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Head of LNG

Date:  31-Aug-2019
Job ID:  830
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

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

For our Gas Origination & LNG team in Olten, we are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented and communicative professional.
In this exciting role, you will be able to directly impact the setup and success of our LNG Trading & Origination activities.
Your playing field

  • Build up new LNG activities within Alpiq, including the operational setup, based on DES deliveries, according to mandate and approvals.
  • Take responsibility for LNG trading strategy, efficient risk management of the resulting positions and for reaching P&L targets of the LNG desk.
  • Opportunistically seek LNG partnerships to accelerate growth.
  • Lead commercial activities for structured LNG supply contracts, in close collaboration with Alpiq’s gas portfolio, while respecting strategic guidelines and risk mandate.
  • Regularly propose development steps aimed at commercial growth in Alpiq’s LNG capabilities.
  • Contribute to the elaboration of strategic steps for Alpiq’s Gas portfolio.
  • Manage LNG desk members, in close alignment with Gas origination and LNG.
  • Swiss nationality, or citizen of a Member State of the European Union with a valid work permit for Switzerland.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Economics or similar
  • At least 5 years of LNG trading/origination experience
  • One or more experience as people management
  • Strong team player, accustomed to working in international teams
  • Advanced commercial LNG knowledge and track record
  • Advanced knowledge of LNG operations and shipping
  • Large network of counterparties active in LNG trades
  • Expert in LNG trading and hedging
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), additional language skills is an advantage

Your opportunity
We offer you modern terms of employment and an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting, dynamic environment. Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply using our job application portal. Alpiq stands for equal employment opportunities. Designations of persons and functions apply to all sexes. Applicants from recruitment agencies can only be considered upon prior arrangement by telephone.

About Alpiq
Alpiq Holding Ltd is a Swiss energy company operating throughout Europe. Its activities include the generation and supply of electricity, energy trading and energy management. Alpiq Ltd. is a subsidiary of Alpiq Holding Ltd. with headquarters in Olten.



Patrice Tricot
Tel.:  +41 21 341 21 11



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