AFS Energy vacancies

Are you a couple of years into your career and ready to take an exciting next step together with other energy professionals? Are you an experienced professional looking for an inspiring new environment?

AFS Energy offers challenging career opportunities to courageous and ambitious finance professionals with a common sense view, executing power and the ability to communicate with clients on all levels.

AFS Energy has the following open vacancies at the moment:

(Junior) Sales Trader Special Products – AFS Energy – Product Development Team

Is resourceful your middle name? Are you able to sell ice to an Eskimo? Do you have an untamable appetite to learn and be the best in what you do? Well then; this might be the opportunity you are looking for!

Job description

We are always on a mission to make our ideas, products and opportunities a top success. For our Energy Product Development team, we are currently looking for a (Junior) Sales Trader – Special Products. The team consists of a group of ambitious and highly motivated analysts and brokers that are continuously looking for new products, markets, deal opportunities and advisory services to better support our clients. Our team is also involved in the more complex transactions such as product swaps, (corporate) energy purchase contracts and cross border trading. We are good at creating products and solutions which have an added value to companies all around Europe involved in renewable energy; and we are proud of it!

As Sales Trader – Special Products it is your job to deliver us a triumph. To achieve this goal, you must have your eyes on the price at all time, be target orientated and driven to learn and improve. We’ll promise you a job that is never boring and ask for your full commitment in return. Keep your head up when continuously cold calling and we will reward leads by flying across Europe in order to meet your (future) clients (When Covid-19 is over, of course). At the end of the day, it is the rush of closing a deal, providing a client with the best service in the market and come up with new transaction structures that others haven’t thought about yet. And that gives you the drive to make it happen.

What we expect:

  • You are full of ambition, drive and passionate to succeed
  • You can convince (y)our clients with ingenious propositions and ardent arguments
  • You want to be the best; negotiation is your middle name and will never give up till you succeed
  • You are eager and curious to learn about the products
  • You will challenge us and work together with us in improving our team
  • You are a solid and consistent colleague
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • The more languages you speak, the better, but other than English this is not a hard criterion

What we offer:

The Energy department has extensive experience in consulting and trading in the different renewable energy markets across Europe. Our young and rapidly growing desk helps organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives related to carbon emissions, renewable energy, energy efficiency, biogas and biofuels and assists clients in realizing their renewable energy projects.

Are you that go getter? Then our Energy Product Development team will be perfect for you. As a junior you can expect full guidance from us and we will help you learn all new products, understand the various commodity markets and teach you how to move forward from an interest to a deal. We provide you with sales courses and training sessions with seniors and with your peers in order to make you the best sales trader you could be.

  • Working in an awesome, ambitious and driven high performing team
  • Energetic and friendly colleagues from all over the world
  • A versatile full-time position in a fast growing and professional organization
  • One of the most interesting work environments in Amsterdam, the old trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange
  • Competitive renumeration and training possibilities
  • 27 holidays per calendar year
  • NS Business card (depending on your residence)
  • Free inhouse fitness
  • A variety of activities with the team

Interested

If you are interested, please send your resume and a short motivation letter to myself, Janneke Dijkstra, (j.dijkstra@afsgroup.nl). Don’t forget to tell us how you are going to sell that ice to the Eskimo 😉. If you have any questions about the vacancy or procedures also don’t hesitate to contact me.

We recruit our own AFS colleagues. We don’t need help from external parties. If we receive resumes from recruitment agencies, we reserve the right to contact them directly and treat them as regular candidates.

Sales Trader Green Certificates Belgian Market – Renewable Energy

Job description

Are you commercial driven and eager to learn? Do you like to travel and do you have already some sales experience? Does closing deals makes you hungry for more?

As a Sales Trader Renewable Energy Certificates within AFS Energy you will become a key member of a team of highly motivated and professional colleagues whom will guide you from the beginning onwards. You create your own business providing your clients the highest level of service and information. You will be lead responsible for all of these clients and using your market knowledge and intelligence, you will match buyers and sellers in order to optimize their deal structures and commodity certificate portfolios.

Competencies and qualifications

We are looking for a Dutch & French speaking Sales Trader Renewable Energy. For this we expect you:

  • To at least have a Bachelor degree thinking level.
  • To be fluent both in Dutch / Flemish & French.
  • To a least have some commercial experience. But most important, you have an ambitious spirit with a strong commercial mindset. You are eager and curious to learn. And are willing to travel.
  • To be pro-active and not afraid to pick up the phone. You will continue to find new trading and deal structuring opportunities for your clients.
  • To be a good negotiator, who works hard and lives by the motto: “never give up”.
  • To be a team player and thrive under pressure.

