Students to Trading in Nordea Asset Management, Copenhagen

Indrykket: 12.6.2019

Nordea Danmark, København

Students to Trading in Nordea Asset Management, Copenhagen
We are looking for two enthusiastic and talented students to join us in Global Trading to help us run and develop our platform. This is an opportunity for you to learn and develop your skills within trading and capital markets.

In today’s world, change is the one thing you can count on. We are operating in a market place that is going through a massive transformation both driven by regulation, such as MIFID II, but also by other structural drivers such as increased electronification, higher availability of data, adoption of new technologies such as AI. The changes in the market place opens for more competition as well as new and smarter ways of trading giving us as a buy-side trading desk a range of new options and possibilities for creating better outcomes when trading on behalf of our end clients.

That’s where you come in. Working with dedicated colleagues in an exciting, fast-paced environment, you’ll help meet our customers’ changing needs.

We aim to be courageous and explorative in our approach to innovating better ways of delivering trading services. This means you’ll have many opportunities to learn and grow as you build your career with us. Will you help us lead the way in creating great customer experiences?

Your future responsibilities

Nordea Asset Management is a major player in the Nordics with a growing European and International presence. Within our Investment Operation Global Trading is responsible for ordering creation and trade execution on behalf of most of our portfolio managers across Equities, Fixed Income and FX, supporting them with their investment strategies. On an annual basis, we create and trade close to one million transactions with a total trading volume of approximately two trillion EURs. Our trading operation is therefore a crucial part of the overall investment process and, given the development in the market place, even more important to Nordea Asset Management in the future.

What you’ll be doing:

As a student in Global Trading you will interact with many different people from all parts of our trading unit as well as stakeholders in other parts of Nordea Asset Management. You will get different kind of assignments spanning from project related work, ad hoc tasks as well as carrying out day to day activities in the trading operation. Through your different assignments and job duties you will become an integrated part of our operation and therefore get to learn and develop your skills within trading and capital markets.

Some of the activities entail:

  • Daily execution/processing of simple orders across different asset classes (equities, bonds, futures, repos etc)
  • Follow up and initial investigation on daily trading outliers
  • Handling of trading accounts when on- and offboarding new brokers and counterparties
  • Handling of information and processes related to changes in funds, mandates, broker restrictions and the likes
  • Engaging in project related work and with various ad hoc tasks covering everything from analysis, data extracts, system testing, statistics and administrative duties

In terms of working hours, we expect that you will work around 20 hours per week on average and that you are able to fit your schedule to help out during peak hours typically between 16-18.

The role is based in Copenhagen.

Who you are

Your profile and background:

  • You have completed the second year of your Bachelor's studies or have at least a year left of your Master's degree, preferably within economy, finance, engineering, information technology or similar
  • You have strong analytical and technical skills, spanning across many tools ranging from Microsoft Office, to SQL/database knowledge, Python, and similar
  • You can adapt and work in a sometimes fast-changing working environment
  • You are attentive to detail, proactive and a quick-learner
  • You are professional in English, both written and spoken

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

More information

At, you can read more about us, our business and our focus on integrating sustainability into everything we do.

At Nordea, we recruit from the widest possible pool and hire the best person for the job. Because diversity makes us stronger. And once you are on board, you will find that we offer equal opportunities to everyone.

Please submit your application no later than 30th of June 2019.

For more information about the position, please contact Thomas Vinding, [email protected]

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To all recruitment agencies: Please note, we don’t accept unsolicited resumes for any of our positions. All contact regarding agency resumes should be directed to Nordea Talent Acquisition which handles everything related to recruitment.

Ansøgningsfrist Søndag den 30. juni 2019
When we recently asked colleagues from different countries and business areas why they enjoy working at Nordea, we discovered some key themes. They are connected to the way we offer you great opportunities to grow while taking part in reinventing banking for the future. They are also about the unique atmosphere in Nordea where you’ll be surrounded by brilliant people with a wide range of backgrounds, skillsets and experiences. Add all of this together, you’ll find yourself working for a shared purpose – making our work even more meaningful and enjoyable.