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Structured Product Trader (f/m/d), 80-100%

Date:  24-Jan-2023
Job ID:  5633
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

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

In our Merchant Trading business unit, we are currently looking for a Senior Structured Product Trader to join our Structuring Desk. This is a newly created role due to our growing origination activities in the Nordics and Baltics region and is an attractive opportunity for someone who likes to combine their quantitative expertise with a proactive, commercial approach to these markets. It offers a diverse and exciting scope of activities and is to be based at our central trading floor in Olten, Switzerland. 
Your main responsibilities 

  • Trading the linear and non-linear positions in the portfolio. Main focus centers around all products in the Nordic and Baltic market areas, with a view to extract maximum value on long term and short term deals
  • Expressing market views via trading strategies
  • Pricing structured products through Origination channels and brokers, using available pricing tools and market inputs
  • Propose and implement trading ideas 
  • Back up of colleagues at the desk

Your qualifications 

  • University degree 
  • At least 4-6 years of relevant experience in energy trading, with a focus on Nordic and Baltic markets, PPAs and options
  • Good analytical skills 
  • Ideally some coding skills in Python, VBA
  • Strong business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Great collaboration and communication skills
  • Fluent English required, additional European languages 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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