Energy Trading & Risk Intern
The Optimised Group of companies deliver quantifiable business outcomes to our clients through a comprehensive suite of energy/property services and technologies while driving a net-zero carbon agenda. With a combined team of highly trained analysts, engineers and technologists, the Group operates from four office locations in Blackpool, Bristol, Ashby, Sittingbourne, and Dumfries, providing national coverage.
The Optimised Group is looking for an Energy Trading & Risk Intern, to join our full service, energy solutions business. They will be supporting the Procurement and Trading team in Energy Market Reporting, Fundamental and Technical Analysis, Market Risk, Data Analysis and Trading. This internship would be suitable for a newly qualified graduate who has a background in Mathematics, Economics, or another numerical/analytical focused degree.
Developing fundamental and technical market views to understand prompt and curve market risk
Assisting in the development of, and using internal tools to monitor market developments and deliver information to both internal and external stakeholders
Preparing daily, weekly, and monthly market reporting
Analysing client portfolios and performance reporting
Assisting the team in trading decisions and portfolio hedging
You will be proficient in MS Office packages, specifically Excel
You will possess strong analytical skills, with a passion for problem solving
You will have an excellent ability to communicate your views and findings
You will have excellent organisational skills and be capable of working with large amounts of data
You will show a commitment and willingness to learn
It is essential that you work well under pressure and make quick and rational decisions
Experience & Qualifications
No experience in the energy industry is required, however experience in statistical or economical based modules is desired.
2:1 degree or higher in a Mathematics, Economics, or other numerical/analytical focused degree
Our Aspirational Values
Willing to create deep and long-lasting client partnerships built on mutual benefit.
Do the right thing
Will uphold the highest standards of integrity even in the face of adversity.
Own the outcome
Will maintain quality standards, with the aim of improving service levels and customer value.
Willing to be part of an organisation big enough to be accountable and small enough to care.
Willing to embrace change and constantly seek improvement.
Constantly aim to reduce clients’ impact on the environment, as we strive towards greater well-being and a better world.
What we offer you
Company pension scheme
Private medical insurance
25 days annual leave increasing to 28 with length of service
Option to buy or sell up to 3 days’ holiday per year
1 day to volunteer for a charity of your choice
Opportunity for progression, including a designated training budget
Friendly, flexible, and dynamic team working environment
Opportunities to work with people at all levels of the organisation
Our office locations
Please apply by attaching a copy of your current CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this role.