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Head of Solution Development & Support (f/m/d)

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Date: 01-Oct-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



We are looking for you to head our Solution Development & Support Team in Düsseldorf!



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

  • Empower a positive health and safety culture by supporting `Beyond Zero` 
  • Shape a best-in-class solution development and business support organization for internal partners and stakeholders, including the functions:
    • Proposal & Contract Management
    • Solution Development
    • Subsidy & Funding / Business Modelling
  • Established the strategic direction for this function, to develop capabilities and deliver work in alignment with Uniper‘s growth strategy 
  • Enable Uniper’s B2B decarbonization business for its industrial customers by producing best-in-class technical and commercial proposals across Uniper 
  • Ensures full commercial and legal compliance of Uniper’s B2B proposals incl. appropriate contractual risk balancing the customer’s commercial and contractual requests with Uniper’s legal and commercial framework 
  • Develop solutions meeting B2B customers’ requirements out of Uniper’s and potential partners’ portfolios; from a technical as well as a commercial perspective
  • Implement and steer the “informed buyer” concept in cooperation with the procurement function and relevant departments of the Growth Area and Project Management 
  • As part of the Asset Management leadership team deliver business objectives to continuously improve existing and develop new business areas in alignment with growth strategy 
  • Lead multinational and diverse teams
  • Role model, develop and support the “NewNormal” through suitable modes of internal and external collaboration. Ensure a clear focus on the business purpose



Who we are seeking

  • Degree-level education (Bachelor-, Master of Science degree or equivalent) in engineering, business administration, economics or law; extensive, relevant working experience
  • Experience with proposal management or procurement (either technical or commercial side) for national and international projects in the power generation industry or gas & oil industry
  • Proven track record in project management, engineering processes and disciplines and/or asset operation & management 
  • Experience of contract/risk management (technical, commercial, administration, legal, etc.) 
  • Empower and motivate the team to deliver fast and innovative solutions 
  • Drive change by acting as a inspiring role model 
  • Experience with coaching/mentoring
  • Support diversity and cross-cultural capability development 
  • Open mindedness: embrace new ways of working (NewNormal) and encourage team to do so
  • English and preferably German (business fluent)




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

Marco De Salve

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



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Part time possible,  
Start Date: 01/01/2023




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.