Senior Commercial Analyst

Aberdeen City, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, or Aberdeen. Hybrid working with a split between home and office is available for this role to support your work/life balance.

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission is currently recruiting for a Senior Commercial Analyst. This role will support SSEN Transmission in delivering a network for net-zero by supporting the transition to strategic planning and assessing the impact of market reform. You will help shape the direction of the industry by ensuring our market intelligence is robust and able to support decision-making.

The key responsibilities and duties of the Senior Commercial Analyst include:

- Supporting SSEN Transmission’s Approach to strategically planning the future transmission system.

- Working with stakeholders across the business and industry to understand their impacts through a better understanding of their business cases. Communicate those impacts and identify associated risks and opportunities.

- Generating and acquiring data from primary and secondary sources; quality checking data; and applying strong analytical skills to collect, interpret and analyse data as required to evidence policy positions and to support investment cases to Ofgem.

- Ensuring that accurate reports are issued with any data integrity issues resolved and interrogation and challenge of data sources as required.

- Supporting the Commercial Policy Team, and if required, the wider business, in its presentation, petition and advocacy for policy improvements.

What do I need?

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

- Extensive experience in research and analysis using a variety of sources to evidence your point.

- Experience of analysing the energy and electricity markets, including good understanding of the role of the different markets and funding mechanisms, such as ancillary services, Balancing markets, and Contracts for Difference (CfD).

- Strong analysis skills to collate and interpret analysis of data from different sources and produce clearly understandable outputs.

- Good written, verbal and presentation skills to interact across a wide range of stakeholders and share information clearly.

- Advanced Excel and MS Office user.

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 Stephanie at or 01738 342963.

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.