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Proprietary & Sales Trader (PST) (m/f/gn)

Job requisition N° 17419


Department:     Energy Management & Trading
Location:          Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg)
Contract:          Permanent contract; full time


Your tasks 


  • You are responsible for the management and monitoring of all Proprietary & Sales Trading (PST) books and assets 
  • You take initiative for ad-hoc measures in case of unforeseen market development
  • You assess and execute hedging trades and implement them according to portfolio needs 
  • You define and assess proprietary trades to open new or keep existing speculative positions 
  • You conduct price chart analysis on all products and relevant financial markets to locate promising market developments
  • You plan and execute speculative transactions accordingly in PST books
  • You comply with PST financial risk limits and you collaborate with the Market Risk department on booking processes
  • You apply financial and statistical knowledge to develop quantitative proprietary trading strategies 
  • You provide strategies and ensure the implementation of daily operations
  • You develop IT tools to follow up and steer portfolio and trading positions and market developments 
  • You prepare ad-hoc analyses to support other teams and Management on development of daily operations



Your profile


  • You hold a master’s degree in a quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Economics or similar)
  • You have a minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position 
  • You are result-oriented, and you have an analytical mindset
  • An additional training/certification (e.g. CFA, ERP) is a strong plus
  • High quantitative capability to assess and understand the versatile challenges of Hedging, Risk Management and Proprietary Trading techniques within core energy markets
  • Willingness and ability to take portfolio decisions with high P&L sensitivity
  • Solid IT skills (e.g. Reuters Eikon, Excel, VBA, Python, Matlab, or similar) 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English. The knowledge of German, French and/or Luxembourgish will be considered as an asset.


For external applications, a recent copy of your criminal record will be requested if you are invited to an interview.

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