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Trading Manager

Company:  Flogas Ireland
Req ID:  4181
Salary:  Not disclosed

IE, BT48 0LY

Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract
Date Posted:  15-Mar-2023

Flogas Ireland is seeking to recruit a Trading Manager for a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a varied role to aid a busy and dynamic Department. The role can operate from a Flogas office in either Dublin, Drogheda, Derry, or Belfast in a hybrid capacity.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team responsible for the wholesale trading and pricing activities for the electricity and gas supplier. 


Responsibilities & Supporting actions 


  • Trading and managing of forward gas and electricity positions  
  • Balancing of short-term electricity and gas positions 



  • Pricing of commercial and industrial customers along with commercial teams 
  • Pricing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) across renewable generation technologies 


Forecasting and Settlement 

  • Supporting finance teams with regular forecasting of wholesale costs 
  • Assisting with settlement and reporting of out-turn wholesale costs 


Hedging Strategy and Analysis 

  • Assessment and refinement of hedging strategy 
  • Analysis and optimisation of margins through pricing activity 
  • Ad hoc analysis as required  



  • Managing assigned direct reports from a people leadership perspective, including employee performance, training & development. 


Other Activities and Responsibilities 

  • Manage counterparty collateral positions and margin calls 
  • Represent Flogas and Budget Energy on Industry Forums 
  • Review regulatory/ market consultations and prepare responses 
  • Assessment and onboarding of trading counterparties 
  • Review market development impact assessments and lead the implementation of necessary changes 
  • Take part in necessary project work from time to time 



  • Data management skills with advanced knowledge of excel, databases, SQL, VBA 
  • Knowledge of energy/commodity markets 



  • Analytical  
  • Commercial focus 
  • Organised and adaptable 
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders 


Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Degree level qualification in either a business, mathematics, engineering or finance discipline 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role/environment 
  • Able to effectively manage and coach 
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel  
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to take ownership and responsibility for the role  
  • Strong attention to detail  
  • Works under pressure, deadline orientated and flexible working attitude 


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