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Job function:  Other Functional Areas
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Fixed-term
Department:  Market Analytics
Date:  17 Nov 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Trainee in Trading & Commercial Track - Market Analytics (f/m/d)

Our Market Analytics 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 task


  • You will develop a deep understanding of the energy markets that Uniper is active in, employing state-of the art tools and methods to track, analyze and forecast the market developments.
  • You will also learn about Uniper's business, its value drivers and corporate environment.
  • You will collaborate with experts from many different fields and nationalities, bring in your ideas and work on your own projects in collaboration with various stakeholders.
  • During the program, you will have working placements in various areas of Uniper’s business besides Market Analytics which will be your home base. Examples include Trading,  Asset Optimization, Global Origination, Sales, Risk Management, etc.


Your profile

  • Completed studies degree in the field of engineering, economics, business administration, mathematics, computer science or similar.
  • Good analytical and numerical skills and at least a basic understanding of the energy markets
  • Very good programming skills (Python, R, VBA, etc.) and experience in working with databases and handling of large amounts of data.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills with a strong team player skillset as well as good ability to work independently and under time pressure.
  • Relevant internships and/or working student placements.
  • Intercultural experience is crucial, experience abroad is a plus.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.


Your benefits

During your 18- or 24-month traineeship at Uniper, you will get to know various divisions and gain valuable experience for your future. In addition to some predefined stations, you can flexibly combine other departments that you would like to pass through and work in an international environment with team members from over 80 countries. In coordination with your team and the requirements of your tasks, you can choose how, when and where you want to work.
Based in Germany, the program gives you a deep insight into our day-to-day business and helps you to explore your personal strengths. You will also have the opportunity to bring in and enhance your interpersonal and teamwork skills. Individual mentoring and a buddy from day one will ensure you have the best possible foundation for the next step in your career at Uniper. We are fortunate that, on average, more than 95 % of all trainees remain with our team after their program and take on an appropriate follow-up position.
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Ergonomic and modern work place equipment for your place to work (home& office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: family service
  • 30 days per year
Learning & Development:
  • Individual personal/ professional development
  • Mentoring
  • Buddy program
  • International experience


  • Large international and diverse trainee community
  • Career network & events
  • initiatives for social commitment

Health offerings:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free employee gym at the Düsseldorf location
  • Free parking at our location in Düsseldorf
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Finance and Company pension:

  • Group accident insurance
  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


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 ,  
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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