ACT Commodities & Entering Commodities Trading

Hello all,

I was recently contacted by a firm called ACT Commodities, which specializes in the niche environmental commodities trading space. They are a small Dutch-based firm trading a variety of environmental commodities, such as renewable energy, biofuels, etc. After talking to their HR staff, it sounds like the job is 80% sales (cold calling) and 20% trading. Sales commodities traders must find their own client base, including buyers & sellers, and execute their respective deals.

My current background is supporting Procurement/Operations for a large supermajor oil company, however I am interested in getting into trading by leveraging my oil & gas background. Would a company/role like this be a good starting place for entering commodities trading? Does anyone have any similar experiences or career moves?

Thanks in advance!

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Oct 24, 2018 - 6:07pm

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