Position: Business Analyst
Salary: GBP32700 - GBP49100 per annum
Ref: 522901_1579513344
Job Type: Contract
Published On: 20/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: 12 month fixed term contract | Full Time with flexible working patterns available.

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role?

The SSE Renewables Business Development Team is focused on identifying, supporting and successfully delivering renewable projects; this can be through organic opportunities and also acquisition/divestment opportunities.

The Business Analyst is a key role in supporting the delivery of such projects. The role will involve working directly with teams across SSE Renewables to identify, control and monitor project commercial risks/opportunities and construct appropriate responses.

The role will require extensive engagement with business representatives from SSE Renewables and wider.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

- Commercial assessment of opportunities, including evaluating the value and risk of potential investments.

- Prepare and present project Financial Appraisals to the development team and corporate finance.

- Ensuring large capital projects are aligned with market operations and merits of different trading options.

- Participate in the delivery of divestment/acquisition activities of renewable assets.

- Provide regular updates on the markets, including updates on compliance and regulatory changes in the UK and Ireland renewables market.

What do I need?

We are looking for someone who has previous experience working within a similar role as part of a team involved in the delivery of high-profile projects. A strong commercial awareness and a firm understanding of financial investment appraisal techniques will be necessary. You'll be comfortable working with a broad and diverse range of stakeholders within various operations and management teams, all the way up to Director level.

You will be able to take the initiative when required and communicate assessment outcomes effectively and clearly to the business and key stakeholders.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please contact sse.

The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

As this opportunity is in Renewables we cannot accept applications from existing SSE Telecoms employees.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all 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.