|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 13 Feb 2012 19:48:30 +0000|
Job Description Job title: Junior Meteorologist Reports to: Senior Meteorologist Company information EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. Its own portfolio of assets, combined with EDF Group businesses, give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities across the wholesale energy markets. EDF Trading is able to offer physical acquisition, management and delivery of natural gas, power and coal in the United States and Canada. In Europe, it is one of the largest participants in the power and gas markets and was one of the first entrants into the global market for liquefied natural gas. EDF Trading participates in the EU emissions market since it began and is one of the top buyers of carbon credits from Clean Development Mechanism projects around the world. The global coal and freight business is the largest importer of coal into Europe. EDF Trading is also a pioneer in the biomass market. EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF Group, Europe’s leading electricity producer, a major player in renewable energies, a significant participant in the worldwide revival of nuclear energy with a growing presence in the natural gas industry. EDF Group operates in all areas of the energy sector including generation, transmission, distribution and supply. It is a leader in the French market with a strong presence in the UK, Germany and Italy. EDF Trading is the interface to the wholesale energy markets for EDF and its subsidiaries. EDF Trading plays a key role in maximising the value of EDF Group’s large asset base. It has its own portfolio of assets which provide a sustainable foundation for its market activities. These assets include gas storage facilities, pipeline capacity, coal terminals, long-term coal supply contracts, a fleet of vessels, railcars, cranes and barges. EDF Trading has around 900 employees with offices in the UK, Europe, Singapore, China, the United States and Canada. Department Power Trading Position purpose Assist in the creation and presentation of weather forecasts and research weather conditions and patterns which affect trading Main responsibilities Provide analytical and meteorological support to the Senior Meteorologist and department Create timely and accurate weather forecasts for global energy markets including temperature, precipitation and wind and communicate them clearly to traders Work with analysts to research weather patterns and tools to advance forecasting edge Play active role in routine verification of weather forecasts Experience required MSc, BSc or PHD in Meteorology is essential, with a minimum result of 2.2 Previous experience in a trading environment in a similar role would be beneficial but is not essential A minimum of one year experience in weather forecasting or applied Meteorology in a professional work environment. The successful candidate must have extensive knowledge in forecasting for the whole of Europe and not just focused on one particular region Technical requirements Fluent in skilful interpretation of numerical model output Advanced Excel skills Good knowledge of statistics and their application on weather forecasting Programming and modelling skills are desirable but not essential Previous use of MATLAB would be beneficial Person specification Excellent communication skills Excellent analytical skills Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment A cover letter and CV should be sent to Annabel Fraser at Annabel.firstname.lastname@example.org. The location is of the job is: EDF Trading 80 Victoria Street Cardinal Place London SW1E 5JL Closing date is Friday, 24 February, and start date would preferably be March 2012. This is an entry-level position, and salary is TBD.
2012 02 12 Junior Meteorologist job spec.docx
Description: 2012 02 12 Junior Meteorologist job spec.docx
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