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Senior Analyst


Senior Analyst

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Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness

Salary: £32,900 - £49,300 + annual bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

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

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Analyst to join our Business Planning & Commercial team. This role will contribute to our strategic thinking on the transition to net-zero as we deliver on our RIIO-T2 price control settlement.

RIIO stands for 'Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs' and is the framework applied by Ofgem, the industry regulator, to ensure individual network companies like SSEN Transmission provide a safe and reliable service at a fair price to consumers.

The key duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Contributing to SSEN Transmission's strategic thinking on the transition to net-zero by leading analysis of business performance against regulatory deliverables and playing a key role in delivering long term forecast projections.
  • Implementing and managing business processes to enable business-wide reporting of key regulatory metrics relating to the RIIO-T2 price control settlement.
  • Managing the completion of regulatory submissions and the associated interface with the regulator, which will involve extensive engagement with technical, financial and engineering specialists.
  • Working across multidisciplinary teams to gain insights to support improved business performance and ensure informed investment and strategic decisions.
  • Leading the production of issue-specific RIIO portfolio related reports and communications (i.e. annual reports and internal project-specific commercial reporting). 

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 an understanding of the licence obligations under which SSEN Transmission operates.
  • Advanced research and analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, and data modelling experience are essential.
  • Ability to handle and analyse large quantities of data and experience in establishing, communicating and presenting well-reasoned conclusions, proposals and recommendations based upon multiple data sources to Senior Management.
  • A proactive working approach and positive influencing skills with the ability to find answers within a diverse, engineering-focused organisation.
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional project teams and coach and develop other team members.
  • Qualified to degree level in a finance/mathematical/economics discipline, 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.

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, experiences 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 or 01738 342871.

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


Closing date: Aug 17, 2021

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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

Explore our full list of benefits:

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