Business Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • May 13, 2022

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible across the UK | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception.

Salary: up to £55k + bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

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

SSE Energy Solutions delivers projects that are spread across multi utility disciplines and are continuing our rapid growth. In support of this, the Strategy team helps shape the overarching Distributed Energy (DE) strategy. This is continually reviewed & assessed, with the strategy team challenging the business units to ensure deliverables are achieved to deadline and strategic revenue/ EBIT projections are attained.

The Business Analyst is integral role which supports the strategy team and wider Distributed Energy (DE) business through its growth in a consultant-style approach. You’ll work collaboratively with all verticals of the business (such as Distributed Generation and Storage, EV, Heat, Private Electrical Networks, Building Energy Management, Digital Services) to “plug gaps within the business” – supporting and delivering:

- Design of consistent business process standards, change requirements, developments & improvements; encompassing business models and systems

- Research, scope, present and shape projects/ initiatives/ improvements, writing recommendations which consider risk and ascertain clear direction

- Manage small & large projects/ initiatives from concept to implementation through an agile approach

- Support the analysis & assessment of financial and operational modelling, as well as M&A opportunities

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you'll need commercial experience within the energy/ utilities market on projects associated with at least one of the following - Distributed Generation and Storage, EV charging, Heating & Cooling Networks, Private Electrical Networks, Building Energy Management, Digital Services.

A project management qualification would be ideal, and it’s key that you understand business change disciplines (organisational design, business readiness, analysis, modelling, risk, identifying capability gaps, planning & writing processes, IT system requirements, etc), using these to shape proposals and deliver the project lifecycles from concept to implementation.

You should be able to communicate, influence and manage the expectations of a range of internal and external stakeholders - at times making sure any technical information is presented accurately and effectively understood by the audience. This could be to support project approvals, facilitate stakeholders within the business units, challenge work practices, governance checks, M&A opportunities, etc..

About our Business

SSE Energy Solutions 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

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.