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Senior Sales Trader – Japanese Market


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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 Senior Sales Trader – Japanese Market to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and 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 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.


“Thanks to its global presence, STX is a leading international trading house, and we want to maintain that position. Expanding and increasing our activities in the Asia-Pacific region is critical for achieving that ambition. This is what drove our recent decision to add to our hubs in Amsterdam and New York and open our office in Singapore. We feel we’re best positioned to serve our clients effectively when we’re close to them.” Menno Weller, Head of Asia – Pacific


As a Senior Sales Trader, you play an important role in driving the business forward. In this highly competitive market, you’ll constantly engage with prospective clients to fully grasp their needs, 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, as well as to companies from various industries and markets. By working strategically to offer clients sustainable solutions, you genuinely help them move forward towards a greener future.  


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 on

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




Growing the global green economy. Ready to make it your mission?

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing sourcing and trading strategies for the Japanese renewable energy markets.
  • Expanding our existing customer portfolio by identifying and following up on new leads.
  • Proposing new deal structures complying with market’s requirements and negotiate structured agreements with customers and producers
  • Analyzing data and conducting research on the Japanese environmental commodities market
  • Acting as a trusted advisor and main point of contact to new and existing clients
  • Building strong relationships with key counterparties
  • Taking initiative to expand and manage a local team

What does a rewarding career mean to you?

Key Requirements

  • +5 years of working experience within a sales, trading, business development or account management role in Japan / Singapore
  • Exposure to the APAC commodity market. Including exposure to utilities, energy, agriculture, coal or metals
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher)
  • Fluent in English & Japanese essential
  • Essential commercial and entrepreneurial attitude
  • Analytical and strategic thinking to effectively conduct research and analysis
  • Attentive and empathetic approach
  • Collaborative work style
  • Living or open to relocate to Singapore

Compensation and benefits

Assistance with relocation to the respective office location

Company-sponsored private medical health insurance

Competitive remuneration package

Strong focus on personal and professional development

Diversity Statement

We encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to enhance our team and contribute to a more inclusive work environment. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are more than just concepts – they are part of our everyday work culture, ensuring employees are welcomed and experience true camaraderie.

At STX, we ask applicants to think holistically about roles. If the role sounds exciting and a great fit for you but some of the criteria or required experience doesn’t 100% line up, we still encourage you to apply!

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If you have any questions or would like to talk about this position. Please do reach out to:

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Matthew Young

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CV Review

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Assessment + recruiter intake

Online assessment and recruiter intake call


Two rounds of interviews

We will assess your skills and alignment with the role and team, including a business case if applicable



We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family

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