549316 – Gas Operations Product Manager

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



The ‘European Gas Operations’ team is an expanding team setup 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 is alongside enhancing and building on existing solutions for operations, trading, and market data.



Role Description:

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.

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 combination of vendor product and in-house, built solutions.

In addition, you will be responsible in 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.




  • Partnering with the Business Owner to co-create solution vision, roadmap, scope and prioritize backlog, customer needs, research, maturity of IT Solution, dependencies etc.
  • Own full IT Solution lifecycle including discovery, agile delivery and operations.
  • Serve 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




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



Rewarding Place to work:

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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