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On our Graduate UK Power Trading scheme you will find yourself immediately immersed into an international energy trading business working alongside our UK analysts and traders. This is an ideal route into a career in energy trading where you will have opportunities to develop and shape the way we work as we increasingly decarbonise our electricity generation. You will gain valuable insight into commercial physical asset management, energy trading and business development.

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

  • For the first 12 months you will work in multiple operational roles and have project responsibilities to not just to learn the details of our business but to make an immediate contribution.
  • In the second 12 months, subject to satisfactory development, you will have an opportunity to transition into a shift trader training programme within our 24/7 UK Power Trading team.
  • You will spend time at various power plants and in our Dusseldorf headquarters.
  • You will be supported in post by senior colleagues and through a development program.

Your profile


  • You’ll need at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent experience and/or qualifications)
  • You should have sharp analytical skills, an ability to work autonomously but also work well with others.
  • Desire to challenge yourself and those around you to be successful in highly competitive traded markets.


  • Digital skills including excel, VBA or coding languages.
  • An ability to manipulate and analyse complex information.

Your qualities

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.

What we offer

As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:

  • Competitive salary
  • Personal development and Learning opportunities
  • Enhanced company pension – With up to 12% company contributions
  • 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Electric vehicle charging at our sites
  • In house Occupational Health Services
  • Company funded Private Medical Insurance including free GP service
  • Performance related benefits
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits such as Share Incentive Plan, Dental, Critical Illness and Life Insurance, Cycle2Work or buy and sell extra holiday
  • Future career opportunities (UK & International) with a strong focus on Diversity Equity and Inclusion

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!