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Senior Project Developer / Manager UK

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Date: 26-Jul-2022

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Uniper



We are looking for an experienced Project Development Manager to lead key projects that develop innovative, sustainable energy supply solutions that drive the decarbonization of our industrial customers.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • You are responsible for end-to-end project development from conceptualization till final investment decision and hand-over to engineering for construction. Ensure in-time, on-spec and on budget delivery of the projects.
  • Lead and cooperate with multi-disciplinary, international teams. Maintain complete transparency and openness within teams, towards our customers and suppliers.
  • Take the lead in translating customer’s technical and commercial needs into project proposal, get buy-in from all of the key stakeholders and manage the respective gate decisions till the final signing of the supply agreement.
  • Define the resources and capabilities required to execute the projects i.e. engineering, procurement, legal, permits, HSSE, commercial. You are able to anticipate and mitigate the interface risks between the project work streams.
  • Steer and optimize the business case together with the engineering and commercial team. Ensure robust CAPEX and OPEX estimates. Determine key risks, their impact on the project/business case and their mitigation. Conduct a transparent risk management approach.
  • Keep track of lessons-learnt/best practices and integrate them proactively within your project team.
  • Cooperate and contribute to the sales team. Take an entrepreneurial approach to identify new project opportunities or new industrial clients.



Who we are seeking


  • Degree Educated, ideally within a technical or business management field
  • Solid hands-on project management and development experience in the energy sector or similar.
  • Proven track record of managing and developing complex industrial projects with external clients
  • Knowledge of new energy technologies, market trends /challenges and regulatory levers in the UK.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential



  • Work experience in interdisciplinary and international teams leading to excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Creative, solution-orientated and open-minded approach
  • Good stakeholder management skills. Able to bridge gaps and build relations.
  • German and / or language is a benefit.




Should you have any questions about this permanenet opportunity, please contact;  James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:
Deadline: 06/06/2022

Competitive + Generous Bonus, Pension, Car & Private Medical

Home Office in %: MM4 




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.