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LNG Trader

Reports toHead of LNG TradingTypePermanent 
AreaHELIOS - LNG Trad, Orig, & Ops (HELIOS - LNG Trad, Orig, & Ops)LocationLondon

About us

Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group - the world’s largest gas producer and one of the world's largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy.

Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

This position is responsible for developing and supporting the LNG Trading activities of Gazprom Global LNG a wholly owned subsidiary of GM&T. The key task of this role is to continue the successful expansion of the LNG trading business in the Atlantic region and delivery of the business plan.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of the global LNG trading strategy in line with the overall Gazprom commercial strategy
  • Assist in the risk management of the LNG portfolio
  • Provide trading ideas that will enable delivery of the business plan
  • Effective prioritisation of tasks to achieve targets in line with the business plan
  • Establish new and maintain existing counterparty relationships
  • Support contract negotiations
  • Understand and optimise on optionality in LNG contracts
  • Work within the organizations Trading limits
  • Provide sound analytic advise on portfolio positions
  • Provide input for the development of trading applications and infrastructure
  • Liaise with Front, Middle and Back office with relevant trade information
  • Provide input to ensure that the Trading team has adequate IT systems in place

Skills & Competencies

  • Proven track record in the LNG trading market
  • Excellent understanding of the global energy industry; marketing and trading activity specifics (e.g. system operation, products, customers and counterparties)
  • Excellent analytical skills (good knowledge of energy products a benefit)
  • Good understanding of risk management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English.
  • Strong business acumen coupled with entrepreneurial flair and energy (e.g. able to cope with rapid business growth)
  • Pro-active in achieving results
  • Able to build solid working relationships with other Front, Middle and Back office
  • Good relationship management capabilities
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a cohesive team
  • Diligent and reliable, with superior degree of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and make decisions in a pressurised environment


  • Track record of success in a Trading position within the LNG industry
  • Developed and established key business relationships within the Energy industry


  • Degree level education


Closing date for applications : 20th March 2017

Compensation level : Market Rate