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Are you looking for a position in Amsterdam where you can combine your analytical and business development skills? Discovering new markets and products? Is your personality best described as ambitious, analytical and are you curious about global commodity trading?
The Business Development Analyst role is crucial in the building and the development of the business. Your job will be about understanding a complex and dynamic marketplace where changing legislation, product availability and client requirements add up to opportunities for developing new markets. As an ACT Commodities Business Developer Analyst you get to do it all, from building client relationships to identifying and sourcing suitable products and creating new market opportunities.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Undertake research and analysis across a wide range of commodity markets to apply expertise to the
- Lead components of project delivery, under guidance from management & traders
- Liaise with the traders to ensure current knowledge of oil and gas products and maintain current
knowledge of major drivers and trends across commodity markets
- Identify new sources of business, and help develop new trading desks or new way to trade
- Provide data and analysis in support of monthly and annual publications
- Identify new areas of commodity trading for the group
- Knowledge in Power & Gas
- Fluent in English and fluent in one of the following languages: German, Spanish, Portuguese,
- Bachelor’s/ Master's degree,
- 2- 4 years’ experience
- Experience analyzing data with excellent attention to detail
- Intellectually curious and able to demonstrate structured problem solving and analytical skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Aptitude for taking initiative, a commercial and creative mind with an entrepreneurial attitude
Apply today and discover ACT Commodities!
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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.
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