Trading & Portfolio Management Lead

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Trading & Portfolio Management Lead

We are looking for a Trading & Portfolio Management Lead to set up and lead the energy portfolio and risk management of Flo Energy Australia. 

Full-time · Melbourne

About Flo

Hi, we’re Flo, and we are on a mission to switch as many people and businesses as possible to clean, renewable energy.

We do that by making clean energy as cheap as conventional energy, investing in smart technology to reduce our operating costs and passing the savings to our members. And yes, it's not impossible.

We are pushing boundaries and breaking conventions of the traditional electricity retailer. To do so, we are looking for like-minded people who share our passion for technology and sustainability. You might be the one we are looking for!

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What you will be doing:

The Trading and Portfolio Management (TPM) team at Flo is responsible for the company’s energy portfolio and risk management:
  • Short- and long-term forecasting of energy prices and demand of the retail portfolio;

  • Optimizing short- and long-term energy demand with our energy trading decisions;

  • Ensuring Flo thrives under any market circumstances through effective risk management;

  • Wholesale cost transfer pricing to support sales and renewals across all customer segments;

  • Setting up (new) price and demand forecasting models for Flo’s regional expansion;

  • Product development for new tradable flexible assets and customer propositions.

Our ideal candidate will be trusted to dive right in, take the lead and responsibility for:
  • Working closely with the regional Director of TPM to develop and execute portfolio and trading strategies;

  • Operational excellence: ensuring correct pricing and consumer load forecasting, and providing key performance insights to local and regional management;

  • Risk Management: assessing and managing various risks associated with the portfolio, such as regulatory changes, market fluctuations, and technology advancements, to maximize returns and minimize potential losses;

  • Optimal profitability: actively pursuing and sourcing competitive deals and best-in-class energy trading strategies;

  • Portfolio diversification: assessing business cases for renewable and flexible assets to be deployed locally;

  • Team performance: a small team of skilled analysts and data engineers responsible for monitoring performance and providing key performance insights. 

You will be a good candidate if you have: 

  • Have completed relevant education, a relevant (energy) technical/finance education is a strong advantage;

  • Have at least five years of experience working in a PnL responsible role, strong preference for candidates currently working in a similar role in energy retail or in the past;

  • Have extensive knowledge of and experience in the Australian energy market. Preferably for gas, electricity and renewables markets, and is fully up to date on current market dynamics;

  • Are very skillful in SQL and Excel. Affinity with Python is an added quality that is taken into consideration as a strong advantage;

  • Have excellent communication skills, an eye for detail, and work accurately;

  • Are self driven and results oriented, and can perform in a lean and fast paced environment;

  • Have demonstrable affinity with Flo’s sustainable mission.

Extra points if you:

  • Have relevant prior work experience in or knowledge of the New Zealand energy market.

Culture and benefits:

  • An exciting start up position where you can make an impact.

  • Get involved in product development and regional expansion from the ground up to chart the future of Flo.

  • A lot of freedom and an essential role in the portfolio management team.

  • Work in an open-minded and dynamic environment with a talented team.

  • Five weeks annual leave and great work-life balance.

Join a fast-growing electricity retailer that's making renewable energy accessible for all

We are looking for growth-minded people who share our values and beliefs. We would love to hear from you, even if you feel unsure about meeting every requirement listed above. 

Join us as our new Trading & Portfolio Management Lead!