EDF Trading North America, LLC

EDF Trading North America, LLC is a major participant in wholesale energy markets, and our retail business delivers customized energy solutions for large commercial and industrial consumers, power generation and retail energy providers.

We operate in every market and provide coast to coast coverage of financial and physical products in power, natural gas and NGLs, environmental products and financial crude oil products. We provide our customers with products and services that deliver access to markets, optimize their energy portfolio, hedge risk and manage assets. Our Wholesale Business operates throughout the value chain in the North American wholesale power markets and we are one of the leading wholesale natural gas marketers. Additionally, we provide environmental, congestion management and value added derivative products. With extensive pipeline agreements, we can manage natural gas offtakes, deliveries, capacities and supply anywhere across the continent. For Our Retail Business we provide wholesale fuel supply and structured products for its extensive base of electricity and natural gas customers including gas-fired power plants, large scale commercial and industrial retail consumers and retail energy aggregators.

Our Retail Business is our customer-facing operation providing integrated energy management services to commercial and industrial, power generation, and retail supply customers. Taking into account a customer’s entire energy portfolio, solutions are structured to provide competitive market pricing and to optimize energy usage and generation assets. We offer a complete suite of services to energy-intensive retail customers, from energy supply and hedging to on-site generation management and demand response. And we provide wholesale market access and ISO interface services to a broad network of retail energy providers with footprints across the deregulated markets. For power generation customers, we provide energy management services that encompass fuel supply, scheduling, dispatch, market analysis and risk management all within a single contract. Focused on service, we created a digital integrated platform and customer interface that allows transparent views into energy portfolios and invoices, market prices, analytics and weather.

EDF Trading North America, LLC is part of the EDF Group, a global leader in low-carbon energies.

Job Summary

The Director, Origination will negotiate and transact energy management agreements and purchase agreements for electricity and natural gas. The incumbent is responsible for providing content expertise to business development activities as required, which includes market research and analysis, preparation of corporate documentation and presentations.


  • Source, negotiate, and close Energy Management Agreements with Generation and Load Customers
  • Manage renewals of EMA customers including evaluating/editing the contract structure to maximize commercial opportunity
  • Responsible for managing the deal process and client relationships (new and existing)
  • Assist Retail group with complex sales transactions and coordinate deal flow between retail and wholesale desks
  • Present commercial strategies to new and existing customers to increase deal flow to mid-marketing and trading desks
  • After deal execution, assist scheduling, logistics and front/back office with all post transactions when necessary
  • Identify potential markets and counterparties of interest for long-term volume and portfolio growth
  • Work with operations (all functional areas) lead to ensure operational efficiency and capability
  • Identifying opportunities for improving best practices through issues arising from existing contracts or changes in the industry
  • May be responsible for developing a prospecting/marketing funnel for the Demand side Management business

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other Business concentration required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of wholesale energy experience, trading and energy management experience preferred
  • Proven track record of innovation, creativity and success in managing customer business
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders (Credit, Settlements, Regional Leads)
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in written and oral form to all audiences
  • Ability to travel when necessary
  • Attention to detail and strong focus on accuracy of information

Note: EDF is an EEO employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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