Regulatory Compliance Lead Commodities

Who we are

ACT is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. As enablers of the global energy transition, we helps organizations achieve their climate action goals, no matter how ambitious. Since its founding in 2009, we have become a reliable partner for high-impact climate projects that generate carbon credit, energy efficiency projects and certificates, and experts in renewables electricity and gas markets, renewable fuels, and emission allowances. ACT's New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Singapore teams deliver tailor-made solutions backed by extensive market knowledge. Since the beginning of the energy transition, they have been early adopters, constantly finding new products and participating in new markets. In shaping environmental markets, ACT enables organizations to pursue sustainable futures. 

 

What you'll do

You will be part of a growing company in a dynamic environment where you can truly make an impact in shaping the Compliance department. The Compliance Lead Commodities will be part of the Compliance Department within the ACT Group and closely involved in the activities of ACT Commodities B.V. . Main objective is to inspire and lead a culture in our organization by ensuring that we comply with both internal and external regulations, and by keeping our business up-to-date with the latest legislative, regulatory, and best practice developments. We strongly believe that fostering a culture of compliance requires more than just following policies and rules; it also involves understanding the context and intent behind regulations.

  • Responsible for compliance reporting to the global compliance director
  • Develop and maintain regulatory framework for ACT Commodities (among other products: Whites/EECs, GoOs, VERs) with support from R&D and Legal
  • Conduct regulatory impact assessments
  • Develop new & review existing policies and procedures
  • Provide training to employees on framework & internal policies
  • Advise various teams within ACT Commodities on compliance issues
  • Develop compliance KPIs for the business
  • Conduct periodic compliance reviews
  • Assist with (external) audits (e.g. ICROA and Bonsucro)
  • Chair of the Risk and Compliance Committee ACT Commodities
  • Inspiring and leading a culture of compliance

 

Who you are

We are looking for someone to take an active role in a growing business and make a tangible impact. The working location is Amsterdam (Zuidas), with a hybrid working arrangement (one day from home).

A work permit for the Netherlands is required for this position.

  • Master degree, preferably in Law
  • 6+ years of experience in regulatory compliance, preferably in commodities trading or similar industry; energy, oil & gas, logistic 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (additional language proficiency considered as valuable asset)
  • Strong knowledge of RED II/III, EU ETS Directive (preferable including local implementation)
  • Prior experience working in voluntary product trading environment with supervisory authorities 
  • Proven ability to work effectively with different stakeholders in a global setting
  • A ‘hands on’ approach and able to work at the operational level while also considering the big picture

 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme and pension
  • Exciting quarterly target incentives
  • 25 vacation days
  • Being part of an ambitious team of dynamic professionals
  • Innovative environment where personal and professional development is key
  • NS Business Card (when applicable)
  • Sports activities and other fun team events

**A pre-employment screening is part of our application procedure** 

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