Student Employees within energy trading - for multiple areas

Part-time / Student job

Aarhus

Energi Danmark A/S

SME250 employeesEnergy / Utilities / Oil & Gas

Published on February 14, 2024

  • Contract

    Part-time / Student job

  • Location

    Aarhus

  • Start date

    As soon as possible

  • Study level

    Bachelor level or equivalent

  • Remote working

    No remote working

Do you want to be part of a young and sociable team? Do you want to be in a position where you can make an impact? Do you want an exciting student job?

 

ABOUT ENERGI DANMARK

As one of the leading energy trading groups in Northern Europe, the Energi Danmark Group engages in physical and financial energy trading, carbon and gas trading, portfolio management, and associated trading in derivative financial instruments.

We are looking for student employees to join various areas within our Trading department, becoming integral members of our ambitious and dynamic teams. Here you will be able to get hands-on experience within the energy markets. We trade power and gas on most European markets, and we have ambitious expansion plans.

We provide comprehensive training and an introduction to the world of energy trading and the various processes and tools at Energi Danmark, and we expect that you will be proactively looking for- and suggesting opportunities for improvements and optimization.

You will experience a steep learning curve with a high level of responsibility from the beginning.

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN A STUDENT EMPLOYEE:

The right candidate can work under pressure, reason through logic, and is eager to learn new things every day. You are driven, think two steps ahead and live to develop yourself and continuously build on your knowledge.

Additionally, we expect you to…

  • be enrolled in a relevant Academy Profession (AP), bachelor, or master’s degree in Denmark
  • possess strong problem-solving abilities and analytical skills
  • like to have fun while working and contribute to a positive work environment
  • be curious, eager to learn, and not afraid to ask questions
  • possess great communication skills in English as this is our corporate language
  • seek influence and responsibility and always want to improve
  • be driven, commercially minded, self-motivated and collaborative

As mentioned, we are looking for student employees for multiple areas in our Trading department. You could be working in one or more of the following areas: Market Analysis, IT Development, Trade Support, Business Development, and Gas Trading. You are more than welcome to apply for multiple areas, if more than one piques your interest. Together, we will find the position that best matches your ambitions and our needs. Common for all the areas is that your educational background is not as important as your motivation for applying and your drive to create value.

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MARKET ANALYSIS

You will become a part of a department with a focus on data handling, modelling, and forecasting of all elements of the power and commodity market. You will face plenty of opportunities to improve your data-, analytics-, and coding- skills through relevant tasks, and you will be responsible for implementing robust and efficient solutions from an early stage – with support from the rest of the team. Our most important role is to assist our traders in making the best decisions in the market.

Your daily tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Collection of data from various sources. 
  • Structuring and maintenance of data in databases. 
  • Analysis and presentation of various drivers and topics in the market.

What it takes to succeed in Market Analysis:

  • A strong interest in data and analytics. 
  • A strong skill set in at least one coding language. 
  • Ability to solve tasks with a great portion of due diligence. 

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IT DEVELOPEMENT

You will join the IT development team, responsible for creating and maintaining software for smooth and secure power trading. This involves building trading platforms, risk management tools, and integrating tech solutions to improve how the company trades power. Here you will also contribute to staying updated on new tech and market trends and regularly updating our software to stay competitive in the ever-changing power trading field.

Your daily tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Sending requests via API’s and managing the data behind it.
  • Handling, processing, and presenting data to traders, back-office, or others.
  • Developing applications for scheduling of cross-border flows and balancing of trades in power grids and/or handling financial positions.
  • Scraping websites for information.
  • Assisting the departments in various ad hoc projects.

What it takes to succeed in IT Development:

  • Be talented and passionate about software development.
  • Experience working with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, C#, SQL, R & VBA - we also challenge you to broaden our horizons!
  • Studying IT, mathematics, economics, finance, logistics, physics or similar is an advantage, but not a necessity.

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TRADE SUPPORT

You will be part of a department that assists traders by handling operational tasks, ensuring accurate trade execution, and providing operational support to facilitate smooth and efficient trading operations for the traders. In recent years, the team has had a significant focus on rethinking the entire support and trading structure. In turn, the team has predominately been occupied with optimizing business processes. Additionally, you will play a key role in coordinating communication between various internal departments and external stakeholders to enhance the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the trading process.

Your daily tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Scheduling and balancing of trades and flows.
  • Interacting with counterparties and regulatory authorities.
  • Driving own optimization projects.
  • Developing and maintaining tools through VBA and/or other programming languages.
  • Assisting the department in various ad hoc projects.

