French Power Trading Intern at EDF Trading

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Internship (1-4 Months)
Application Deadline
17th January 2020
Central London and City
London (Victoria)
Salary Band
£20,000 - £21,999
£21,500 pro rata
Role May Involve
Economics Engineering Mathematics/Statistics Physics

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French Power Trading Intern

Our French Power Trading department is responsible for optimizing group assets, hedging and taking speculative risk on the French power market. The desk trades both short and long-term power for the French markets, managing cross-border interconnector capacities as well as intraday and day-ahead optimization activities for the EDF Group in the wholesale electricity market.

What are my responsibilities?

You will gain exposure to the day to day activities of our French power trading desk by providing support to the traders as needed, predominantly by maintaining and developing models and tools.

Your main tasks may include:

  • Tool and model building
  • Model maintenance
  • Validation and back testing of models
  • Collecting data which are relevant to the French electricity markets
  • Power trading analysis.

You will liaise with various stakeholders including members of the power analysis team, IT and trading desks as appropriate.

What do I need to qualify for this internship?

You will be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Maths, Economics or Engineering. You will have experience in a general-purpose programming language, ideally python. You will be proficient in VBA and Matlab. You will also be expected to have some knowledge of the global energy markets.

About EDF Trading

EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. The company manages a portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world. These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF, one of the world’s biggest electricity generators. EDF Trading has around 800 employees with key offices in London, Paris, Singapore, Houston and Calgary.

How to apply

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