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In the fiercely competitive energy sector, change happens fast. To stay ahead of the curve, Uniper needed an HR system that could keep up.

Uniper at a glance

  • Industry: Energy
  • Headquarters: Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Employees: 11,500

The challenge: Strategic streamlining

In 2016, Uniper spun off from energy supplier E.ON. Facing ever-increasing consumer interest in sustainability and a constant wave of new market entrants, Uniper took the opportunity to develop its own HR strategy. To thrive in a competitive landscape, the company needed to streamline operations and move all business to the cloud, to create an employee-centric HR system. They partnered with Alight to make it all happen.

Data-driven. Employee-centric.

Uniper migrated its on-premise SAP® ERP Human Capital Management solution to the SAP SuccessFactors® Employee Central solution to take advantage of managed payroll by Alight.
The system change meant Uniper could provide new functionality, including digital self service, mobile access and chatbot technology. Giving staff the tools they needed to do their jobs better, improved employee experience, boosted engagement and enabled the HR team to focus on more strategic tasks.

Because SAP SuccessFactors supports data-driven decision-making, Uniper can now make smarter strategic plans and ensure the right people with the right skills are working on the right solutions.

“Many companies are so focused on customer centricity that they forget to look closer to home. To be successful, you need to make sure your services are employee centric too. We’re determined to put people at the heart of everything we do — both customers and our employees, who are vital to our success. SAP SuccessFactors solutions are helping us to do just that.”

Kay-Christian Schersich
Head of HR Technology, Uniper SE

Trusted transitions

Expertise, industry reputation, and a real-world understanding of how a cloud-based HR system should work, made Alight the right choice. Alight worked with Uniper to ensure a seamless transition from the existing on-premise SAP ERP Human Capital Management solution. And a continuous commitment to research and investment in innovative technologies, made Alight a partner Uniper knew they could count on for years to come.

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