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Energy Analyst

 

Energy Analyst

  • 543271
  • Closing at: Dec 9 2022 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Edinburgh or Glasgow Preferred

Salary: £37,600 - £56,400 + Performance Related Bonus and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As an Energy Analyst, you will solve a new problem every day: how to optimise the dispatch of a power station, value a gas storage site, model how renewable output changes with weather patterns and calculate the variability in SSE's energy market revenue to name a few. No day is the same in this exciting and dynamic team.

You will learn how the GB electricity and gas markets operate, understand how trading is used to stabilise revenue, all while developing your knowledge across many different disciplines, working for a company at the forefront of tackling climate change; currently building with worlds biggest offshore windfarm, developing carbon capture/storage project for sustainable flexible generation and exploring opportunities for natural energy storage, building on our heritage in hydro electric power.

You will undertake a key role in the business as part of a team who are responsible for position management, operational analysis, reporting of profit and loss accounts, financial forecasting and complex modelling based on customer requirements.

You will be comfortable with big data and demonstrate a flair for creating solutions to meet changing needs and requirements. 

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you will ideally be educated to degree level in a STEM, Economics or Finance discipline.

  • You will have an eye for detail and can understand and model complex processes.
  • Experience in handling large data sets for the purposes of quantitative analysis. Proficiency in using Python (or equivalent) with working knowledge of SQL highly desirable. Experience interfacing with databases, APIs or version control software would be a plus.
  • You will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft excel (past experience with vba or power query would be advantageous).
  • Experience in working with BI tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau) and/or the Microsoft Power Platform would be beneficial.
  • You will have good interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • This role has operational deadlines closely aligned to the operating hours of the wholesale energy market.
  • Previous energy market experience would be useful but not essential.

 

About our Business

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) business is the energy market's heart of the SSE Group, and supports our ambitions to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a crucial role in the net zero transition, ensuring we have the energy supplies required to meet the needs of our customers; procuring the fuel required by the generation plants and selling the power output from our renewable and low-carbon thermal assets.

Join us on our journey to net zero, and help us power change.

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 Tristan.Holdsworth@sse.com 

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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