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Düsseldorf, DE

Country/Region:  DE
Contract type:  Unlimited
Working hours:  Full time
Job Req ID:  86096

Site Development Manager - Germany (f/m/d)

For our Growth Business Area "Site Transformation" within the Green Power & Heat (GP&H) division as one of the most important pillars for the execution of the new Uniper strategy we are looking for Site Development Managers. Join us, become an integral part of the Energy Transition and manage the transformation and development of core Uniper locations in Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Sweden as a unique contribution to Uniper's growth. Be part of, form and manage highly motivated functional teams.   


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


  • Lead the development and implementation of a “site vision” which is defining the transformation of today’s Uniper’s sites combining existing assets with new opportunities
  • Shape the agenda for a specific location and coordinate all site relevant initial development activities by considering innovative business / operating models and creating entrepreneurial spirit
  • Drive especially enabling infrastructure projects (up to FD) enhancing the site and allowing Uniper’s growth projects to thrive by using the synergies and benefits of integrated site ingredients (e.g. H2 grid connections, water supply, power grid connections, zoning plan amendments)
  • Prepare high quality decision proposals and present them to relevant management functions up to the BoM
  • Lead or actively participate Project Committees and take ownership for governance of site development setting
  • Liaise tightly with the Site Integration Managers from Energy Assets and Growth Project Managers from the New Green Power & Gas areas as well as Demolition & Rehabilitation Mangers
  • Manage the stakeholder relations in alignment with Uniper´s communication department
  • Foster cross-country knowledge sharing and drive standardization of site development activities e.g. via lessons learned. Continuously question and improve our approach


Your profile

  • University degree in relevant studies, e.g. engineering, business administration, physics
  • Minimum of 5 years of in-depth expertise and proven track record in actively developing and managing large projects, preferably related to power generation, infrastructure or heavy industry
  • Certified project management skills
  • Experienced in leading international teams and complex multi-company business development activities
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and strategic thinking combined with the ability to prioritize from a holistic view
  • Strong personal credibility up to successful Board presentations, excellent team-working skills, ability to build strong working relationships across the Uniper Group, strong stakeholder management skills
  • Creative and open-minded individual with fresh mindset, ability to think out of the box and excellent communication skills
  • Professional command of local language and English (another language of a Uniper core country beneficial)
  • Willingness to show strong local presence at respective site location


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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