Senior Oil Trader (f/m)

80 - 100% | Baden

Bring along your knowledge, your enthusiasm and your dedication – and take charge as a Senior Oil Trader at Axpo. We offer a variety of challenging tasks and projects, and the flexibility to present and implement your own ideas. The energy industry is changing; it is continuing to develop dynamically and innovatively. That's why we promote internal and external courses, coaching and digital learning opportunities to educate and further train our employees on both professional and technical topics.

What you will do

  • Cross-the-barrel trading of petroleum markets on a speculative, fundamental basis, preferably with a focus on light ends
  • Proposing and executing trading strategies on refined products and crude
  • Participating to the inputs of medium-term balances on refined products and crude
  • Monitoring market trends, geopolitics and regulatory changes
  • Closely collaborating with other traders, analysts and other functions of the business

What you bring & who you are

  • University Degree in a highly numerical discipline (mathematics, engineering, economics)
  • At least 5 years of experience in trading proprietary petroleum markets, in an oil company, a trading house or a hedge fund
  • Strong knowledge of global petroleum markets and respective fundamentals, good knowledge of refining and blending economics
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, ability to deal with high levels of complexity
  • Fluency in English, French, Russian, Arabic or German knowledge an advantage

What we offer

Your recovering is important for us. Enjoy at least 22 days’ vacation for your work-life balance, and up to 12 paid public holidays per calendar year. You’ll get extra vacation days as a loyalty bonus every five years. In addition to that, you can benefit from flexible working hours as well as the opportunity to work remotely.

We offer fairness. In addition to a competitive salary, all employees are entitled to a performance-based component

Safetey first! Our sick pay insurance pays your full salary for up to 730 days. We also have collective health insurance contracts.

Above-average and generous. We cover at least 60% of your pension contribution.

Your development matters to us. Therefore we invest in your professional growth with a wide range of internal training opportunities and the possibility of cost and/or time-sharing.

A modern workplace awaits you in the centre of Baden. The main station is less than a five-minute walking distance. Baden is just 15 minutes from Zurich by train, and offers attractive shops, cultural variety and a wide range of hot springs.

At Axpo you can reduce your carbon footprint. Use your free half-fare travel card for business and private travel. When travelling on business by train, you can travel first class. For business trips by car, a separate Mobility fleet is available at Axpo in Baden.

About us

Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energies. The Trading & Sales business unit is a world leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. With a true entrepreneurial mindset and around 1,000 employees in asset-backed trading, prop trading and origination functions in over 30 countries throughout Europe as well as the USA and Asia, we develop innovative, sustainable energy solutions for our business customers and private customers worldwide. Good collaboration between colleagues in the team and the various specialist areas is central to our success. We have an open corporate culture and we value diversity. We therefore welcome applicants regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

More information

About the team

This is a unique opportunity to join Axpo's growing petroleum trading operations, reporting directly to the Head of the desk. We offer you an entrepreneurial and international environment in which you can actively contribute your strengths to help ensure the success of Axpo.

Contact

Luca Brugnano
Talent Acquisition Expert
recruiting.trading@axpo.com
Information about the recruitment process
Applying online and reviewing your documents
Apply online with your CV, qualifications and work references. You can add a cover letter, but it's not essential. We will review your documents and get back to you as soon as possible.
Initial Interviews
For certain positions, we may conduct a video interview prior to the in-person interview. This helps us to form a first impression of you as early as possible.
Getting to know you in person
We use our personal interview to get a better idea of your motivation, expertise, professional experience and expectations. In the second interview, you will get to know other people in the team.
Our offer
You've convinced us that you're the right person for the job. We will be in contact by phone to offer you the job.
Application tips
  • A well-prepared dossier and a pertinent cover letter help us to learn more about your skills.
  • In your interview, be open and genuine. This helps us to get an accurate picture of you, and helps you to find out if Axpo is the right choice for you.
  • Asks questions in the interview and clarify any outstanding points.

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