Commodity Trade Operations

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Our client is a dynamic, entrepreneurial and growing energy Trading business who are looking for a knowledgeable and versatile Trade Operations specialist on a Temporary Contract basis for 3 – 6 months +.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a strong sense of collaboration and experience of working with global trading teams. An individual who can think strategically as well as tactically. Ability to manage stakeholder relationships and collaborate with other internal and external groups to deliver on projects or business requirements. The knowledge and motivation to get ‘into the weeds’ of day-to-day business.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day process control of exchange/OTC and FTR trading operations.

Knowledge of the following required:

  • Understanding of commodities trade life cycle
  • OTC and exchange cleared commodities, including power, gas, emissions, oil, coal.
  • T0/T1 trade reconciliation and settlement process
  • Commodities ETRM management experience
  • Experience of dealing with exchanges such as CME, Nodal, Nymex, ICE, EEX, Nasdaq
  • FCM and DMA set ups.
  • Broker agreements and fee reconciliations
  • Understanding of the importance of compliance and control framework and ability to input into development of policy, procedure and effective day to day controls.
  • FTR lifecycle management from ISO relationships, collateral posting, auction results, PnL and position validation, settlement and collateral release

Required qualifications and skills:

  • Minimum 5 years related industry experience.
  • Degree level education preferred.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with large datasets
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Analytical mindset
  • Technical acumen: confident Excel user


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