Organization

AFS Group is the leading independent financial intermediary on the European main land connecting over two thousand financial institutions, corporate clients and governmental bodies. With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt our 90 professionals connect and service clients in the following asset classes and markets:

  • Environmental commodities
  • Fixed income
  • Equity and equity derivatives
  • Exotic financial products
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market analyses and data services

The Energy department has extensive experience in consulting and trading in the Renewable Energy market. Our young and rapidly growing Energy desk helps organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives related to carbon emissions, renewable energy, energy efficiency, biogas and biofuels and assists clients in realizing their renewable energy projects.

What we offer

  • One of the most interesting work environments in Amsterdam, the old trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange;
  • Competitive renumeration and training possibilities;
  • 27 holidays per calendar year;
  • NS Business card (depending on your residence);
  • Free inhouse fitness;
  • A versatile full-time position in a fast growing and professional organization;
  • A variety of activities with the team.

Interested

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Janneke Dijkstra (recruitment@afsgroup.nl)

“We recruit our own AFS colleagues. If we receive resumes from recruitment agencies we reserve the right to contact them directly and treat them as regular candidates!”

Senior Sales Trader Environmental Commodities French Market – Renewable Energy

Job description

Are you a deal closer? An eager commercial professional who always wants to go the extra mile? And do you want to work on the energy transition? Then this might be the job for you!

As a Sales Trader Renewable Energy Certificates within AFS Energy you will become a key member of a team of highly motivated and professional colleagues whom will guide you from the beginning onwards. You create your own business providing your clients the highest level of service and information. You will be lead responsible for all of these clients and by using your market knowledge and intelligence, you will match buyers and sellers in order to optimize their deal structures and commodity certificate portfolios.

Competencies and qualifications

We are looking for a French speaking Senior Sales Trader Renewable Energy. For this we expect you:

  • Demonstrable experience in Certificat d’économie d’énergie (CEE) / Energy Efficiency broking, consulting or trading.
  • Demonstrable experience in (sales) trading, brokering or account management in the green energy market.
  • To have a Bachelor / Master degree thinking level. A university degree in economics, finance, engineering or business administration is a plus.
  • To be fluent in French (mother tongue), as well as fluent in English.
  • You are pro-active and not afraid to pick up the phone and cold call potential leads. You will continue to find new trading and deal structuring opportunities for your clients.
  • cold calling & hunter attitude;
  • To be a good negotiator, who works hard and lives by the motto: “never give up”.
  • To be a team player and thrive under pressure.

Organization

AFS Group is the leading independent financial intermediary on the European main land connecting over two thousand financial institutions, corporate clients and governmental bodies. With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt our 100+ professionals connect and service clients in the following asset classes and markets:

  • Environmental commodities
  • Fixed income
  • Equity and equity derivatives
  • Exotic financial products
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market analyses and data services

The Energy department has extensive experience in consulting and trading in the Renewable Energy market. Our young and rapidly growing Energy desk helps organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives related to carbon emissions, renewable energy, energy efficiency, biogas and biofuels and assists clients in realizing their renewable energy projects.

What we offer

AFS gives you the opportunity to be part of a young, growing and ambitious team within a rapidly developing and dynamic market.  We offer an international and meritocratic working environment with plenty of room for personal development. We also offer competitive remuneration, with a fixed and variable component. Free public transportation subscription (when you live outside of Amsterdam), assistance with settling in the Netherlands and a free gym subscription are included.

AFS Energy is situated on the main trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange, located in the heart of Amsterdam. Here you will feel the dynamism and international working environment of the financial markets.

Interested

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Janneke Dijkstra (recruitment@afsgroup.nl).

“We recruit our own AFS colleagues. If we receive resumes from recruitment agencies we reserve the right to contact them directly and treat them as regular candidates!”

Senior Sales Trader Environmental Commodities – Renewable Energy

AFS Group

AFS Group is an independent European financial service provider and specialized as a multi-channel broker in the Corporate, Financial and Renewable Energy sectors. Our offices are located in Amsterdam (HQ), Zurich, London and Frankfurt and we employ around 100+ full time employees.

AFS mainly services financials, large corporates and (semi) public institutions in various instruments including: Fixed Income, Interest Rates, Stock, Equity Derivatives and Environmental / Renewable Energy products.

AFS Energy Department

The AFS Energy department helps organizations realize their sustainable energy projects and achieve sustainability objectives. AFS Energy supports organizations with: setting up their own sustainable energy projects, investing in local renewable energy or purchasing and selling sustainable energy certificates. AFS Energy is also active in various compliance products like EUAs and in biofuels. AFS Energy has extensive experience with advice and brokerage services for companies, utilities, energy suppliers and (semi) government institutions with a Corporate Social Responsibility objective.

