Graduate handling strategic projects within our offshore wind portfolio - Operations Strategic Proje

30 Nov 2016
16 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate handling strategic projects within our offshore wind portfolio - Operations Strategic Projects Do you want to start your career with exciting challenges and take part in transforming the energy supply of the future by developing and enabling green, independent and economically viable energy systems? 
Become a DONG Energy graduate and kick-start your career on 1 September 2017 by applying your academic skills to real-life projects and challenges while optimising your professional and personal competences.
Join us as graduate in Operations Strategic Projects, where you will learn to identify, execute and implement key strategic commercial projects in our Wind Power business unit. As graduate in Operations Strategic Projects, you will be able to kick-start your career with a steep learning curve in a fast-paced working environment working closely with a small team of project managers handling key strategic commercial projects. In this position, you will be working with stakeholders across the entire Wind Power organisation. 
In Wind Power, we build, develop and operate offshore wind farms to produce clean, reliable energy. We do so without compromising on the safety of our employees or the environment. We have built more than one quarter of the world's total offshore wind capacity, and we will be able to supply clean power to 16 million Europeans by 2020. 
You will be based at our office in Gentofte in the Greater Copenhagen area. However, you should expect some travelling in relation to your work.
The graduate programme
As a graduate, you will be part of a structured two-year training programme that will make a difference in your future career. Moreover, you will acquire extensive practical experience and business insight, while expanding your toolbox and accelerating your personal development.
During the graduate programme, you will be assigned to a business unit or a staff function in our international company. You will have the opportunity to rotate within different departments in the business and have different tasks and responsibilities during your rotations. Moreover, you will have the chance to utilise your professional competences on specific tasks and at the same time build up a wide network across the organisation. You will also learn about our business and strategy, while strengthening your problem-solving and team-working skills, your personal competences and your ability to handle changes.
Your key tasks will be to 
  • assist with the preparation of business cases, including commercial and financial analysis 
  • support with the preparation of decision material, including recommendations, typically prepared in PowerPoint, for decision makers such as the Operations senior management team and the Executive Committee 
  • assist in the analysis and implementation of revenue and cost optimisation initiatives across our portfolio of wind farms 
  • assist in the assessment of business models enabling the realisation of the significant expansion of our portfolio of wind farms. 
Your qualifications and core competences include that you 
  • have graduated with a master's degree within finance, strategy or economics within the past year and have delivered excellent results 
  • speak and write English fluently 
  • are keen to develop within an ambitious and dynamic organisation and have a strong personal drive and a high learning capacity 
  • have a strong analytical approach and enjoy taking responsibility 
  • have the ability to adapt yourself to an ever-changing environment and enjoy meeting and working with new people. 
In addition, you will have less than 12 months of relevant working experience.
We offer
As a graduate, you will be testing your theoretical competences in practice and accelerating your development within a short timeframe. The majority of your professional development will take place on a daily basis, when solving assignments together with experienced colleagues. In addition, you will regularly meet the other graduates when you solve challenges or receive training, which gives you a valuable network across the organisation.
Energy is not only our product - it is what characterises your work life at DONG Energy. By working on exciting tasks with other leading experts in a collaborative environment, you have the opportunity to leave your mark on the future of energy, as we pursue our vision of leading the energy transformation. 
Send your application with your CV and latest grade transcripts to us as soon as possible and no later than 15 January 2017. Please note that you must apply for each position separately. 
You can read more about the graduate programme here .
Please note that questions about this specific graduate position should be addressed to Michael W. Valdorf-Hansen, Lead Commercial Manager in Wind Power Operations Strategic Projects, by telephone on +45 99 55 89 44.
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