Senior Energy Trader/ Senior Originator

Job Title: Senior Energy Trader/ Senior Originator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-1806-89673_1535411437
Contact Name: Stephen Overty
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 28, 2018 09:10

Job Description

About the Role

Due to a growth & shift in the type of generating assets they have, this global energy business is looking to appoint a Senior Originator to secure and negotiate contracts and trading arrangements for physical and financial commodities (including gas, power, emissions and environmental products). Reporting to the Trading Manager your key result areas will be:

  • Monitor relevant commodity markets and assess implications for generation and retail and contracted assets
  • Contribute to the delivery or exceedance of budgeted gross margin for merchant assets
  • Contribute to the effective development and implementation of trading and commercial strategies and management of commodity market risk exposures within relevant limits
  • Initiate, negotiate conclude and manage structured transactions and commercial arrangements with market counterparties
  • Assist in ensuring that the operational requirements for structured contracts and trading arrangements are implemented
  • Contribute to the effective management of relationships with external stakeholders
  • Provide high quality and timely reports to Trading and Portfolio Management, Business Area management and other stakeholders

About You

  • Relevant degree qualification in engineering, commercial engineering, mathematics or economics
  • Proven track record of success in the development, negotiation and management of structured contracts associated with managing merchant generation and retail commodity exposures (gas, power, emissions and environmental products
  • Understanding of power generation and power/gas retail commercial operations and asset backed trading, preferably in Australia
  • Understanding of the development, negotiation and management of structured contracts within power generation sector
  • Ability to develop and lead a team
  • Takes ownership and accountability for achievement of business goals

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Stephen Overty on 07 3023 1074, quoting ref no. JO-1806-89673. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at