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Senior Risk Analyst at UNIPER

Senior Risk Analyst

UNIPER Houston, TX Full-Time
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Uniper seeks a Senior Risk Analyst to join its Houston team.

What we offer
At Uniper we value a sustainable balance for the work done by our employees. Therefore, we offer extensive individual compensation packages, including comprehensive benefits.

How we work
The people at Uniper are the base for our success. One of our core objectives is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our employees to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together we want to shape the future of energy.

What we are looking for

Daily oversight and review of a North American power portfolio in multiple markets, working closely with the commercial organization and other internal functions to understand and communicate embedded exposures in the portfolio.

Assess the risks associated with new and existing structured deals and associated hedging strategies. 

Collaborating with Commercial Functions to achieve the best possible economic risk-return based on the Commercial Mandates of the individual Commercial Functions

Having a full understanding on a daily basis of all trading activities, current positions, P&L developments and risk figures on a book and portfolio level and in case of implausibility, promptly clarifying the situation

Training and subsequent monitoring and enforcement of market risk policies

Coordinate with broader risk organization on appropriate size, allocation and optimally manage market risk limits.

Conduct back testing of risk metrics including VaR and sensitivity/scenario analysis

Assist traders in highlighting and managing key risk at a strategy and portfolio level.

Market risk policy training and enforcement focusing on the power side of the portfolio.

Who we are seeking

Bachelor degree in Business, Economics, Math, Finance, or Statistics

7+ years of working in a trading organization and in a middle office or risk role, with exposure to North American Gas and Power Markets

Proficiency in energy risk assessment and analysis

Understanding of power purchase agreements, HRCO’s, load transactions, renewable markets and associated risks

Well-developed written and verbal communication

Adept at customer interaction and stakeholder management


Job information

Contract type: USA-Unlimited ,   Working Hours:     Full time,   Start Date: Deadline: Salary:

Uniper is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, belief or marital status. We actively promote diversity, equality and flexible working.


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Market Risk
Scenario Analysis
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Job ID: 651762301