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Reference ID R45707 Updated 10/05/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Brazil

The Role

What is the role?

The successful candidate will be responsible for trading physical domestic gas on a cash month basis, balancing our equity portfolio with third party sales and power plant obligations. This role will be the Commercial Trading Focal Point for Shell Energy Brasil’s Commercial Gas Operations team. The role will also be required to support and optimize the physical gas transportation portfolio. Responsible for timely, accurate deal entry on all physical balancing transactions. The role will also ensure proper settlement of all financial hedges to the physical portfolio.


  • Adhering to Shell’s Business Principles, market Regulations, and contributing to and maintaining a culture of Compliance.

  • Trading Physical gas in Brazil in daily, balance of month, and prompt month markets.

  • Collaboration with gas and power trading, operations, and  sales/origination teams.

  • Developing transportation strategy in line with defined risk, credit and contract parameters.

  • Facilitating Short-term Customer transactions and assisting in customer management with the Sales and Origination team.

  • Contributing to and ensuring alignment with Shell Energy Brazil and Shell Energy Americas’ overall goals and strategies.

  • Interacting with other support functions in the organization such as Finance, Credit, Legal, Compliance, and Market Risk.

  • Accurate deal entry, position management, and PnL delivery and reconciliation within the Shell Trading Network’s control framework.

  • Knowledge of the developing Brazilian Domestic Gas market and an understanding of the fundamentals that drive it.

  • Ability to learn a new framework and develop experience in gas nominations, gas imbalance management and related activities on natural gas pipelines.

  • Developing short-term trading strategies and working with other team members to develop a long-term trading strategy with a bottom-line focus on profitability.

  • Collaboration with the financial trade group to understand exposure management of long dated derivative exposures that the trade book will carry.

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the Brazil on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Business, Finance or related field.

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in gas trading.

  • Knowledge of Brazilian Natural Gas transportation systems

  • Understanding of energy physical commodity and derivatives markets.

  • Fluency in both Portuguese and English is a must.

  • Kindly submit your resume in English

  • Ability to interpret and form a trading view from supply and demand fundamentals.

  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, understanding of financial modeling.

  • Leadership skills, decisiveness, respect for colleagues, and the ability to work as a part of team in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

  • Extensive spreadsheet management skills (Excel).

  • Database management and programming skills are a benefit to this role

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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