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Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Permanent / £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Senior Portfolio Manager - Dusseldorf

Key words: Quantitative, Gas & power, Quant Analyst, Derivatives, Futures, Energy trading, European power, Coal, Emissions, LNG, validation, gas storage

A major player in the energy market is currently seeking a new starter within its Front Office Trading team. Due to team growth they are looking for a Senior Portfolio Manager to be based in their office in Dusseldorf responsible directly for the PnL.

The successful candidate will assist in translation of physical gas asset value & risk practices into portfolio management techniques. You will be greatly involved in the creation of new trading strategies to extract value from the assets in place whilst advising on dynamic hedging activities.

More importantly you will be central to decisions made by trading and accountable for enhancing the returns of the portfolio.

For this role a university degree (masters/PhD level) is a must as is several years experience working in a portfolio management or analyst role. Experience with Gas is a must and additional products such as Oil, Coal, Emissions or Power are a plus.

Strong communication skills are a must and as this role is relatively senior within a small team, the ability to lead and mentor others is a must.

A practical and driven approach to work as well as the skills listed above will stand you in very good stead for this role.

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with traders and other stakeholders
  • Proactive approach to delivering results; able to deliver results within the required timeline
  • Commercially driven with enthusiasm and ambition
  • Quantitative skills are not required but will serve as a plus
  • University degree or equivalent in financial engineering or related subjects
  • Deep knowledge of Derivatives Pricing, Asset Management, Optimization Methods & Stochastics
  • Extensive experience of trading & creating portfolio value
  • Experience working in a high pressure front office environment

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