Team Lead Performance Monitoring & Data Analytics (f/m/d)

  • Uniper
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 31/05/2024
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Biostatistics Data Warehouse

Job Description

For our team in Düsseldorf we are looking for you!

We are Uniper

At Uniper, we are proactively 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 and pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!

Your responsibilities

An experienced professional, eager to lead their team to cooperate with others across the COO organization to bring the appropriate focus on operational performance monitoring of our existing and future energy assets. Key responsibilities are:

  • Lead the Performance Monitoring & Data Analytics team with a strong reference to the Uniper Way and focus on Beyond Zero to provide an expert view on operational performance, acting as a role model, promoting teamwork (within the team and beyond it) and supporting their team members to grow personally and professionally
  • Lead the Performance Monitoring & Data Analytics team to
    • Complete the development of and own the Performance Monitoring process which will define the standard to enable our energy assets to perform according to expectations and external benchmarks, cooperating with COODE to develop digital tools to deliver this if needed
    • Conduct operational performance analyses, applying advanced analytics tools and methodologies when appropriate, both proactively and following requests from the business
    • Be responsible for the technical parameters used for the nomination of our energy assets. Apply a consistent mindset to those energy assets not operating in a wholesale market
    • Trigger the establishment of new data pipelines in order to fulfill the requirements of our Performance Monitoring process and operational analysis needs
    • Define business requirements and expectations in terms of the application of Data Science and AI in the context of operational performance monitoring or our EA. Cooperate with COODE to implement them
    • Support the sites to develop their leveraging of their operational data through the application of Aveva PI and other IIoT and digital tools
  • Support the department head in driving the use of operational data, especially as PI data owner and responsible for the client tools in the PI system. Own the PI data governance
  • Periodically update the competence assessment of their team members, especially with regards to new technologies and businesses, enabling that the performance of our energy assets is appropriately monitored since their COD
  • Maintain and demonstrate an inclusive attitude and mindset, acting as a role model for their team members

Your profile

  • Relevant university degree in engineering or science
  • Demonstrate working according to the Uniper Way (for internal candidates)
  • Relevant operational experience and/or technical competence in operational performance management of power plants or similar assets/business (5 years)
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills would be advantageous/preferable
  • Strategic understanding of the energy market
  • Ability to manage stakeholders across the COO organisation
  • DEI sensitivity
  • Willingness to undertake international travel
  • Ability to build, develop and motivate a high performance team with an OE mindset
  • Business fluency in English, German would be an advantage

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, we work together 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 options, 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:

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, unfortunately cannot be considered!

As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals who match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.