Meet Kenneth Kjær Jensen

Studying: Economics and Management
Position: Junior Dispatcher
Employed since: September 2017
Fun fact: I once kissed "The Lady" in the hull of SS Coolidge

MY BACKGROUND

Before settling in Aarhus to pursue a degree in Economics, I spent four months in the Fiji Islands with a few trips to some surrounding island groups. Here, my interest in Economics was elevated due to the focus on societal issues and wide applications.

Kenneth Kjær Jensen

WHY I WANTED TO WORK FOR DC

I sent my application based on expectations of being able to be part of a company where I could put my coursework in perspective.

I have a lot of fun while being able to learn and develop skills I could not attain by taking a few more ECTS points.

Kenneth Kjær Jensen, Junior Dispatcher

WHAT I DO

I work as a Dispatcher on the Intraday trading floor where the overall aim is to ensure balance in all active grids. When working on the trading floor, we have a wide range of tasks which puts us in contact with the whole company, external stakeholders and operators. To achieve our goals, we continuously​​ optimise our processes by maintaining and developing new tools.

MY TYPICAL WORK DAY

On the shift, I do the daily routine in collaboration with the traders. However, only a few days are alike due to the high pace on the trading floor which often requires finding a solution with deadlines approaching. Besides that, a typical day consists of working with projects currently in progress which spans from maintaining a tool to analysing new trading opportunities.​

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THE BEST PART OF MY JOB

I have a lot of fun while being able to learn and develop skills I could not attain by taking a few more ECTS points.

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