Regulatory Investment Analyst

 £35147 -  £46418 per annum
Closing date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:00

Location: Reading, Perth or Glasgow
Salary:  £35,147 –  £46,418 depending on skills and experience
Our Role
The Engineering and Investment team set the investment strategy, engineering standards and the network development plans for the Distribution business. We maintain our asset records, monitor delivery of outputs and provide regulatory reporting for network investment.
We are looking to recruit a Regulatory Investment Analyst to deliver and track regulatory reporting outturn targets, current incentives, within-year and within price control balance, and establish appropriate reporting and assurance to meet SSEPD licence and regulatory obligations. The focus of this role is the forward-looking planning and tracking of business performance against regulatory targets to ensure delivery of regulatory contract outputs.
The role will involve working closely with the Investment Planning team to create a deliverable Investment Plan, consisting of budgets and output targets by asset to be delivered up to 4 years ahead each year by Region. Alongside the Investment Planning Team, you will contribute to ensuring business plan targets are met and both Network and Commercial risks and opportunities are considered.
Working with a team of analysts and engineers, you will also be involved in compiling Distribution Regulatory Reporting for multiple outputs, ensuring all data contained is quality checked and risk assessed in line with Data Assurance Guidelines.
To be successful you will have a degree qualification in a relevant field such as engineering, accounting, business or other relevant subject and industry experience. Expertise and understanding of the Distribution and/or Transmission business environments is essential to your success in this role. You should have a numerate background and analytical skillset as well as a proven track record in data analysis, reporting, interpretation and strong Microsoft Excel skills.
Adherence to the regulatory requirements within the Investment Plan is a priority in this role, you will have demonstrable expertise in budget setting, forecasting, spend profiling and allowance variances.
Having excellent interpersonal skills, you will be capable of building lasting relationships with stakeholders at all levels. You will have first class verbal and written communication skills, being able to convey your position in a clear and concise manner. You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work quickly, accurately and independently whilst under pressure to highly detailed briefs. We are always interested in new ways of working and will look to you for innovative ideas to improve processes and move the business forwards.
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 wed like you to join our journey.
Our Benefits
There are big energy challenges ahead, but with your skills and experience there are just as many opportunities. For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So, we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. In return for being your best for our customers, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous 34 days holiday entitlement with the option to buy up to 10 extra days, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.
Next Steps
To apply, click the Apply button to submit your application.
Closing date for applications is: 4th August 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.