Carbon Trader

Location France
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freddie Ricks

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Job ref: 2048
Published: 5 months ago
We are representing a leading proprietary trading firm at the forefront of sustainable finance, specializing in the trading of carbon credits. We are committed to making a positive impact on the environment while navigating the complexities of the carbon market. Join our dynamic team and contribute to shaping a greener future.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Carbon Trader to join our proprietary trading desk. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in our mission to navigate and capitalize on opportunities within the carbon credit market. If you have a strong background in carbon trading, a passion for sustainable finance, and the drive to make a difference, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Carbon Credit Trading:
  • Execute trades in the carbon credit market, including spot and derivative transactions.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, policy changes, and regulatory developments affecting carbon markets globally.
  1. Market Analysis:
  • Conduct in-depth market analysis to identify trading opportunities and assess risk factors.
  • Collaborate with research teams to stay informed about emerging trends in sustainable finance.
  1. Risk Management:
  • Develop and implement effective risk management strategies to navigate market volatility.
  • Monitor and manage risk exposure associated with carbon credit trading.
  1. Strategy Development:
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of trading strategies to optimize profitability.
  • Explore new markets and trading instruments within the broader carbon credit landscape.
  1. Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Build and maintain relationships with industry participants, regulatory bodies, and other stakeholders.
  • Represent the company in industry forums and contribute to thought leadership in sustainable finance.



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Environmental Science, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven experience in carbon credit trading within a proprietary trading environment, minimum 2 year track record.
  • Strong understanding of global carbon markets, including compliance and voluntary markets.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret and respond to market data and trends.
  • Excellent risk management skills and the ability to thrive in a dynamic trading environment.