Market Risk Intern at EDF Trading

Where: London, United Kingdom

Deadline: January 17, 2020

Type: Internship

About the company:

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.

About the role:

The Market Risk team provides an independent view of EDF Trading’s market risk exposure for all physical and financial energy trading activity. The team is responsible for the design of risk methodologies, implementation of a suitable risk control framework and providing quantitative and qualitative market risk analysis and control solutions.

You can expect to be given responsibility from the outset and opportunities to become involved with business-critical projects. This will require research, commercial awareness, interactivity with the business and the ability to ask the right questions. You will develop practical solutions, propose changes and present the results of your work to a panel of executives.

Day to day activities will include:

  • Preparing daily, weekly and monthly market risk reports including VaR, options and stress testing
  • Analysing the risk of the company’s portfolio across commodities and products
  • Preparing analysis as directed by manager for consideration by the Global Risk Committee
  • Providing support within the Market Risk team for the development and validation of risk models
  • Providing support within the Market Risk Team for system testing and development


You will be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Risk Management, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Economics, Computing or Finance.

You will have be proficient in:

  • Excel
  • VBA
  • SQL
  • Matlab

You will also be expected to have some knowledge of the global energy markets.

How to apply:

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