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Düsseldorf, DE

Country/Region:  DE
Contract type:  Unlimited
Working hours:  Full time
Job Req ID:  86185

Biomass Sourcing and Development Manager UK (f/m/d)

Our Biomass International team in Düsseldorf is 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


  • Originate and develop domestic biomass sourcing and trading opportunities for Uniper’s customers and projects in the UK 
  • Develop and execute UK domestic sourcing and trading partnerships
  • Build and maintain a strong domestic network of biomass suppliers, consumers, logistics partners and service providers
  • Provide strategic, analytical and commercial support to Uniper’s wide biomass projects
  • Manage UK specific sustainability requirements and developments in close cooperation with relevant departments across Uniper 
  • Formulate and execute a detailed annual biomass business development plan for the UK as part of the overall Uniper biomass strategy
  • Produce clear reports on market developments, deal and partnership opportunities, price forecasts and risks
  • Work with the stakeholder teams in the UK to support Government-, NGO- and other stakeholder-discussions
  • Represent Uniper in (inter)national biomass forums and industry events


Your profile

  • Strong track record in UK biomass feedstock sourcing and trading
  • Outstanding commercial negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Sound financial and commercial awareness and ability to engage with teams
  • Experience in structured physical and financial commodity transactions including involvement in standard and non-standard contract terms, counter-party credit requirements, performance assurance, default provisions, delivery provisions, etc.
  • Experience with master agreements, such as EFET and also with common sustainability systems like FSC, SBP, GGL, Sure
  • Planning and organising skills including effective prioritising and resource management with a long term strategic focus
  • Confident communicator and team player at all levels in the organisation
  • Relevant professional qualifications together with broader business understanding


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: Unlimited   
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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