Senior Regulation Analyst

Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire
Full time
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Mining, resources & energy
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About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness or Glasgow

Salary: £38,700 - £58,100 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

The Senior Regulation Analyst is responsible for:

- Helping deliver SSEN Transmission’s ambitious RIIO-T2 Business Plan, preparing for the next price control (2026-2031) and supporting the implementation of the Accelerating Strategic Transmission Investment (ASTI) framework which will deliver c£10bn of new investment into the North of Scotland Transmission network.

- Influencing future policy direction as we navigate through the fast-changing energy policy environment.

- Working with internal experts to prepare evidence-based regulatory submissions and representing SSENT externally in maintaining a positive relationship with Ofgem.

- Provide qualitative and quantitative evidence to inform our regulatory policy positions across a wide range of areas, identify and resolve regulatory issues and lead on regulatory submissions.

What do I need?

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

- We would expect demonstrable experience of working in a regulated company, regulator or in consulting, in order to succeed in this role. This includes demonstrable understanding of the energy industry and/or regulation gained from experience.

- Ability to project manage workstreams within regulatory or large capital project programmes, including formal regulatory submissions to Ofgem.

- Well-developed communication skills with the ability to present (written and verbal) to internal and external audiences(including the regulator) on complex issues, for example in responding to consultations and industry working groups. We would expect strong written skills and an ability to develop coherent and convincing narratives in support of formal regulatory submissions or business planning documents.

- Quantitative and qualitative analytical capability, crucially with ability to use this information to inform regulatory policy decisions and support delivery of projects. In addition, an interest in operating out with field of expertise, confidently engaging with technical, financial and engineering specialists to gather relevant information.

- 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.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Debbie on debbie.mcmillan@sse.com / 01738 342939.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check

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