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Business Analyst


Business Analyst

  • 541057
  • Closing at: May 19 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: £29,000 - £43,600 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Fixed Term Contract - 12 months | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSEN Transmission has a fantastic opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Business Planning and Performance team. The role will support the delivery of improved business performance through the development, implementation, and maintenance of business processes to ensure regulatory and business compliance.

This role provides a fantastic introduction to the SSEN Transmission business. It will involve exposure at a senior level (Director and Head Of) and will play a fundamental role in the preparation for our next business plan which will detail our net zero project delivery programme.

The main responsibilities of the Business Analyst are:

  • Collect, analyse and organise complex data sets whilst ensuring attention to detail and accuracy. This will include acquiring data from multiple sources, analysing and challenging data to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Implementing project management strategies on internal workstreams which will involve tracking and monitoring milestones and preparing update reports for senior management.
  • Identifying business performance improvements and delivering processes to ensure compliance with our licence obligations.
  • Report writing and presentation of information to communicate findings at a senior level and inform strategic decision making.
  • Engage constructively and develop a network of a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external, working closely with technical, financial and engineering specialists to ensure effective communication of information.
  • What do I need?

    To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

    • Knowledge of the electricity industry and the challenges associated with the journey to net-zero, as well as a basic understanding of the licence obligations under which SSEN Transmission operates.
    • Experience in carrying out research and analysis of large quantities of data.
    • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to present to internal and external audiences on business-critical content.
    • Project management skills and experience supporting an internal PMO function would be an advantage for this role.
    • Ability to engage with technical, financial and engineering specialists to gather relevant information.
    • Customer focused, self-motivated and flexible with a can-do attitude
    • Positive influencing skills with the ability to find answers within a diverse engineering-focused organisation.
    • Qualified to degree level, or relevant experience.

    About our Business

    SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

    What's in it for you?

    An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

    As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

    Next Steps

    All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

    If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact

    Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




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    Our Benefits

    • Sharesave Scheme
    • 34 days of annual leave
    • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
    • Interest-free technology loans
    • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
    • Private healthcare discounts
    • Subsidised gym memberships
    • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
    • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
    • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

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