Head of Nordic Origination (BB-26DB5)

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Are you interested in performing long-term energy deals that move the green transition forward? That is what we do at Centrica Energy Trading (CET). And as the new Head of Nordic Origination, your job is a leading role to expand our business in renewable energy, flexible generation, and corporate supply across Europe. And why would you be interested in that?

1. You’ll shape the future of energy and move the world towards a low carbon economy.

2. Work in an energetic business environment with some of the world’s biggest investors and businesses.

3. Join and lead an ambitious & experienced team dedicated to being the best within the renewable PPA business.

Does this tick all your career boxes? And do you share our ambition? Please send your application. Deadline is Feb. 28th.

What’s the job?

As our new Head of Nordic Origination, you will passionately take our strategy and vision to the field. Your finest and most important delivery is securing a strong and motivated team of originators set to deliver our strategic targets, securing deal-value for Renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and Corporate PPAs in the Nordics, and constantly develop new opportunities as the renewable energy markets evolve.

You will also originate and lead the making of strategic PPAs yourself. You’ll continuously keep up to date with the market and design and tailor customer proposals based on standard and new product structures, lead negotiations and signing of new deals as well as reshape existing.

You’ll work actively across our Asset Management value-chain and in close cooperation with CETs other regional leads to secure we continue to realise our ambition of being the no. 1 renewable energy trader across Europe, securing best-in-class products and services for our customers across all relevant geographies.

Work from where?

Centrica Energy Trading is part of Centrica’s Energy Marketing and Trading business unit with our main hubs located across Aalborg (DK) and London (UK). Along with our 600 colleagues, including our satellite offices in Germany, Sweden, Norway and Singapore, we handle over 14 gigawatts of energy from all over Europe. As our Head of Nordic Origination, we prefer that you work out of our main office in Aalborg, Denmark. The right candidate can work remotely from home, or from our offices in Sweden or Norway, and travel to Aalborg on a regular basis.

We rely on you to

  • Manage the Nordic Origination team and secure a good cooperation with the closely related contract management department as well as other internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain, grow and enhance the value of our essential Nordic asset portfolio of currently more than 7.5 GW - in accordance with our strategic targets.
  • Ensure team target setting and active performance management.
  • Take the lead on further development and execution of our origination strategy in the Nordic region in close collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Initiate and secure delivery of new initiatives, such as new product structures, new asset markets and new large customers.
  • Secure continued strong and positive cooperation across regional teams within the origination setup and the related pricing, structuring and trading teams in accordance with our values and to optimise customer value.
  • Actively participate in Nordic marketing and branding efforts including networking events.
  • Be our key market-facing representative in the Nordic energy market. Regular travel across the region and across our locations to meet customers and market players in Europe should be expected.
  • What you bring to our team

    You’re a proactive and outgoing team player, who’s able to lead and work actively with stakeholders across all levels. You must have a profound commercial drive and be capable of juggling many different projects and tasks simultaneously.

    Meanwhile, strategic implementation is something that you’ve worked with before. Finally, it’s crucial that you understand the drivers of the energy market as well as the changes and transition that’ll impact the industry in the coming years. And here’s a few more criteria:

  • A master’s degree within economy or similar.
  • A minimum of 5 years of management experience. With your strong and demonstrated management skills you know how to engage your employees.
  • Strong and proven skills in negotiating and closing large international deals, such as Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
  • Origination experience, preferably from the energy industry and from a similar position with strong proven performance.
  • Fluent in oral and written English – and preferably more than one Nordic language.
  • If this sounds like the job for you, please send your application. Deadline for your application is Feb. 28th. We'll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis, so send your application already today.

    If you have any questions about the position and your new colleagues at Centrica Energy Trading, please call Kristina Herold Høgh, Director of Origination (+45 61469668 / Kristina.Hogh@centrica.com) at any time. We look forward to talking to you.

    Centrica Energy Trading. We move energy into the future.


    About Centrica
    Centrica is a leading multi-national energy services and solutions provider, founded on a 200-year heritage of serving people. We serve around 13 million customers across the UK, Ireland, North America and continental Europe through brands such as British Gas. We are focused on satisfying the changing needs of our customers, enabling them to transition to a lower carbon future.

    Energy Marketing and Trading is the trading and optimisation arm of Centrica plc. We are a leading provider of energy management and optimisation services to businesses, in addition to managing commodity risk and providing wholesale market access for the Centrica Group. We have 14GW of capacity under contract in Europe, more than 80% of which is renewable assets.

    Our main offices are placed in London, United Kingdom and Aalborg, Denmark with satellite offices in Germany, Sweden, Norway and Singapore. We are the largest energy company in Denmark measured by revenue. Our mission is to move energy into a fully renewable future, and we have ambitious strategic targets to do so – we want to be not only no. 1 in Europe we want to be a world-class renewable energy trader.

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