Power Scheduler

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Power Schedulers provide the interface between the short term power traders and Grid Operators. Each physical trader will act on the market in accordance with a view on the OTC, capacity market and power exchanges. Power Schedulers ensure that the physical positions matches the trader’s strategy at the European level, to ensure no value is lost.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage short term physical electricity position in European markets through;
  • The submission of bids/requests for the purchase of export/import transmission rights.
  • The nomination of positions within countries with our trading counterparts.
  • The nomination of border flows to the respective Grids.
  • Ensuring that the positions displayed in our bespoke scheduling systems reflect the reality of the trading desks’ activity on the market in terms of trades being captured and export/import transmissions being correctly represented.
  • Understand the requirements of each Grid Operator in terms of nomination format and deadlines for the various nomination types.
  • React quickly to information from Grid Operators to avoid or minimise the impact of costly “imbalances”.
  • Train new schedulers to perform the above tasks when necessary.
  • This list is not exhaustive and may include other tasks assigned by the manager.

Experience required/technical requirements

  • Graduate qualification in an analytical discipline (finance/science/engineering/maths)
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Some experience of Scheduling or as an operator in the Energy market, preferred
  • Fluency in English and at least one other European language is preferred (CEE languages as preference)
  • Experience of VBA or other programming skills is useful

Person specification

  • Decisive and able to use own initiative in dealing with operational problems
  • Disciplined and able to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Tactful when communicating with external companies
  • Strong organisational and numerical skills
  • Motivated to work hard and succeed in the company
  • Team player
  • Demonstrates integrity
  • Hours of work: 24/7 Shift Rota


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