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Job function:  Trading
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Short-term Optm. & Algo Trading
Date:  12 Feb 2024

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Nordic Short Term Trader (f/m/d)

Our Power team in Düsseldorf, Germany or Oslo, Norway is looking for YOU!   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


  • Drive Market Channel Optimization (MCO) of UNIPER’s portfolio in short term physical markets:
    • Asset optimization and market access week ahead to day ahead to intraday
    • Swedish power plant portfolio (Nuclear, Hydro, Thermal) with 20TWh/a production and significant market share in Ancillary Services markets
    • Maximize value of Hydro flexibility
  • Lead operational teams by providing:
    • Detailed market and asset optimization expertise
    • Best practice and strategies for all MCO operations
    • Compliant operations
  • Manage stakeholders and hone interfaces
    • External (e.g. TSOs, counterparties, market forums)
    • Internal (e.g. assets, legal, forward desk, back office)
  • Shaping future setup of the desk by:
    • Supporting new business and growth initiatives 
    • Improve and develop tools and processes in regard to upcoming market design and portfolio changes
    • Implementation of further algorithmic trading strategies and automatization solutions


Your profile

  • Qualifications
    • Experience in Nordic physical power markets
    • Relevant technical or economic degree or similar qualifications
  • Competencies
    • Strong cross functional cooperation/ communication and networking skills
    • Self-reliant and proactive work style
    • High problem-solving and prioritization ability
    • Data analysis/ analytical affinity
    • Team play
  • Language skills
    • Fluent in written and spoken English + Swedish or Norwegian 


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Modern and ergonomic equipment for your workplace (home & office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: Sabbaticals, part-time possibilities, family service
  • Car and bike leasing offer (deferred compensation) 
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Health offers:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health services
  • Employee assistance program

Company pension:

  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


  • Lifelong training
  • Coaching


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


Attention! Please apply via the button in this portal. Application documents that reach us by post will not be returned and, like those we receive by e-mail, can unfortunately not be considered!


Job information 


Contract type: Unlimited   
Working Hours:     Full time   


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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