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Energy Portfolio Manager (f/m/d)

Date:  17-Mar-2023
Job ID:  6898
Company:  Alpiq AG

Lausanne, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

At Alpiq, we currently have an interesting opening as Energy Portfolio Manager. The role is ideal for somebody with a few years of experience in energy markets, who has a strong commercial sense and ambition, but also a great team orientation and the willingness and skills to efficiently advise and support our Originators and other front office colleagues. This role is based at our offices in Lausanne.


Your main responsibilities

  • Pricing offers of gas and power profiles to Alpiq's Swiss business partners
  • Actively managing short and long term positions with the associated hedges with a view to minimise the balancing/flexibility risk associated witht the portfolio 
  • Setting up energy portfolio management processes, risk management measures, policies on position management 
  • Management of the Sales portfolio in Switzerland (Reseller, Industry), i.e. pricing of offers, implementation of transactions in the trading system, hedging, position monitoring and optimization
  • Participating in or leading projects related to Alpiq’s Sales and Origination activity, such as the development of new products, continuous improvement of processes and tools, investments/divestments, etc.
  • Close collaboration with the local Sales & Origination teams as well as other functions in the business


Your qualifications

  • Higher education in a relevant field (university or other, technical, economical, scientific) 
  • At least 2-5 years of relevant experience in European energy markets 
  • Good understanding of power and gas products in sales and trading (e.g. different types of supply contracts with industrials)
  • Solid analytical skills and affinity with tools and systems, advanced user of Excel, incl. VBA, additional coding skills a plus (e.g. Python)
  • Great team player with winning personality and influencing skills, fluency in English required, German or French would be a plus

What is also important to us!

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Moritz Nauer



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