Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Leidende milieucommodity handelsmaatschappij zoekt ervaren COO in Amsterdam. Groeiende, internationale werkomgeving met focus op duurzaamheid.

OTC Flow
OTC Flow
Amsterdam, Netherlands  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   34 days ago

As OTC Flow continues its journey towards becoming a corporate leader in the environmental commodity sector, we are actively seeking to grow our executive management team by appointing an experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO), to be based in Amsterdam.

About us

OTC Flow is a leading environmental commodity trading company with offices in Amsterdam and Paris. OTC Flow provides trading liquidity in virtually all financial-environmental instruments.

Our mission is to provide our partners with access to renewable energy markets and to help them achieve their sustainability goals in an informed and more intelligent way. Our network of partners is ever-growing and includes, among others, key players in the industrial, (semi)-governmental - and utility space.

About the role

Your role as a Chief Operating Officer will encompass the oversight and optimization of all operational functions of the company. This includes the daily management of the following departments: Risk, Legal-Compliance, Middle-Office, HR, IT and Office Management.

In this role, your core responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the efficient execution of day-to-day business operations;
  • Overseeing risk management processes, including market risk, credit risk, and operational risk;
  • Implementing risk mitigation strategies to safeguard the company's financial interests;
  • Managing and optimizing technology infrastructure to support trading activities;
  • Utilizing data analytics to inform decision-making and improve operational performance;
  • Ensuring the availability and integrity of data used in trading and risk management;
  • Close oversight and day-to-day management of our trading support desks (mentioned above), hereby optimizing daily operations;
  • Implementing best practices to enhance overall business performance;
  • Direct reporting line to the CEO to enable informed decision-making.

About you

  • 5+ years of experience in executive leadership roles;
  • Proven track record in financial markets (trading industry being a big plus);
  • Excellent leadership skills and personal integrity;
  • Understanding of advanced business planning and regulatory issues;
  • Solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics;
  • Thrives in setting up initiatives from scratch;
  • Proactive mindset
  • Ability to diagnose problems quickly and foresee potential issues;
  • Dynamic and rock-solid character adaptable to changes in the market, regulatory environment, and internal business strategies;
  • Fluent in English; additional proficiency in French or Dutch is a plus;
  • Ability to commute daily to our office in the heart of Amsterdam.

What we offer

  • A fast-growing, international working environment within the sustainability space;
  • A young and driven team with a strong focus on success and growth;
  • A competitive remuneration package, including a bonus scheme, pursuant to the role and responsibilities;
  • A chance to help drive the strategic roadmap and make an impact on the growth of a company with global ambitions;
  • Contract duration is negotiable, including options for our participation plan;
  • Daily lunch with the team is covered;
  • Travel options such as NS business card or parking spot are available;
  • 25 vacation days;
  • Besides our aim for success, we invest heavily in team events such as (sport) activities and annual company trips.

What's next

If we have just described your profile, don't miss out on this opportunity.

The recruitment process is as follows:

Submit your application with your CV; a motivation letter is a plus;

We will get to know you better through a pre-screening interview with our HR officer;

We will invite you for an in-person interview at our Amsterdam office.

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About the role

Jan 29, 2024

Full Time


Jul 27, 2024


Amsterdam, Netherlands

5+ years


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