Graduate Program
New sales traders at ACT Commodities participate in a challenging and in-depth Graduate Program, during which all the knowledge and skills necessary to build a successful trading business is acquired. This thorough learning and development program is tailored to every individual’s needs, so that all of the employees we invest in have the best possible opportunity to reach their full potential. Our Graduate Program consists of a structured 4-phase program which optimizes learning by building up competencies at a manageable pace. Product and market knowledge, together with commercial, social and creative skills are covered in-depth via training with internal and external experts. Regular reviews with management and among peers track progress from every angle to ensure consistent and continuous all-round development. The end result is comprehensive knowledge, well-practiced skills and the confidence to trade successfully.
I excel when...
Highly motivated
Entrepreneurial spirit
Love to challenge my brain
Love to close deals

Continuous Development at ACT

We believe that investing in raw talent benefits everyone long term. If you succeed, we succeed. From day one we go the extra mile to ensure that success happens throughout your career at ACT Commodities.
How we help you to shape your future
Your Personal Development Plan
Through the Talent Motivation Analysis (TMA) we discover each new recruit’s competence profile and use that as the basis for their personal development plan. Training at ACT Commodities is created to bring out the best in each person, addressing identified learning objectives to set up all of our rising stars for the best possible future. Together with our HR specialists you will work on a customized Personal Development Plan that provides you a roadmap for your personal growth and progress within ACT.
Team Workshops
During Team Workshops your team lead will set out the strategic plans for your team. Together you will decide which roll fits your profile and gives you the opportunity to excel.
360° Feedback
We value continuous feedback. Therefore not just your direct manager, but all colleagues involved will help you to improve your performance. Regular reviews with management and among peers track progress from every angle to ensure consistent and continuous all-round development.
Team session
Every quarter you will have a team session to reflect on the targets, activities, communication, and collaboration within your team.
Training and education
To boost your development, we offer numerous training and education sessions. You can pick and choose, and decide which of your skills you want to take to the next level.
Why work here?

It’s more than a career.

You will be part of our enthusiastic and entrepreneurial team that consists of more than 30 nationalities from all over the world. We work hard, but also party hard during drinks, BBQ’s, company weekends, diners, boat trips and so on. So bring your smile and join the party.

Score great deals and awesome goals.

On top of developing your skills you can also develop your foosball skills. But be aware for our goal getter Paul! Are you more in for a game of table tennis? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

All ingredients for success.

We enable you to reach your full potential. Therefore you will get all the knowledge and training necessary to develop your talents and become successful.

A training program that fits like a glove.

We want you to develop your skills and talent in the best possible way. Therefore you will enter our unique and personally tailored on-the-job training program with only one goal: to enable you to reach your full potential.

Get your own personal life coach.

Working at ACT is more than just learning the right skills and expertise. We also focus on your personal development and growth. That’s where your personal life coach comes in. Because we believe that the more you know about yourself, the more successful you will be.

It’s the kickstart of my career.

ACT’s Graduate Program is designed to facilitate me to become a successful trader. The complete program is aimed at bringing my trading skills to the next level. But it also focuses on my personal development and how I can utilize my talents. I get formal training, interactive sessions, simulations & role play challenges and feedback sessions on a regular basis.

 

The traineeship is about me and my development. And I get all the support to become a successful trader. ACT grows at a fast pace and it’s fantastic to be part of this winning team, really the best kickstart to my career!

Sander Hemelaar
Success is all about building rewarding client relationships.

I still remember the first day I visited ACT for my job interview. When I opened the door to the trading floor I immediately sensed the high and positive energy. Working at ACT means working in a great atmosphere within a great team. I don’t consider my colleagues as co-workers, but see us more as a group of friends. We help each other out and if you have any questions everybody is more than happy to help you.

Our contribution to reaching our clients’ environmental goals is first and foremost about dealing with people. We highly value our client relationships. We do business in a way that is not so much about price, but about building sincere relationships based on trust.

Alessio Di Credico
The thrill of closing deals excites me.

I enjoy being highly independent while still being part of a team. I’ve never experienced a job where time flies this fast! Working at ACT means constantly thinking in order to stay one step ahead, considering what our clients’ needs will be before they have even thought about them themselves. I continue to learn a lot from ACT’s well-built relationships and strong business model. After a solid sales training, I got the opportunities to develop my own style. ACT’s philosophy incorporates investing in people. We invest well in our clients, but even more so in our traders. Personal and team development ranks high on our agenda.

Daniel Schneider