Head, Portfolio Optimization and Hedging

Company: Full Time QatarEnergy
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: August 3, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job


QatarEnergy Trading LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of QatarEnergy established in 2020, aims to establish a world-class, dedicated LNG trading arm for QatarEnergy.

QatarEnergy Trading’s activities include physical trading & origination, derivatives trading, freight trading, portfolio optimization, and trading risk management.

The establishment of QatarEnergy Trading, and the expansion of QatarEnergy’s capabilities and reach is an important step in reaffirming the organization’s belief in LNG’s economic and environmental value proposition and its cornerstone role in energy transition. QatarEnergy Trading will play a vital role in the growth of Qatar’s LNG industry underpinned by the world-leading LNG liquefaction capacity, which will reach 110 mtpa by 2026 with the currently undergoing North Field expansion project.

The primary purpose of the job

The position is responsible of the overall optimization of the portfolio to ensure the value of all available assets is maximized including LNG, gas, shipping, storage and regasification capacity. This includes building the required deal valuation and portfolio optimization tools, and the set-up of structured trading capabilities.

Experience & Skills

• Highly analytical with practical experience of the application of quantitative finance, option pricing theory and risk management techniques to the commodities business and structured transactions.

• Minimum 15 years work experience in energy commodities marketing and trading with a track record in an energy trading-related role.

• Expert valuation experience of structured transactions and exotic options.

• Extensive experience in valuing a global LNG portfolio and regasification capacity, with an excellent understanding of commercial contractual and experience in analyzing non-linear exposures.

• Extensive experience in developing LNG portfolio optimization tools, and regasification capacity.

• Extensive experience in LNG marketing and trading, and the European gas markets.


• Bachelor’s degree in highly numerate subjects from an internationally recognized university. Postgraduate Qualification (MSc, PhD or MBA) preferred

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