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Short Term Asset Trader (f/m/d)

Date:  03-Aug-2022
Job ID:  6897
Company:  Alpiq AG

Lausanne, CH

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

The Short Term Asset trading team is managing the entire Alpiq's asset fleet (hydro and thermal) for the short term horizon. Our mission is to extract the value of the flexibility of the own assets on the energy markets. The team has 14 members and is located in Lausanne and Olten. This position is in Lausanne.


  • Manage the Short Term positions of the Trading Asset books, in order to maximize the value.
  • Proactively contribute on a daily basis to the short term trading strategy and the adaptation of the trading tools according to the market evolution.
  • Participate to the daily operations (e.g. power plants management, crossborder capacities auctions, exchanges), proactively contribute to the operational errors mitigation.


Your profile:

  • 5+ years short term trading experience with analytical mind-set and good knowledge of power markets in Western Europe
  • Knowledge of the NW European Power Exchanges and cross border auction platforms.
  • Technical or economical higher education degree (ideally mathematics, finance or similar)
  • Extended MS Office, Python
  • Highly motivated, resilient, humble and proactive
  • Good communication skills, hands-on approach and fast-paced
  • English is a must, French an asset

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.

Federica Maraschio



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