Position: Senior Risk Analyst - EPM
Salary: GBP38600 - GBP58000 per annum
Ref: 522879_1575886464
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 09/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £38,600 - £58,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time - 37 hours per week

About the Department

EPM & Investments aim is to create value-adding energy trading services for all stakeholders and external customers by providing superior returns and diversity of fuel supply through financial gas investments that are aligned to SSEs risk strategy. EPM & Investments also offers insight to support the SSE PLC portfolio, while supporting financial investment with well-managed exploration activity.

What is the Role

You will undertake a key role in the business as part of a team who are responsible for the position management and reporting of risk matrices, Value at Risk and Profit at Risk. You will provide valuations and forecast earnings of physical assets (thermal power stations, gas storage, renewables assets) as well as nonstandard bilateral contracts (PPAs, swing contracts, indexed spreads and weather derivatives). You will be comfortable with big data and demonstrate a flair for creating solutions to meet changing needs and requirements.

As a senior member of the team you will play an important part in fostering a culture of innovation and improvement, helping generate ideas and seeing them brought to fruition. You will work closely with the EPM Risk Manager, assisting with identifying the priorities of the team and ensuring they are being met, and acting in a deputising capacity when necessary.

What do I need?

We're looking for someone who will play a leading role in supporting the business in providing insight into financial risks created through operating and trading in the wholesale energy markets. Problem solving and mathematical modelling will be essential to your success in this role along with developing a comprehensive understanding of the European wholesale energy markets. Familiarity with Lacima Analytics and ZEMA would be highly beneficial. The FRM or ERP qualification from the Global Association of Risk Professional would also be advantageous.

You should be fully aware of the accounting and regulatory classification pertaining to energy commodities; have strategic awareness of the energy industry, and be a highly analytical thinker with the ability to distil complex information and communicate on a variety of levels. You will be comfortable dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders within the company and effective in building strong working relationships with other business areas.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

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

About SSE

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