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Join a Leading International Consulting Firm and Make a Difference in the World

Location: Aarhus, Denmark | Type: Full-time


Are you interested in joining a leading international consulting company focusing on energy access, energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change mitigation, and sustainable urban development? At Danish Energy Management, we have been making a positive impact in developing countries since 1986.

What we do

Danish Energy Management (DEM) is an international consulting company, founded in 1986. We specialize in managing all components of the project cycle for development projects in various sectors. Our industry-leading expert base and experience allows us to focus primarily on energy access, energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change mitigation, sustainable urban development, and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E). Our global department handles consultancy assignments funded by international donor agencies such as the EU, World Bank, and ADB and many more. Our clients also include Foreign Ministries in Denmark including IFU and Danida and other European countries, development agencies such as GIZ (Germany), Norad (Norway) and RVO (Netherlands).


Your job

We are seeking an ambitious and passionate experienced colleague to be part of our DEM Global team. Your primary role will be to assist in implementing projects by providing consultancy services for clients as part of multi-disciplinary teams and the development of project proposals. Your assignments may include budgeting and planning, conducting feasibility studies, literature research and review, interviews and field missions, analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, formulation of findings and development of conclusions, report drafting, and quality assurance. You will be expected to travel to countries in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Mediterranean and within Europe depending on the assignments.


As an expert at DEM, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in developing countries by contributing to sustainable development through promotion of energy access, increasing energy efficiency, and usage of renewable energy resources in their national energy policy, regulation and legislation, and thereby contributing to the mitigation of climate globally. You will be working on projects that have a lasting impact on the communities we serve.


Job Requirements

We welcome applications from experienced experts within the fields that DEM covers. A variety of disciplinary backgrounds and professional experiences can be relevant for this position as long as you have an interest in energy and climate-related topics relevant to developing countries and be a good facilitator and communicator.

Your profile


·       Master's degree (or similar) in fields such as engineering, economics, development studies, international relations, international business, political science, anthropology/sociology, human geography, or any other related discipline

·       Flair and interest for development assistance and consulting in international cooperation

·       Excellent research, analytical, and writing skills

·       Thorough and systematic with a strong sense of detail

·       Ability to work under tight deadlines in a changing environment

·       Proactive and thorough in your approach to problem-solving

·       Fluent in oral and written English (our working language is English)

·       Knowledge of other languages (e.g. French, German, Arabic, Spanish, etc.) is an advantage, but not a requirement.


Personal Attributes:

We are looking for a new colleague who has a natural interest in and is passionate about energy access, energy efficiency, and climate change mitigation in developing countries. You should be able to engage, cooperate, and contribute to a teamwork. Interpersonal skills and cultural skills are also essential for successful task implementation. Finally, you thrive in an innovative, energetic, but relaxed environment with specialized experts.


We offer

At DEM, we offer an interesting position with great possibilities of expanding your areas of work and international experience. The position is full-time position, and salary will be in accordance with experience. You will be working in an innovative, energetic, but relaxed environment with specialized experts. If you thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment and are looking for a position that willhelp you grow your skills and expertise, please apply for this exciting opportunity.


Employment at DEM comes with a package of other employee benefits such as training and development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, health and wellness programs.



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Application and contact information

For further information about Danish Energy Management, please visit:    


Are you ready to join our team and make a difference to the world? Apply now by sending your CV and cover letter to


We will be reviewing incoming applications on an ongoing basis.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Vice-CEO Morten Søndergaard at

DEM is a consulting engineering company located in Aarhus and Copenhagen.

Together with architects and builders, we carry out all-encompassing construction projects at home and abroad, all of which focus on energy-efficient construction and sustainability based on the UN's World Goals (SDGs). daylight and natural ventilation. In addition, we perform consulting and design within energy saving projects as well as implementation and consulting within the UN's World Goals for public and private clients.DEM is part of the Danish Management Group, which includes companies such as Dansk Ejendoms Management, Danish Design Restaurants, Warm Nordic and Paustian.

DEM er en rådgivende ingeniørvirksomhed med beliggenhed i Aarhus og København.

Sammen med arkitekter og bygherrer udfører vi altfavnende byggeprojekter i ind- og udland, der alle har fokus på energirigtigt byggeri og bæredygtighed med udgangspunkt i FNs Verdensmål (SDG’er).

Vi er førende indenfor energiledelse og integreret energidesign og har kompetencer indenfor bygningers indeklima, dagslys og naturlig ventilation. Derudover udfører vi rådgivning og projektering indenfor energibesparelsesprojekter samt implementering og rådgivning indenfor FNs Verdensmål hos offentlige og private kunder.

DEM er en del af Danish Management Group, der omfatter virksomheder som Dansk Ejendoms Management, Danish Design Restaurants, Warm Nordic og Paustian.

dem som arbejdsplads

Faglig fordybelse

Dansk Energi Management er en virksomhed i konstant udvikling. Det er en arbejdsplads med mulighed for faglig fordybelse, nytænkning og sparring.


På begge kontorer har vi et stort fokus på at lytte og give plads til alle medarbejdere. Der er rig mulighed for at få ansvar og for at udvikle sig selv, blandt andet gennem udfordrende og spændende projekter, nytænkning og vidensdeling på tværs af afdelinger.


Vi tror på, at fleksibilitet, forståelse og samarbejde er afgørende for at skabe en udviklende og inspirerende arbejdskultur. Du skal ikke være bange for at komme med idéer, tage initiativ og lade viljen drive dig.


Som virksomhed husker vi at anerkende den enkelte medarbejder for successer og godt arbejde. Uden hver enkelt medarbejders kompetencer, viden og engagement eksisterer der ikke noget “vi, os og DEM”.


At arbejde i DEM betyder, at du skal være omstillingsparat, have lyst til at lære nyt, holde dig fagligt opdateret, være proaktiv, fleksibel og interesseret i at give sparring og feedback, lige såvel som at få det. For at rykke os som virksomhed kræver det, at vi tør at udfordre os selv og vores faglighed.

Vi er altid på udkig efter nye profiler, så du er også velkommen til at sende os en uopfordret ansøgning. Send din ansøgning til med titlen “uopfordret ansøgning”, så vender vi tilbage til dig snarest muligt. Vi gemmer uopfordrede ansøgning i 12 mdr.

Working at DEM

Professional Immersion

DEM is a company in constant development. It is a workplace with opportunities for professional immersion, innovative thinking and collaboration.

Personal Development

In our offices, we have a strong focus on listening to and making space for all employees. There is ample opportunity to gain responsibility and to develop oneself, for example through challenging and exciting projects, innovative thinking and knowledge sharing across departments.

Dynamic Working

We believe that flexibility, understanding and cooperation are essential to create a developing and inspiring work culture. Here, you do not have to be afraid to share ideas, take initiative and let your will drive you.


As a company, we remember to recognise the individual employee for successes and good work. Without each employee's skills, knowledge and commitment, there is no DEM.


Working at DEM means being ready for change, wanting to learn new things, staying updated on your field of expertise, being proactive, flexible, and interested in giving feedback, as well as receiving it. In order to advance as a company, we must dare to challenge ourselves and our skills.

We are always on the lookout for new talent and thus welcome unsolicited applications. Send your application to with the subject "unsolicited application" and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We keep unsolicited applications for 12 months.