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Quantitative Risk Analyst, Energy Company, Northern Germany

Gryphon Search Hamburg, Germany
Posted 2 days ago Hybrid Permanent €63k - €85k + bonus
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Boudewijn Vellinga
Headhunter | Finance, Commodity & Tech Sector | Search & Recruitment

Company Profile:

Leading Energy company provides a reliable supply of both traditional energy and renewable energy. They thrive to drive the energy turnaround combining electricity, heat, telecommunication, and mobility. By optimizing their entire energy portfolio and offering a wild range of services to their partners and clients, they are making innovation happening in everyday life.

Location:

The office is based in northern Germany. Working remotely is possible with a minimum of 2 days per week in the office.

Team Structure:

Current set up: 11 members, focusing separately on Power/ Gas/ P&G Long Term Trading, Short Term Trading, Modeling, Trading Systems and Algorithmic Trading.

Reason for Vacancy:

Existing team member gets promoted to Front Office.

Challenges:

Responsible for designing, developing, enhancing, and maintaining the quantitative models and methods, more details as following:

  • Key contact and responsible person for all model-related issues in Risk Management
  • Collaborating closely with the Front Desks and the Analysis Team
  • Responsible for the MTM evaluation and risk measures of energy-related products like storages, options, take-or-pay contracts, and other flexibilities, as well as renewable products like PPA(Power Purchase Agreement)s and GoOs
  • Responsible for main risk KPIs for trades and portfolios
  • Responsible for documentation and quality assurance
  • Implement quant methods and models in our modern IT infrastructure, working closely with our DevOps Team
  • Evaluate and develop new trading strategies and complex products and improve our trading system
  • Enhancements and maintenance of report
  • Support fellows within the risk management team and other departments (e.g., the trading desks, the credit risk management team, etc.)

Your Profile:

  • Degree in a highly quantitative subject (e.g., physics, mathematics, computer science, economics), or equivalent experience in the energy/ finance/ insurance sector
  • Profound usage of different risk models and methodologies with strong programming skills, preferably in Python.
  • You are eager to learn new skills and improve upon your existing proficiencies
  • You are well experienced in applying and implementing mathematical and statistical methods
  • Experience with reporting tools, preferably Microsoft Power BI
  • Ideally, you are already an expert in the energy business
  • Proficiency in ETRM systems, preferably Endur, is an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, German is NOT A MUST, but a PLUS
  • You are a reliable team player and can also work on your own.

Your Benefits:

  • Despite being a relatively large company, they are flexible and agile with a specific focus on geography
  • Flat hierarchy and an open culture that encourages learning and personal development through mentoring, training courses, and one-on-one coaching sessions
  • Engaged in the 3rd biggest renewable portfolio and help grow their onshore mandate.
  • Engaged in PPAs (Power Purchase Agreement)
  • Recently implemented state of the art IT trading platform
  • Algorithmic Trading is a new area, allows you to bring different aspects and drive them forward. Room to make a footprint and an impact
  • Deep insights about the energy industry, providing specialization steep learning curve, high growth path, coupled with monetary increase
  • A competitive salary package with attractive benefits, such as company pension, health insurance, and above market rate bonus structure

Culture:

Consists of a flat hierarchical structure, multi-disciplinary teams, and a work environment that encourages transparent communication and entrepreneurial thinking, which makes it an attractive employer for ambitious talent.

Aim:

To attract motivated individuals who explore to keep up on new technologies, make an impact on business, and continuously growing with the company in a dynamic environment.

Discrete call:

In case you are intrigued, or you wish to have a discrete call, please contact Boudewijn Vellinga under b.vellinga@gryphonsearch.com / +31 (0) 85 485 32 88 (landline) or +31 (0)6 1224 3196 (mobile).

We’d rather have a dialogue to explain more, than for you to conclude it might not be a fit.

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