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Job function:  Procurement / Supply Chain
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Hydrogen, Renewables & Asset Growth
Date:  19 Sep 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Procurement Business Partner Renewables and EPC contracts (f/m/d)

Our Procurement team Hydrogen, Renewables, Asset Growth 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.


Uniper Renewables is responsible for the development of Uniper’s solar and onshore wind business, particularly in Europe. The Renewables Business is one of the most important pillars of our strategic ambitions. Our target is a yearly growth of > 1 GW after 2025. 


Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


  • Define and execute the procurement strategy, procurement planning and supplier management in close coordination with the business unit managers. All procurement strategies and activities are targeted to optimize value for money and enable best in class LCOEs
  • Actively manage suppliers strategically to create value for our business; e.g. develop and ensure implementation of supplier engagement plans, identify new suppliers relevant to business strategy, supplier-based innovation, partnerships
  • Responsibility for strategic tendering including specific tender strategies, supplier invitation and selection, negotiation and implementation of supplier contracts – including EPC contracts and framework agreements for services and components
  • Acting as Project Procurement Lead (PPL) as main contact person in Uniper projects for all procurement related topics , close collaboration with other Procurement functions
  • Driving specific initiatives together with the business units (e.g. sustainability, innovation, safety, cost awareness) and leveraging external networks to develop new solutions for the Uniper business units


Your profile

  • University education in engineering, business administration, economics, comparable education or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least 6 years' experience in procurement in renewables, energy or in oil & gas industry
  • Experience in procurement and EPC contracts for new built projects with preference for renewable projects  
  • Ability to deal convincingly with a wide range of contacts and with conflicting requirements or cross-functional overlaps
  • Good analytical mindset with the ability to translate business requirements into procurement and supplier management requirements
  • Good communication skills, project management skills and ability to deal with stakeholders
  • International work experience, understanding of cultural differences and willingness to travel internationally
  • Excellent communication skills in fluent English required, knowledge of other languages would be an advantage     


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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