Application deadline

07/12

Aarhus, Denmark

Head of Cross-Commodity Trading

Can you combine your excellent trading skills with leadership? And are you up for the challenge of taking on a promising business area in one of Europe’s most successful energy trading companies? Then you might be just the right fit as our Head of Cross-Commodity Trading.

Cross-commodity trading at Danske Commodities
Danske Commodities (DC) is an energy trading company that specialises in power and gas trading and offers balancing, optimisation and hedging services to energy producers and suppliers. In the Cross-Commodity Trading team, we focus on trading a portfolio of all global, energy-related commodities with a strong focus on Europe. 

Lead trader for profitable and strategically important trading desk
As the Head of Cross-Commodity Trading, you will be responsible for managing a team of experts with different academic backgrounds and nationalities. You will play a leading role in trading and building a strategic portfolio and leading your traders to capture value from actively trading the portfolio volatility. The landscape of European power generation is changing quickly, and we are looking to extract high relative value from the stack. And as the leader of the team, you will play an important role in defining and dynamically adapting the overall strategy for all our trading teams.

Your role as a trusted strategical partner with ambitions to develop the business
You will head up the trading activities and be responsible for transparency around PnL development, both on trading strategies and structured products. You will be responsible for substantial positions in the market and you will be a trusted partner in a rapidly expanding European power setup. Therefore, it is expected that you are prudent in your risk taking and communications hereof. You will take the lead in a broad cooperation within the leadership team in European Power Trading, be responsible for onboarding additional business within structured products and flow business and act as an active business partner on origination-related commercial cases.

You will take the lead on a profitable trading desk with significant growth potential and great strategic importance

Tor Gillett Mosegaard, VP, Head of European Power Trading

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

Responsibilities

  • lead and build our Cross-Commodity Trading team – including everything from recruitment, motivation and development of employees to defining and following up on project deliveries, etc.
  • be responsible for all trading activities within team
  • responsibly adapt our business to dynamical trading activities across teams
  • manage the balance between delivering on the daily operations and driving the team
  • proactively identify, propose and develop profitable trading opportunities, adding value to existing business across all activities in DC
  • ensure alignment and support progress with both internal and external stakeholders, including Risk Management

Qualifications

We expect that you:

  • hold a relevant master’s degree within Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Business or similar
  • have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience leading a trading team
  • have relevant experience from a trading position

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • act as a player-coach; as the Head of Cross-Commodity Trading, you will lead the team and take active part in daily trading operations
  • demonstrate an inspirational leadership style. At DC, we have high leadership ambitions, and being a leader who can inspire AND create results is of the essence
  • take an analytical and structured approach to your job. The job requires a great analytical mindset to understand how coal, gas and EUA prices correlate with power
  • can analyse, reflect and act fast – you will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and quickly executing on them

JobStart & Type

  • As soon as possible. We will be screening candidates on an ongoing basis.
  • Full-time

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Tor Gillett Mosegaard VP, Head of European Power Trading

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Tor Gillett Mosegaard

T: +45 25610893

E: tgm@danskecommodities.com

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