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(Senior) Market Risk Analyst (m/f/d)

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Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our Market Risk 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

  • Manage portfolio market risk: Analyse exposures, synergies, diversification and concentration risk
  • Evaluate non-standard / structured deals and conduct ad hoc deal and cross-portfolio and cross-commodity analyses
  • Support commercially and challenge Uniper’s commercial areas with analysis on trading strategies by providing comprehensive quantitative and qualitative descriptions of risk/return potentials
  • Define, align and support implementation of market risk mitigation strategies across Uniper’s trading portfolio
  • Conduct scenario analysis and simulation by actively collaborating with the quantitative team to further develop methods for risk assessment
  • Represent and present the managed portfolio to senior stakeholders and management
  • Think commercially about the development and implementation of new products and hedging tools in markets and steer new business approvals
  • Build a solid, commercially oriented, cooperative environment with involved functions, encourage cross-team cooperation & communication on portfolio questions
  • Understand front to end processes and work effectively across all levels of the organization to challenge, promote dialogue and drive cooperation



Who we are seeking

  • Ideally at least 5 years of professional work experience in risk management or trading with an investment bank or energy trading company
  • Detailed knowledge and passion for the European and US Gas, Power and other global markets
  • Strong analytical orientation with a problem-solving mind-set
  • Ability to simplify & streamline complex content into quickly and easily understandable concepts/messages
  • Ability to engage in balanced and independent interaction with commercial teams
  • Ability to quantitatively analyze and identify risks using simulation-based modelling and other methods
  • Familiar with option theory and risk metrics and ability to manage interface to quants team
  • Strong team player with experience of working in an international and multicultural team
  • Fluent in English (additional languages welcome)




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: 01/05/2021




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.