Management

Natural Gas Trading & Portfolio Manager

Permanent

Strategic Staffing Solutions

Job Title: Natural Gas Trading & Portfolio Manager (207290)

Location(s): Tampa, FL – Hybrid (3 days on site, 2 remote)

Duration: Direct Hire (Permanent)

Pay: 140K perm + 15% annual bonus

S3 supports and adheres to customer COVID-19 vaccination policies, which may include the disclosure of vaccination status.

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO C2C eligibility for this position.

To apply: Please email your resume inWord FormattoPaola Martinez at: PMartinez@strategicstaff.comand Reference Job Order #:207290

POSITION CONCEPT

  • The Manager Natural Gas Trading and Portfolio Management is responsible for managing the company’s activities in the functional areas of gas supply and wholesale origination, on-system transportation customer management, and the remarketing of the off-system sales portfolio.
  • This position is responsible for the daily scheduling of gas supply and transportation on up-stream pipelines, and the daily confirmation of gas supply scheduled to be delivered to the company’s power plants and distribution system. 
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of operation reports, as well as monitoring market conditions, operations, and constraints on the upstream pipelines serving the company.  Responsible for optimizing the PGS gas supply and interstate pipeline transportation portfolio. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field of study.
  • Minimum of six (6) years related experience including three (3) years of energy commodity trading experience.   
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a supervisory or leadership role.
  • Sound knowledge of functional area of work and advanced business and technical concepts.
  • Extensive knowledge of trading tools and indices (OTC, NYMEX). 
  • Strong negotiation skills. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to think strategically.
  • Ability to produce analysis and initiatives and present them to management. 
  • Ability to analyze portfolio and market conditions while executing favorable transactions for the company.
  • Knowledge of North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) standards and procedures.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in related field of study.      

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the seasonal and annual planning of the gas supply and transportation portfolio and the daily marketing of upstream capacity through wholesale sales or capacity release.  Develops and executes the daily strategy and optimization of the portfolio.  Maximize incentive/optimization mechanism gains through the execution of profitable, low risk transactions in order to lower overall costs to customers.  (25%) 
  • Manages the trading of natural gas, including financial, physical, options, swaps and other derivative deals within the limits of risk management practices and procedures.  Responsible for the daily scheduling of natural gas necessary to meet the generation requirements of the company’s power plants and/or system requirements for the company’s gas distribution system while maintaining a reliable and low-cost supply of natural gas and upstream transportation. (25%)
  • Responsible for the daily monitoring and response to Operational Flow Orders, Alert Days, and Limitation Orders on the upstream pipelines and storage facilities. Closely coordinates any operational issues/concerns with gas control (internal/external). Responsible for monitoring large transportation customer activity on the company’s gas distribution system.   (10%)
  • Maintain knowledge of pipeline systems (FGT, Southern Natural, Gulfstream, Transco, SESH and Sabal Trail) and applicable storage facilities systems (Bay Gas and Southern Pines) to schedule, confirm, and monitor upstream pipeline information. Maintain working knowledge of the company’s Gas Management Systems for both on-system and off-system scheduling, confirmation, gas accounting, and reporting. (10%) 
  • Preparation of daily and monthly reports including natural gas position and imbalances, market pricing, portfolio performance, ad hoc analysis, Off System Sales projections (OSS), etc. (10%)  
  • Responsible for accurate deal entry and scheduling in the Energy Trading and Risk Management system (Allegro) to ensure accurate and timely reporting. Reconciliation of month-ending pipeline transportation and supply imbalances. Coordination with accounting personnel for verification and reconciliation of natural gas and transportation capacity invoices including billing verification of quantities and prices.  Resolution of invoice/billing discrepancies. (10%) 
  • Support upstream interstate pipeline rate case initiatives.  Assist origination staff and management with strategic decisions or analysis.  (10%)

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Key Internal:    PGS and TEC gas transportation department personnel; accounting and operations personnel, power plant personnel, gas control, wholesale marketing, and fuel managers.
  • Key External:  Works closely with large industrial customers, interstate pipelines natural gas suppliers, NCTS program pool managers; and natural gas pipeline capacity holders and shippers. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • REQUIRED:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field of study.
    • Minimum of six (6) years related experience including three (3) years of energy commodity trading experience.   
    • Minimum three years’ experience in a supervisory or leadership role.
    • Sound knowledge of functional area of work and advanced business and technical concepts.
    • Extensive knowledge of trading tools and indices (OTC, NYMEX). 
    • Strong negotiation skills. 
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to think strategically.
    • Ability to produce analysis and initiatives and present them to management. 
    • Ability to analyze portfolio and market conditions while executing favorable transactions for the company.
    • Knowledge of North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) standards and procedures.
  • PREFFERED:

    • Master’s degree in related field of study.      
    • Knowledge of the Allegro Energy Trading and Risk Management System.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

  • Champions Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Often required to be on-call on weekends and holidays to monitor and maintain system. 
  • Storm duties may require offsite relocation (including overnights) during and after a storm.

 

 

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions Company. Over 30 years’ experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries. A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full-service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S!

Job ID: JOB-207290
Publish Date: 20 Sep 2022

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