What we expect

A career at Danske Bank is an opportunity to develop, grow and contribute to a culture of high ambition. In return, we also expect a lot from our 19,000 people and everyone joining Danske Bank. Together, we will deliver expertise, act with integrity, create value, progress through agility and believe in collaboration.
  • We believe in COLLABORATION

    To us, collaboration is:
     

    • Including the perspective of external and internal stakeholders
    • Being a part of finding the best possible solutions for the customers and the Group
    • Being helpful and supportive towards customers and colleagues
    • Encouraging dialogue and discussion followed by strong execution
    • Taking ownership regardless of organisational borders
    • Providing constructive feedback, and helping others to succeed and grow
    • Challenging others on the basis of understanding and expertise
    • Being attentive to people and straightforward
    • Sharing the work load as well as the successes
    • Encouraging initiatives and engagement
    • Sharing ideas openly to co-create solutions
  • We act with INTEGRITY

    By integrity, we mean:
     

    • Ensuring that our values are never compromised
    • Having high ethical standards and conducting business in an orderly manner
    • Being reliable and always keeping our word and fulfilling our commitments
    • Being honest, transparent and predictable
    • Eliciting confidence through high quality, precision and promptness
    • Treating others with respect
    • Acknowledging our impact on society and living up to our responsibilities
    • Contributing responsibly to the communities we serve
    • Building and maintaining good relationships with our key stakeholders
  • We progress through AGILITY

    When we talk about agility, we mean:
     

    • Adapting continuously to changes in our business and market environment
    • Innovating our offerings and services by understanding and responding to changing customer needs
    • Understanding and staying ahead of the trends that reshape our industry
    • Continuously improving the customer experience
    • Finding new ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency
    • Embracing new knowledge and alternative practices
    • Making things simple, convenient and easy to understand
    • Challenging existing procedures and behaviours
    • Being accessible and fast in our responses
    • Being nimble and able to take advantage of new opportunities
    • Finding new ways to navigate through complexity
  • We deliver EXPERTISE

    For us, expertise is:

    • Delivering competitive financial solutions through the strongest knowledge, skills and technology
    • Listening to the customer and providing relevant advice and offerings
    • Being a proactive guide for our customers
    • Knowing when to make a decision on the spot and when to get back with the answer
    • Dealing constructively with mistakes and always learning from them
    • Acknowledging a diversity of opinions and including differing perspectives
    • Hard work, training and continuous learning at every staff level
    • Striving for best practice externally and internally at all times
    • Being humble about individual competencies and knowing that we are stronger as a team
    • Delivering our messages in a simple and understandable manner
  • We create VALUE

    To us, creating value is all about:

    • Being aware that long-term shareholder value is created by delivering value for customers
    • Understanding customer needs and helping them achieve their ambitions
    • Taking the initiative before our customers even express their needs
    • Enabling and supporting strong individual performance and rewarding customercentric behaviour
    • Empowering people to take action
    • Contributing to the success of our customers, employees, shareholders and the societies we are part of by running a solid business
    • Being aware of how we create shareholder value
    • Being cost and capital efficient
    • Simplifying and optimising the way we work
    • Delivering continuously improvements and innovations
    • Setting ambitious goals and striving for excellence in all we do

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