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Application deadline

04/02

Aarhus, Denmark

Commercial Business Developer for global expansion projects

Are you passionate about business development and commercial advisory? And would you like to work in an international setting together with highly passionate energy professionals, committed to shaping the future of energy trading as part of one of the world’s largest energy companies? Then you might be the perfect fit for our Global Business Development team!

Join our Global Business Development team and be part of DC’s global expansion

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 15,000 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 our own name and brand.

Our Global Business Development team drives the global expansion of DC’s business model and provides strategic and commercial advisory to one of the world’s largest energy companies, our owner Equinor. In a strategic context, we shape DC’s future business opportunities by supporting DC’s global and green ambitions while we serve as the main interface to Equinor, working closely together to optimise the value of renewables and low-carbon solutions.
 

A team of challengers with a strategic mindset

As our new Commercial Business Developer, you will join a team of proactive and curious go-getters. Our team comprises different profiles and competencies, united by a relentless drive to challenge the status quo and shape the future for our business. As a team, we can work independently but we also love to work together – both within the team and across teams with our stakeholders in DC and in Equinor. We operate at lot like a team of in-house strategy consultants, collaborating with other business teams to solve complex business problems with a global footprint. In the team, we enjoy a high degree of empowerment based on mutual trust and we always strive to deliver high quality material and recommendations within deadline to relevant stakeholders.
 

Your journey towards taking the lead on global business projects

Starting out, you will get a thorough introduction to DC, our strategy, the team and your tasks. We will ensure you get a solid understanding of the projects you will be working on and the stakeholders you will be working with. During the first six months, you will be engaged in commercial projects together with Equinor in which your role will be to ensure cross-company alignment and advise the project on commercial aspects, e.g. market assessment and route-to-market options. On the longer term, you will be expected to take the lead on executing strategic initiatives related to DC’s global and green ambitions. In other words, you will play an integral role in identifying and developing new global business opportunities for DC.

You will be given great responsibility and play an integral role in shaping future business opportunities in close collaboration with Equinor

Michael Gjevnøe Sørensen, Head of Global Business Development

We Offer

  • professional and skilled colleagues, who set the bar high
  • great opportunities for individual development
  • flexible working hours, including the opportunity to work from home up to two days a week as per agreement with your direct leader
  • numerous social and professional events, incl. sporting events and parties
  • an office in the heart of Aarhus, next to the central train station

Responsibilities

  • provide strategic and tactical advisory with the objective of shaping potential future business opportunities for DC as part of Equinor
  • act as a subject matter expert and the main interface for commercial opportunities towards Equinor
  • support global business development initiatives for new markets, products and services, including development of market and competitor analyses
  • proactively identify business opportunities for DC and lead development towards value realisation
  • ensure flawless stakeholder management across teams in DC and across organisations between Equinor and DC

Qualifications

We expect that you:

  • hold a relevant master’s degree in Finance, Engineering, International Business, Economics or similar
  • have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience from a similar position, alternatively experience within power trading, renewable asset management and/or investment
  • possess strong commercial acumen with a good understanding of power market dynamics and risks
  • have the ability to analyse and model financial KPIs for a business case to inform business decisions
  • are fluent in English – both written and verbal

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • are proactive with the ability to drive things forward – you will have the responsibility for a wide range of tasks that require you to take initiative and follow up
  • have a data-driven and structured approach to solving problems, as you will work with various cases that require thorough analyses to help with decision making 
  • have a positive attitude: no job too big, no job too small – the pace is high, but we always take the time to help and guide each other
  • are a team player, who values working across teams – but you also have the drive and discipline to work independently on your own areas of responsibility

JobStart & Type

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

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Michael Gjevnøe Sørensen Manager, Head of Global Business Development

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Michael Gjevnøe Sørensen

T: +45 51150289

E: mgs@danskecommodities.com

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