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Legal Counsel Renewables Law (f/m/d)

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Date: 10-Nov-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



Within our Renewables Legal Teams as part of the global Uniper Legal Department we are looking for a dedicated full time lawyer (m/f/d) at the Düsseldorf location for the development and further expansion of Uniper's Renewables business as soon as possible.



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

  • Advising Unipers Renewables business unit (Solar and Onshore Wind) in all legal matters with a focus on contract, corporate/M&A and real estate law (national and international)
  • Interdisciplinary project responsibility and first point of contact for all legal advice to the Renewables projects
  • Handling, management and coordination of all legal issues arising in the development and design phase of complex Renewables projects 
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts for new projects including performance of Due Diligence 
  • Close cooperation with other departments of the Uniper Group
  • Selection and management of external law firms, including quality and cost management   



Who we are seeking

  • Fully qualified German lawyer with with strong academic credentials
  • Relevant professional experience in an international law firm or company, preferably in the field of Renewables energy
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, take ownership and prioritize work in a dynamic environment
  • Commercial and technical understanding, customer-orientation with an ability to translate details of renewables business into legal requirements 
  • Solution-oriented mindset together with organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • High level of engagement whilst enjoy working in an international cross-functional team 
  • Strong team contributor and ability to also work individually
  • Flexibility and ability to work professionally and accurately under pressure
  • Project management or project leadership experience is beneficial 
  • Fluent command of English is essential
  • Further language skills (Italian, French, Polish, Hungarian) would be a plus




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

Vera Neuerburg

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:  

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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.