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Control and Compliance Officer (m/f/d)

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Date: 06-Jan-2021

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

  • Manage and oversee the recurring compliance and risk management procedures including:
  • Conduct assessments of new algos (incl material changes) to define and analyze possible risks and gaps considering internal as well as legal requirements; tightly interact with experts from the relevant functions both from the trading team as well as supporting functions such as legal & compliance, risk as well as finance and ICS
  • Organize, coordinate, conduct and document algo-stakeholder status meetings and development meetings
  • Coordinate and steer the algo approval process, monitor the timelines, follow up on conditions/ open points
  • Guardrail internal controls for business and IT together with the stakeholders mentioned above
  • Coordinate internal and external audits as a first counterpart/ single point of contact for Digital Trading
  • Identify potential weaknesses in existing policies, guidelines, and procedures considering developments in the algo landscape; initiate enhancements/ liaise with policy owners
  • Prepare reports and present recommendations
  • Help implement solutions and plans, evaluate employees’ risk & compliance awareness and train them when necessary in close collaboration with the key stakeholders mentioned above
  • Promote awareness, coach and advise business colleagues with regards to Digital Trading on the application of Uniper’s internal policies as well as legal requirements
  • Ensure thorough documentation which provides audit-proof evidence in regard to approved algos



Who we are seeking


  • Strong academic background/ university degree
  • Knowledge of risk assessment, compliance, and controls
  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification is a plus
  • Experience with auditing and reporting procedures
  • Willingness to become an expert with industry compliance standards and regulations such as MaRisk, MIFID
  • Experience in working in cross- functional and virtual teams



  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong business sense, attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of AI/ Algorithmic/ Trading Business
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • High level of commitment and team spirit
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Appreciation for working in different cultures and diverse environments
  • Passion for driving Digital Trading in Uniper




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:
Ivan Evdokimov
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 opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, belief or marital status. We actively promote diversity, equality and flexible working.