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ACT Commodities
Finance, Trading
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We are famous for our collaborative approach to trading. It helps us partner with our clients, drives how we work as a team and guarantees success. As a Sales Trader your sharp mind, strong social skills and natural charm will set you up for a great career.


ACT helps organizations hit their climate targets, no matter how ambitious. Since founding in 2009, we have become a reliable partner for high-impact climate projects that generate carbon credits, energy efficiency projects and certificates, experts in renewable electricity and gas markets, renewable fuels, and emission allowances.

Our desk sources, blends and delivers physical commodities such as biofuels anywhere in the world. We have an extensive global network of sellers, buyers, and producers, which enables us to serve our large international client base with a broad spectrum of products.

Job Profile

As a junior trader will be a member of the Front Office team, reporting to the department head and supporting ACT trading business. Responsibilities include:

  • Execute and manage physical / paper trading
  • Provide market analysis
  • Coordination with other trading teams for trading optimization
  • Furnish trading activity / market intelligence reporting on a weekly, monthly basis as required
  • Produce daily mark to market reporting
  • Produce strategy reporting periodically and as required
  • Reconciling trades using internal trading system and maintain updated trading profile throughout the trading day.
  • Provide daily reports such as hedging schedule in line with current pricing positions.
  • To furnish and update P/L on a regular basis and projected MTM as required.
  • Work closely with the traders to compile and manage data relevant to the research and analysis in accordance with business requirements.
  • Work closely with the middle and back office, including IT for all the needs of the trading team.
  • Continually solicit requests for ad-hoc analysis relevant to the business or participate in related projects and provide any other logistical support as may be required.
  • Develops a good technical understanding of ACT products and their benefits

Who you are

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who values integrity and is able go the extra mile to provide excellent service and ensure satisfaction of stakeholders. A strong candidate should possess the following competencies:

  • Degree in Business, Economics, Finance or other relevant qualifications with strong mathematical inclination
  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills to assimilate complex and ambiguous data to identify key issues and aid in decision making
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel
  • Programming skills preferably Python, VBA
  • Organized and capable of maintaining our trading systems and good general administrative skills
  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills to assimilate complex and ambiguous data to identify key issues and aid in decision making
  • Highly motivated and organized individual who exhibits strong integrity, work ethics and ability to perform under pressure
  • Effective team player with excellent oral and written communication skills and strong stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, other languages are a plus 

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration and generous bonus plan
  • Comprehensive career development training
  • Quarterly target incentives
  • Relocation budget (when applicable)
  • Commuting allowance (NS card or per km)
  • 25 vacation days
  • Kickboxing, football and other fun team events
  • In-house Life Coach

**A pre-employment screening is part of our application procedure**

I connect clients to commodity markets

My work is all about understanding my clients’ needs and spotting opportunities. Bringing people together by matching supply to demand and vice versa.

Playing at the top of my game

I can persuade clients with my trading and social skills. I am a natural diplomat, easily connecting with people. Charming, attentive and sociable. Performing at the top of my game will earn me a place in the successful team at ACT Commodities.
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But don’t worry, you’re not on your own. We are there for you all the way.
Because at ACT we get things done together.

That’s what we call collaborative trading because together we…

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