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Senior (Legal) Counsel - Trading Compliance (m/f/d)

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Date: 18-Oct-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our International Law & Global Trading Team within our Legal & Compliance business function in Düsseldorf we are 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

  • Advise Uniper’s global energy business on issues of national and European regulation
  • Actively review physical and financial commodity transactions for purposes of regulatory compliance
  • Assist in and/or lead internal investigations and responses to internal and external inquiries
  • Play a key role in the continuing implementation of energy market and financial regulation requirements
  • Create and present live classroom and online trainings for front office and support colleagues
  • Coordinate with members of the Legal & Compliance team and all relevant stakeholders (e.g. Business, Risk, Audit) in helping to resolve day-to-day trading compliance issues
  • Assist with special projects as needed



Who we are seeking

  • Strong academic background in law, finance, business administration or a related field
  • Multiple years of experience advising on issues of national and European regulation, particularly in the context of one or more of the following commodities: power, natural gas, coal, oil, freight, emissions, iron ore, and/or LNG
  • Specific experience with REMIT, MiFID, EMIR, MAR required
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, judgement, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously in a dynamic, fast-paced, global environment
  • Ability to take the lead and work independently on any responsibilities within the job description
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language essential, German language skills helpful




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

Andre Grunzel

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:




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.