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(Senior) Market Analyst Power Market Modelling (m/f/d)

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Date: 12-Jan-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our Market Analytics Team in Düsseldorf we are looking for you!



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

  • Analyze and forecast European power markets (e.g. wholesale, capacity, ancillary service markets) across all relevant time frames with a special emphasis on the Nordic region
  • Apply complex fundamental power market models and identify improvement potential for the existing methodological framework and ensure relevance to commercial and strategic decision making
  • Make effective use of the existing stochastic dynamic programming landscape and develop new approaches where necessary in order to capture peculiarities of the hydro-dominated Nordic power market
  • Strengthen the qualitative assessment of relevant market constraints like the regulatory and political agenda
  • Create business ideas and support trading, asset optimization and investment decisions
  • Review external analyses (e.g. from consultants, think tanks, universities) and help to refine Uniper’s view on fundamental drivers
  • Work closely and develop effective working relationships with peer analysts, traders and optimizers across multiple teams and locations to ensure optimal cooperation, information flow and decision making
  • Confidently present and communicate insights relating to power markets to a wide range of stakeholders within Uniper



Who we are seeking

  • Excellent education in the field of Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Business or Mathematics
  • Ideally at least 3-5 years of experience in analyzing commodity markets across the entire forward market horizon and their fundamental drivers
  • Strong experience in operating and administrating fundamental and/or econometric market models with proven track record
  • Programming skills (VBA, R, Python etc.) and experience in working with databases and handling of large amounts of data required
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Strong orientation on results and proactive attitude with a commercial mindset
  • Superior communication skills, high degree of confidence to represent market analysis towards stakeholders and work effectively in a matrix setup across multiple business locations
  • Ability to work independently and under time pressure, ability to flexibly adapt to stakeholder requirements
  • Fluent English (written and spoken) required, knowledge of additional languages (e.g. German, Swedish, Norwegian) a plus




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Anna Bendig

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:  




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.