People and culture

Find out what it’s like to work at DFDS.

Watch our CEO, Niels Smedegaard, share his thoughts on the DFDS way.

The DFDS way

”We learn, develop and improve every day. The idea of continuous improvement is one of the pillars of the DFDS way of working. It's alive in all that we do."

Niels Smedegaard, CEO of DFDS.

  • More than 7000 employees based on land and at sea
  • International company located in 20 countries
  • Multi-cultural work environment
  • Employee engagement and development programmes
DFDS vessel in a sea

”Working at sea is a lifestyle”

Trine has worked at sea for the last 13 years, sailing on seven different ships. “I love being on board and working hard for a couple of weeks. Afterwards I have 14 days off and go home, and have lots of time to enjoy being with friends and family,” she says.

Meet Trine
DFDS transports London's Christmas tree

Big trip for a special tree

One of our annual joys is transporting London’s Trafalgar Square Christmas tree from the Norwegian forest to the UK capital. It’s a gift of a job.

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DFDS employee Camilla

Bridging the gap between IT and business

Read about Camilla's journey from logistics trainee to spearheading an IT project aimed at transforming the way we do business.

Meet Camilla

Why work at DFDS is more than just a job

  • ​Being part of a success
  • Openness
  • Dynamic, fun and changing working environment
  • Diversity – both in business, job functions and colleagues
  • Grounded in history
  • Professional and business oriented/focused
  • Informal and non-bureaucratic
  • High focus on employee engagement
  • Employee matters
DFDS captain with passengers

About us

Learn more about DFDS, our history, mission and strategy, financial performance, company structure, management, governance and policies.

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Current vacancies

Browse all our vacancies and internships, on land and sea across Europe.

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