Vacancy at Caely - Sales Trader DACH

Sales Trader DACH

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 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

The sales trader has to develop mid and senior-level relationships with top-class companies (utilities, project developers, corporates, generators and industrials) and actively close transactions that meet the clients and Caely demands. The teams, including your personal, performance is measured with an annual ambitious sales plan.

The ambition is to grow as an individual and as a company in this exciting and rapidly growing market. You will be responsible for trading products such as renewable power and gas certificates, , energy efficiency certificates, carbon offsets (voluntary and obligatory), transport quota’s, amongst others. We help our clients reduce their environmental (future risk) positions, maximize their output while utilizing and building our network. You will have full support directly from the management team and future colleagues.


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

  • Communicate daily with your teams’ customers and needs
  • Manage an existing client portfolio
  • Actively approach new customers to expand the customer database
  • Conduct local market research on the environmental commodities market and contribute to the company's growth efforts
  • Create new commodity deal structures meeting Caely and your clients’ needs
  • Collaborate with the team and peers to structure deals for the benefit of the customer and Caely

The Requirements

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

  • Native speaker in German and fluent in English
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, finance, economics or equivalent
  • 1-3 year’s experience in commodities trading, brokering, business development preferably in the energy or industrial sectors
  • Self-starter, motivated and eager to develop your skills and become a knowledge leader in the environmental commodity industry
  • Articulate, precise and excellent communication skills (giving and receiving feedback)
  • Climate Advocate and have a drive to leave the world in a better place
  • Develop leads through business development, cold calling, networking and IT/Data applications
  • Advanced excel skills is considered a plus
  • Living or willing to relocate to Amsterdam, The Netherlands for at least 6 months

The Offer


  • Inspirational work environment in the fastest growing commodity sector
  • Competitive market salary and bonus scheme
  • Relocation budget
  • Unlimited holidays
  • Open working environment