Electricity Trading Operations

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 497886

About the Role 

This is an exciting entry level opportunity to joins AGL’s Wholesale Markets team and operate in the National Electricity Market. You would be part of a team directly responsible managing AGL’s wholesale electricity procurement costs through the commercial operation of AGL’s generation assets. Your role is to optimise AGL’s position across all regions in the National Electricity Market (NEM), whilst managing fuel requirements and generation asset outages.

 Key Responsibilities

Submitting offers and rebids for AGL's wind, solar, gas, hydro and coal generation to the National Electricity Market (NEM) for dispatch:

  • Ensure optimal dispatch of AGL generation assets through short term planning, including fuel requirements and co-ordination of power station outages
  • Ensure the business is compliant with all National Electricity Market rules and internal policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environment Systems and goals are introduced and adhered to while meeting the organisations policies and standards for HSE Managements.
  • Demonstrate the AGL values by acting in the best interests of AGL at all times and working together across the business to create the best overall results and decisions.

  About You   

To be considered for this role, you will be tertiary qualified in a quantitative discipline. You will have a track record over many years of exceeding expectations in your roles, and are looking for opportunities to challenge yourself in the future. You are a highly motivated individual open to new ideas and prepared to go above and beyond what is expected. You will be an effective communicator, with the ability to work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders. This role does require you to be flexible with your working hours as you will be a member of a 24x7 shift roster team. An understanding of the National Electricity Market or trading experience may be beneficial but not essential.

What’s in it for you?

Exposure to AGL's diverse energy portfolio, gain invaluable experience and build a rewarding career.

You’ll be working in an A-grade building with state of the art activity based working facilities. Being supported by our new flexible ways of working. We call it Smarter Working.

You’ll get the opportunity to work with some of the most engaged and innovative in the business. Being exposed to more opportunities to advance your skills and career.

Working in a company the size of ours the sky’s the limit for your career aspirations and we’re focused on investing in you.

About us 

It truly is an exciting time to be part of AGL Energy as we lead the way in generating sustainable energy solutions for all Australians.  With a heritage of over 175 years and listed in the top 50 companies on the ASX, AGL offers a genuinely diverse, safe and supportive work environment, where "actions not words" fosters a culture of achievement and personal development.

 How to Apply 

Come with us on a journey of exploration and creativity, doing the same things differently, better, faster by encompassing innovation and passion for a more sustainable world.

Apply now to the AGL Careers team via the online application link. For a confidential discussion, please call (Edith Chan and 03 8633 6575).

Advertised: 08 Sep 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Sep 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time