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(Senior) Manager Structured Finance (m/f/d)

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Date: 10-Sep-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our Corporate Finance Team 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

  • Lead, manage and execute project-, structured and trade finance oriented projects of Uniper group with internal and external counterparts 
  • Advisory of Uniper business units and other internal enabling functions in structural and contractual matters from a financing perspective, also in case Uniper is not a direct borrower but a relevant party in infrastructure or energy projects  
  • Evolve and refine Uniper´s relationship to key relationship banks and introduce Uniper to alternative financial partners or -investors in order to support new strategic investment cases in compliance with Uniper´s financial policy
  • Drive development of innovative, tailor-made and ESG-oriented financing solutions to support strategic investment cases as well as Uniper´s investment grade credit ratings going forward 
  • Analysis of benefits of project-oriented financings compared to other type of financings 
  • Provide actively decision making proposals to authorities which need to be involved (Board of Management, Supervisory Board, Steering committees) 
  • Develop junior corporate finance team members 



Who we are seeking

  • Excellent university education in business administration, focused on Finance or Banking, Ph.D. or MBA degree appreciated
  • Long-term working experience in respect of corporate finance, thereof several years in project-, structured- and trade finance in a large-sized international corporation, international bank or a big4 consultancy preferred
  • Significant experience of arranging and negotiating financing arrangements with external counterparties
  • Advanced skills in finance law and documentation standards 
  • Deep knowledge in international financing markets combined with a strategic understanding of the energy sector and ESG requirements of various stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with a structured- and solutions oriented working approach  as well as an affinity to ESG- and sustainability finance topics
  • Team player with outstanding capability to lead project teams with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude towards change; willingness and ability to drive things forward
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Power-point, Excel) 
  • Business fluent in English; German is a plus




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