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dcGraduate 2015

Danske Commodities graduate

The application process for 2014 is completed. We'll start looking for the 2015 talents late 2014.

Want to find out how far your talent can take you?

dc Snapshot

Danske Commodities

Snapshot of who the dc employees are as per August 2013. Click the image above to get the full story or get it here:

Snapshot of the dc employees

Whatever it takes

Danske Commodites

Do you want to know more about what it takes to be a part of our team? Click the image above or download the PDF: 

Whatever it takes (PDF 4.6 MB)

 

Vacancies

 

The perfect application

Cover letter

The layout and language of your cover letter is simple. It includes your contact details and answers the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in working with Danske Commodities?
  • What skills in particular would you like to highlight?
  • What have you achieved by taking responsibility? 

You have also highlighted your most relevant functional skills, experiences, and competencies.

 

CV

Your simple and precise CV highlights your achievements and experience. It includes your:

  • date of birth
  • Email address
  • phone number
  • residential address
  • education/qualifications
  • work experience
  • linguistic and IT skills, and
  • extracurricular and spare time activities.

 

2 interviews

There are two interviews between being an applicant and being a member of our team. 

The 1st interview is with the people manager and possibly the team leader. We’ll evaluate your skills, personality, and how good a match you may be for our team.

The 2nd interview is with the team leader, the people manager, and a second team leader from another team. You will have submitted a short online personality test. In some cases, you’ll be asked to present a small assignment.

 

Unsolicited applications

We welcome unsolicited applications

Our success is built on our specialist knowledge and dedicated people. Right now, we are welcoming unsolicited applications within three fields of expertise; IT, Risk & Finance and Trading.

We'd love to hear from you, and we've made it fast and easy for you to share your application.

1. Have the following documents ready to upload:

  •     cover letter
  •     CV
  •     exam papers
  •     references
  •     photo (optional)

2. Visit our online service to send your:


Danske Commodities
 

Do we match?

Joining the team

We continuously aim to attract and retain talented people who:

  • take responsibility
  • meet challenges and create opportunities
  • are willing and able to make a difference
  • work efficiently, independently and dynamically

 

IT at dc

 

Meet our people

Jakob Bendixen

Education: cand.oecon, Aarhus University
Department: dcGeneration
Position: Head of dcGeneration
Employed since: 1 October 2010

What were you doing before joining dc? 
I was a Business Analyst in dcWholesale. Before that I was a Business Analyst in Energi Danmark in the Balance of Production department.

What are you working on now? 
Optimisation of Combined Heat and Power production - both contractual and in the physical set-up. 

What does your typical working day entail? 
My working days are very versatile. I negotiation with business partners and suppliers, assess projects and opportunities for business development, have meetings with possible business partners and travel – just to mention a few.

What’s the culture like at dc? 
Full of ideas, speed and at full tilt and responsibility. 

 
Maria Jakimovska Danske Commodities

Maria Jakimovska

Education: MBA, University of Leicester, UK 
Department: Business Development
Position: Business Developer
Employed since: 1 February 2011

What were you doing before joining dc?
I worked as marketing coordinator at Norsk Hydro and as a Business Developer at Dantherm Filtration.

What are you working on now?
Currently, I am working on business development and commercial set-up activities for a number of markets and products – with main focus on SEE region.

What does your typical working day entail?
The great thing about this position is that there is no such thing as a typical day. However, assignments can range from registrations at exchanges, obtaining relevant licenses, contract negotiations, contact with different counterparties and regulators, tenders, market maintenance – to name but a few.

What’s the culture like at dc?
Invigorating and fast–paced.

 

Eva Weidel

Education: Master in Library and Information Science
Department: Business Intelligence
Position: Business Intelligence Graduate 
Employed since: September 2012

Eva Weidel

What were you doing before joining dc?
I studied Information Science at the Royal School of Library and Information Science in Aalborg.

What are you working on now?
As a BI Graduate I am becoming acquainted with the different software tools and methods we use.

What does your typical working day entail?
My working days vary a lot. We receive a lot of challenging requests and things happen fast. Most of our time is dedicated to developing solutions that provide our traders with data.

