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Düsseldorf, DE

Country/Region:  DE
Contract type:  Fixed-term
Working hours:  Full time
Job Req ID:  86520

Short-term Trader Ancillary Services (f/m/d) - limited contract 2 years

Our Portfolio Management 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


  • Report to Ancillary Services team manager
  • Deliver Front Office commercial performance and operational excellence regarding:
  • FCR, aFRR, mFRR capacity auction in DE, the NL and Nordic
  • Develop and implement vNNE strategy (DE)
  • Interface to TSO, incl. Ancillary Services lobbying
  • Leverage Market Channel Optimization approach to ensure optimal use of the assets
  • Ensure overall IT transformation program consistency


Further responsibilities include:

  • Ensure overall market understanding
  • Interface with dispatch centres to understand operational issues
  • Strong focus on Compliance aspects, incl. REMIT
  • Contribute to improving business processes within the team and the interfaces with other departments of the Uniper business
  • Continuously improve and develop tools and processes in line with latest market developments and Uniper strategies and contribute to the  transition into automation
  • Take part in weekend and bank holiday work (shift role) during daytime


Your profile

  • Relevant technical or economic background or similar qualifications
  • Deep knowledge of European Power Trading and Ancillary Services products and markets
  • Affinity with IT / data analysis and advanced programming skills with excellent analytical skills
  • Knowledge of German, Dutch or Swedish power markets would be a plus
  • Inner drive and enthusiasm, takes initiative with strong commercial orientation
  • High self-confidence and effectiveness in communication
  • High level of commitment and a strong will to cooperate in the team environment
  • True team player
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, German or Swedish would be a plus


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: Fixed-term  31/08/2026 
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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