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Düsseldorf, DE

Country/Region:  DE
Contract type:  Unlimited
Working hours:  Full time
Job Req ID:  86320

Senior Project Manager Germany (f/m/d)

The Green Power and Heat 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


  • Follow up new leads for longer-term asset-based contractual relationships with industrial customers meeting their utility needs and in close alignment with other Uniper teams
  • To actively support the development of Energy cluster concepts or industrial park solutions in close cooperation with external stakeholder like local authorities in alignment with other Uniper functions, who lead the customer contact
  • Bringing to life asset-based business models (process heat focused but also electricity and other auxiliary products) targeting long-term contractual relationships with industrial customers in Germany – close collaboration with other Uniper teams that have the commercial lead and hold customer contact
  • Develop customer specific asset solutions in defined industry sectors that fulfil their commodity needs and drive contracts to successful financial close
  • Leading of technical project development and managing processes with other Uniper organizations like engineering, procurement permitting and legal
  • Champion a one-team working approach across other cross-functional teams, such as, Hydrogen, Asset Based Contracts, Renewables and Asset Development teams
  • Transfer lessons learned generated from construction and operational phase into new projects
  • Prepare approval / sign-off (strategic decision / financial decision) for new asset based customer contracts together with other Uniper teams that have the commercial lead/hold customer contact and further implement individual contracts with external customers


Your profile

  • Degree in Engineering or Business Administration with track record in technology or engineering related activities
  • Solid hands-on project management and development experience in the energy sector or similar
  • An understanding of one of the three industry sectors paper/pulp, chemicals or oil & gas (primary refining) and their specific utility needs considering the effect of digitalisation
  • Successful track record of solution-oriented and value-added business development, liaising with customers and negotiating large-scale projects. Strong technical understanding for project management, delivering on time and within budget
  • Hands-on, resourceful, results-oriented, proactive and responsive; ability to work well under pressure; high level of assertiveness
  • A willingness for some travel within Germany and abroad (predominantly NL, UK)


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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