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Student Quantitative Analyst, Risk Management

Posted on
Nov. 11 2022
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Do you want to help tame the volatility and wildness of the energy markets? Do you want to kickstart your career in an international organisation? Are you motivated and passionate about energy markets, mathematical modelling, and risk management? Then this position might be exactly what you are looking for!

About the position

Global Risk Management is searching for a Student Quantitative Analyst to help implement a new risk engine to quantify our market and credit risk across large portfolios of clients and products.  We are currently rebuilding our internal risk management framework and we invite you to join the journey. As a student in Risk Management, you'll be part of developing our core engine to assess the risks that we partake in when engaging with our clients and the markets. You'll engage in the quantification of our market and credit risk, across a range of commodity markets, using measures such as Value-at-Risk, Expected Shortfall, Potential Future Exposure and more. Moreover, you will be part of both planning and implementation in close collaboration with multiple teams in the organization.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assistance in developing our risk framework end-to-end - from data manipulation to risk modelling and reporting
  • Documentation of the risk engine
  • Support the organization with quantitative analytics and development of new tools
  • Other ad hoc tasks

For the right candidate, the position as a student assistant can lead to full-time employment opportunities after finishing your studies. The position is part-time, approx. 15 hours per week, and the job is based in Middelfart. The main working hours would be between 08:00 and 16:00 CET but we are just as flexible as you are, and we will support you in balancing work with your studies.

About you

We're looking for a colleague with excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills. You should have a curious mindset and constantly seek to improve status-quo. As a person, you are outgoing, committed, structured and not afraid of taking ownership of tasks. Furthermore, the ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:

  • Currently studying a Bachelors (5th semester or later) or a Master’s in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Engineering or another quantitative field
  • Excellent academic track record
  • Strong communication skills. You can break down complex challenges to a wide audience of stakeholders.
  • Technical skills including C#, Python, R and SQL are an advantage but not a requirement
  • You master English on a high level both verbally and written

Is programming not your strong suit - yet? We'll give you time and help you learn. Most importantly you are passionate and willing to learn. Remember that the above description of the position is the ideal requirements for a candidate, however we strongly believe in inclusion and diversity, thus we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all requirements. So, if the above sounds like something you would thrive and develop in, then send your application and cv now. We’re already looking forward to hearing from you.

Apply now and join a global leader in energy risk management

If you have any questions regarding the position, you can contact Alexander Beck Papadoulis, Head of Risk Management, at or at +45 61 69 83 22. Note that applications are handled on an ongoing basis. So, please send your application and CV as soon as possible.

An established company with consistent growth

Global Risk Management is a leading provider of hedging solutions for the management of price risk on energy. Combining in-depth knowledge of the energy market, finance, and transport, clients are helped to protect their margins from the risk posed by notoriously volatile energy prices.  A large part of the clients operates within the shipping industry, but also airline companies, oil suppliers and industry clients make extensive use of Global Risk Management’s expertise.

Global Risk Management is part of the Danish, family-owned United Shipping & Trading Company (USTC). USTC holds a portfolio of activities that include oil & energy, shipping & logistics, ship owning, risk management, car activities, IT and sustainable energy, environment & recycling and is present in 40 countries with more than 4,000 employees. 

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