Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.
Redstone Commodity Search are working with a major energy producer looking to hire a Desk Head to join the team in London.
Key Responsibilities / Tasks
- Responsible for setting up a new proprietary trading desk in London focusing on the European energy markets (products can include / not limited to crude, gas, coal, power, emissions etc.)
- Freedom to set up and develop your own team, ensuring you provide exceptional leadership qualities to maximise success of the desk
- Utilise various trading styles / strategies (discretionary, fundamental, algorithmic etc.) as you deem fit within the mandated markets to achieve highly profitable results
- Monitor the team’s P&L and portfolio as well as actively use your own trading knowledge to define and execute on trading opportunities
- Reports into Group Managing Director
Key Qualifications / Experience
- 10+ years’ experience trading energy and/or related products on a proprietary basis (crude, power, gas, coal, CO2 etc.) preferably within the European markets
- Extensive network of contacts within the energy space
- Excellent, verifiable track record of achieving consistently profitable results / high returns on VaR
- Experience managing a team and / or setting up a prop trading desk
- Located in UK / willing to relocate