Business Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • May 6, 2022

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Reading, Cardiff or Perth

Salary: £45,592 - £55,653 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

We require a Business Analyst to take ownership of Industry and Regulatory change. This person will be responsible for understanding and documenting the Business and IT impact of regulatory changes received from the internal Assurance & Regulatory Compliance team. As part of your role you will:

- Work with business and IT colleagues to clarify requirements, plan implementation and answer queries through the development process.

- Marshals and documents requirements for the subsequent identification of an appropriate solution and the detailed design of a business process to accommodate it.

- Plans, prioritises, manages, and executes analysis work on multiple simple and complex projects to regularly achieve cost and timescale targets.

- Prepares succinct reports and communications that are tailored to different situations and audiences of varying seniority.

- Carries out in depth scoping exercises during the early and pre-project stages to identify key issues of concern and to ascertain clear direction.

What do I need?

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

- Extensive experience in a Business Analyst role supporting business critical projects.

- Extensive experience of defining high level and detailed requirements and user stories in a regulated environment.

- Qualified to a Certified Business Analyst standard (BCS, APMG, IIBA) or relevant experience in a similar field would be advantageous.

- Experience working in both Waterfall and Agile environments and working at all stages of the project lifecycle.

- Understanding and appreciation of working in a heavily regulated environment. Experience of the gas and electricity market, industry, and operations or within a similarly regulated industry would be beneficial.

About our Business

The race to net zero is intensifying for businesses of all sizes. Sustainable decisions made today can meet customers' changing needs for tomorrow and bring long-term success for businesses. Part of SSE plc, the UK and Ireland's largest renewable electricity generator, SSE Energy Solutions is different as all its renewable electricity is sourced from SSE's own UK wind and hydro assets.

In addition to providing gas and electricity to businesses across the UK, SSE Energy Solutions invests in, builds and connects localised flexible infrastructure to drive the long-term performance of energy assets. SSE Energy Solutions works with its customers to deliver financially robust plans to bring flexibility and diversity to their energy infrastructure - the low-carbon solutions they need to succeed in the race to net zero.

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 Lynsey at or on 01738 340426.

EXTERNAL: 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.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.