Position: Senior Commercial Modeller
Salary: GBP44100 - GBP66100 per annum + Performance related bonus
Ref: 541151_1659524045
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 03/08/2022
Expiry Date: 31/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK & Ireland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: £44,100 - £66,100 + performance related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSE Distributed Energy are currently recruiting a Senior Commercial Modeller for the Behind the Meter Business (BtM), this is a key role for the business as it is critical in ensuring DE's exciting growth plans can be achieved.

You key responsibilities will be;

- To lead the Commercial Modelling workstream. The job holder will lead the commercial modelling workstream in supporting investments, business development & sales, and the bidding for a range of energy infrastructure projects, typically up to £100 million capital cost.

- Commercial Modelling of new energy infrastructure opportunities. The job holder will create, own and run a range of Excel based financial and commercial models to develop and support investment decisions. The models will span a range of energy infrastructure projects including BtM opportunities, electricity networks, and electricity generation.

- Assist with the bid process and development of energy infrastructure projects. The job holder will use the outputs from financial models to assist in the preparation of bid documents and commercial agreements.

- Act as a data custodian for key commercial data. The job holder will keep key supporting data up to date, ensuring that models reflect the changing landscape of the energy industry.

- Provide support to the BtM business unit, including junior team members, commercial modellers, analysts and graduates.

- Lead Post Investment Appraisals. The job holder will lead post investment appraisals on projects won to validate predicted investment returns and provide feedback to future bids.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- The ability to build, operate and maintain complex commercial and financial models in Excel in line with modelling best practice. The ability to build VBA modules within Excel would be advantageous.

- An understanding of asset investment modelling for long term opportunities.

- A good understanding of the UK energy sector (including generation, networks, and retail) technologies, value drivers & costs, and regulation & policy.

- Thorough and evaluative approach to challenges and issues, with the ability to structure solutions to ambiguous problems.

- Be a confident and clear communicator with strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex information to different audiences and levels (MD and boards through to junior team members) tailoring the communication to suit the situation.

About our Business

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

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 Natalie on 01738 275615.

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.

Job Benefits:

Performance related bonus