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Environmental Markets Trader (f/m/d)

Date:  12 Jul 2024
Job ID:  8561
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

As an Environmental Markets Trader within our Flow & Derivatives Trading Desk, you will play a pivotal role in managing the interest coming from our Origination teams, with a specific focus on our activities in Guarantees of Origins (GoOs) and other Green certificates. This position offers proactive engagement with energy and green markets, providing an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about both the analytical and commercial aspects of trading.
Your Responsibilities:

  • Pricing: Utilize available pricing tools and market inputs to price Environmental Certificates
  • Trading Management: Manage trading positions with a primary focus on Green Markets mainly Guarantees of Origin
  • Trading Strategy: Develop and propose trading ideas, expressing market views through trading strategies
  • Collaboration: Engage in projects within Structured Energy Management and contribute to the ongoing business development efforts of the team
  • Market Analysis: Stay abreast of relevant market developments and trends, providing insights and recommendations to make trading decisions

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field such as Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or Engineering
  • Previous experience preferably in environmental certificates, green markets, or energy trading
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Proactive mindset with a demonstrated ability to identify and pursue trading opportunities
  • Fluency in English; additional language skills, particularly in European languages, are a plus
Your benefits
  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity of 5 days flexible leave
  • Very good social benefits and excellent pension fund contributions, optional additional savings contribution (tax free)
  • Financial contribution to daycare center costs and voluntary family allowance
  • Free barista coffee and fruit
  • Various flexible work models
  • Financial and/or time support for further education
  • Complete benefits overview

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection
At Alpiq, data privacy is an important topic. Please therefore take note of the corresponding Privacy Notice that appears in the online application form and explains in detail the purpose for which we process your personal data. It is of great concern to us to inform you as transparently as possible and process your data only in a fair manner.

Application process
Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

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Federica Maraschio



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