*Senior Carbon Sales Trader, SCB – Chicago

Published 19:55 on January 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:52 on January 13, 2022  /  Job Postings  /  No Comments

*PREMIUM LISTING - We are looking for an ambitious and experienced applicant, who shares our mission of a low carbon future, to join our Carbon Desk. The chosen applicant will be responsible for starting up a desk in Chicago, for growing SCB’s presence; developing new business relationships and revenue streams within voluntary carbon markets in North America.

Passionate about markets and helping the environment?

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced applicant, who shares our mission of a low carbon future, to join our Carbon Desk.

The chosen applicant will be responsible for starting up a desk in Chicago, for growing SCB’s presence; developing new business relationships and revenue streams within voluntary carbon markets in North America.

Who We Look For

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Degree in Environmental Studies, Energy Economics, Business or equivalent work experience
  • A strong track record of sales, cold calls, business development, negotiation, portfolio manager and customer relationship skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in carbon markets through sales or trading
  • Relevant knowledge of voluntary carbon products (EACs, Carbon Offsets), corporate social responsibility, sustainability and climate change is required
  • An existing portfolio of clients in North American markets
  • Experience in developing of a new business/desk from scratch is a great advantage
  • Strong organizational, time management skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and great team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with strong leaning agility and hunger to succeed in tough environments
  • Ability to manage all aspects of individual and team objectives and projects to execution

What You Will Do

You will be responsible:

  • Starting up a Principal Carbon desk in Chicago while leveraging on existing global business of SCB
  • Maintaining, prospecting and developing a network of new clients active in voluntary carbon markets in North America
  • Generating new revenue streams and building a trading portfolio in voluntary carbon products, based on market analysis, global supply and demand models, changing regulatory and political landscapes
  • Consulting clients on their emission risks and sustainability challenges, understanding their needs and helping them develop bespoke solutions to offset their emissions and to address climate change goals
  • Providing an oversight to the whole lifecycle of a trade and new customer onboarding
  • Actively engaging with the Operation, Legal and Compliance departments and ensuring a thorough risk management, trade execution, and post-trade discipline and the overall quality control in line with SCB guidelines,  rules and principles
  • Working closely with colleagues in the US and Europe and assisting the desk in developing advisory strategy and sustainability proposals
  • Representing SCB at market events and engaging with the relevant marketing activities

ABOUT SCB

Why Work for SCB

SCB is the world leading low carbon commodity company relentlessly pursuing a low carbon future. We provide Brokerage, Matched Principal, Market Data and Advisory services in sustainable commodities and renewable energy. As a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good. Our commitment to the environment goes further than just helping our customers. Over the years, we have abated more than 350 million MT of CO2 through our global transactions.

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Seize the opportunity to work with us and expand your knowledge of renewable energy, low carbon commodities and alternatives.

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SCB is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of colour, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, Spanish speaking individuals, and persons with disabilities

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