Who we are:

ENGIE  is a global energy company, a leading provider of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 153,090 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide, ENGIE achieved revenue of €66.6 billion in 2016. ENGIE is committed to being a leader in the energy transition.

We are looking for talented and motivated people to create the future of energy. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity, and help us meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow.

Global Energy Management (GEM)  is one of ENGIE’s Business Units. We deliver services in supply and logistics management, asset management, risk management, market access management, while contributing to the market understanding, design and efficiency and developing market solutions to accelerate the energy transition.

GEM manages one of the largest and most diversified energy portfolios in Europe, including electricity, natural gas, bulk commodities and environmental products.

With 5 trading platforms and activities in more than 50 countries, GEM has an extended geographical coverage in Europe, Asia-Pacific and in the US. It employs 1,300 people around the world.


As Short Term Trader, you will play a pivotal role within the Short Term Trading desk, organized within the Power Asset Management division.

The mission of Short Term Trading is to maximize  the revenues of  the ENGIE  power portfolio within the CWE region and maximize the value of intraday trading activities in the developing pan-European Intraday markets.

These activities are executed within a sub team of 7 people organized continuous 24/7 and taking up both Trading & scheduling activities.

You will interact very closely to the Algorithmic trading development team as well as data scientists, developers, front officers and business developers.

Main Activities:

In the role of Short Term Trader, you will be responsible for: 

  • Maximizing the CWE portfolio in intra-day, taking into account intraday cross-border capacity availabilities, real-time generation constraints, power sales reforecast, intermittency and demand side management options
  • Leveraging our market expertise in order to maximize the value of our trading activities. You will act as a single window to the intraday Market in order to cover the real time physical needs of Power Dispatch and re-optimize the asset portfolio against the intraday power market prices
  • Develop strategies to enter new emerging intraday power markets which can serve the portfolio of assets, intermittency, DSM and develop efficient strategies to capture trading opportunities on those different markets
  • Delivering 3 rd party services for external Customers
  • Performing all intraday market and cross border activity nominations and related scheduling actions towards power-grid operators in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintaining procedures, processes and IT applications up-to-date within the scope of Intraday Trading
  • Ensuring correct and timely delivered reporting of portfolio and market activities
  • Analyzing patterns in the intraday market behaviour and Develop strategies to serve internal and external physical power portfolios and to capture opportunities on the different markets
  • Respect GEM compliance rules and trading handbook
  • Respect GEM risk policies: Credit policies, Market Risk limits…
  • Report on a regular basis to the Head of Short Term Trading
Work location:


  Education and professional background:

You have a: 
  • University degree in engineering and/or economics, or equivalent by experience
  • Strong interest in Power Trading, proven trading experience is a strong asset
Hard skills:
  • You are willing to work in a rotating system
Soft skills:

  • Cmbine both analytical and synthesis skills and you are process-oriented
  • Have quant interest and strong desire to efficiently automatize processes
  • Demonstrate a pro-active, pragmatic, economic and logical attitude combined with problem solving skills
  • Are able to perform in stressful circumstances with tight deadlines
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and show a good sense for opportunities
  • Are a team player with excellent social skills and the ability to operate in a changing environment
  • You are able to work in English, and knowledge of French, Dutch and German are considered as strong assets
  • Programming skills like Python, R or VBA is a strong asset


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