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Base Location: Flexible UK

Salary: £39,400 - £59,000 + performance-related 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?

We have an exciting opening for a Senior Renewable Energy Market Analyst to join our Energy Economics Team who act as the long-term advisor to the various SSE business units. You will play a critical part in developing and continually enhancing the support we provide to SSE Renewables, assisting them in their ambition to expand into new markets outside of GB and Ireland. You will work in a dynamic, intellectually stimulating, and demanding yet supportive environment and will enjoy autonomy and opportunities to substantially influence major decisions in the business.

Your key responsibilities will include:

- Producing research into relevant electricity markets, providing novel analysis, market modelling, price outlooks, and other relevant cost/revenue assumptions needed to assess opportunities to invest in renewable energy internationally.

- Collecting and managing data on target markets, as well as researching and interpreting Government policy, market design and renewable support mechanisms.

- Regular engagement with external market advisors, reviewing and critiquing their outlooks to provide insights.

- Communicating insights through a combination of discussions, reports, and presentations.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, we would ideally like you to:

- Educated to degree level in a relevant subject (economics, scientific, engineering or other numerate discipline).

- Have a broad knowledge of the energy sector, experience in forecasting, energy consulting, market modelling or related experience is highly valued.

- Demonstrate good business acumen and be able to focus on the commercial implications of insights obtained through research.

- Data-handling skills - the role involves managing large volumes of data for analysis; strong Excel skills are desirable, experience in specialist tools appreciated (VBA, Access, Python, Power Bi, Plexos etc.).

- Research techniques & skills - experience producing analysis/modelling for the power sector or comparable market is desirable.

- Strong sense of curiosity and keen interest in problem solving - willing to take the initiative and ownership of the delivery of work.

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). Through the Energy Economics team, EPMI offers market insights to support the wider SSE PLC portfolio, including the SSE Renewables (SSER) business.

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 Pamela on [email protected] / 01738 342002.

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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