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Strategic Business Developer

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Origination and Business Development

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In joining STX Group, you become part of a diverse and dedicated team of 500+ professionals from 60+ nationalities at the forefront of the transition to a sustainable world. From our offices around the world, we offer services from comprehensive trading and investment in environmental commodities to tailored decarbonization strategies. Embark on a purpose-driven career with us and make a tangible difference in accelerating green growth. We’re looking for a Strategic Business Developer 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. You will be working closely with all other teams and desks to ensure that STX continues to perform and deliver at an exceptionally high level. As a critical partner in the business, you will be able to develop and implement plans to drive business growth. Your genuine interest and commitment to environmental sustainability, with knowledge of financing sustainability initiatives through market-based mechanisms will be advantageous. 


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

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the ideation, testing, and development of new product concepts that address emerging market needs and sustainability challenges.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify new business opportunities and assess the viability and potential impact of innovative products.
  • Drive the initial sales efforts to validate new product concepts, close first transactions, ensuring they meet market demands and positioning them for scaling within the business.
  • Work closely with the senior BD team and cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategic plans that support business growth and innovation.
  • Develop and structure transactions for new environmental commodities, ensuring they are financially viable and aligned with market standards.


What does a rewarding career mean to you?

Key Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or related field including a minimum of 3+ years in business development, growth consulting, or a related field, with the ability to understand and engage in technical discussions.
  • Strong ability to analyze market trends, customer needs, competitive landscapes, and regulatory frameworks to identify and exploit new business opportunities.
  • Capable of working independently with minimal supervision within a team-based environment while effectively collaborating with the senior BD leaders.
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic plans to drive business growth, including stakeholder management and often starting from scratch
  • Based in Amsterdam, NL or willing to relocate


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Compensation and benefits

Competitive remuneration package

Pension scheme contributions

Sport and training opportunities

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

Mackenzie Sinclair

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CV Review

We check if your profile meets the job requirements


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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