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Senior Insights Analyst

Scotland, Glasgow / Scotland, Perth & Kinross, Perth
£37600 - £56400 per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

Job Details

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: £37,600 - £56,400 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission has an opportunity for an Senior Insights Analyst to join our Transmission Planning and Investment team.

Your work delivered within this role will contribute to strategies, investments and external positioning, in areas including north of Scotland, future energy scenarios and energy trends, long term network development and the next price control.

The key duties & responsibilities will be:

- Research and communication of the energy landscape, stakeholders and internal performance information (both qualitative and quantitative), including competitor analysis and industry benchmarking to help decision-makers in the networks business improve performance, investment decisions and strategic decisions.

- Working with a broad cross-section of the Business Planning and Commercial directorate, wider Networks business and corporate support services including development, engineering, customer experience, finance, regulation and corporate affairs, with stakeholders at all levels

- Improving the quality, quantity, regularity and consistency of research and insight that is collected and generated Establishing effective and innovative ways to present and communicate insights for colleagues and stakeholders

- Scanning and review of market activities; spotting emerging trends and themes that may affect the transmission network development in the medium and long term

- Supporting the development of data models; producing and developing reports and dashboards used to inform senior stakeholders. Improving the quality, quantity, regularity and consistency of research and insight that is collected and generated

What do I need?

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

- Solid understanding of the impact of changing markets and competitor behaviours as well as other influences in the business environment including economic developments, regulation, policy and customer behaviour

- Ability to read and interpret energy industry scenarios and forecasts with an understanding of regulated markets and organisational development

- Quantitative and qualitative analytical capability with the ability to handle and analyse large quantities of data and information coupled with extensive experience within a research/insight/energy analysis role

- Positive influencing skills with the ability to find answers within a diverse engineering-focused organisation. Ability to manage and influence multiple internal stakeholders.

- You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work quickly, accurately and independently, to highly detailed briefs whilst under pressure. We are always interested in new ways of working and will look to you for innovative ideas to improve processes and move the business forwards.

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.

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 / 01738 342963.

EXTERNAL: 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.

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






We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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