Senior Supply and Risk Manager


Circle K is Ireland’s largest Forecourt Retailer with Retail Service Stations across the island of Ireland. 

Title: Senior Supply and Risk Manager  

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Entity: Circle K Ireland Fuel Trading Limited

Reporting to: CKIFT Director of Supply and Risk Management

Department: Global Fuels / CKIFT


Circle K Ireland Fuel Trading (CKIFT)

CKIFT is the European wholesaler for fuel for Circle K. CKIFT purchases all fuel requirements for 8 countries and manages the stock and price risk across a multi-billion-dollar portfolio, including 6 currencies and 100+ terminals. CKIFT holds the global fuel risk mandates and is responsible for all risk management activity in Circle K.

CKIFT is part of Alimentation Couche-Tard a global leader in convenience retailing, with 16,000 sites in 27 countries and employing more than 133,000 people


Job Description: 

We are looking for an experienced fuel professional with experience in supply, pricing and risk to work in an exciting role within Circle K,

This role will support the supply and risk management director in growing the business model across Europe. CKIFT has responsibility right across the fuel value chain from sourcing, supply, risk, pricing and sales. This role will look at the end to end business model and aim to improve and develop the business process to make it easier for our customers, the business units.

The position will play a key role in aligning our sourcing and risk management strategies across the European Portfolio, to ensure we are optimising the portfolio and mitigating risks.

One of the key responsibilities of this role is the analysis and interpretation of the CKIFT P&L’s. You will be required to explain and report on the management of the P&L.

The successful candidate will be exposed to all elements of the global fuels supply chain, from sourcing to sales. Within this team you will have the ability to learn all elements of the business model 


Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the CKIFT business process and procedures
  • Develop key relationships with each of the functions within Global Fuels
  • Develop and support the CKIFT models across the European business
  • Implementation of KPI’s reporting
  • Fuel sourcing
  • Tax and Compliance support for CKIFT
  • Develop a deep understanding European Biodiesel and commodity trading business, exposures, strategies and market fundamentals.
  • Develop a culture of risk management within the Global Fuels organization
  • Development of Internal hedging strategies inline with the market requirement
  • P&L Analysis
  • Evaluation of current and future risks


Individual requirements:

  • Preferably degree level with relevant recognized qualification
  • 5 -10 years relevant industry experience
  • 5 years Fuel Sourcing experience  
  • P&L Management and analysis
  • Knowledge of market risk methodologies, pricing and hedging practices
  • A proven ability to combine initiative with team working
  • Project management experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent PowerPoint / Presentation skills 
  • Excellent analytics and reporting skills
  • ETRM/CTRM experience (desirable)
  • Financial qualification (desirable)
  • Fuel pricing experience (desirable)
  • Product management experience
  • Commercial Awareness