Senior Business Analyst

Scotland, Perth & Kinross
£31000 - £46000 per annum + bonus
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst

Location: Perth

Salary: £31,000 - £46,500 plus bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week | Flexible working available

Our Role

As a Senior Business Analyst in Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission, you'll support the delivery of our Sustainability Strategy and undertake analysis on the future of energy and decarbonisation. You can view our Sustainability Strategy at this link:

As an expert in insights, sustainability or business change, you'll be able to work with colleagues to design and implement new business processes and approaches to deliver the benefits of sustainability and planning for a decarbonised energy future.

You will also contribute to our Environmental Discretionary Reward Incentive Submissions, working closely with colleagues to provide an award-winning submission. This will involve supporting business teams in implementing improvements, gathering information and producing incentive submission drafts, leading to our final submission.

Your role will encompass extensive stakeholder liaison, research, establishing required activities and processes, and sourcing evidence to deliver the strategy, ensuring that it is sustainable and to the benefit of the Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission business. You'll also aim to deliver an increased awareness of sustainability and environment within the Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission business, engaging your colleagues and encouraging a culture of awareness.

Your Skills and Experience

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the delivery of real change within the energy industry, and as such, we ask that you have an awareness of sustainability, including wider social impacts and environmental issues. You'll hold experience in preparing and presenting business reports to a wide range of stakeholders, including strong analytical skills and an ability to identify innovative and progressive solutions. A key area of knowledge required is of our industry, and the regulatory bodies that govern it; any specific experience in energy networks would be a bonus, however not essential.

Your role will be varied, and often involve a range of diverse projects; therefore, you should be a highly-organised individual, with an ability to work under pressure, and to often tight deadlines. Due to the nature of your role, you should also have a knack for relaying complex messages in an easy to understand manner, with an ability to influence stakeholders where required.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England. Our customers are served by over 4,000 employees based in major offices and depots across the regions we operate in including Reading, Portsmouth, Perth and Inverness. Our mission is to power our community, and we'd like you to join our journey.

The Transmission Planning and Performance Team works to ensure that the business is ready for future challenges. This includes delivery of our Sustainability Strategy and the Environmental Discretionary Reward (EDR) Incentive; implemented by Ofgem, this scheme provides a financial and reputational incentive for the transmission business to provide evidence that we are achieving high standards of environmental management and renewable energy connections as we move to a lower carbon future.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd September

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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