Senior Energy Analyst

  • Bradford
  • Yorkshire Water
Role: Senior Energy Analyst Salary & Benefits: Salary up to £50,247 dependent on experience, annual bonus (based on company performance), attractive pension scheme (Up to 10% company contribution), life assurance cover of 4 times pensionable salary and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a wellness day, plus development opportunities in line with the Senior Energy Analyst progression plan. We also offer a fantastic flexible benefits package, where you can choose from benefits such as health cash plan scheme, critical illness insurance, dental insurance, life assurance flex and partner cover. Colleagues also have access to a retail savings scheme, online GP service, cycle to work scheme, gym membership discounts and many more! Location: Flexible hybrid working arrangement based at our Bradford/Leeds sites with an expectation that some time will be spent visiting other sites across the Yorkshire region occasionally. Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. We have an opportunity for a Senior Energy Analyst to join the expanding energy team at Yorkshire Water and be a part of helping Yorkshire Water to provide the best service to our customers. Could this be you? What we do: Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire, we make sure that over million people living in the region and the millions of people who visit our region each year, can rely on our services, and have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. But for us, it’s so much more than this. We look after communities, protect the environment, and plan to look after Yorkshire’s water, today, tomorrow 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide essential water and wastewater services to every corner of the Yorkshire region, and play a key role in the region’s health, wellbeing, and prosperity. New environmental legislation, unprecedented levels of investment and changing expectations from customers means that this is an exciting time to discover opportunities within the water industry. The energy team are a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators. The Senior Energy Analyst (Projects) will help deliver key energy management projects, data analysis services and contract management for the Energy Team to progress implementation of the Yorkshire Water energy strategy. Working with industry third parties including our energy broker you will be instrumental in delivering energy objectives in the sphere of metering programmes helping the rollout of broker services throughout the company. Using your understanding of energy industry regulation and practice, the Senior Energy Analyst will provide analytical skills, data handling expertise and energy industry knowledge to support a wide range of business objectives. The role will support the Energy Team in streamlining the collection, analysis and sharing of energy data reports relating to costs and usage of both consumed and generated energy across the Business. Where you fit in: As our Senior Energy Analyst, you will: Provide support to the Energy Manager and work alongside our external Energy Broker to manage the rollout of the service to the business. Ensure timely receipt of energy data from third parties and internal sources and undertake specialist detailed and complex troubleshooting activities as necessary. Deliver new and enhanced energy reporting services to meet business requirements through robust business process analysis, data cleansing, configuration, testing and successful deployment. Support regulatory submissions for renewable generation annual performance reports. Project manage metering programmes to improve collection and accuracy of key data and implement business reporting requirements and delivery via our broker. Support regulatory submissions for renewable generation annual performance reports by managing the shared portal for energy contracts, data and energy audits. Provide operational teams with detailed knowledge of flexible electricity contracts and variable cost elements, with DSR, DUoS optimisation. Manage contract performance through agreed SLAs and provide contract administration support through Yorkshire Water procurement processes related to supplier qualification and contract workspace. What Skills & qualifications you will need: Experience of energy regulatory processes and working with energy suppliers, meter operators, DNO’s. Project management experience such as Contract management, tenders, project management tools and administration experience. Highly proficient user of all MS Office Applications with excellent data cleansing, manipulation and report building skills using tools such as Excel, SQL and PowerBI Excellent organisational skills: the ability to manage and organise heavy workloads, prioritising relevant business needs. Meticulous record-keeping. Conscientious with proven analytical and problem-solving ability. Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to understand and liaise with others. A professional and courteous manner is always required; ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, managers and external contractors. Can-do positive attitude, creativity and lateral thinking. Resilient under pressure Self-reliant with a personal drive for continuous development, demonstrating a strong customer service ethos. You will also benefit from having: Work experience within the energy and utilities industry. Previous experience gained within the water or wastewater sectors. Previous experience of renewables industry. Carbon reporting experience. We embrace a flexible working model, where our hybrid setup typically requires occasional days in the office. This could be slightly more when collaborative efforts, training or meeting deadlines demand it. For those who prefer to work on-site, our office is open Monday-Friday during working hours. If you’re an experienced senior analyst professional and want to help us deliver exceptional service for our customers whilst protecting the environment, then apply today to find out what a career with Yorkshire Water can offer for you, by uploading your up-to-date CV outlining how your skills match this role. Recruitment Process: To assess your skills effectively, our selection process includes a competency-based interview and technical assessments. Closing date – 9th June 2024 Interviews TBC shortly Company Information All our roles are subject to a medical questionnaire, and further medicals when required. If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance. We are proud to serve the Yorkshire region and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.