Junior Gas Operations Specialist

100 % | Sofia

As a Gas Operations Specialist, you will support all Energy Trading activities of the group across Europe and be a crucial part of the international operations delivery team. Furthermore, this function will be responsible to identify and eliminate any potential data inaccuracies in order to ensure the provision of high-quality services.

What you will do

Short-term (within-day & day-ahead) trading on European Energy Exchanges in order to balance the company's portfolio
Actively collaborate with the Front office trading department on operational conditions or situations that could be considered as potential threats or opportunities
Monitoring of end-users consumption data and optimization of the forecasts
Submission of daily/weekly nominations for energy transportation throughout Europe, in a timely and accurate manner
Participation in capacity auctions for international transfer of energy across borders
Communicate with external parties across Europe regarding operational issues (imbalances, restrictions, etc.)
Ensure that all transactions are correctly represented in the internal energy portfolio management system
Work on shifts – 24/7 coverage

What you bring & who you are

University degree in Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Finance or equivalent
Excellent command of the English language
Technical literacy, very good computer skills including, but not limited to Microsoft Office products
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Ability to work under pressure (must be able to multi-task in a dynamic environment, adjust to changing priorities at short notice, and ability to properly determine tasks, priorities, and goals)
Attention to detail, ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
Maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors

What we offer

Fit for the future
We're among the best in power trading. Be part of Axpo's market success and actively help shape the sector as it transforms. Join us as we create customised solutions as a niche player in the area of origination. At the same time you can develop your own skills, tackle exciting challenges and take on responsibility.

Knowledge transfer
Data and knowledge at Axpo add up to a wealth of opportunity for you. We're the only company on the Bulgarian market to trade in energy on a European scale. Be part of Axpo's market success and actively help shape the sector as it transforms. We recruit the best minds, and they all share their know-how and insights within the Axpo Group.

Lifelong learning
The Axpo Academy offers a catalogue of courses, training and certification programs. We contribute time and financial support to help you develop your technical expertise, soft skills and language proficiency.

The whole package
As a market leader in our field, we're proud to offer competitive salaries across Axpo. Our system of generous performance-related pay and monthy Sodexo vouchers enables us to recognise and reward excellence at every level of the organisation.

Your time
Make your schedule work for you. We offer extended leave (additional paid leave and holidays) for everyone, and empower you to work from home where possible.

Convenient location
The Axpo offices are conveniently located close to a metro station. We contribute to your commuting costs with a monthly allowance for public transport or fuel.

About us

Axpo Bulgaria is an energy trading company, founded in 2006 as a subsidiary of Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy, Axpo Group. Our strategic focus is on power and, with the emerging gas markets in South Eastern Europe, on gas. Axpo Bulgaria is the main energy operations office of Axpo Trading. In our Operational center in Sofia, more than 70 employees carry out activities supporting electricity and natural gas trading across Europe.

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About the team

Axpo Bulgaria has a team of experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of the Energy industry. The real energy of Axpo lies in its employees. Committed people who think innovatively and entrepreneurially are the basis of Axpo's success. Become part of the Axpo experience and make a difference.


Marina Dencheva
HR Generalist Axpo Bulgaria
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T +41 56 200 44 51
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.