets.

This position is a permanent position.

Your new job:
Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the prompt trading team to optimise the company’s generation assets in various markets.

  • Analyse the existing strategies to identify enhanced trading opportunities.

  • Maximising the revenue through managing balancing positions for wind and other renewable assets.

  • Monitor and manage the exposure to imbalance charges.

  • Participate in the development of future trading activities for an expanding power generation portfolio.

  • Alongside the data analytics team, assist in the analysis and development of forecasting models as well as enhanced trade execution strategies.

  • Maintain an updated comprehension of all market changes and energy policy implications.

  • Review and assess the impact of policy changes on the company’s generation portfolio and strategic assets.

  • Build and cultivate productive working relationships externally with Industry working groups.

  • Liaise and work internally with the wider Commercial team and Operations team to manage the onboarding of new projects, and any trading short term asset unavailability issues.

  • Proactively participate in the process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives.

What are we looking for?

  • Third level degree in a discipline with a high level of numerical, analytical and/or financial content. (Engineering, Finance, Science, Data Science).

  • 1- 3 years-experience in ISEM trading, ideally with Battery and Solar experience.

  • Knowledge of ISEM and the analysis of market drivers is essential.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills (Macros, pivot tables etc).

  • Excellent decision-making skills; team player; good judgement and decision making.

  • Strong communication, reporting and interpersonal skills.  

  • A self-starter who can work on their own initiative.

  • Experience in SQL is desirable.

  • Demonstrable experience of managing large data sets and analysing large volumes of data to identify trends is desirable.

  • Occasional flexibility in working arrangements and availability for out of hours trading cover, for example for plant startups on a limited basis.

Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Rena.
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