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Originator DACH

Date:  24-Feb-2021
Job ID:  3574
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

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

Alpiq’s ambitious growth plans for the coming years include a significant expansion of our Sales & Origination business unit.  Our aim is to not only grow in terms of headcount, but in terms of enhanced entrepreneurship and risk taking. This situation represents a unique opportunity for sales-driven energy professionals, who think outside the box and who want to put their skills and ideas to use in such a setting. In this growth context, the DACH region currently has an attractive opening as Originator DACH, based in any of the three countries. 


Your main responsibilities

  • Identifying and developing new market opportunities in line with Alpiq’s portfolio 
  • Focusing on bespoke trading products, risk management and flexible contracts for power, gas and certificates 
  • Managing and upscaling existing customer relations as well as acquiring new ones
  • Closely collaborating with the colleagues from the trading floor, risk management, legal and other internal stakeholders 
  • Taking responsibility for the profitability of the concluded deals from initial term sheet to contract closing
  • Taking co-responsibility with the colleagues from trading and portfolio management for the performance of the portfolio of the concluded deals


Your qualifications

  • University degree or similar 
  • A well established network within the energy industry and a proven track record of concluded deals in the DACH region
  • You have a clear idea / proposal on how to generate PnL with bespoke energy transactions
  • Deep understanding of energy commodities, market mechanisms, energy logistics, etc. 
  • Ability to deal with high levels of complexity and strong financial acumen
  • Strong entrepreneurial drive and ability to tailor competitive business proposals
  • Fluency in German and English 

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.



Moritz Nauer



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