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Aarhus, Denmark

Structured Student Employee for Market Risk Management

Are you passionate about working data-based? Do you describe yourself as structured and detail-oriented? And are you looking for a student job in which you get to apply your analytical tool box from university? Then we might have your next challenge ready for you, as we are looking for an ambitious student employee to join our Market Risk Management team!

Market Risk Management at Danske Commodities

Danske Commodities (DC) is an energy trading company that specialises in short-term power and gas trading and offers balancing, optimisation and hedging services to energy producers and suppliers. Every day, we complete more than 8,500 trades across 39 countries, constantly moving energy from where there is more than needed to where it is needed most. DC is a wholly owned subsidiary to Norwegian energy company Equinor, operating under its own name and brand.

Market Risk Management is part of our Risk unit at DC. Market Risk Management is at the central point of measuring DC’s market risk exposures within different commodities. Our team plays a dual role in guarding the company against undesirable exposures and partnering with our trading teams to create value. And we love data! Which is why we always take a data-driven approach to decision-making. Our team is characterised by close collaboration with our stakeholders with within the Risk unit and with the rest of the trading business. We always help and challenge each other to make sure we stay on top of the game. As our new colleague, you will get a unique opportunity to work closely with some of the most skilled experts from the energy sector and you will get to take on complex tasks with colleagues who are all passionate about their field of expertise. 

A unique student job opportunity to make valuable data work

Starting out, you will get a thorough introduction to the team, your tasks, your primary stakeholders and risk management at DC. Your first task will be to get familiar with our market risk management and your responsibility areas. You will be part of different reporting-related tasks and work together with market risk analysts in selected portfolio areas – both in our Gas, Power and Climate Market business. On the longer term, you will play a significant role in shaping our market risk management processes and help to increase risk measurements. Finally, you will join our ambition to improve process automation.

You will learn new skills from the get-go as you work closely with some of the best market risk analysts in energy trading!

Janne Väisänen, Manager, Head of Market Risk Management, Power & Certificates

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


  • manage monthly reporting processes and execution
  • assist with different reporting related tasks in gas, power and climate markets
  • automate processes and data flows
  • develop monitoring and reporting tools
  • assist with ad hoc market risk analyses


We expect that you:

  • are enrolled in a relevant university degree such as Finance, Physics, Mathematics or similar
  • have programming and database skills preferably in Python and SQL
  • are fluent in English – both written and verbal

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • are proactive and outgoing – you will cooperate with colleagues and stakeholders across the organisation
  • are detail-oriented and have a structured approach to solving problems. Among other things, you will work with tasks that require factual analyses used for decision-making
  • take a positive view: no job too big, no job too small – the team covers a wide range of tasks and we always help each other in getting the job done
  • are curious by nature and willing to learn more about the field we work within. The job entails tasks within various areas, and the will to learn more can drive your development further

JobStart & Type

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

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Janne Pekka Väisänen Manager, Head of Market Risk Management, Power & Certificates

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Janne Pekka Väisänen

T: +45 27740979

E: jva@danskecommodities.com

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