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EPM Systems Operations Analyst


EPM Systems Operations Analyst

  • 543764
  • Closing at: Feb 8 2023 at 23:55 GMT

Location: Perth primary location, flexible working from home options 

Salary: £37,600 - £56,400  

15 Month Fixed Term Contract| Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week  

What is the Role? 

The EPM Systems Operations (EPMSO) team is responsible for a wide range of activities within EPM, supporting business and IT teams to ensure that the complex IT systems and models can meet our demands for fast and accurate data to support critical operational decision making and reporting needs.  This is a challenging role which provides the rare opportunity of both operational and systems experience and the chance to add considerable and quantifiable value to the business.  

You’ll be responsible for:- 

  • Providing a highly responsive, informed, and flexible service to key customers both internal and external. 

  • Working closely with IT teams to ensure that system availability is maximised, and that systems are fully maintained and supported in line with cyber risk and resilience measurements. 

  • Acting as a focal point for fault escalation and resolution through liaising with IT colleagues, ensuring service levels are upheld and faults resolved within agreed timeframes. 

  • Taking the lead in system configuration requests, testing and development changes, ensuring requirements and solutions meet the business needs. 

  • Supporting delivery workstreams with knowledge input and task completion to ensure estate management and strategy goals are achieved. 

  • Taking ownership of issues, ensuring they are identified and resolved as effectively and efficiently as possible, making informed decisions in a timely manner and escalating when necessary. 


What do I need? 

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

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks working autonomously and within a team 

  • Experience of coordinating and managing technical data requirements and the application into business processes 

  • Advanced problem-solving skills with the ability to ensure quality delivery in a dynamic and operational environment 

  • Working knowledge of IT systems and relevant Microsoft products with the technical skills to enhance existing solutions/systems, ideally used within a service delivery setting 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders 

  • A strong work ethic with a proactive and self-motivated approach for delivery 

About our Business  

Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) is the energy markets heart of the SSE Group, securing value for SSE's asset portfolios in wholesale energy markets as we move towards our vision of being a leading energy company in a net zero world.  We play a critical role as the short-term energy market asset optimiser, and a long-term energy market adviser, for all SSE's Business Units (across SSE's Wind, Hydro, Low Carbon Thermal, Distributed Energy and Customer portfolios).  This role for EPM enables SSE to focus its investment in energy markets capabilities (including Trading, Risk Management, Energy Economics and Advanced Analytics) in one centre of excellence, with these enhanced capabilities supporting value creation and decision making across the SSE Group.  

Life at SSE 

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme. 

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. 

SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE. 

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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