Business Development Manager – Environmental Commodities

Business Development Manager – Environmental Commodities


Corporate Advisory and Account Management


Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of sustainable energy products and certificates, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Business Development Manager – Japanese market to join our APAC team, build a customer portfolio, and be eager to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow.


Turning opportunities into solutions – that’s the specialty of STX’s Front Office. Our team works across various domains, including electricity, renewable gas, carbon offsets, biofuels, and energy efficiency. We engage with clients in different markets and countries on a daily basis, and it’s our job to understand their needs and translate them into effective, efficient solutions. To maintain STX’s position as market leader in the fast-changing environmental commodities field, we are continuously capitalizing on new opportunities and optimizing our offering.


As a Business Development Manager, you play an important role in driving the business forward and will have an active role in the growth of the company.

In this emerging, yet highly competitive market, you’ll identify and analyze opportunities within the Japanese carbon and renewable energy space . By working alongside the senior management of the company and the Strategy & Development department, you will turn those opportunities into a concrete business plan. You will constantly engage with prospective clients and stakeholders to fully grasp their needs, understand the whole ecosystem and apply strategic thinking to tailor-make solutions that cater to these requirements. This role entails exposure to a broad spectrum of professionals at all levels and companies from various industries and markets within Japan. By working strategically to offer clients sustainable solutions, you genuinely help them move forward towards a greener future.  


  • Analyze regulations within the Japanese Environmental Commodity market with a focus on carbon/renewable energy-related topics
  • Understand and define existing business models for STX and ones that are arising from new regulatory changes
  • Execute lean and agile trading setups
  • Create partnerships to leverage opportunities and convert them into a permanent presence across the value chain in the sector
  • Find and hire a team to cover the new markets/products you have identified


  • 5+ years of work experience in the energy/commodities market with exposure to Japanese regulations on decarbonization, energy, fuels, and transportation
  • Proven capacity to identify opportunities and translate them into business plans
  • Extensive environmental commodity market exposure, direct or indirect network is preferred
  • Trade-oriented, commercial and opportunistic mindset
  • Fluent Japanese speaker at a business level, and fluent in English
  • Analytical, critical, and strategic thinking combined with the capability of doing research and analysis to contribute to company growth efforts
  • Collaborative work style
  • Work location: Japan


  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Pension scheme contributions
  • Strong focus on personal and professional development
  • Sport and training opportunities
  • Relocation package if applicable


Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department at

STX Group offers equal employment opportunity. Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.



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