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Senior Mid Market Associate m/f/t



RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Commodity Flow Desk, Essen, Germany (DE) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans

Within our Sales Unit the Commodity Flow desk (CFD) provides wholesale market access to different client sectors. In addition to acting as an “one stop shop” for the most relevant energy exposures the desk also markets RWE’s “easy commodity trader” web based execution tool (ECT), as well as other customer services, such as procurement strategies and research. We are looking for an experienced new team member.


  • You are be part of the CFD team Essen which is responsible for physical and financial hedging transactions with a focus on (green) power, gas, oil, coal and carbon emissions with energy companies, utilities and industrial customers across Europe
  • All activities aim to extract the maximum out of the regulated as well as non-regulated Flow-business, whilst operating in accordance with the appropriate Risk and Business Control policies
  • Together with our colleagues from Sales Portfolio Management for Gas and Power (SPM) you support to further develop the interface between the two desk with your ideas and insights
  • You contribute to realize cross sell potentials and you are responsible to develop new business opportunities for our  Sales Unit, including client prospecting and according contract work
  • You explore markets and promote new products in collaboration with other proprietary trading desks
  • You drive the digitalization approach of the desk including continuous client onboarding to ECT
  • You  maintain and establish further relationships to external pricing sources (banks, upstreamer, etc.), just like you  develop the client portfolio


Your powerful skills

  • University degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related disciplines, more than 5 years of experience in physical/financial commodities and/or futures
  • Familiar with commodities such as power, GoOs (Guarantees of Origin), gas, oil, coal and carbon emissions with detailed and profound understanding of cross-commodity relations beyond domestic markets. Further commodity and portfolio management know how is an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of energy markets in the context of commodities, markets and risks as well as extensive (Banking) knowledge in commodity flow business, and experience in a regulated environment; existing relationships to hedging oriented client base
  • High level of negotiation skills and assertiveness to especially drive the EVU-initiative, as one growth path of our client portfolio
  • Be commercially driven and enthusiastic with advanced trading skills and an entrepreneurial and pro-active mind-set, combined with an ability to build effective working relationships with customers and internal networks, in particular with proprietary trading desks
  • Strong knowledge of contractual frameworks such as EFET/ISDA/DRV
  • Ability to deliver against objectives being proactive and solution-oriented as well as ability to win the trust of executive level customers in challenging and changing circumstances
  • Team working and team building skills
  • Fluent in English and German

Advantageous, but not a must

  • Additional European language would be an advantage


Benefits you can rely on

At RWE, you will find all the advantages of a large technology group. And some merits that are even more crucial: openness and real team work. For we are open to the future and are building on the strengths of each and every individual. We value his/her work and opinion; we listen, pursue active ideas management and engage in direct exchanges. Respect, appreciation and mutual trust are the hallmarks of cooperation within the international RWE team.



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Any questions? Janina Müller (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-1241, Mathias Pechmann (specialist department), T: +49 201 5179-1155

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE Supply & Trading GmbH has around 1,600 employees from 45 countries and is the international trading house for RWE. We are active on Europe’s largest energy trading floor in Essen as well as in London, New York and Prague. On growth markets outside Europe, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, we are the hub for electricity, gas, biomass, raw materials and emission certificates. We provide large industrial companies and trading partners with energy supply solutions and risk management concepts. We also ensure commercial optimisation of the RWE power stations, operate storage for natural gas and market renewable energy generated by RWE Renewables. Our innovative solutions pave the way to the future of energy – and to a sustainable life.

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