Short-Term Market Operator/Logistics – Italian Gas Market

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join their Front Office team as a Short-Term Trading and Logistics professional in the Italian gas market. This role requires expertise in trading, logistics, and market analysis to optimize the procurement and transportation of natural gas resources. The successful candidate will play a vital role in maximizing profitability and minimizing risk through efficient and effective trading and logistics strategies.


Reporting to the Head of Front Office for the Italian market, the candidate will be responsible for the following tasks as part of the Front Office unit:

▪Daily nominations, balancing and logistics management
▪Short-term demand forecasts
▪Execute daily and within-day trading in the Italian gas market, including buying and selling natural gas to capitalize on market fluctuations and optimize profitability
▪Monitoring and optimisation of the gas customer portfolio, limiting risk within the established parameters
▪Collaboration in regulatory monitoring and analysis of potential impacts, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory frameworks and taking advantage of opportunities
▪Supporting negotiation strategies with negotiation tools and data visualisation (reports)
▪Apply gas trading insight to design, optimize and rethink automated trading tools
▪Generate positive P/L and capture market opportunities based on analysis of market conditions
▪Forecast and control the market guarantees required in the Italian gas market, including balancing, transport capacity, and other regulatory requirements. Ensure compliance with market guarantee regulations and optimize financial performance.


▪1 to 2 years of experience in gas trading, logistics, or a similar role within the energy industry, with significant knowledge of the Italian gas market, regulatory environment and key market participants (power knowledge will be advantageous)
▪Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as economics, engineering, finance, or a related discipline
▪Fluency in Italian and English (oral and written) is essential. Spanish is recommended
▪High analytical and teamwork skills
▪High level in Excel
▪Experience in Programming/Data analysis
▪Passion for energy

Personal skills

▪Are goal-oriented with high performance standards
▪Are structured and meticulous
▪Are proactive with a can-do attitude
▪Have a curious mindset and constantly seek to improve the status-quo
▪Have strong communication skills and feel confident in sharing your opinion and knowledge

Interested ?

Please apply using the form below and enclose your resumée.


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