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Junior Trader - GoO

Company
STX Group
Type
Graduate position
Location
Amsterdam
Sector
Trading
Required language
English

Description

Junior Trader – GoO

Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Junior Trader (GoO) to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 

ABOUT THE FRONT OFFICE

Turning opportunities into solutions – that’s the specialty of STX’s Front Office. Our team works across various domains, including electricity, renewable gas, carbon offsets, biofuels and energy efficiency. We engage with clients in different markets and countries on a daily basis, and it’s our job to understand their needs and translate them into effective, efficient solutions. To maintain STX’s position as market leader in the fast-changing environmental commodities field, we are continuously capitalizing on new opportunities and optimizing our offering.

ABOUT THE TEAM

“Today, corporates are taking actions to reduce and compensate for their emissions, and are looking to invest in renewable energy to achieve their environmental targets and carbon commitments. The Global Voluntary Markets Desk sources, originates and trades in Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs) and Voluntary Carbon Credits to meet this growing global demand across all continents. By facilitating these transactions on a global scale, we help clients around the world access the products they need to comply with obligations and contribute to a better future. Our desk contributes to STX being a truly global wholesale trader it aspires to be.” – Fabio Moro, Head of Global Voluntary Markets Desk

ROLE OF A TRADER

As a Trader at STX, you’ll focus on translating complex data and information into concrete trading opportunities. More specifically, you’ll be tasked with aggregating data and turning it into simple and practical solutions that benefit prospective clients. In the ever-evolving environmental commodities market, trading is a highly challenging job – one that requires outstanding analytical skills and the ability to work well under pressure. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Optimizing the trade flow
  • Structuring the trading books
  • Working as a backup and support to the other traders
  • Manage some trading books yourself
  • Managing trade, counterparty and contract risk in line with broader strategy
  • Pricing of Guarantees of Origin
  • Doing research and analyzing data to make better trading decisions
  • Optimization of the delivery book

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 0-2 years of experience in a trading company as a trader/analyst
  • An academic degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Econometrics, Finance, computer science or equivalent
  • Highly skilled in using Excel and VBA. Python and SQL are a plus
  • Outstanding analytical skills with a proactive attitude
  • Strong interest in financial and (environmental) commodities markets and in trading
  • A proactive problem-solving nature
  • Competitive attitude and eagerness to constantly improve yourself
  • Fluent in English and preferably another European language

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Pension scheme contributions
  • Strong focus on personal and professional development
  • Sport and training opportunities

GET IN TOUCH

Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button in this website (https://stxgroup.com/careers/vacancy/junior-trader-goo/). For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department at recruitment@stxgroup.com