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Energy Origination and Trading Manager

Job no: 501929
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne - North, Melbourne - Inner

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The Opportunity

We pride ourselves on being an energy leader amongst our industrial peers with mature approaches to both supply and demand side management. As our new Energy Manager you will hold a strategic position within Visy’s broader Global Procurement Operations, supporting optimisation and development of Visy’s end to end energy portfolio from both a short term and longer term perspective.

To further strengthen your leadership skills, you’ll also get to manage and develop a team of two direct reports.

The Role:

Reporting to the Group Manager (Energy), your overall objective is to execute our Energy business model, striving to deliver optimised physical and financial energy outcomes to Visy’s group of companies in a cost effective way. 

Operating with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility within delegation of authority guidelines, the position requires a person experienced in multiple aspects of commercial and energy management practice.

Prior experience within a large, complex organisations has taught you excellent prioritising skills enabling you to stay on top of business demands whilst delivering a strategic agenda of activity. 

Some of your key responsibilities will be but not limited too:

  • Provide Energy category leadership and business partnering support to the broader business collaborating with various key stakeholders
  • Develop and implement the long term strategy in Energy procurement with a deep understanding of the key commodities and market drivers and provide Visy with a sustainable competitive advantage
  • Leading book building and management activity associated with Visy’s power, gas and renewable certificate portfolios in Australia and New Zealand. Leading sourcing and negotiation activity and providing hedging recommendations
  • Identify, support or drive “growth” projects in energy efficiency, demand and behind the meter generation optimisation with the broader business
  • Monitors the wholesale power market and develop a deep understanding of market dynamics and manage Visy's demand response and formulate forward trading strategies 

About you:

  • Tertiary qualified, preferable with a science/ numerical focus such as engineering, you also possess a commercial business mindset
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly express and visualise ideas/concepts/models to a variety of stakeholder’s mandatory and crucial to your success in this role
  • Demonstrated achievement in energy procurement
  • Previous DWGM/STTM trading experience including transport and storage nominations/bidding/balancing

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Samira Strenge on 0499 986 425 for a confidential discussion or apply now.  

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion

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