Job and Career
There is low unemployment and plenty of career opportunities at Lolland. There are more than 17,000 jobs spread over 2,000 companies, and the Femern Belt Project is expected to create at least an additional 5,000 extra jobs every year until 2029.
In addition, there are up to 90,000 jobs within one hour´s drive to cities like Nykøbing Falster, Vordingborg, Næstved and Faxe at Zealand.
There is a high demand for labour within the industrial and construction industry as well as in the public sector, where there is a specific need for further employment within the educational, health and elder care sectors.
There are also good possibilities for entrepreneurs who dream of starting their own business. For potential entrepreneurs, there are good financial funding opportunities and professional guidance services via Business Lolland-Falster.
The largest companies
Some of the largest companies at Lolland are MHI Vestas, RWE, Codan Medical, MAN Energy Solutions, Nordic Sugar Nakskov, Crispy Food, Ortofon, Softline, East Metal, Alpha Laval, Maribohilleshög, Scandlines, Knuthenborg Safaripark and Lalandia.
These companies produce for eksample wind turbines, medical equipment, maritime motors, sugar, seeds, audio equipment, furniture, metal industri, ferry traffic to Germany, wild nature experiences and family entertainment in Denmark’s largest water amusement park.
For your career development you have access to highly specialized business and industries at Lolland within:
- Green Tech
- Agribusiness and advanced food production
- Energy Industry
- Tourism and Hotel Management
- Industrial production for construction, building and transportation
- Metal industri
Lolland is the meeting place for employers looking for highly skilled labour as well as specialized unskilled labour and jobs in between. For employees seeking career development and fast track opportunities you find a large number of postings published for our private companies and in the public sector.
The Femern Belt Projekt
The Fehmarn Belt Project is Northern Europe’s largest construction and production building site and focuses on the immersed tunnel linking Germany and Denmark.
In particular we expect a high number of new positions within construction and logistics related to the Fehmarn Belt Project such as:
- Project Management
- Commercial Engineer
- Process Coordinator
- Marine Health, Safety and Environment Management
- Apprentice positions at vocational schools within technics and crafting
Business service on Lolland
If you are thinking of moving your business to Lolland or have other business-related questions, you can get help from Business Lolland-Falster.
Business Lolland-Falster is the business organisation of Lolland and Guldborgsund Municipalities, and they can help you and your company with everything, from start-up consulting to business development, recruitment and networking. They also have particularly extensive knowledge in agriculture and food, industry and construction, as well as trade and tourism.
Job for your partner
If you have been employed in the area and you and your family will be moving to Lolland, Business Lolland-Falster can also assist your partner with finding a job in the local area.
Business Lolland-Falster has a partner job programme, where you can receive advice on how to create a broad network in the area. Business Lolland-Falster has contacts with many companies and extensive experience with helping organisations when it comes to recruiting global talent.
Join a network
There are also a few networks on Lolland-Falster, where you can meet other internationals, visit local companies and attend activities where you can meet other internationals and Danes with international roots on Lolland-Falster.
Check the International Community Lolland Falster (for everyone), Quality Lolland-Falster (just for women), The Green House (meet-up place in Maribo) or the Meet-Up Group in Rødbyhavn. Contact our international ambassadors for more information.