Regulation Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Oct 13, 2021
Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

We're proud to be a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero. Help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary:£25,000 - £31,000 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

The key responsibilities of this role are:

- You will work alongside our subject matter experts across the SSEN Transmission Business, to not only comply with but shape regulatory policy across GB, while supporting with the submission of substantive investment cases for regulatory approval.

- Your primary responsibility in the role of Regulation Analyst is to interpret and analyse data and policy documents, provide qualitative and quantitative evidence to inform our regulatory policy positions across a wide range of areas, identify and resolve regulatory issues, and provide guidance on regulatory submissions and business practices.

- You will play an important role in supporting the Transmission business to ensure it understands the RIIO-T2 framework and supporting in the delivery of a successful first year of the RIIO-T2 plan.

- You will be part of a team that is already looking to the future opportunities for the SSEN Transmission business as we seek to achieve our net zero ambitions for GB consumers and society.

What do I need?

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

- Educated to degree level in a relevant economics/finance/business/science, engineering/law discipline and/or relevant experience within a similar analytical/policy role within a corporate environment. Background in utility regulation or the energy, utilities or compliance sectors is also of benefit but not essential.

- An ability to interpret data and information, notice discrepancies/inconsistencies, ask the right questions, and determine their significance/risk and inform policy decisions to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

- A rigorous and thorough approach in carrying out research and analysis, seeking multiple data sources and opinions, and from this establishing well-reasoned conclusions, proposals and recommendations.

- You will have the ability to learn quickly on the job and understand new concepts, ask the right questions, and find the answers using all available resources within a diverse engineering-focused organisation.

- Good communication skills and a proficient user of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint and competent presentation skills are also required.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

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 / 01738 342939.

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.