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Head of Gas Digitalisation

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Do you have solid leadership experience, including experience with setting a strategic direction? And would you like to drive the ambition of continuously digitalising our gas trading activities? If so, you might be the new Director, we are looking for to lead our Gas Digitalisation team!

The job

Here’s what the job entails

In the role, you will lead a digitalisation team, part of one of Europe’s leading gas trading organisations, by driving and fostering an inclusive, high-performance culture. You will be responsible for driving our digitalisation agenda with responsibility for delivering results and growing the team members.

Specifically, your areas of responsibility will include the following:

  • lead the Gas Digitalisation team, including setting the strategic direction and ensuring results and solid performance in the team
  • motivate and inspire the team as well as ensuring their professional development
  • develop the business by proactively identifying, proposing and developing systematic trading opportunities, thereby adding value to existing business areas
  • ensure great collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders
The team

Meet the team

The team you will be leading is the core gas digitalisation team of Danske Commodities (DC). The team forms the quantitative side of our European Gas Trading (EGT) unit and works in close collaboration with the trading side of EGT, Gas Trading & Optimisation. Gas Digitalisation consists of three sub-teams; 1) Gas Modelling & Data; 2) Gas Systems & ETRM; and 3) Gas Trade Automation.

It is a diverse team with many different nationalities, but we are all experts within gas quantitative analysis, modelling and digitalisation. Although we have different responsibilities, we all push toward common goals across the overall European Gas Trading unit. And as a team we always seek to share learnings and experiences with each other to ensure that we continuously grow, both individually and as a team.

You will be stepping into a central role in our European Gas Trading unit and drive the digitalisation of one of the leading gas trading teams in Europe!
Your qualifications

But enough about us… over to you!

We are looking for a great communicator who has solid stakeholder management skills. It is also important that you are highly proactive and eager to take responsibility and challenge decisions when needed.

We also imagine that you:

  • have a minimum of three years’ experience from a similar leadership position in the energy trading industry (or similar industry)
  • have experience with setting a strategic direction
  • are highly motivated to contribute to our ambition of digitalising gas trading activities with data-driven decision-making and automatic execution
  • 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
  • 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
    right next to the central train station
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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