Senior Quantitative Analyst


Leatherhead, SRY, GB

Company:  ExxonMobil

What awaits you.


We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do.  We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments.  With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to addressing the dual challenge facing society today: to meet the world’s growing demand for energy while reducing environmental impacts, including the risk of climate change.
We are expanding our gas and power business, transitioning to a global trading organisation.  To further capitalise on commercial insights, we are rapidly building our trading, origination & analytical capabilities to capture new assets and enter new market areas in Europe.  We are looking for passionate individuals with an entrepreneurial mind-set to drive change in our business.
The current opportunity is for an experienced Senior Quantitative Analyst to join our Operations & Trading team, as part of the Front office in our Europe Gas Optimization and Trading team (EGOT), based in Leatherhead, Surrey.  


We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families.


The closing date to apply for this role is Monday 15th February 2021.  


Interviews will commence mid-February.

What role would you play within our team.


If successful you will take responsibility for providing quantitative analysis, derivatives expertise, structuring/asset valuation, statistical modelling and opportunity identification to support commercial and trading activities/studies. The key deliverables include:

  • Providing quantitative analyses to the EGOT organization, working as part of the front-office team.
  • Leveraging detailed market understanding to develop and recommending profitable trading and hedging strategies
  • Developing, validating and maintaining trade valuation, risk management and financial simulation  models
  • Conducting financial, commercial and statistical analysis for projects, and supporting market-based asset valuation studies
  • Driving trading and project value-add in all interactions across the role’s wide portfolio in trading, commercial and business development   
  • Remaining knowledgeable about leading-edge developments, analytical techniques, technologies and tools in quantitative analytics

Who are we looking for.


To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Be educated to Master’s Degree level (or equivalent) in a numeric discipline e.g. Engineering, Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics 
  • Be able to demonstrate: 
    • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
    • The ability to collaborate effectively with internal & external customers 
    • A creative approach to problem solving
    • The ability to work with multi-cultural global team
  • Have experience in energy/commodity trading and financial/energy risk management
  • Have experience of quantitative financial analysis and possess the ability to apply to a wide range of scenarios across different businesses
  • Have experience and understanding of derivatives, energy risk management techniques and their application to commodity trading
  • Have experience and knowledge of data modelling, and proficiency with R, Python or Matlab
  • Be knowledgeable in decision analysis techniques and comfortable in handling issues involving risk and uncertainty.
  • Be able to demonstrate innovative and analytical thinking, intellectual rigor, strong drive and desire to lead change

Ideally the successful candidate would also hold a relevant market certification, such as FRM, ERP or CQF and have experienced/knowledge across crude oil or refined products markets.


Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

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