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Aarhus, Denmark

Two dedicated Student Assistants for our Legal & Compliance Teams

Do you dream of kickstarting you career in a young but experienced Legal & Compliance team with teamwork, flexibility and innovation as top priorities? Are you structured and detail-oriented in your approach to work? And do you thrive in a dynamic environment, where you will be challenged every day? Then you might be one of the two talents we are looking to welcome!

Two unique student opportunities in Legal & Compliance

Danske Commodities (DC) is a leading energy trading company. Every day, we complete thousands of trades, constantly moving energy from where there is more than needed to where it is needed most.

We are currently looking to hire two ambitious student employees with great legal toolboxes for our Legal team and our Compliance team. Based on your profile and your interests, we will strive to match you with the position that we believe would fit you the best; however, you are welcome to state in the application what your main interests are.


Legal & Compliance at DC

In the Legal team, we work closely with a wide range of stakeholders throughout the organisation from trading teams to Senior Leadership, mitigating legal risks and providing relevant input for decision making. We create value on both an operational and a strategic level, supporting the entire organisation with high-quality legal advice and support in drafting and negotiating contracts.

In the Compliance team, we ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the energy markets. More specifically market abuse regulations and other rules applicable under REMIT (energy wholesale products) and MAR, EMIR and MiFID II (financial products). The other major part of our work is within Anti-bribery and Corruption rules, Anti-money laundering, personal data (GDPR) and in general efforts related to ensuring a high level within ethics and integrity.


Your role as a student employee in Legal & Compliance

When joining DC, we will make sure you will get a thorough introduction to the team and DC. You will quickly get your own tasks and projects – of which we expect you to take responsibility. You will be an integrated part of Legal & Compliance consisting of 14 highly skilled professionals, who are passionate about their work and who walk the extra mile when it is necessary. On the longer term, you will gain a deeper knowledge on the various tasks within Legal & Compliance, making you a valuable resource in DC’s efforts to ensure an efficient and proactive way or working.

Weekly working hours are expected to be approximately 10-15 hours, and you will have the opportunity to work extra hours during holidays.

You will become part of a team which interacts with many different teams throughout the organisation. We are eager to learn from each other – and we make sure to have fun as we go along.

Jesper Pape Larsen, VP, Head of Legal & Compliance

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


As our new student employee in Compliance, you will:

  • assist with ensuring compliance with regulations on personal data (GDPR)
  • assist with control measures and guidelines covering regulations applicable to energy tradingassist with updates of DC guidelines and relevant documentation within Compliance’s area of work
  • assist with various ad hoc assignments


As our new student employee in Legal, you will:

  • assist with preparing, drafting and negotiating our standard trading contracts such as EFET power and gas agreements 
  • maintain our standard contracts, including updating relevant key data
  • administrate and register contract data and appendices in contract management system
  • assist with ad hoc legal tasks, e.g. non-disclosure agreements, powers of attorney, cooperation agreements and consultancy agreements


We expect that you:

  • are currently studying Law, Commercial Law or a similar university-level education
  • are fluent in English, both written and oral
  • have an interest in Legal and/or GDPR (personal data)


Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • are independent, active and dynamic, as you will quickly be responsible for your own tasks
  • are dedicated and take a holistic approach, as you will be interacting across the organisation with many different stakeholders
  • see opportunities where other see problems. Legal & Compliance is not only about saying yes or no – it is indeed also about contributing to finding the good solutions
  • are quality conscious and detail-oriented to ensure that the job is done in structured manner, paying attention to confidentiality


JobStart & Type

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

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Jesper Pape Larsen VP, Head of Legal & Compliance

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Jesper Pape Larsen

T: +45 8827 8352

E: jpl@danskecommodities.com

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