Vacancy at Caely - Trader EU

Trader EU


The Candidate

You are passionate about climate change and how to tackle this global issue one trade at a time. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed team player that fosters superior performance by utilizing their competences in deal making. You have an affinity with commodities and finance, are self-motivated and eager to develop your commercial skills and work in a close nit team. The ideal candidate should be confident, but open to direct feedback and preferably have a comprehensive understanding of Environmental Commodities (carbon, (bio)fuels, (renewable) power or gas markets). You excel in understanding your clients’ needs and transforming these into actions. We are looking for someone to develop themselves and grow with the company to become a key team player.


The Company

Caely Renewables (Caely) is a solution driven company with a strong focus on the environment. We believe that fighting climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. We help our clients to reduce their carbon footprint and increase their sustainable energy consumption. This enables them to meet their environmental goals. We do this by actively advising and executing environmental commodity transactions. Within this young and dynamic market, Caely’s team boasts a wealth of experience and is committed to becoming the go-to knowledge leader and actor within the environmental commodity space. From our headquarters in Amsterdam, we are gearing up to expand our operations into Europe.


The Role

You will be strengthening our Trading and Portfolio management desk focussing on building, managing and trading European Renewable Energy Certificates. This desk forms the beating heart of our EAC-desk, focusing on European Energy Attribute Certificates. The trading and portfolio management teams takes full responsibility over our trading books and quotes live prices to the different sales-trading teams who have direct contact with market participants. You are (or become) the expert on the underlying drivers causing prices to change and all characteristics of the different systems and methodologies in place.


The responsibilities


The role will consist of, but not limited to, the following actions on a daily basis:

  • Work and optimize our EAC (energy attribute certificates) portfolios in order to capture all trading opportunities and monitor all risk
  • Identify trading opportunities resulting from our books, the Sales-Trading flow or market movements
  • Quote competitive prices on a daily basis to the sales-trading team
  • Work together with Mid-office for a daily reconciliation and with Risk for updated VAR monitoring
  • Stay updated on market activity through direct engagement with market participants such as traders, brokers and platforms 


The Requirements

In order to be considered for the role you will meet the following:

  • Fluent in English, speaking and writing
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mathematics, physics, technical engineering, financial economics, econometrics or equivalent
  • 1-3 year experience at least in financial trading and/or renewable energy certificate trading or any other ‘paper’ trading experience
  • Articulate, precise and excellent communication skills (giving and receiving feedback)
  • Climate Advocate and have a drive to leave the world in a better place
  • Advanced excel skills, VBA and/or Python
  • Experience in programming
  • Open for living and working in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


The Offer

  • Inspirational work environment in the fastest growing commodity sector
  • Competitive market salary and bonus scheme
  • Employee Investment Plan
  • Relocation budget
  • Unlimited holidays
  • Open working environment
  • Personal development program
  • Sports memberships and competitions