Energy Trader

Are you a junior trader with the ambition to contribute to a more sustainable energymix for our clients, then this will be an obvious choice, join the nr 1 in de market as (upcoming) Energy Trader in Den Bosch and you create growth and mutual success.

Energie beweegt jou

You will support a wide set of commercial activities and will be responsible for providing hourly updates of prices for customer pricing, providing market information, operating the live pricing platform and ensuring that resulting positions are accurately captured and hedged. Next to the customer trading activities, you will support the team in operations includes nominations, trading and short-term forecasting.

With the mindset of a team player, and the determination of a true entrepreneur, your role as an Energy Trader involves taking responsibility for:

  • Providing price updates and operate the live pricing platform where we trade with customers
  • Ensuring positions are correctly captured and coordinating with the senior Traders on hedging the resulting positions
  • Supporting operations from day-ahead exchange biddings and scheduling to nominations, running these according to regulations and agreements. This includes running operations in weekends according to rota
  • Adhering to all compliance and regulatory conditions, including Market Abuse Regulations, TSO conditions, REMIT, EMIR, exchange regulations and the Essent risk policy.
Jij bent Essent

Working together as one team to win our customers’ loyalty. It gives you an energy boost like no other. We can only grow by being enterprising, asking critical questions and always wanting to do better. This applies to you as a member of the Essent team and us as a company. Whether you prefer to work behind the scenes or in the spotlight. It doesn't matter. Will you make an impact for yourself, the team and our customers? Then you tick all the boxes if you also have:

  • HBO or University degree, for example in business economics or energy, or proven operating on this level
  • minimum of 2 years of experience as junior trader, working in highly regulated environment, with proven capabilities in (energy) trading or energy operations or similar branche.
  • the ability to speak and write Dutch and English fluently
  • commercial attitude in a result driven environment.

In this role you will act as a member of the Essent team in heart and soul, working shoulder to shoulder for a single goal. You also have a high commercial drive with a talent to extract opportunities in the international energy markets and spot trends in fundamental market development. Furthermore, you are a strong team player, by sharing knowledge, sparring and challenging on concepts and ideas an interacting in a responsive and encouraging way.

Besides that you have a strong accountability, being prepared to take timely decisions where not all information is available and taking responsibility for positive and negative consequences of your decisions. And last but not least, you have a change orientation: envision digital developments and solutions, support the digital transformation of processes and structures actively.

Wij bieden jou

You believe in yourself, the team and the company. And us? We reward you for all your hard work: with money, opportunities and personal growth. Because you always deliver the best for our customers, we offer you (based on 40 hours a week):

  • a job at a leading European energy company that's always on the move. We keep growing, developing and innovating.
  • a gross monthly salary between € 4.349 and € 6.212, precisely tailored to your level.
  • a bonus percentage associated with the salary scale to show our appreciation even more.
  • 30 days of annual leave because you have hobbies outside work.
  • all the facilities you need to work flexibly in the office, at home and on the road.
  • the opportunity to work according our Essent Business System method.
  • we encourage a hybrid way of working as much as possible even in this role. We offer an inspiring office environment with amongst others a great coffee bar and two company restaurants within walking distance of Den Bosch central station.
  • we recommend that you travel by public transport. And there’s a great extra if you do: we’ll give you an NS Business Card. Would you prefer to travel by car? Then you’ll receive a kilometer allowance.
  • a wide range of development and promotion opportunities nationally and internationally.

This is the ideal opportunity to make an impact as Energy Trader. Apply before the March 22.  Would you like to know more about what happens next? Check the steps in our application procedure below.

Over de organisatie

We’re the market leader in the supply of energy and gas in the Netherlands. A position we’re proud of. Every day, we find newer and smarter ways of being the best together, as one team. We have focus, ownership and discipline. Our straightforward mentality helps us retain the loyalty of millions of consumers and businesses. Not just in energy and gas, but also in energy-related products and services that help the Netherlands become more sustainable. And we don’t wait until tomorrow. As part of E.ON, and with our brands Essent,, Powerhouse and Vandebron, we create impact for our customers. Together, we bring affordable energy solutions within reach for everyone.

Essenters vertellen


  • Stap 1 CV en motivatiebrief beoordeling
    Wij sturen je binnen 2 weken een reactie.
  • Stap 2 Telefonische intake
    De Recruitment Business Partner van de vacature neemt contact met je op en bespreekt de eerste details.
  • Stap 3 Eerste gesprek
    Het eerste gesprek online of op het kantoor van Essent.
  • Stap 4 Online Essent Scan
    We vragen je de Essent Scan te maken zodat we je nog wat beter leren kennen. De scan vormt input voor jouw tweede gesprek met ons.
  • Stap 5 Tweede gesprek
    Het tweede gesprek online of op het kantoor van Essent.
  • Stap 6 Contract aanbod
    Je ontvangt van ons een aanbod en we bespreken dit telefonisch. Wanneer je het aanbod accepteert, ontvang je het definitieve contract. Gefeliciteerd met jouw nieuwe baan bij Essent!
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  • CV en motivatie insturen? Hoe beknopter hoe beter. Wat we graag willen weten?
    • Wie je bent is minstens zo belangrijk als wat je kunt: wie ben je? Benoem karaktereigenschappen, beschrijf wat je doet buiten werktijd!
    • Wij zijn ambitieus en zijn nieuwsgierig: wat zijn jouw ambities, verwachtingen en toekomstplannen?
    • Welke van jouw talenten en kwaliteiten wil je toepassen om een stap verder te zetten in de energietransitie?
  • Op gesprek? Bereid je goed voor!
    • Wie zijn je gesprekspartners en wat wil je vragen over de rol waarvoor je solliciteert én over Essent?
    • Sollicitatiegesprek online? Check de techniek: doen de speakers en de microfoon het? Tip: draag een headset 🎧
    • En tot slot een open deur: zorg voor correcte gegevens en goede bereikbaarheid. We willen je wel tijdig kunnen bereiken natuurlijk!

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