Senior Analyst – Market Analysis

Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full time
Location: We will support you to work flexibly from home (providing a suite of IT equipment), whilst coming together on site at either of our London or Gloucester offices to offer face to face support and collaboration when required
Closing date: 11th June 2023
Salary: Circa £55,000 (depending on experience), plus excellent benefits

Join EDF as a Senior Analyst within the Market Analysis team and you will play a crucial part in driving performance, informing trading strategies, and providing forecasts to the wider business.  

The UK electricity market is changing rapidly, as the country moves towards a net-zero energy system. As Britain’s largest generator of zero-carbon electricity, with increasing interests in renewables, batteries, and other flexible generation, EDF is at the forefront of these changes.

We’re looking for a talented Senior Analyst to join the Market Analysis team, where you will be at the core of many activities that arise from, and support, these market developments. 

The opportunity…

As a Senior Analyst, you will provide forecasts which underpin trading of our nuclear and battery assets, advise on strategies to optimise value from our flexible generators, and provide feedback on trading performance, helping to identify areas for improvement and innovation. 

You will join a team who are responsible for developing and delivering change to further enhance the value they provide and drive performance in short and long-term markets. Providing supply margin and price forecasts to the trading team, you will help to steer the trading strategies for gas generators and batteries, whilst identifying areas where commercial performance can be improved. 

Within this role, you will also play a crucial role in long-term power market activities, such as producing daily forward curves, modelling curve power prices and margins, and identifying and communicating market risks and opportunities. 

You will become involved in or lead projects that will require collaboration with other Wholesale Market Service teams and across the Corporate Strategy, Sales & Marketing, and Generation businesses. 

What we’re looking for…

Joining as a Market Analysis Senior Analyst, you will have broad knowledge of the GB energy markets and an understanding of other areas of the energy industry, with experience in modelling, forecasting, and reporting. 

With an analytical background, you will have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and at least one programming language, such as VBA or Python. You will have good interpretation skills, and the ability to manage large data sets, identify patterns and meaning, and communicate findings effectively. 

Excellent planning and organisational skills are essential to this role, to enable you to deliver high-quality, business-critical information to strict deadlines, and to communicate findings in a clear and concise manner.

If you’re an excellent problem-solver with an interest in the energy markets, an eye for detail and a focus on value, then we would love to hear from you! 

For more information about this role, please contact ellie.beckwith@edfenergy.com 

Our culture…

Shaun, Senior Analyst says ‘The Market Analysis Team is a welcoming and supportive environment, where you will be exposed to a wide range of critical commercial activities that directly impact on business performance.  Within the team there are industry-leading skills and expertise to draw upon across all relevant disciplines, which will enable you to quickly settle in.  The role involves daily interaction with a wide range of internal stakeholders and customers, notably the trading community, which puts us at the cutting edge of developments within the wholesale environment.
I can recommend this role to both experienced market operators looking to widen their exposure to new technologies, but also to ambitious market entrants looking to get a good grounding in the market fundamentals.  Additionally, EDF is very supportive when it comes to flexible working, so you can make the role work for you whilst feeling able to contribute your best performance as part of the team.’

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity, inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re an equal opportunity and disability confident employer. If you feel comfortable sharing with us that you have a disability, you meet the minimum criteria for the role, we will guarantee you an interview.

We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed and to feel you belong.

Our benefits…

•    Potential to earn 10% bonus
•    28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service up to a maximum of 30 days)
•    A defined contribution pension scheme
•    Retail discounts and cashback deals
•    Healthcare cash plan
•    Technology benefits
•    Government tax-free childcare
Option to purchase:
•    Additional annual leave
•    Dental insurance
•    Gym membership
•    Critical illness insurance
•    Personal accident insurance
•    Travel insurance
•    Car breakdown cover
•    Dining card

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

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