(Senior) Legal Counsel - Global Trading/Renewable PPAs

(Senior) Legal Counsel - Global Trading/Renewable PPAs

Uniper

Düsseldorf, Germany

Your task

  • Provide legal support to Uniper’s global commodities business by delivering expert advice and guidance regarding derivative and physical transactions in a wide range of energy commodities, with one main area of legal focus in Renewable PPA structures;
  • Lead the negotiation and administration of standard master trade agreements as well as either EFET based or other Renewable PPA documentation;
  • Assist in the development, drafting and negotiation of structured commodities transactions;
  • Assist in the drafting and implementation of internal service level and transfer pricing arrangements;
  • Coordinate with all members of the business (across the globe) in helping to resolve the day-to-day legal issues of the global trading business;
  • Assist in the identification, assessment and monitoring of current and emerging regulatory and compliance issues impacting the business.

Your profile

  • Fully qualified attorney or transactional attorney (Wirtschaftsjurist) with strong academic credentials required;
  • Multiple years of experience advising on and negotiating master trading agreements (e.g. ISDA, EFET) required;
  • Multiple years of experience advising clients on one or more of the following commodities strongly preferred: power, natural gas, coal, oil, freight, emissions, iron ore, and/or LNG;
  • Specific experience with REMIT, MiFID, EMIR and/or Dodd Frank preferred;
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, judgment, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously in a dynamic, fast-paced, global environment;
  • Ability to take the lead and work independently on any responsibilities within the job description;
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language essential; German language skills very helpful.

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