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Undergraduate - Trading Solutions

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Date: 16-Mar-2023

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Uniper



The UK Trading IT Solutions team is looking for an undergraduate to join us this Summer (2023). We are an Agile Team, practicing continuous development to support the Trading Business we are looking for IT Undergraduate with a range of interpersonal and technical skills to support the Digitalisation journey of Uniper in the UK.



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

Our UK Trading IT team deliver continuous change within a fast paced business environment, we seek to identify issues and opportunities to proactively deliver solutions to the business. Our undergraduate will become an integral part of the team working alongside industry experts in full trade Lifecyle within short term trading and optimisation.


The candidate will be required to

- Identify, shape, catalogue and implement business and functional requirements, In particular where there is strategic benefit aligned with Uniper objectives.

- Document business requirements and current solutions with a view to implementing improvements in line with IT strategy.

- Prepare cost estimates and project timelines for completing recommended solutions.

- Provide input into user education and implementation plans.

- Identify process improvements within and external to the team in relation to specific projects/tasks.


Close collaboration with all members of the system development team as well as with the Business Stakeholders during the whole Support cycle and being responsible for implementing and maintaining value adding solutions as well as testing and documentation to fulfil all internal and external quality requirements


Process design of a digital process and subsequent implementation together with the Team in the selected technology stack

Active participation in architecture, data design and review of the applications landscape, focus on reusable and scalable modules



Who we are seeking


- Logical and structured way of thinking, high organizational skills with the ability to present complex topics targeted to the audience.

- Ability to demonstrate their confidence in building a partnership with the business.

- Managing individual project scope on time and to budget.

- Passionate about continuous improvement in the entire Process landscape to move manual process to a digital and automated set-up.

- Problem solving, creativity, staying positive, working under pressure, aiming high, leadership and teamwork.



- Understanding or experience of cloud computing

- Understanding of application development lifecycle

- Effective communicator and genuine passion for IT

- Interest within Energy Industry




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy - please note all applications are to be made via our online application process, any CVs sent via email will not be taken into consideration. 


This is an Undergraduate Placement, and is expected commence in the Summer of 2023, usually Early September, depending upon your availability.   the placements typically last between 48 and 52 weeks, again depending upon your return to University dates, and start dates, and any private commitments.



Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term 48 weeks 
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date: Summer 2023
Deadline: 09/04/2023
Salary: £21,000 + Pension and Customisable benefits




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.