What’s the culture like at dc?
International, dynamic and filled with expertise.

 
Rasmus Damsbo Danske Commodities

Rasmus Damsbo

Education: Cand.Scient.Oecon
Department: CWE
Position: Analyst / Trader 
Employed since: 1 December 2010

What were you doing before joining dc?
I studied Mathematics-Economics at Aarhus University. Besides that I had a job as Assisting Analyst at Jyske Bank.

What are you working on now?
I do cross-border trading as well as long-term capacity trading in CWE. Furthermore, I perform analysis and create tools, models, and reports needed in the department.

What does your typical working day entail?
When I participate in the trading I have a very busy morning due to the many deadlines associated with our 18 different borders. When not participating, I have freedom to work on tasks that can optimise our daily work and create value.

What’s the culture like at dc?
Very flexible, innovative, ambitious, and fun!

 

Jacob Guldberg Poulsen

Education: BSc in IT and Product Design
Department:Business Intelligence
Position: Head of Business Intelligence
Employed since: 1st of July 2010 

Jacob Guldberg

What were you doing before joining dc? 
I was a student at the Department of Computer Science and Aarhus School of Architecture and joined dc as a student worker in July 2010. 

What are you working on now? 
Data. We provide our traders with important data from numerous sources. I also brainstorm with the traders to develop new ideas and solutions. 

What does your typical working day entail? 
I work closely with my colleagues to ensure that both ad hoc assignments and projects are delivered on time. Every day is different. 

What’s the culture like at dc? 
We have an international and extremely captivating environment.

 
Marie Baun

Marie Baun Jeppesen

Education: MSc in Information Technology – IT, Communication and Organisation
Department: Intraday
Position: Trader Associate
Employed since: 1st of July 2012

What were you doing before joining dc?
I was studying at Aarhus School of Business. In June 2012 I got my MSc degree in Information Technology. I joined Danske Commodities in July 2012.

What are you working on now?
One of my primary responsibilities is the daily communication and coordination in the Intraday team. I also take care of project management in larger projects within the team.  

What does your typical working day entail?
I do many different tasks and no two days are alike. I am a member of the Intraday staff where my primary task is optimisation of the communication. I also coordinate and organise different activities, supporting the team where needed.

What’s the culture like at dc?
Very young and diverse. We have an international and fast-paced environment, where I have the pleasure of working with (and being challenged by) many different nationalities and highly-skilled people.

 

Mikkel Kring

Education: MSc. In International Economic Consulting
Department: Climate Markets
Position: Market Developer
Employed since: 1st of June 2012

Kring

What were you doing before joining dc?
I worked as a student employee at Siemens Wind Power while writing my thesis in collaboration with a Chinese company.

What are you working on now?
My assignments include sales, trading, strategy and business development. My main focus is on green certificates that can be sold in the UK.

What does your typical working day entail?
I always start the day by prioritising my assignments and identifying the most value-creating outcomes. Often this includes communication with traders to identify possible trades. 

What’s the culture like at dc?
Fast paced and professional. 

 
Wolgast

Oliver Wolgast

Education: MSc in International Business
Department: Sales
Position: Chief Sales Officer
Employed since: 1st of October 2011

What were you doing before joining dc?
I worked as a Senior Originator at DONG Energy.

What are you working on now?
My focus is on product development and origination.

What does your typical working day entail?
Negotiations of deal terms with various trading partners and customers, plus developing new products.

What’s the culture like at dc? Open, curious, ambitious, fun.

 

Rikke Toudahl Hansen

Education: MSc. in International Business Communication, Corporate Communication 
Department: Wholesale
Position: Personal Assistant
Employed since: 1st of August 2012

Rikke

What were you doing before joining dc?
I was studying at Aarhus School of Business & Social Sciences. 

What are you working on now?
My focus is on planning customer events, updating CRM contacts and creating different kinds of communication materials and presentations. 

What does your typical working day entail?
Each day is different than the previous day (which is why I love my job). I have a lot of ad hoc tasks, making my week diverse and exciting.

What’s the culture like at dc?
A strong winning mentality, dynamic, entrepreneurial and collaborative.