(Junior) Broker / (Sales) Trader – Energy Desk
AFS Group is an independent European multi-asset class broker, primarily operating as an intermediary for Financial Institutions, Corporate Clients and (semi) Government bodies.
With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt, AFS offers a range of Fixed Income, Interest Rates, Energy / Environmental, Exotics, Equity and Equity derivatives products. AFS also offers a variety of market information and data services. AFS has 90 employees.
Energy Desk: Description of role and work setting
AFS Energy has extensive experience in consulting and brokerage in the Renewable Energy market. Our young and growing Energy desk helps organizations to achieve sustainable energy projects and to achieve their sustainability objectives. Our Energy desk is specialised in trading and brokering environmental products like Carbon Allowances (EUA, CER, ERU, VCS, GS) and Green Certificates (GoO, REC). To offer these products and to serve the expanding client base in the Netherlands and several other European countries, we are looking for a (Junior) Broker / (Sales) Trader to join our team.
As a Broker / Trader you will become a member of a team of professional and experienced colleagues and from the beginning you will participate in the daily activities of the Energy desk. During the first period of your employment, we will teach and guide you on everything you need to know about the environmental markets and products, about brokerage and deal structuring. We offer you a chance to build your own portfolio of clients and with your knowledge and the knowledge of the whole Energy team, you will help your clients to manage their Environmental positions.
Required skills and experience
- a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree;
- 1-2 years of commercial experience preferably as a broker/trader or experience in a sales / bonus driven position. Experience in or knowledge of the Renewable Energy industry is an advantage;
- a team player with the ability to work well under pressure;
- eager to learn with an efficient and independent way to work;
- excellent numerical, analytical and communication skills;
- an entrepreneurial and ambitious spirit with a commercial mindset;
- flexible and creative;
- fluent in English (verbal and written), a native speaker in German or Dutch (hard criteria).
What we offer
You have the opportunity to be part of a young, growing and ambitious company. AFS is located in a historical building, which used to be the old trading floor, in the center of Amsterdam. AFS offers an interesting, international and professional working environment, with a strong focus on personal development. In addition to that, we offer competitive benefits including profit sharing possibilities.
If you are interested, please send your cover letter and resume to the HR manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).