Business Analyst

  • Argent Energy
  • Amsterdam, Nederland

Business Analyst


Working at Argent Energy is an opportunity to develop, to grow and a place to optimally develop your career. We offer a varied working environment where you can grow both personally and professionally. Argent Energy is a waste-based biodiesel producer with three operational locations in Scotland, England and the Netherlands. With the production of biofuel, Argent Energy wants to make a direct contribution to the global fight against climate change! We set ourselves the goal of expanding our organizational structure with short and direct lines (inter) nationally. To achieve this, we want to expand our team in the Corporate Developement department with a  role for a:

Business Analyst | full time

Location: Amsterdam

As Business Analyst at Argent Energy you are gathering and analyse data, preparing presentations and reports as well as construct basic financial models in order to make preliminary assessments of potential growth opportunities. Next to this you will also play a part in preparing daily market reports and pricing assessments of the waste-based feedstock and biodiesel market for the Trade Team.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
• Research and analysis of data on new markets, technologies, feedstock types, etc.;
• Preparing presentations for various stakeholders to support Corporate Development;
• Drafting basic financial models in order to help with the first assessment of market opportunities;
• Preparing daily / weekly reports on the market of waste-based feedstock and biodiesel;
• Supporting Traders, when needed, in preparing more detailed market overviews (S&D, pricing, trends, etc.) to support strategic decision making.

The Department

The Corporate Development Team is responsible for strategic growth of the business. The team consists of 2 Corporate Development Managers and the Business Analyst. The working language in this department is English.



You recognize yourself in the following competencies:  drive and willingsness to go the extra mile, hands-on approach to work and projects, attention to detail, ambitious, quality-conscious, financially analytical and a team player. 

You also bring:

  • A master in Management, Business, Economics or Scientific Studies;
  • At least two years of work experience (experience in consulting would be a plus);
  • International experience either professional or academic;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Experience of using data warehousing tools such as Power BI; 
  • Capability to drive an independent workstream in the context of a broader team project;
  • Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis;
  • Comfort with ambiguous, ever-changing situations;
  • Fluent in English and at least one other language (Spanish would be an advantage);
  • Great communication and networking skills;
  • Interest in Biofuels, Circular Economy and Energy Markets.

What do we Offer?

  • Good primary and secondary employment conditions and an attractive pension scheme;
  • A bonus scheme based on stated business results;
  • A Happy Workplace with 350 involved colleagues and lots of room for personal development;
  • Follow us on LinkedIn: Argent Energy

What's next?

Interested? Send us your resume and motivation letter in English today! 

To respect the GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without permission. That is why we strongly recommend that you apply directly through our work-at site. Applications by e-mail will not be taken into consideration in this context. 

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

Any questions? 
Then contact Richard Witte (HR Manager). Richard can be reached by phone at 020-2192930.