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Front Office Quantitative Analyst

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Expiration Date: July 23, 2023

About the job

An international commodities trading firm have recently appointed one of the most formidable leaders in the energy industry to spearhead a £10bn overhaul of the organisation to accomplish the firm’s mission to secure natural gas and power supplies for Europe via the London trading desk.

The front-office trading division are searching for a Quantitative Analyst to directly support the Portfolio Manager in producing front-office.

The Quantitative Analyst will be responsible for the front-office model design and development, including alpha signal generation, derivative valuation models, commodity demand forecasts, and tools to optimise trading strategies.

*This role is available in London, Manchester or Paris*


  • Support the Portfolio Manager by generating quantitative models relating to the commodity portfolio strategy such as indexing models, market risk models, pricing models, alpha generation strategy etc
  • Generate energy demand forecasting models to support alpha generation strategy
  • Engage stakeholders across the portfolio strategy process including Portfolio Manager and the Execution Desk
  • Maintain a clear end to end view of portfolio elements and full scenario analysis of portfolio distribution


  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in a STEM topic
  • Experience developing derivative pricing libraries, market risk or structuring models
  • Practical model development or validation experience with an ability to think critically
  • Proficiency with Python
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate the ability to work effectively as part of a global team and liaise with key stakeholders.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Experience with commodities, power or hydrocarbons
  • Additional European language is beneficial but not essential
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