Commercial Advisor – Biogas

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark / The Trade Council

Commercial Advisor – Biogas

The Trade Council promotes Danish commercial interests in Germany and builds strategic long-term partnerships with Danish companies in relevant sub-sectors. The Commercial Advisor will be part of the Energy, Environment and Industry (EEI) team based in Berlin or Hamburg. The EEI team consists of dedicated employees and is a dynamic workplace with plenty of opportunity for competence development.

The position

As Commercial Advisor, you will manage our activities within biogas. The main responsibility lies in supporting the Danish Biogas Alliance and developing business opportunities in the German market. The alliances consists of different Danish companies with expertise and technologies that stand for the Danish strongholds within biogas. We are working closely with domestic German stakeholders to foster exchange of experience, networking and commercial opportunities.  

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Engage with biogas plant owners and operators in Germany to identify potential collaboration possibilities and export opportunities for Danish biogas companies.
  • Organize and execute technical workshops, delegations, and other events to and from Denmark for potential German customers.
  • Identify relevant German stakeholders and build a strong network with German energy/biogas/agricultural stakeholders at national, regional and local level.
  • Research, develop, and present market entry strategies and market intelligence to Danish companies.
  • Expand our local network in Germany and engage in discussions on potential Danish-German collaboration.


  • Fluency in German. Advanced level in English and/or Danish is an advantage.
  • At least 3-5 years relevant working experience within consulting or business development.
  • Good understanding of renewable energy trends in the German biogas ecosystem is an advantage.
  • Flair for communication and a talent for building and developing lasting relations.
  • Network within the German renewable energy/agricultural sector is an advantage.
  • Strategic, commercial and innovative mind-set.
  • An ability to work independently and able to handle multiple tasks as well as work under time pressure.
  • Self-driven, good interpersonal skills and a result-oriented approach.
  • Willingness to travel within Germany and occasionally to Denmark.

Employment conditions:

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and international environment.
  • Insight and develop a network in Danish strongholds in the biogas sector.
  • We offer a two-year contract with the possibility of extension.
  • Your salary will reflect your qualifications and relevant experience.
  • The employment is subject to a security check by the Danish authorities.

Expected start of work:

As soon as possible in Berlin or Hamburg.

The position is preferably to be filled by January 1, 2024 but is dependent upon Security Clearance by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Application deadline: 1 December 2023.

Questions and application:

Do you recognize yourself in the profile and would you like to be part of our team? Then we ask you to send your application and résumé in Danish, German or English as soon as possible to Jakob Andersen:

If you would like further information or have specific questions, please contact Jakob Andersen (Consul General, Consulate General in Hamburg) at / +49 (0) 151 4243 4696 or Kathrin Holm (Commercial Advisor Biogas) at

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs strives for equality and diversity. For this reason, we welcome applications from anyone of any age, gender, religion or ethnic background.

About the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark / The Trade Council

The mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to work for Denmark’s interests and values in relation to the surrounding world in a manner that furthers the freedom, security and welfare of Danes in a more peaceful and just world, with development and economic growth for all. The vision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs includes that we must be widely respected as a competent, efficient, outgoing and service-oriented company, and that we must be an attractive and idea-creating workplace that ensures great employee satisfaction and targeted competence development. Our common values are that we as individuals and as an organisation work on the basis of musicality, openness, professionalism, vigor and job satisfaction.

The Trade Council is a part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and assists Danish and international companies with export and investment promotion services. Our export promotion services include export guidance as well as innovation and internationalization solutions for Danish companies looking to expand abroad. TC has more than 250 Export advisors, who are working at Denmarks embassies, consulates and trade offices in more than 70 countries. 


20095 Hamburg / Berlin
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark / The Trade Council
Consulate General of Denmark in Hamburg
Glockengießerwall 2
20095 Hamburg
Jakob Andersen
+49 (0) 151 4243 4696
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