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Senior Regulation Analyst

Full Time


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: Perth, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Inverness

Salary: £32,000 – £49,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

The Key Responsibilities of the Senior Regulation Analyst are as follows:

– To lead on preparing recommendations on regulatory policy

– Working closely with your SSEN Transmission colleagues to provide qualitative and quantitative evidence to inform our regulatory policy positions across a wide range of areas

– Identify and resolve regulatory issues

– Provide guidance on regulatory submissions and business practices.

– You will be responsible for managing work in a cross functional projects team in a matrix environment whereby you will coach and develop other team members.

What do I need?

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

– This role of Senior Regulation Analyst is a crucial role and applicants should have a demonstrable understanding of the energy industry and/or energy regulation gained from experience.

– Ability to negotiate with key stakeholders to positively assist in a successful outcome for SSEN Transmission. You should have strong communication skills with the ability to present (written and verbal) to internal and external audiences on critical content, for example Ofgem consultations

– 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. Quantitative and qualitative analytical capability, crucially with ability to use this information to inform policy decisions.

– Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements through an ability to interpret information, notice discrepancies/inconsistencies, determine their significance/risk and advise on resolution

– Ability to operate, and an interest in operating, out with field of expertise, confidently engaging with technical, financial and engineering specialists to gather relevant information

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.

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