Senior Commercial Analyst - BritNed
Senior Commercial Analyst - BritNed
Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA
About the role
Join us and help share clean energy between GB and the Netherlands.
National Grid Interconnectors is at the forefront of delivering low carbon electricity between Great Britain and Europe. We provide the infrastructure and the market arrangements to move power to where it is most needed, providing security of supply for the countries that we connect.
We're proud to be a growing, international team and we all have a passion to do our best for our customers and each other. We have a wide range of technical and commercial expertise with some of the most knowledgeable experts in the industry. We deliver world class asset reliability, vital to the energy needs of Great Britain and the Netherlands, and we do with it with a key focus on safety.
As a Senior Commercial Analyst, within the BritNed Commercial Operations team, you'll be responsible for the daily commercial operation of BritNed covering all routine operations including governance and communication, revenue & cost tracking, process optimisation and reporting.
You'll also have the opportunity to shape new operational processes and procedures and train the wider BritNed team. This role offers a high degree of autonomy, as well as excellent exposure across the business with the ability to identify and develop solutions, and present to senior leaders.
This role is based from Warwick, and you can enjoy our hybrid working from office and home. The role will involve regular travel throughout GB and Europe, and will include providing out-of-hours/on-call support (1 week/month).
- Ensure that BritNed operates in line with compliance requirements (e.g. applicable legislation, licenses, Access Rules, GB/EU codes, Operational Protocols)
- Maintain relationship with asset operations, liaising on outage requirements such that commercial interests are continually optimised.
- Responsible for commercial availability of the nominated interconnector by ensuring 3rd party contracts and processes are in place, followed, well managed and fit for purpose.
- Development and communication of risk mitigation and issue management strategies.
- An analytical mindset and the ability to translate legal requirements into operational processes to ensure compliance.
- Excellent communications skills, with the ability to summarise complex processes and circumstances, weighing up all of the relevant factors and providing recommendations.
- Experience within an energy market related organisation or authority is an advantage.
- Good understanding of electricity markets in GB and across the EU is beneficial.
- Self-motivated and structured in approach.
- Degree or equivalent in the field of economics, engineering or similar.
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At National Grid Interconnectors, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace for everyone. So, if you’re excited about this role but your experience or qualifications don’t match the job description exactly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right person for our growing business in this role or another one.
What you'll get
A competitive salary between £50,000 - £60,000 – dependent on capability.
As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.
National Grid Ventures’ portfolio of electricity interconnectors allow zero-carbon electricity to flow efficiently between markets. They provide valuable flexibility for countries to import or export clean energy over long distances via sub-sea and land cables at the flick of a switch, strengthening security of supply and supporting affordability for consumers.
BritNed is an independent joint venture with TenneT, connecting GB and the Netherlands since 2011 - with enough capacity to power 1 million homes.
This role closes on 26 February 2024 at 23:59, however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not wait until the published closing date as this can vary.
At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.