Gas Operator

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Our client is a successful Integrated Energy Trading company based in London

Reporting directly to the Energy Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for accurate daily nominating and scheduling gas positions across various European hubs, grids and pipelines and liaise with Traders to update and monitor position as appropriate.


  • Responsible for accurate daily nominating and scheduling gas positions across various European hubs, grids and pipelines including UK, Germany, Netherlands, and Belgium within deadlines
  • Booking/re-booking capacity to ensure portfolio capacity requirements are met. Some involvement in long term bookings
  • Daily confirmation and reconciliation of beach swap volumes
  • Update and monitor positions and liaise with Trading team
  • Resolve mismatches to ensure all nominations are matched on an hourly and daily basis avoiding imbalances
  • Trade support – trade capture and reconciliation in ETRM
  • Settlements support – where required, assist with invoice reconciliations
  • Confirmations – assist with confirmation of trades and reconciliation
  • Ensure compliance with contractual, regulatory and shipper licence here to internal risk policies and update systems and processes as required
  • Assist in setting up new business – counterparties, hubs, products, short haul, supply to sites and changing market operations
  • Support and advise Trade control and settlement teams to provide end to end operations for trading
  • Ad-hoc requests from different business functions
  • Perform UAT (User Acceptance Testing) as necessary for upgrades and project work


  • Undergraduate degree in Maths, Economics, or related discipline
  • Previous experience working within a physical gas or energy trading environment.
  • Strong understanding of daily scheduling controls/processes/procedures and end-to-end trade lifecycle.
  • Good understanding of European gas transmission systems and balancing rules is preferable
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and VBA
  • Experience setting up new markets, products, and systems would be advantageous
  • Knowledge and understanding of Gas storage, Power or LNG would be preferred
  • Awareness and basic understanding of programming language
  • Knowledge of another European language would be an advantage
  • Experience of supplying/invoicing end users in UK and Continent
  • Carbon Emissions experience (EUA/UKA)
  • Candidates must be available to be on-call evenings and weekends on rotation


  • Achieve high levels of accuracy with all work produced and be detail orientated
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience coding in Python, or another Object-Orientated Programming language is advantageous
  • Possess a commercial mindset and use this when problem solving and taking on new challenges
  • Ability to work independently and deliver work to tight timelines
  • Desire and ability to create and deliver change
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Be willing to learn from and share knowledge with colleagues
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Must work well in a team and under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing demands of business
  • Dedication to review and improvement of existing processes


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