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:

Internship – Carbon Footprint Calculator | AFS Energy, Amsterdam

Job description

Design and implement a Carbon Footprint Calculator for our website! This will accelerate our e-commerce ambitions and will help our clients to become carbon neutral even quicker, thereby directly contributing to the Energy transition.

The Energy department is a young and international desk, that helps clients to reach their sustainability goals and directly contributes to the energy transition. AFS Energy acts as an intermediary in the carbon, renewable energy, energy efficiency and biofuel markets.

Competencies and qualifications

We are looking for an intern with a positive energy, who loves to build things:

  • You’re in the final stages of your bachelor and looking for a (graduation) internship
  • Passion for tech and sustainability
  • Some coding knowledge and skills will come in handy, but this can also be learned on the job
  • You are eager and curious to learn about Renewable Energy products, you want to help build an e-commerce business and you are able to solve some IT challenges
  • Team player and energetic

Organization

AFS Group is the leading independent financial intermediary on the European mainland 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
  • Interest Rates
  • Equity and equity derivatives
  • Exotic financial products
  • 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 awesome work environments in Amsterdam, the old trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange
  • Working in a high performing team
  • Energetic and friendly colleagues
  • Free inhouse fitness
  • A versatile full-time position in a fast growing and professional organization
  • A variety of activities with the team.

Interested

You can apply for this position by submitting your resume via the application link.

Application form click here

AFS Renewable Energy Traineeship – 1th of September 2021 (fulltime) – 7 months

Do you think you have what it takes to be at the forefront of the renewable energy transition, energy markets and sales? Do you want to become the best sales trader in the market? This might be the traineeship you have been looking for!

Job Description

September 1th of 2021 the AFS Renewable Energy Traineeship starts. This program offers you the chance to become a successful Sales Trader and to get to know the renewable energy markets, the organization and your colleagues.

A successful career at AFS starts with understanding our company and business. To accomplish this, the first 6 weeks of the traineeship will be intense: you will work on your soft and hard skills, you will conduct several group assignments and receive training in the different energy products.

After that you will receive on the job training of your manager and an assigned buddy. This phase is all about learning by doing. Every month the trainees will have a team building event, personal development session or training, divided over the remaining months of the program.

When you graduate for the program after 7 months, you will know all there is to need to know about the Renewable Energy markets, AFS and you’ve already built a large network within the organization.

After graduating you will directly proceed into The Excellence program and work as a Junior Sales Trader. This program is focused on continuous improvement and mentorship to become the best Sales Trader in your area.

About AFS Energy

The trainees will work within the Energy department, which is part of AFS Group. AFS Energy has extensive experience in consulting and trading in the different renewable energy markets across Europe. Our young, international, and rapidly growing desk helps organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives related to carbon emissions, renewable energy, energy efficiency, biogas and biofuels. They also assist clients in realizing their renewable energy projects.

Are you a go getter? Then our Energy 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 continuous sales courses and training sessions with seniors and with your peers in order to make you the best Sales Trader you could be.

Competencies and qualifications

  • To at least have a bachelor’s degree with a genuine interest in Financial and/or Renewable Markets
  • To be fulltime available from the 1th of September (no holidays scheduled during the first 6 weeks)
  • To be fluent (in writing and speaking) in English and at least one other language
  • To a least have some commercial experience or interest. 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 continuously look for 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
  • Accurate, excellent numerical and analytical skills

What we offer

  • One of the most interesting work environments in Amsterdam, the trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange
  • Traineeship of 7 months that offers you a strong base for your career within AFS
  • 27 holidays per calendar year
  • NS Business card (depending on your residence)
  • Free inhouse fitness
  • A versatile fulltime position in a fast growing and professional organization
  • A variety of activities with the team

Get in touch!

Are you ready for a new challenge and do you want to become a member of this motivated team on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange? Please submit your application via the application form.

Application form click here 

Invited for a job interview?

  • 1st round: Quick phone call with recruitment to get to know each other better
  • 2nd round: Job interview with hiring managers
  • 3rd round: Sales Assessment (to do at home) + debrief session
  • 4th round: Job interview with Head of Energy

(Medior) Sales Trader Carbon Allowances Market Eastern Europe / Balkan (EU-ETS EUAs) – Renewable Energy – location Amsterdam

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 make you hungry for more?

As a Sales Trader Carbon Compensation Certificates within AFS Energy you will become a key member of a team of highly motivated and professional colleagues who will guide you from the beginning onwards. You create your own business: first you will build and expand your network of companies of buyers and sellers. The ETEI desk, part of AFS Group, is responsible for the brokering , sales trading and execution of (renewable) energy instruments traded in regulated markets and exchanges. The products under its mandate are EUAs, other certificates under the EU-ETS and Energy derivatives (futures and options on power, fuels, gas and coal). We are constantly expanding our product portfolio, your job will be corporate sales!

While using your market knowledge, trade ideas and market intelligence, you will build a client base and help those clients to manage their EU ETS risk and transition to low carbon production.

Competencies and qualifications

We are looking for a multi-lingual Medior Sales Trader Carbon Allowances / EUAs. For this we expect you:

  • To at least have a Bachelor / Master degree or thinking level
  • To be fluent in English and one or more of languages spoken in Eastern Europe / Balkan region
  • Experience in sales – cold calling, holding meetings with senior level executives and converting leads into paying customers
  • To at least have one-year’s experience in EUAs, EU-ETS, Carbon Allowances
  • You are eager and curious to learn. You are also eager to travel and meet your clients in person
  • To be pro-active and not afraid to pick up the phone. You will continue to find new brokerage or 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

The AFS Energy department

AFS Energy is always on a mission to make ideas, products and opportunities a great success. The Energy team consists of a group of ambitious and highly motivated analysts and Sales Traders that are continuously looking for new products, markets, deal opportunities and advisory services to support our clients in the best possible way. We have a nose for creating products and solutions that will add value to companies all around Europe involved in renewable energy; and we are proud of it!

As a Sales Trader you can expect a team that motivates you to be the best. We provide you with various courses and training sessions with your peers in order to make you the best Sales Trader you could be.

What we offer

We’ll promise you a job that is never boring and ask for your full commitment in return.

  • 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 remuneration 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

Get in touch!

Are you ready for a new challenge and do you want to become a member of this motivated team on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange? Please submit your application via the application form.

Application form click here

Invited for a job interview?

  • 1st round: Job interview with Corporate Recruiter and Director
  • 2nd round: Job interview with another director and Head of Energy
  • 3rd round: Sales Assessment

Convinced us and you are still positive about AFS Energy as well? Then our job offer will follow.

We are happy to recruit our AFS colleagues by ourselves. We do not need help from external parties. If we receive resumes from unaffiliated recruitment agencies, we reserve the right to contact the persons involved directly and treat candidates as regular candidates.

Sales Trader Environmental Commodities – Scandinavian Market

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 who 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 Swedish speaking Sales Trader Renewable Energy.

For this we expect you:

  • To have at least a Bachelor Degree
  • To be fluent in Swedish, as well as fluent in English
  • To have experience in Renewable Energy is a plus
  • To have at least 1 year working experience in a commercial role
  • To be 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
  • 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 mainland 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
  • Interest Rates
  • 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 remuneration 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

Please submit your application via the application form. If you have any questions about the selection process feel free to contact Janneke Dijkstra, Corporate Recruiter AFS.

Application form click here

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 mainland 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
  • Interest Rates
  • 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 submit your resume and cover letter via the application form:

Application form click here

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.