Energy Market Analyst

Closing date: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 15:00
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Salary: circa €46,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37.5 hours per week
Our Role
The role of the Energy Analyst within this team is to ensure the efficient and accurate management of the business across gas, electricity and carbon markets, maximising the value to both the generation and supply areas. This will take the form of regular and ad-hoc reporting of key market factors, with deep dive analysis varying from long term to intra-day timeframes. A key aspect of this role will be the measurement, monitoring and reporting of the forward market hedging performance across the business, with a focus on creating value and mitigating risk within the portfolio.
Additional responsibilities will include:
-Working with other business areas to ensure the accuracy and cohesion of data feeding into hedging mechanisms
-Development of further analytical tools to optimise both forward and short term ISEM market positions
-Broader in-depth analysis of external market conditions and drivers
Your Skills and Experience
- Ability to perform business modelling & draw sound business conclusions & recommendations
-Macro & micro understanding of energy market interactions, particularly in the context of ISEM
-Commercial instinct with the ability to identify value through managing an integrated energy portfolio
-Expert in managing complex analytical models through Microsoft Excel, and ability to build and develop modelling processes drawing on inputs from a variety of sources. (Familiarity with other coding/programming languages an advantage)
-Confidence in making decisions, with a focus on delivering targets while bearing in mind market risks
-Excellent oral and written communicator with the ability to develop effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
-A structured and systematic approach to working, with a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
-A desire to develop individually, as well as build the value and presence of the Energy Markets team
Lastly, were looking for someone who is target driven, trustworthy, organised, career motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of the dynamic Energy Markets team.
Our Company
SSE is Irelands second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over  £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSEs operations support across Ireland.
Our Benefits
We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.
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, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. 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 is: 1st Jul 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.
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, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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