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Job function:  Project / Programme Management
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Fixed-term
Department:  Development Germany
Date:  21 Nov 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

(Junior) Asset Development Coordinator (f/m/d) - limited

For our team Asset Development in Düsseldorf we are looking for YOU!   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


  • Contributing to Uniper’s asset development activities, including greenfield, brownfield and Joint Venture projects to generate value for the group in various countries, markets and regulatory regimes e.g. wholesale, ancillary services and capacity markets, customer contracts
  • Supporting coordination of development projects with special focus on site development activities for Uniper sites in German and applying innovative technologies in line with Uniper strategy at various sites e.g. hydrogen and batteries
  • Supporting management of interfaces to local/national authorities and governing bodies to protect Uniper’s interest with regards to development options and engage with and establish lasting relationships with all internal and external stakeholders in Uniper’s core markets
  • Preparing regular reporting on the status of projects under development
  • Document development process and support standardization of project management/development best practices
  • Supporting coordination and preparation of internal decision papers (SD/FD) and aligning within the organisation
  • Providing market intelligence and support lobbying of political and regulatory changes in Uniper’s core markets from a project development perspective


Your profile

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in engineering, natural sciences or economics
  • First (European/international) work experience in origination & project management of generation projects (with preference for fossil fuel power plants) and/or infrastructure/heavy industry projects.
  • Strong team player with demonstrated experience of working both in an international team and internationally and actively collaborates across (Uniper) units boundaries (especially also in a virtual setting of Asset Development team environment)
  • Proved reference to guidance and advice from others within the team
  • Understanding of the technical and commercial challenges of development, decommissioning and demolition
  • High degree of entrepreneurial thinking & understanding the environment in which assets operate to promote an idea into a project over to financial investment decision
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, powers of persuasion and negotiation, as well as, personal initiative
  • Awareness of HSSE as core element of daily working habits
  • Willingness to travel and be flexible
  • German and English as a pre-requisite, additional languages (Dutch, Swedish) recommended


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Modern and ergonomic equipment for your workplace (home & office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: Sabbaticals, part-time possibilities, family service
  • Car and bike leasing offer (deferred compensation) 
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Health offers:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health services
  • Employee assistance program

Company pension:

  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


  • Lifelong training
  • Coaching


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


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Job information 


Contract type: Fixed-term   
Working Hours:     Full time   


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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