Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Risk Management
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Risk analyst to work a 6 month contract based in Calgary

Risk Analyst


  • Analyze and publish the daily risk management exposure reports, profit and loss report, and related reporting requirements for the companies trading activity
  • Administer risk governance policies and standards for the trading business
  • Operate as the main day-to-day risk function contact person for the gas & power trading desk team
  • Collaborate across our functions to support growth of new business initiatives
  • Look for continuous improvement opportunities in processes and systems

  • Several years of Oil and Gas industry experience
  • A University degree, preferably in Business, Economics, Mathematics or Computer Science
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. complex formulae, macros etc.)
  • Proven social skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills which allows you to build strong, positive relationships
  • A high level of intellectual curiosity for understanding commodity compliance, finance, and commerce
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, act with integrity
Preference for:

  • Experience in a trading environment
  • Experience in a large organization with complex operations and a strong sophisticated control environment
  • A finance designation (CFA, FRM, ERP, PRM)
  • Strong knowledge of Power BI, SQL, and VBA
  • Knowledge of Energy Trading Risk Management systems (e.g. Commodity XL, Open Link, Allegro)
  • Basic knowledge of risk management concepts and the trading cycle
  • Proficiency with analyzing complex sets of data, and the ability to independently problem solve

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.