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Senior Trader Proprietary Trading

Job ID:  3131
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

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

The Proprietary West team within Alpiq is active in the Continental, Nordic and Southern European power markets as well as Gas, Coal and Emissions.  Currently we are looking to expand the team with an experienced trader.

The successful candidate will be given a lot of freedom to develop trading strategies within the mandated markets. This will require an ability to analyse markets, define opportunities, implement and then manage the risk/reward as the trade matures. Apart from technical skills we also look for somebody who is a great communicator and will contribute to the team spirit and development.  

We offer attractive employment conditions in a diverse, international and dynamic environment.

Your main responsibilities

  • Define and execute trading strategies within given mandates
  • Share knowledge and experience with the team and the wider commercial context
  • Develop models to drive further development of Trading activities
  • Acts as a role model to other members of the team and fosters a positive working environment


Your qualifications

  • Strong and verifiable track record in a Prop trading environment in the energy sector
  • An extensive network of contacts within the energy sector
  • Team player
  • University degree in Finance/Science/Engineering or Maths
  • Proficient in English
  • Programming skills desirable


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.



Alina Tauscher
Tel.:  +41 62 286 7258



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