Where you fit in
This role is for a Structurer at Shell Energy Trading Europe & Africa (SE-EA) focusing on real options structures and valuations in remit of SE-EA.
The Deal Structuring team within SE-EA is a commercial function within Front Office accountable for the valuation and risk assessment of new complex contracts that takes ownership of the valuation and deal management methodology.
The main activity of the Deal Structuring team is close collaboration with Originators and Trading desks to develop deal opportunities that add value and to support growth of the portfolio within the Energy product space in Power & Gas in Europe and for Environmental Products across the globe.
The Deal Structuring team operates from the Shell trading hub in London where the majority of the team members are located with some individual ones located in the Hague and Singapore. The main commercial stakeholders for the Deal Structuring team are the Power and Gas Businesses in Europe and the Environmental Product Trading Business (EPTB) that operates globally with desks in London, Singapore, San Diego and Shanghai.
What’s the role?
To support the growing activities of the business, the Deal Structuring team needs to expand and we are therefore looking for a individual who combines the quantitative and analytical skill set of a Deal Structurer or aspired to be one with a commercial mindset and the ability to manage a complex stakeholder environment across multiple locations. The candidate is expected to have the necessary experience and self-dependence to quickly build a strong relationship across the business.
The main responsibility of the role is to collaborate with the Business Developers and support the growth of the Shell’s portfolio, while being accountable for the methodology of the valuation and risk assessment of complex transactions.
The role needs to:
Represent the Deal Structuring team and build strong relationships across the business stakeholders and internal departments (eg. Risk, Finance, Credit)
Collaborate with Originators and Traders to create innovative structured products in response to demand and changing market conditions
Develop and own valuation methods and models for pricing and risk assessment of complex structured contracts pre and post deal execution. Identify value drivers and risks inherent in the transactions (e.g. market risk, project risk, credit risk, regulatory risk, financing risk).
Maintain an outward mindset and ongoing commitment of Deal Structuring to the One-team approach
This role is a challenging position with excellent development opportunities across T&S and the wider Shell group. We require a creative individual with excellent analytical/numerical and interpersonal skills. Working under tight deadlines and conflicting pressures, the candidate will prove able to continue delivering to an excellent standard, with clear focus on the bottom line and priorities in hand. The successful candidate will show the will and the ability to contribute to this objective and to constantly improve personal and team performance.
We are interested in attracting people to our business who share our core working values of honesty, integrity, and respect for others. We also want those who can build on our business vision, are prepared to accept accountability, and can achieve great results through teamwork and generating creative solutions to problems.
What We Need From You
The role requires:
Postgraduate or professional qualification in numerical subject (MSc, CQF or similar).
Financial maths experience in a trading environment or though a degree project
Good interpersonal skills, both with team colleagues and stakeholders, with a proven track record as a senior team member.
Excellent communication, relationship building and presentation skills.
Beneficial skills / knowledge
Previous exposure to Energy Markets (e.g. gas, power or environmental product markets)
Programming skills e.g. VBA or Python.
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