LATAM Originator

Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, 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 LATAM Originator to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 

ABOUT THE FRONT OFFICE

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.

ABOUT THE TEAM

”At the STX Climate Solutions Team, we make use of all the possibilities, skills and infrastructure tools of a global environmental commodities trading company. The goal is to help the world’s biggest corporates achieve their carbon neutrality targets – in the most cost-efficient way. In fact, many of our intercontinental clients not only reach carbon neutrality but move a step further to net-zero or even carbon-negativity. Our department is one of the fastest-growing teams within STX and one of the few that is active in all environmental markets around the globe. Through transactions of renewable energy products, we like to showcase and unlock the huge sustainability potential that these companies have to safeguard the environment while remaining competitive in the future.” – Jens Schumacher, Managing Partner, Climate Solutions Desk 

ROLE OF AN ORIGINATOR

As an Attribute Originator you will work directly with generators and project developers in Latin America. You will be responsible for helping your clients generate new revenue streams and optimize existing ones; continually explore new opportunities within the energy attribute or carbon offset markets; act as the main contact and source of knowledge for new and existing clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and build a pipeline of projects to bring to market
  • Understand all technical aspects of accreditation process for the different tracking systems available in the region
  • Proactive commercial development of market potential, working with both new and existing customers
  • Contribute to developing STX position and visibility in the region
  • Map and develop relationships with partners and counterparties
  • Optimize market connectivity between the trading and origination team

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Business fluent in Spanish and fluent in English required. Fluency in Portuguese not required but preferred.
  • At least 3+ years of relevant carbon offset or REC (Renewable Energy Credits) market experience
  • Relevant experience and understanding of registry requirements, project methodologies, international governance frameworks
  • Proven track record within project accreditation process
  • Strong understanding of market fundamentals and developments
  • Existing network within the carbon offset or REC market
  • Strong commercial and negotiation skills are required
  • Working rights in the United States

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Company sponsored Private medical health insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Fringe benefits
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Professional and international working environment
  • Working in a fast-paced company
  • Strong focus on personal and professional development

GET IN TOUCH

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 recruitment@stxgroup.com.

STX Group offers equal employment opportunity.

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