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Aarhus, Denmark

Unsolicited – Trader and Trader Trainee

Danske Commodities is a leading energy trading house driven by some of the most successful trading teams in Europe. We are always looking for the best traders and traders in the making.

Energy trader
As an energy trader, you quickly become responsible for your own projects and develop trading strategies and as a trader trainee, you will learn the fundamentals of energy trading, which include power, gas and certificates. Depending on your level of experience, you will perform market analyses and make daily trading decisions of varying magnitude. When joining our trading business, you will work side-by-side with energy professionals from all over the world, who share a fiery passion for what they do and a tenacious drive to challenge the status-quo.

Areas of energy trading
We primarily trade in power and gas markets. Danske Commodities is a leading player in energy trading and we use our unrivalled market access to capture opportunities. Trading 24/7/365, we rely on our strong data analysis capabilities and first-rate dispatching setup to compete in forward, day-ahead and intraday markets. And with Equinor in our corner, we have the necessary financial strength to break down the door to new markets, add scale and increase risk taking with stronger credit lines. Joining forces with one of the world’s leading energy producers, we also gain unparalled access to assets, unlocking new growth potential.


On our trading floor you will find highly skilled specialists with diverse backgrounds, all working together to be the best energy trading company in the industry – and drive the energy transition forward. Want to join our quest?

Jesper Tronborg, VP, Head of Global Trading & Market Development

We Offer

  • professional and skilled colleagues, who set the bar high
  • great opportunities for individual development
  • flexible working hours
  • numerous social and professional events incl. sporting events and parties
  • an office in the heart of Aarhus, next to the central train station


  • trade energy across global markets
  • conduct, evaluate and act on market analyses
  • develop trading strategies and tools
  • ensure business procedures remain optimal
  • contact and trade with bilateral counterparties
  • provide correct and updated core data to all systems


We expect that you:

  • have a relevant master’s degree within Finance, Economics, Mathematics or similar
  • have profound experience with Excel
  • preferably, have knowledge of macro programming – but not a requirement
  • have a good command of English both written and verbal
  • know an additional language is an advantage, but not a requirement

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • are proactive and not afraid of taking responsibility; to maximise value, you need to challenge the status-quo
  • are able to analyse, reflect and act fast; you need to thrive in a hectic environment with fast decision-making
  • employ a holistic approach to your job, where you have an eye for the market risk but also find it natural to evaluate other factors in your analyses
  • are an open-minded team player who brings a positive spirit to the team

JobStart & Type

  • Ongoing
  • Full-time

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Peter Fritsche Manager, Head of European Short-Term Trading

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Peter Fritsche

T: +45 8833 8181

E: pfr@danskecommodities.com

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