Frequently Asked Questions

Here, we do our best to answer the most frequently asked questions from potential future colleagues. The questions have been divided into categories. If you are not able find the answers you are looking for, you are always welcome to contact us.

APPLYING FOR A POSITION

  • What should I do if I can’t find an opportunity that matches my skills?
    Don’t worry. We are constantly looking for talented new employees, and we welcome unsolicited applications.

  • How soon can I expect to learn if I’m being considered for the position that I have applied for?
    It is important that you always note the application deadline – it is placed on the right side of the vacancy.

    Once the recruiting Manager or Director has been through all applications, we will inform you whether you are considered for the position or not. Please note that it can take up to three weeks after application deadline.

    If you have questions, you are always welcome to contact the recruiting Manager or Director. You will find the contact details in the right side of the vacancy.

  • Can I receive job posting notifications?
    We post all our vacancies on LinkedIn. So if you follow us on this platform, you will constantly be updated about what is going on at dc and our current career opportunities.

    Go to dc's LinkedIn page
  • Should I submit my CV with every position I apply for?
    Each Manager or Director is responsible for the recruitment to their individual team. This means that you should always follow the application 100% and include the CV every time.

  • Do you require years of experience, or do you hire directly from educational institutions?
    We are always looking for both graduates and experienced people. We believe that a mix between juniors and seniors generates the organisation that creates value – with room for personal and professional development.

  • Can I apply for a job outside my home country?
    You are encouraged to apply for all of our positions, regardless from which country you’re from. We have offices in Aarhus, Hamburg, London and Istanbul – and you can always see on the vacancy for which office we are looking for people.

WORKING AT DANSKE COMMODITIES

  • What is the organisation’s policy on flexible working?
    People are our greatest asset and in dc we stretch to meet the needs of our employees. Therefore, dc has a very flexible working environment where we always try to find the solution that fits you, your team and the organisation.

    More about working at dc
  • Where does Danske Commodities have offices?
    Danske Commodities is an international company who has activities all over Europe. Right now, we have offices in Istanbul, Hamburg, London and headquarter in Aarhus, Denmark. The office in Aarhus is the primary location for our trading activities and 80% of our employees are located here.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • How will I continue to grow as a professional?
    At Danske Commodities, we expect our people to take responsibility. Your tasks will vary and no two days are alike. You and your colleagues will come up with new ideas, and you will have the opportunity and influence to drive your own projects and develop new potential business areas and/or processes.

  • What kind of training/development can I expect in dc?
    When you start working in dc, it is mandatory to take part in our introduction programme that introduces you to the basics of dc’s core business.

    We also have many different training programmes to develop you with the purpose of making you stretch and grow your skills; SQL programming, VBA, Danish course for internationals and more.

LIFE IN DANSKE COMMODITIES

  • What is Danske Commodities' approach to diversity and inclusiveness?
    Danske Commodities is a very diverse organisation, and we have a stern focus on having an environment where everybody is and feels welcomed and included. We believe that diversity is important for the successful organisation. We are more than 25 different nationalities in dc. The benefit is obvious: it ensures a diverse and international work environment which enables our people to support the business and meet the customer in their local environment.

  • What is the social life like in the office?
    We have a very informal tone, and we establish networks across many different interests.

    A wide range of different activities are offered in Danske Commodities, so there should be an opportunity for everybody to find a social activity to participate in. Attending our regular Friday Bars is just one option of getting to know your new colleagues.

    Or you participate in one of our DC Sports activities such as rounders, DHL run, beach volley, runs, football tournaments etc.

  • What is Danske Commodities' approach towards environmental sustainability?
    We believe that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is essential for long-term value creation. We want our CSR initiatives - based on our values – to make a direct difference.

    We prioritise the development and planning of our day-to-day operations and future growth platform with due care and consideration of our social and environmental footprint.

  • What’s in it for me?
    You get the chance to stretch and expand your skills no matter where in your professional career you are. We promise you a work place where no two days are alike and where the work environment and culture is unique.

Meet our people

Nikoline Buus Nielsen

Position: Business controller

Education: Master's in Business Controlling

Fun fact: I'm a former professional handball player

Thomas Højbjerg Raundahl

Thomas Højbjerg Raundahl

Position: Legal counsel

Education: Master's in Law

Fun fact: I used to be the lead singer in a band and played roles in high school musicals

Inge Marie Kristensen

Inge Marie Kristensen

Position: Head of IT

Education: Diploma in Economics

Fun fact: I used to beat all the boys in armwrestling as a child in school

Get in touch

ANN-SOFIE FRANDSEN
Junior HR Partner

Want to know more about our vacancies, recruitment process or the likes? Ann-Sofie Frandsen can help answer any questions you may have.

CONTACT

Direct contact information:

Ann-Sofie Frandsen

T: +45 5360 0936

E: asf@danskecommodities.com

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