Demand Forecasting Analyst
10d ago

The Role

Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) is a dynamic area of the company responsible for ensuring SSE has the energy supplies it requires to meet the needs of customers.

Within the EPM Risk & Assurance function, the Energy Demand Forecasting team is responsible for the timely production of accurate long and short-

term forecasts of demand for gas and electricity across GB & Ireland.

The forecasting team work closely with the trading team, finance, retail and business energy - analysing the impact of weather, consumption trends, energy efficiency and strategic assumptions to enable EPM to minimise balancing costs and optimise energy procurement costs.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic analyst with an appetite for creating and delivering change as we are currently in the exciting phase of reviewing and rebuilding the existing forecasting systems, processes and models.

In addition to providing support across all the forecast areas, you will have the opportunity to take ownership of one of the forecasting work steams and will be responsible for streamlining the forecast process, improving accuracy as well as providing value-

adding analysis to our internal customers.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will be highly numerate with strong communication skills, good technical skills and experienced in the analysis of data.

Good commercial focus & knowledge of forecasting techniques are also desirable.

Our Company

Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) is an exciting and dynamic area of the Company, responsible for managing the many and significant financial risks and opportunities associated with the operation of our generation and supply assets.

Our Benefits

  • We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;
  • Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
  • Great share plans
  • Group Pension Plan
  • One day paid volunteering
  • Tailored internal development opportunities
  • Next Steps

    Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

    Closing date for applications is : 20th August 2018

    This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

    If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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