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ETRM Project Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: 26-Nov-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our ETRM 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

The ETRM department in Uniper IT is responsible for all changes in IT Systems supporting the Uniper Global Commodities trading business. The department consist of Project Managers, Business Analysts and System Analysts who are responsible for delivering large scale strategic and transformational projects for the Power, Gas, Coal, Freight and LNG departments. Within this team we are searching for a Project Manager coordinating multiple strategic initiatives and Projects primarily for the Coal, Freight and LNG area. The role will include:


  • Ability to manage/steer multiple projects at the same time. This includes managing risks, getting into the project detail when required and ensuring overall budget control
  • Management and steering of IT vendors to deliver optimal value for the organisation and to get the right resources for the projects
  • Actively Initiate, Plan and Execute projects using different delivery methodologies to ensure on time and on budget delivery
  • Manage plan, quality, scope and costs of delivery projects, providing full transparency throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Prepare and track task plans for diverse teams of internal and external business analysts, system analysts, developers and testers
  • Work together with Business stakeholders  and identify appropriate solutions by applying PM methodologies to ensure timely and full delivery of customer requirements
  • Closely align and collaborate with IT Architecture and Service Management functions
  • Collaborate closely with delivery programs/projects that require ETRM delivery, keep track of and actively manage dependencies
  • Identify, assess, resolve and accurately report on project and delivery risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Actively manage communications, reporting and overall project relationship to project, program and delivery stakeholders
  • Engage actively in Uniper’s project management community to promote project management and IT delivery best practices ensuring effective and efficient delivery of projects
  • Ensure realization of Project  & Business benefits
  • Drive & foster delivery excellence and continuous improvement activities across project delivery
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships throughout the IT organization and with business users and other stakeholders at different levels
  • Ensure overall consistency of solutions and smooth transition into operations
  • Actively promote knowledge sharing and build-up of internal IT expertise and skills



Who we are seeking

  • Energy or Commodity trading background is a prerequisite
  • Academic degree or equivalent professional qualification with at least 5 years of professional experience in Project Management
  • Strong analytical and structured way of thinking, high organizational skills and IT affinity
  • Hands on experience in a Project Management role, with direct involvement in medium/large size IT implementation projects
  • Experience in Trade Lifecycle trading systems like Endur and RightAngle is a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team in combination with the willingness to accept responsibility
  • Ability to steer and facilitate complex business meetings/ workshops
  • Ability to present complex dependent topics in a clear and structured manner
  • Project management certification is a plus
  • Team player, able to work with different types of personalities and disciplines, to contribute to the overall team’s success, to motivate others to take on initiatives and ensure that actions deliver results
  • Ability to build good working relationships with stakeholders, colleagues and suppliers
  • Emotional resilience, assertiveness, ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure




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 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.