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LNG Originator (m/f/d) based in Düsseldorf

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Date: 13-Sep-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



Our LNG department within Uniper Global Commodities SE in Düsseldorf is 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

  • Reporting to the Head of LNG Trading & Origination who coordinates the Origination activities globally, the LNG Originator must play a leading role in developing and delivering origination opportunities on both the Atlantic and Pacific basins.
  • Screen new markets for potential opportunities for mid and long-term structured sales/purchases with the aim of enhancing the Uniper portfolio, and optimizing new and existing LNG supply.
  • Expected to network effectively with the LNG Trading and Shipping teams, as well as analysts.
  • Engage LNG suppliers, traders and end-users in order to advance these opportunities.
  • Make Term Sheet proposals; progress buyers to detailed HOA negotiations; negotiate and execute off-take Heads of Agreements.
  • Work with Uniper Legal, Tax, Credit and other Uniper functions to maximise and protect Uniper value, and facilitate necessary internal approvals
  • Deliver commercial terms and secure binding commitments (prices, flexibility, shipping etc).
  • Ensure an understanding and adherence to Uniper Risk, Compliance policies and standards relevant to the role, and to the Code of Conduct and capability to understand Uniper’s approvals processes



Who we are seeking

  • A degree in economics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics or equivalent.
  • Ideally three or more years of experience in the commodity markets.
  • Remain up to date on the current, relevant commodity markets.
  • Ability to deliver business results in a timely manner.
  • An understanding of the supply & demand fundamentals of LNG markets.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, and commercially astute and innovative.
  • Of interest is having experience in the upstream and downstream LNG business, have a strong understanding of the different components of the LNG value chain
  • Be able to network and co-operate effectively with colleagues in other segments
  • External-facing (customer/JVP/Government) representative experience
  • Strong ability to progress and conclude deals with external counterparties
  • Confident decision maker and be able to represent Uniper with intermittent supervision.
  • Able to work respectfully and effectively in other cultures.
  • Availability to travel




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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: 01/11/2021
Deadline: 30/10/2021




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.