Energy Trader

Todd Corporation – Downstream Division

The family owned Todd Corporation is one of New Zealand’s largest and most successful companies. With a family and business history dating back to 1884, the Company has interests in hydrocarbon exploration and production, electricity generation, energy retailing, property development, minerals, healthcare and technology. The Downstream Division of Todd Corporation consists of four entities; Nova Energy, megaTel, Sunergise and Todd Generation. We have office locations in Auckland, Wellington, Tauranga, Whakatane, New Plymouth and Christchurch.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our high performing energy trading team in Wellington. Working across electricity and gas markets, you will be involved in all aspects of trading, including spot market analysis, trade execution, optimisation modelling, invoicing, and risk management reporting. This role requires an adaptable person who can operate equally well both within a team and autonomously.
We are looking for an individual with analytical problem-solving capabilities utilising Excel, as well as, a professional with a natural ‘people-to-people’ communication skillset. In this interactive, fast-paced role you will be expected to quickly transition between duties such as real time market trading, analysing historical data in an Excel spreadsheet to client facing and engaging stakeholders. You will embrace a highly dynamic environment where you are called upon to react quickly with your critical thinking skills.
What We Can Offer You
  • We care about our people and want you to thrive in our environment, so we offer annual wellness programmes, learning and development programmes, leadership training, career coaching, opportunity for flexible working arrangements, and a bunch of other good stuff.
  • Nova is proud to be an inclusive workplace. We look after one another and genuinely care about what happens outside of the hours of 9am – 5pm.
  • Generous parental leave enhancements for 26 weeks.
  • A dynamic environment with an ever-evolving industry where you can learn, grow and thrive.
This opportunity could be suitable for someone with some existing trading experience, or this could be the first time you have considered a Trading role; therefore, you will most likely have a numerical background, a genuine interest in markets and an enthusiastic personality that will lend itself naturally to this energetic environment.
Key attributes you will bring include a numerate based tertiary degree, experience in analysing and reporting on data and a familiarity with risk management processes.
For more information you can visit our website at and follow this link to review the position description
Applications close Monday 26 April 2021, we will be reviewing applications as they come in on a rolling basis and scheduling interviews accordingly.