Welcome to Danske Bank

Ambition is something we share

Danske Bank in Latvia represents one of the biggest financial groups of Scandinavia and Northern Europe. Danske Bank is present in 16 countries, it serves 5 million customers and employs more than 18 000 employees. We value long-term and true relationship with our customers because they are the essence of our being.

Employees are our value

Our goal is to attract and the most competent and capable employees. We provide an attractive work place where we expect and support high performance from our employees. Honest and respectful attitude towards each other form an important part of this relationship. An open dialogue between the manager and the employee form the basis ensuring attainment of common goals. Therefore we expect constructive cooperation on all the levels at the bank based upon openness, trust and successful communication.
Danske Bank acknowledges that the employee development is an important factor for successful business. We want encourage continuous attention to the employee development, providing suitable qualification for all the employees to enable them to perform the tasks entrusted to them.

We expect that all the employees assume an active role ensuring continuous satisfaction of the customers’ needs.

What are we like?

At Danske Bank a young and energetic team works. We appreciate openness and ability to cooperate because everyone of us has characteristics which contribute to the common growth and strengthens the whole team. All together we are a unified team:

  • who relaxes together – both all together at our Christmas party, and by organising events of individual units for colleagues to get acquainted with each other;
  • where the sporty spirit dominates – employees take active part in both summer Sports Festival and also defend the good name of the bank at various competitions;
  • whose members learn themselves and teach other members – the bank employees participate in various training courses and also act as internal trainers.

What we expect

  • What we expect

    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 18,000 people and everyone joining Danske Bank. Together, we will deliver expertise, act with integrity, create value, progress through agility and believe in collaboration.
  • We act with Integrity

    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 create Value

    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
  • We believe in Collaboration

    We believe in Collaboration

    To us, collaboration is:

    • 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 deliver expertise

    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 progress through AGILITY

    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
    • 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