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Job function:  Sales
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Sales Strategy & Projects
Date:  27 Sep 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Manager Strategy Expert (f/m/d)

Our Sales 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


At Uniper, we have a simple, yet very important mission: empower energy evolution. That's why we need you!

Your work as Manager Sales Strategy (m/f/d) contributes directly to our mission! You will set up and steer the sales strategy process, including the analysis energy sales macro and local market trends and draw the potentials for Uniper to constantly expand our portfolio together with the other sales units and well as later on push for the strategy implementation

Does that sound like you?

Düsseldorf-based Uniper is an international energy company with activities in more than 40 countries. With around 7,000 employees, it makes an important contribution to security of supply in Europe. Uniper’s core businesses are power generation in Europe, global energy trading, European sales and a broad gas portfolio. Uniper procures gas – including liquefied natural gas (LNG) – and other energy sources on global markets. The company owns and operates gas storage facilities with a capacity of more than 7 billion cubic meters. Uniper plans for its 22.5 GW of installed power-generating capacity in Europe to be carbon-neutral by 2035. The company already ranks among Europe’s largest operators of hydroelectric plants and intends to further expand solar and wind energy, which are essential for a more sustainable and autonomous future.

Uniper is a reliable partner for communities, municipal utilities, and industrial enterprises for planning and implementing innovative, lower-carbon solutions on their decarbonization journey. Uniper is a hydrogen pioneer, is active worldwide along the entire hydrogen value chain, and is conducting projects to make hydrogen a mainstay of the energy supply.

We are an international and global employer, so equal opportunities are important to us. We look forward to receiving applications from mothers, fathers, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTQIA+ community.

We are always interested in working with great people. Just click to apply – we look forward to seeing you!

Your tasks:

  • Creation of the sales strategy toolkit (timelines, tools and templates)
  • You will screen the current market trends, competitors value propositions and customer energy management strategies
  • Together with Sales Experts and other relevant departments within Uniper organization, you will develop engagement metrics for sales strategy and identify opportunities to improve and enhance products as well as address deficiencies
  • At workshops, you are a strategic consultant at eye level even with senior management
  • With the focus of strengthening long term partnerships with major customers you will appropriately challenge the sales business units proposals and propose creative ways to address them
  • You are (partly) responsible for the conception and implementation of strategic sales projects, e.g. development of innovative sales approaches
  • Through your analyses and recommendations for action, you actively shape what is happening in the sales organization, e.g. potential analyses and negotiation preparation
  • You are well networked within the organization and work closely with different business units, e.g. sales experts, pricing, marketing, product development


Your profile

What you bring to the table

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a consulting environment, ideally in the field of energy, strategy, sales, data or business development
  • With your customer-centric way of working and creative solutions, you can address problems and inspire colleagues and customers
  • You have excellent comprehension and good analytical skills, which allow you to quickly penetrate complex issues like the ability to model profitability and cash flow implications of business cases
  • You already have experience with customer and senior stakeholders presentations and enjoy conducting interactive workshops
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken, round off your profile

The benefits for you

  • Your start: We want you to feel comfortable right from the start and to be able to start networking right away. That's why we always start with an onboarding process, during which you get to know your new colleagues, our products, our culture and your tasks
  • Your further development: We are growing – and of course we want you to grow with us. We support you with targeted trainings that will help you in your personal and professional development
  • Vacation days: While we're on the subject of vacations... We offer 30 days of vacation a year
  • Our location? At the Media Harbour! For you, this means that we are easily accessible - whether by car, train, tram or bicycle. For example there is a tram stop just outside of the office building. Furthermore there is free parking space in the office for employees and/or train/tram job ticket is partly sponsored by us
  • Jobbike: And we also have good news for all cyclists: With our Jobbike offer, we support you in coming to our office quickly and sustainably (after one year of service)
  • Remote Work: This is also possible with us! We offer an interesting hybrid model of office and home office presence
  • Mobile Office: We offer the opportunity to work from abroad within Europe up to the company maximum in terms of social security and tax limits . Feel free to ask directly in the interview what the regulations are for your role
  • Are you into fitness? Great! Whether in our own gym, yoga or intensive training - you can keep fit with our wide range of sports activities
  • Lunch Time Every day you can choose up 6 types of menus (including of course vegetarian options) for lunch break which is partly subsidized by the company
  • In the mood for coffee? You can get it from our in-house coffee machines. But as well if you are up to more sophisticated Espresso, Ginger Tee or Flat White lactose-free where everything is freshly brewed come to the Float Café where the price is partially subsidized too.
  • Even more benefits: subsidy for company pension schemes or great offers at major customer conditions (e.g. for mobile phone contracts, Sixt and hotel bookings) – our list is long. There's sure to be something for you too!


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


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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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