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Cross commodity trader

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Do you have 3-5 years’ of power trading experience with a solid grasp of power flows across Europe? Are you skilled in data analysis and modelling, with advanced skills in Excel and/or Python? Then you might be the cross commodity trader vi are looking for to explore and uncover trading opportunities in power markets across Northern Western Europe!

The job

Here’s what the job entails

In this role, you will play an active part in the daily management of our structured products, gaining valuable experience in managing a portfolio of gas, power and EUA options across the term structure.

Concretely, your areas of responsibility will include:

  • analyse and provide trade recommendations on intra-month power markets
  • ensure the accuracy of data inputs to the option valuation models
  • trade day-to-day delta hedging of our options
  • take part in the continuous development of the position management capabilities of the desks
  • develop into a consistently profitable trader
The team

Meet the team

You will join our Cross Commodity Trading team, where we specialise in trading power, gas and EUA options. You will be part of an experienced team of two traders and three analysts. We are a curious and dedicated team, always striving to increase our understanding of the energy markets and improve our trading decisions.

As a cross commodity trader, you will get the opportunity to trade across commodities (power, gas and EUA) – from transactions ranging from day-ahead to a few years ahead
Your qualifications

But enough about us… over to you!

We are looking for someone who takes a curious and coolheaded approach when analysing data and making trading decisions. As we operate in an ever-changing market, it would also be ideal if you are adaptable and thrive in a dynamic environment.

We also imagine that you:

  • hold a relevant educational background, for example within Finance or Economics
  • have 3-5 years of power trading experience
  • have experience in data analysis and modelling
  • are an advanced user of Excel and/or Python
  • are proficient in English – both written and verbal
We offer

We’ll take good care of you

At Danske Commodities, we take great care of our people. Joining us means you’ll get a lot of great perks – including social events, cultural experiences, tasty food and benefits to better your health, your life and your future.

Here are some of the benefits we offer our employees:

  • Flexible working hours
    including the option to work from home up to two days per week
  • Vast development opportunities
    with the help of your own individual development plan, access to our DC University with 50+ courses as well as remote courses through Harvard Learning
  • Global career prospects
    as part of the Equinor group with +20,000 colleagues across the world
  • 10% paid pension
    as well as a beneficial health care and insurance package
  • Great parental leave conditions
    including 26 weeks of paid maternity leave and 16 weeks of paid paternity leave as well as the opportunity to join the network Inspired Beyond Babies
  • Unlimited paid children’s sick days
    no limit on paid absence days in relation to child sickness
  • Extra days off
    five, to be exact, as well as a Yay Day (an additional day off dedicated to ‘me time’) every year – adding to the standard five weeks off each year
  • Senior days
    if you’re over 55 years old
  • Compensation for working night and weekend shifts
  • Bonus scheme
  • Share savings
    meaning you have the opportunity to participate in our parent company Equinor’s attractive share savings programme
  • Paid at home internet and equipment
    including a mobile phone with paid subscription and IT equipment for when working from home
  • 100+ yearly social and professional events
    including DC Sports and DC Talks events, gatherings in our book club, bicycle club, student network, wine club, CS:GO team and more
  • Free Spotify Premium subscription
  • Various free tickets
    to family-friendly and cultural attractions
  • Discounts
    at hotels, restaurants, sports clubs and more
  • Organic food
    including a light breakfast, lunch buffet and snacks throughout the day
  • An office in the heart of Aarhus or Copenhagen
The process

Recruitment process and relocation

You can read more about our recruitment process here. Please note that if you are an international candidate, we will reimburse travel expenses in connection with potential interviews and support you with the relocation process.

About us

What we’re about

We're a tech-driven energy trading company present in 40 markets across five continents. Our +500 people are driven by a need to constantly better things. If you are too, we could very well be the right place for you. You'll join a collective of thinkers and doers. Aspiring chefs, runners, parents, beekeepers, gamers – the list goes on. We're highly specialised experts within our fields. But it’s actually our diversity of ideas we’re most proud of, which is why we continuously work on strengthening an inclusive culture where diverse teams thrive.

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Our organisation is flat with an open-door policy. We expect you to care. About your work. About your own and your colleagues’ collective successes. And about the difference we make at Danske Commodities. Together with our parent company Equinor, we have the vision and strength to accelerate the energy transition and make an impact. Like no other.

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