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Düsseldorf, DE

Country/Region:  DE
Contract type:  Unlimited
Working hours:  Full time
Job Req ID:  86636

Senior Power Portfolio Manager CE (f/m/d)

Our Power Portfolio Strategy & Optimization 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


  • Reporting to Head of Power Portfolio Strategy & Optimization Central Europe (CE)
  • Work with an international team of experts accountable for the commercial steering and forward optimization of Uniper’s CE Power Portfolios in GER and NL
  • Continuously monitor and analyze energy markets, using both fundamental analysis and chart technique, for making commercial decisions
  • Develop the forward hedging strategy for the CE asset portfolios by considering market specifics, the generation portfolio set-up and the regulatory environment. Manage all the risks associated with the asset positions
  • Manage the asset portfolio in the forward markets by identifying hedging opportunities or requirements arising from market price changes or updates of the asset parameters. Also, seek innovative ways of creating value from the asset positions
  • Take over PnL responsibility and KPI accountability for the respective generation portfolio
  • Communicate required hedging actions to and work closely with market access traders to ensure that the asset portfolio is hedged effectively and value capture is maximized within the given risk limits
  • Perform daily portfolio management tasks e.g. check daily position changes and hedge bookings, understand daily developments of positions and PnL, track performance (KPI). Ensure portfolios are positioned within given limits, stay compliant with guidelines and rules
  • Maintain any required reports/tools using e.g. Excel, Power BI, Tableau. Drive continuous improvement of tools and trading processes
  • Collaborate closely with the Asset organization to e.g. provide support for maintenance optimization, fuel stock management, etc.
  • Work closely with the “Portfolio, Marketing and Asset (PMA) Strategy” function within the team to develop our CE asset portfolios from commercial perspective and assess new business opportunities like H2 plants, batteries, commercial contracts, etc.
  • Manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders by ensuring effective communication. Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture


Your profile

  • University degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, e.g. mathematics, economics, engineering
  • Multi-year experience in power portfolio management or energy trading with PnL responsibility
  • Thorough understanding of European energy markets and interaction between relevant commodities
  • General understanding of market drivers, fundamentals, generation portfolios and associated risks
  • Excellent commercial awareness and motivation paired with strong initiative, motivation and effective communication
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and constant drive for innovation and change
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to use decision tools in Excel, Power BI, Tableau, etc.
  • Familiarity with relevant trading systems like Endur, Solarc, Reuters, Tradesignal, Trayport, etc. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build strong relationships, ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • 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: 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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