What it takes to succeed in Trade Support:

  • An outgoing personality and the ability to speak up when needed.
  • A flair for numbers and IT.
  • Studying economics, finance, logistics, physics, IT or similar would be a bonus, but not a must.
  • Having an interest in or knowledge of VBA, SQL, Python, R, C# is an advantage, but not a necessity.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

You will be joining a department that focuses on identifying and pursuing new opportunities for market expansion, partnerships, and revenue growth. You will analyze markets, assess potential collaborations, and work to enhance the company's overall market position and profitability. Additionally, the business development department collaborates with key stakeholders, negotiates contracts, and develops strategic initiatives to ensure the company's sustained competitiveness and success in the dynamic power trading industry. You will also contribute to improving internal procedures within existing markets, and to ensure efficient communication with multiple departments within Energi Danmark.

Your daily tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Conducting market research and developing business cases for new markets.
  • Performing cost analysis to optimize operational efficiency and financial decision-making.
  • Driving internationalization projects from start to finish.
  • Understanding and communicating rules and legislations.
  • Managing trade contracts with external parties.
  • Contributing to creativity and innovation at Energi Danmark.
  • Assisting the trading department in various ad hoc projects.

What it takes to succeed in Business Development:

  • An interest in learning about energy trading.
  • Curiosity and eagerness to be outreaching.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical abilities.
  • Effective communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Flair for numbers, internationalization, or legal frameworks.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Studying International Business, Communication, Law, or similar would be a bonus but not a must.

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GAS TRADING

As a student employee in Gas Trading, you will be joining our team which is focused on proprietary trading in the European gas market. We strive to maximize the value of our asset portfolio, and optimize our speculative positions, based on a comprehensive understanding of the market fundamentals. We continuously work to develop new potential sources of income by looking into new markets, expanding our asset portfolio, or developing new trading algorithms, among other things. As a student employee in Gas Trading, you will assist the team with maintaining- and developing our operations, with the goal of transitioning into trading and asset optimization over time, eventually becoming a junior trader. Besides having responsibilities related to gas operations, we are open-minded regarding allocating other responsibilities based on your interests, like driving market development projects, doing ad hoc market analyses, optimizing our IT-solutions, or something else.

Your daily tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work in close collaboration with our traders to support them with daily tasks, while taking ownership and working to further develop our operations.
  • Drive own projects in collaboration with other departments such as Trade Support, Analysis, Risk and Business Development.
  • Assisting in the development of new markets, by helping to analyze the commercial opportunity of new markets.
  • Collecting data and doing market analysis to further our understanding of our existing markets.
  • Conducting analysis related to our current portfolio, and potentials of adding assets to the portfolio. 
  • Assisting the traders in various ad hoc projects.
  • Gaining strong market understanding which creates a good foundation for a potential junior trader position when finalizing your study.

What it takes to succeed in Gas Trading:

  • Being proactive, highly motivated, and curious.
  • An interested in financial markets with strong analytical skills.
  • Effective communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Studying economics, finance, math or similar would be a bonus but not a must.
  • Previous student job in finance or the energy sector would also be a bonus but not a must.

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WE ARE OFFERING AN AMBITIOUS AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT:

We offer a position in a dynamic trading environment, where you can influence and optimize your own work, while taking part in development and projects with colleagues. We are a diverse and international team, where you have the possibility to learn from others while adding value to Energi Danmark’s Trading department. We value knowledge sharing highly and employees are encouraged to collaborate, ask questions, and spar with each other. This is a great opportunity for you to develop professionally and personally in an attractive workplace and utilize your skills and competencies obtained in your studies in a real-life setting. It is essential to us that you can see the results of your work and that its contribution to the value added is evident.

The student employee role comes with flexibility during exams, and in return, we hope for your adaptability during busier times and when meeting deadlines. Many of our past student workers have transitioned into full-time positions after finishing their studies, presenting a beneficial opportunity for both sides. You will be assigned a buddy depending on the area you wish to work in, who will make sure you get the best possible start to your employment at Energi Danmark, and who will continuously support you throughout your journey, providing guidance, answering questions, and helping you integrate into our work environment.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU

Please apply by sending your resume, preliminary transcripts, and cover letter no later than the 31st of March. Please specify which area(s) you find interesting and why. If you choose to apply for more areas, we would love to hear your motivation for choosing each one.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Quantitative Analyst,​ Kasper Kørup Trosborg on < email deleted for security reasons > or Business Developer, Simon Ingemann Thomsen on < email deleted for security reasons >.

We invite for interviews on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to take down the ad when we have found the right candidates.

 

Start date: As soon as possible.

Location: Energi Danmark Headquarters at Tangen 29 in Aarhus N.

Expected hours per week: 1-2 days with flexibility for more or less depending on exams, holiday periods, etc.

Application deadline

Not given

Job Category

Financial Services

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Energi Danmark A/S

One of the leading energy trading groups in Northern Europe.