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Job function:  Trading
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Fixed-term
Department:  Power Portfolio Strategy
Date:  18 Nov 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Portfolio Strategy Expert (f/m/d)

Our Power Portfolio Strategy team in Düsseldorf 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


  • Commercially accountable for setting the overarching hedging strategy for Uniper’s Power Asset and Renewables PPA portfolio (across Central Europe, Nordic and UK)
  • Develop commercial hedging strategies respecting cash, margining, commodity and credit risk boundary conditions
  • Cooperate closely with Asset Optimization and PPA teams, Trading, Risk and Market Analytics to form commercial and fundamental views, address embedded key risks and align on hedging strategies
  • Perform analyses and build own tools to support development of holistic but also individual strategies
  • Build trust across the wider Uniper business to create transparency of commercial risks and positions across the end-to-end power business
  • Reporting to Head of Power Portfolio Strategy


Your profile

  • Ideally educated to a degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject: e.g., engineering, economics, mathematics; with a good command in statistics. Additional commercial management qualification and risk management background advantageous
  • Passion for European energy markets combined with commercial and entrepreneurial acumen
  • Data analytics enthusiast with the ability to deal very diligently with details but equally to understand and link into the big picture
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with IT awareness, programming skills (e.g. Python) welcome
  • Self-motivated, well-organized individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English is essential; other EU language would be appreciated


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:


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Job information 


Contract type: Fixed-term   
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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