Commodity Quant Analyst

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Commodity Quant Analyst 

Nottingham and Coventry mix of 50/50 working from home and office

£30,031 - £40,344

We have an exciting opportunity for an Analyst to join the Export, Structuring and Analysis team within Energy Markets.

The Energy Markets team operates at the heart of E.ON UK, and is responsible for ~£13bn of energy, energy trading, and trading related activities. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing commodity risk models and systems to provide risk analysis, risk reporting and insights to inform decisions relating to E.ON UK's energy trading and commodity risk management activities.

  • Support the calculation of appropriate provisioning for commodity risks in the UK business plan
  • Support operational risk reporting, and provide out-turn risk reporting and commentary against this throughout the year to stakeholders.
  • Support and develop risk-mitigating proposals for portfolio risks.
  • Provide detailed analysis and modelling expertise to support decisions papers being taken to senior decision bodies.
  • Work with the wider Energy Markets team to enhance its reputation as an analytical centre of excellence, increasingly providing leadership of this task.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the wholesale energy markets and quant modelling, becoming a recognised expert within the team.
  • Act as delegate for the senior analysts within the wider team as required.

What we need from you


  • A relevant degree or equivalent experience with post qualification experience in a commercial environment.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to drive analytical techniques to improve business decisions and provide recommendations on such to management.
  • A strong understanding of Python, C++ or both.
  • Well-developed Excel and Microsoft Office skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently increasingly able to scope and drive their own work.
  • Wide ranging expertise in statistical techniques, e.g. regression modelling, monte carlo simulation, stochastic modelling, option theory.


  • Experience of productionising quantitative solutions in a commercial environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of the energy industry (trading, upstream, retail and solutions).

Here’s what you need to know

This is a great role with huge potential.  But the rewards are great as well.   

We have a market leading benefits package – it includes a, 26 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays, a generous pension scheme and the chance to choose from some 20 flexible benefits. For the full list of benefits.

E.ON is committed to being an inclusive employer. We recognise that everyone is different and we aim to provide a working environment where each person feels respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

At a glance

Reference no.: 165867 Preferred start: [[custom_PrefStartDate]] Closing date: 29/09/2021 Salary: £30,031 - £40,344

Get in touch

For more information about this role please contact vikki.reeves@eon-uk.com

About us

E.ON is a privately owned international energy company. Our 75,000 colleagues in 15 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.

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