Environmental Analyst

Employer
Scottish Power
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
£44,716
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

Environmental Analyst (Price Controls)
Glasgow City Centre
Salary from £44,716
Flexible Working Pattern

Help us create a better future, quicker

Responsible for supporting the Sustainability Manager in the development of Environmental and Sustainability initiatives and incentives for Energy Networks for our Regulated Price Controls. Specific support will be provided for the assessment and response to Ofgem’s Determinations of our RIIO-ED2 Business Plan (due mid and end 2022) and the development of the RIIO-T3 Business Plan, the planning for which is due to commence at the end of 2022. 

To develop new RIIO-T2 environmental and wider sustainability incentives or initiatives utilising sound economic justification. This will require having an in-depth knowledge development in the sustainability and environmental agenda. This will also require having the ability to liaise directly with Ofgem, the other Transmission and Distribution Network Operators and with our existing Environmental and Sustainability team to ensure consistency with our business as usual activities. 

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for developing environmental and sustainability initiatives and incentives for inclusion in SPEN’s regulated price control business plans, to meet SPEN’s sustainability targets and Ofgem and stakeholder expectations.

Supporting the Sustainability Manager we will look for you to build new relationships with Environmental stakeholders to ensure their views are considered in the formulation of the price control business plans. This will require liaising with colleagues in the sustainability team, price control, engineers, and licences to ensure alignment with the project and business usual activities. 

You will also support the price control agenda across the organisation by delivering a comprehensive service to all external and internal stakeholders including participation in working groups and communication of the Scottish Power Energy Networks approach. 

We will look for you to provide your technical expertise, researching issues and developments and translating these into proposals for meaningful plans and measures for the wider business. Reviewing and verifying relevant Ofgem submissions prepared by Scottish Power Energy Networks prior to the final approval and commenting upon and addressing Ofgem’s responses. Once the price control has concluded, the outcomes should be communicated and rolled out into the business via formal workshops. 

What you’ll bring

You will have awareness of environmental and sustainability requirements for an electricity network operator and hold the ability to justify proposals to the regulator utilising environmental, social and economic analysis. 

With your demonstrable experience of liaising, negotiating and influencing at a management level in business as well as your in-depth knowledge of developments in the sustainability and environmental agenda you will help us reach our cost control and sustainability targets and drive our business forward.

What’s in it for you 

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we’ll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.  

At ScottishPower, we believe it’s the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family’s wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action – our benefits are designed to help you do just that -  so that you have everything you need to take care of your world – today and tomorrow. That’s why our benefits include:

  • 36 days annual leave
  • Holiday purchase – perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave
  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme
  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding 
  • Technology Vouchers – save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes
  • Count us in – pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change
  • Electric Vehicle Schemes – to help you transition to green/clean driving
  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans
  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments
  • Access to ‘nudge’ financial wellbeing support
  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

Why SP Energy Networks

SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the North West of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network – connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It’s a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland’s ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we’re taking it very seriously. We’re investing £2 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you’ll fit right in.

We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers@scottishpower.com.

Mobility Information 

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country.  If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.

Closing date - 24th June 2022

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