Job description

For our rapidly growing Energy department, we are looking for an energetic, analytical and ambitious Senior Sales Trader.

As Senior Sales Trader, you are specifically expected to take responsibility regarding coordinating, driving, and realizing more complex transactions throughout the entire Energy department, while working closely with the analysts of the Product Development department.

In addition, your work consists of sales and acquisition with the aim of building your own clientele, this involves cold calling and visiting clients – when possible. You are also responsible for coaching junior employees and you think along with strategic issues with the goal of further strengthening and growing the department.

In the dynamic renewable energy market there is much room for initiative. With your knowledge and that of the entire team, you advise clients on sustainable energy investment, financing and trade decisions.

Competencies and qualifications

  • Academic thinking level. A university degree in economics, finance, engineering, or business administration is a plus.
  • Demonstrable experience in (sales) trading or brokering. Proven capability of setting up arbitrage trades in renewable energy, financial and / or related products;
  • Experience in and / or knowledge of the (sustainable) energy market
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Sales comes naturally to you – proven track record in setting up relationships from scratch;
  • Cold calling & hunter attitude;
  • A team player who can work well under pressure and who is persistent;
  • Independent, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, ambitious, commercial and flexible way of working;
  • Open and accessible;
  • Fluent command of English, both orally and in writing. Other languages ​​are a plus.

Our offer

AFS gives you the opportunity to be part of a young, growing and ambitious team within a rapidly developing and dynamic market.  We offer an international and meritocratic working environment with plenty of room for personal development. We also offer competitive remuneration, with a fixed and variable component. Free public transportation subscription (when you live outside of Amsterdam), assistance with settling in the Netherlands and a free gym subscription are included.

AFS Energy is situated on the main trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange, located in the heart of Amsterdam. Here you will feel the dynamism and international working environment of the financial markets.

Interested

If you are interested and you have the required knowledge and experience, you can send your resume and motivation letter to Janneke Dijkstra via recruitment@afsgroup.nl.

 

“We recruit our own AFS colleagues. If we receive resumes from recruitment agencies we reserve the right to contact them directly and treat them as regular candidates!”

Senior Sales Trader Environmental Commodities German Market – Renewable Energy

Job description

Are you a deal closer? An eager commercial professional who always wants to go the extra mile? And do you want to work on the energy transition? Then this might be the job for you!

As a Sales Trader Renewable Energy Certificates within AFS Energy you will become a key member of a team of highly motivated and professional colleagues whom will guide you from the beginning onwards. You create your own business providing your clients the highest level of service and information. You will be lead responsible for all of these clients and by using your market knowledge and intelligence, you will match buyers and sellers in order to optimize their deal structures and commodity certificate portfolios.

Competencies and qualifications

We are looking for a German speaking Senior Sales Trader Renewable Energy. For this we expect you:

  • To have a Bachelor / Master degree thinking level. A university degree in economics, finance, engineering or business administration is a plus.
  • To be fluent in German (mother tongue), as well as fluent in English.
  • Demonstrable experience in (sales) trading, brokering or account management in the green energy market.
  • You are pro-active and not afraid to pick up the phone and cold call potential leads. You will continue to find new trading and deal structuring opportunities for your clients.
  • Hunter attitude;
  • To be a good negotiator, who works hard and lives by the motto: “never give up”.
  • To be a team player and thrive under pressure.

Organization

AFS Group is the leading independent financial intermediary on the European main land connecting over two thousand financial institutions, corporate clients and governmental bodies. With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt our 100+ professionals connect and service clients in the following asset classes and markets:

  • Environmental commodities
  • Fixed income
  • Equity and equity derivatives
  • Exotic financial products
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market analyses and data services

The Energy department has extensive experience in consulting and trading in the Renewable Energy market. Our young and rapidly growing Energy desk helps organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives related to carbon emissions, renewable energy, energy efficiency, biogas and biofuels and assists clients in realizing their renewable energy projects.

What we offer

AFS gives you the opportunity to be part of a young, growing and ambitious team within a rapidly developing and dynamic market.  We offer an international and meritocratic working environment with plenty of room for personal development. We also offer competitive remuneration, with a fixed and variable component. Free public transportation subscription (when you live outside of Amsterdam), assistance with settling in the Netherlands and a free gym subscription are included.

AFS Energy is situated on the main trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange, located in the heart of Amsterdam. Here you will feel the dynamism and international working environment of the financial markets.

Interested

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Janneke Dijkstra (recruitment@afsgroup.nl).

“We recruit our own AFS colleagues. If we receive resumes from recruitment agencies we reserve the right to contact them directly and treat them as regular candidates!”