Gas and Power Marketer

LondonSouth East
29 Nov 2016
07 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
The European Gas & Power (EGP) Gas and Power Marketer is responsible for identifying and executing commercial opportunities and general business matters that are in line the EGP regional strategy and growth oriented agenda. This role will have a regional scope which primarily stretches across the UK and Northwest European marketplace with a strong focus on the commercial and industrial consumer segment. This marketer will focus on cultivating and delivering new business opportunities in primarily the natural gas and power space with additional emphasis on environmental commodities. This role will have pnl and delivery expectations across each of these performance elements.

Key accountabilities
  1. Originate and close value-added transactions with prospective customers in the region as part of customer growth strategy
  2. Utilize financial and physical structured products in line with Origination team to deepen product offering and value proposition
  3. Deliberate focus on prospective customer set in line with regional strategy that provides for sustainable customer margin, trading optimization value and structured products transactions
  4. Ability to connect with target customer set around providing energy solutions beyond a straight natural gas sale; includes gas, power and risk management portfolio strategies providing value beyond a simple transaction
  5. Work closely with Origination, Trading, Credit, Operations, Settlements and Legal.
  6. Coordinate activities and share best practices/ideas with other marketers and originators within the region.
  7. Take direct profit and loss responsibility of $2.5+ million annually.
  8. Represent and promote BP at relevant industry functions.

Essential Education

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Significant experience in a commercial trading and marketing environment with demonstrable experience of taking opportunities from discovery to deal close (full deal lifecycle), utilizing commercial judgment and negotiation skills
  • Deep understanding of existing infrastructure and asset grid in the UK and Northwest European region
  • Good knowledge of European gas and power markets and competitor environment - ability to use this knowledge to manage risks and identify opportunities
  • Previous experience in structured products, energy solutions and risk management techniques deployed to manage and reduce customer price risk
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skill
  • Excellent team player, able to build and maintain a network of contacts internally & externally

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
There are no additional requirements.

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Solid industry reputation with existing relationships across the marketplace
  • Demonstrated track record in natural gas and/or power marketing
  • Organizational agility and the ability to reach and influence key decision-makers
  • Good organization and time management skills

Relocation available

Travel required
Yes - up to 50%

Is this a part time position?

About BP
International Gas (IG) was formed as a result of the integration of the GTEL & Commercial Development SPUs. International Gas (IG) provides commercial support to Upstream in the development of major gas value chains, optimises BP's European equity gas supplies, trades and markets third party gas and power, and trades and optimises equity and merchant LNG. IG also houses a Treasury Trading team who manage BP's FX and money market activities. IG has high a significant commercial agenda and major growth ambitions, including supporting the delivery of major Upstream gas value chains around the world (amongst others including Trinidad, the Caspian, Oman, Indonesia, Australia, Egypt and Alaska), growing its European Gas and Power business and building a 20+mtpa flexible BP LNG portfolio.

Integrated Supply & Trading

Closing Date
[ "06-Mar-2017" ]