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Market Risk Industrial Placement





Company: RWE Supply & Trading GmbH 

Location: Swindon, United Kingdom (GB) 





We are looking for 3 placement students to join our Market Risk team in Swindon.


Market Risk is vital to a global energy trading company to safeguard against a multitude of potential risks. Relying on strong numerical and analytical skills, you will learn to use risk management techniques to report these risks and provide advice to senior management, to ensure the business remains compliant, successful and profitable. In doing so, you will gain an appreciation of the entire business through frequent contact with trading teams and other departments.


Within the Market Risk team you will be involved in a wide variety of challenging projects, supporting business growth and improving risk processes. You will be exposed to a range of product types including forwards, swaps, options, FX and other complex derivatives, whilst developing your understanding of various trading strategies and keeping abreast of global market news and developments.  


Who are we looking for?

We are interested in meeting people who are motivated, enthusiastic, and have a desire to understand our business. Other qualities we look for include:

  • A disciplined and organised approach to work, with the ability to work within tight deadlines
  • An ability to take accountability for work delegated and ensure tasks are delivered in a timely and complete fashion
  • A willingness to challenge and improve existing processes
  • An ability to communicate well with other departments
  • Being highly numerical and analytical with excellent Excel skills
  • An awareness of basic trading and risk management principles is preferred, though not essential
  • Knowledge of VBA is an advantage



And what will you do?

We believe in giving our interns a high level of responsibility from the start. Your day to day activities will generally include:

  • Ensuring trades are valued appropriately
  • Providing detailed analysis of trading strategies whilst keeping abreast of global market news and developments
  • Using various risk management techniques to monitor and control the risks held by RWE Supply & Trading
  • Opportunities to be involved in a wide variety of projects, including system implementations, new product development and improvements in risk management techniques.

We look to provide our interns with as much development as we can. You will be invited to in-house courses and provided with plenty of on the job training to make sure you develop into a well-rounded business professional ready to flourish in your career.


Your contract framework:

Employment type: Fixed Term

Start date for employment: Summer 2018 (flexible)


Your application:

Are you interested? Please apply online until 26.01.2018 (Code: 5891).  In case of any question please do not hesitate to contact us  at


RWE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Job Segment: Risk Management, Intern, Product Development, Supply, Finance, Entry Level, Research, Operations

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