Senior Markets Manager

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45013

Closing Date: 45043

Location: Perth & Kinross, Perth & Kinross, PH1 3AQ

Salary: £51,600 to £77,400 per year

Senior Markets Manager

About the Role
Base Location: Glasgow or Perth
Salary: £51,600 – £77,400 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
As a nation the importance of decarbonisation has never been more clearer. Net Zero has established a legal requirement for all parts of our lives to consider what we can all do to reduce our carbon impacts. The electricity sector is a key enabler and has delivered a significant level of renewable generation onto the network, allowing other sectors to start moving in the right direction. However, there is more to be done. The electricity networks must connect more renewable generation in a shorter period of time than we have managed so far. This puts a greater strain on current policy frameworks that were developed for a different time. These policy frameworks must change, but the big question is to what and by when. This role allows you to play a leading part in identifying what reform is required, and to develop practical options that address these issues for the benefit of our stakeholders and the country.
The Senior Markets Manager key duties and responsibilities are:
To contribute to the delivery of the commercial business objectives of SSEN Transmission through managing the business’ engagement with long term industry reforms.
Work closely with all levels of the business and their own directly reporting Commercial Policy Team, the role will seek to understand internal and external challenges facing the business that are related to current commercial policy.
Assess any ongoing or upcoming long-term commercial policy reform which relate to those challenges and flag up if no reforms exist or are planned.
Identify any gaps or impacts and work with the Commercial Policy/Markets Managers in their team to develop policy positions, to address the issues, and gain approval for plans to work across industry and government to get those positions implemented.
Representative of SSEN Transmission in the ongoing development of industry policies, processes and procedures and the forums where these are discussed.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
– Sound business and technical knowledge of the Networks business coupled with commercial acumen and ability to carry out commercial negotiations to fulfil objectives.
– Ability to network, internally/externally to facilitate development of stakeholders and key industry influencers.
– Operated within a customer driven environment, possess excellent customer service skills and have relevant IT skills to conduct formal presentations.
– Experience in dealing with external stakeholders including System Operator, other transmission owners, Ofgem, DESNZ, Government departments (UK and Scottish Gov) and key industry bodies.
– Understand the price control challenges and targets around RIIO-T2.
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.
What’s in it for you?
We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.
What happens now?
All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Stephanie on 01738 342963.
Before commencing your role with SSE, you’ll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.