549109 – Product Manager (Gas Operations)

Posted 10 months ago

Who we are

Form of employment: Permanent

Start date: Immediate

OnSite with Client in: London (Remote until further notice)

About us www.aubay.co.uk  Ahead of Innovation!

AubayUK  are a part of Aubay Group, based at Level39 www.level39.co Europe’s foremost FinTech hub in Canary Wharf London. We are recognised as an InSourcing Partner for our client-side deployment –  delivered across London. Our clients are globally recognized as Super Majors/ Financial Services and Innovative FinTech players.  You will be working remotely initially and thereafter onsite at one End-Client.

Aubay Group www.aubay.com are an international Digital Services Company operating for 21 years in the European market and working alongside some of the biggest names in the Banking, Finance, Insurance, Energy, IT/Digital, Manufacturing, Transport and Telecoms sectors. With over 6200 Employees across 7 countries and within 16 offices in England/France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Italy/Spain and Portugal, Aubay generated revenues of €435 million in 2019. We are listed on a Euronext Stock Exchange.

What we are looking for:

There are certain qualities and 10 character traits we seek in our people and these are aligned with our company values.

  • Commitment… doing what it takes for lasting results.
  • Together… combining our expertise to create smarter solutions
  • Driven… personally aiming high and wanting better.
  • Smart… being innovative and open with ideas and using common sense.
  • Passionate… about what you do for the company
  • Attitude… positive at all times, we are in customer service
  • Aptitude… think outside your comfort zone to create solutions from nothing
  • Motivation… striving to be better than before
  • Trust… your colleagues and manager will expect you to earn this and retain it
  • Integrity… thinking of others and striving for excellence


Role description

We are looking for a talented IT delivery lead to join our European Gas Operations Team within the Trading division. The Product Manager role is a key leadership role in the IT delivery team, responsible for setting direction and managing teams to create world-class software solutions.



Where you fit in

The ‘European Gas Operations’ team in our company is an expanding team set up to help the business grow and expand Gas Trading and Operations. The European Gas business’s core focus is on Central/European Gas Market entries, trading, and optimisation of Gas within Europe.

Based in London, the team supports the forecasting, balancing, nominations, and reconciliation of physical gas. The team responsible for managing the business demand & help business to generate the commercial value.

Our growth ambitions mean that a scaling up of capabilities to manage end to end operations generation and trade in the fast-paced, highly automated intraday/day ahead markets is required. This scale-up is to support the business alongside enhancing and building on existing solutions for operations, trading, and market data.



What’s the role?

You will be the IT Lead responsible for managing the Gas Operation team within the ‘European Gas Portfolio’ IT Team, working closely with the Business Owners throughout the IT solution lifecycle. The role requires frequent communication and engagement with senior stakeholders in Europe.

The IT solution is defined by the actual capabilities that drive business outcomes to expand the gas portfolio also support the Renewable & Energy Solution. The solutions are a combination of vendor product and in-house built solutions.

In addition, you will be responsible for working with internal IT skill pool leads to secure a team with the right skills and capacity to deliver IT solutions. You will also define and lead the ways of working and culture of how the team will deliver.



Your further responsibility includes:

  • Partnering with the Business Owner to co-create solution vision, roadmap, scope and prioritize backlog, customer needs, research, maturity of IT Solution, dependencies etc.
  • Owning full IT Solution lifecycle including discovery, agile delivery and operations.
  • Serving as a thought leader to the Business Owner on the art of the possible and establishing (and maintaining) IT Solution roadmap, applying design thinking, Agile delivery and dev ops where relevant.
  • E2E responsible for the IT Solution and act as escalation point for operational and delivery issues.
  • Maintain an Information & Data strategy for the IT Solution working closely with Data Analytics team.
  • Managing the supplier relationships related to the solution and inputs into the Roadmap.
  • Progress opportunities, seeking the right resources needed to deliver the roadmap.



What we need from you?

We’re keen to hear from individuals who have proven knowledge in Gas Trading & Operations. Beyond that, we’d hope to see as many of the following as possible on your CV:

  • Extensive knowledge of European Gas markets, market communication and trading exchanges
  • Experience working with TSO/DSO message communication, Capacity & Imbalance management
  • Strong IT management, business partnering, forming relationships, stakeholder management, analysis and problem-solving skills, good communication and leadership skills
  • Proven track record of managing IT Solution development through entire lifecycle, with preference of design thinking, agile delivery and dev ops experiences
  • Working understanding of settlements and accounting associated to renewable generation
  • Working understanding of how Risk and P&L is captured and represented for assets including interfacing with the ETRM
  • Strong focus on collaboration, team building, and customer service




We have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company in the United Kingdom that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, we will benefit and innovation will thrive. We have a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy.



An Innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work here. Everyone is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.



An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways in which we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential:

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.


A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining us becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible


About the Client-side deployment:

Our Client, a Super Major, is a Global Energy Company. Around 84,000 employees across more than 70  countries working together to power progress through more and cleaner energy solutions.

Specialties: Upstream/ Downstream, Bio-Fuels, Integrated Gas, New Energies, Chemicals, Energy, and  Trading


Becoming one of us:

Remuneration Package:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Pension
  • Udemy Training Platform
  • Perkbox
  • All Public Holidays are not required to work
  • Free fruit/ hot & soft drinks/ cookies/ candy (If onsite at Level39)
  • You’ll become a community member of Level39 giving you access and insight to network amongst peers and learn more about tech trends and events like Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning/ Crypto/ Digital Banking/ Cyber/ Robotic Process Automation/ Internet of Things, among others
  • Monthly Socials/ Summer Socials/ Winter Socials
  • Time to attend conferences
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Discount on Wintersports holiday at aero1607.com
  • Weekly/ Fortnightly and monthly catch-ups with your assigned Talent Attraction and Retention Consultant at AubayUK for open and honest feedback and support – ensuring smooth onboarding.
  • The opportunity to work directly for the Client at the end of the assignment on a permanent basis


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