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Senior Analyst (Grid and Regulation)

Company:  SPW Renewable UK, Ltd

Glasgow, Glasgow, GB

Facility:  Scottish Power HQ



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

Senior Analyst (Grid & Regulation)
ScottishPower HQ, Glasgow
Salary from £49,040
Up to 15% performance related bonus & single person health cover


ScottishPower Renewables is at the forefront of the development of the renewables industry through pioneering ideas, forward thinking and outstanding innovation. Our ambitious growth plans include offshore windfarms in East Anglia with our team leading the Group’s international offshore development. With over 40 operational windfarms, we manage all of our sites through our world leading Control Centre at Whitelee Windfarm, near Glasgow. At ScottishPower Renewables, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.

What you'll be doing

Reporting directly to the UK Connections & Regulatory Policy Manager, the main purpose of the Senior Analyst will be to undertake day-day management of the grid connection analysts and provide grid policy oversight to support the delivery of connections applications and grid agreements. As a Senior Analyst, you will also provide support to various business areas as required to ensure the success of connections growth targets.  

The postholder will have overall responsibility for the management of commercial analysis and contractual coordination of all ScottishPower Renewables’ existing and new (all technologies) portfolio, onshore and offshore, covering projects in development, construction and operation for UK and Ireland.

Responsible for (and in many cases, management of) connection reporting and analysis to support management and for preparation and delivery of investment committee papers for approval covering a range of grid and regulatory proposals. The postholder will also be responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the Grid Connections Hub to interface with the business Development and Construction Project Hubs.

What you'll bring

  • A technical, engineering, or business-related degree or equivalent relevant experience in grid connection process and arrangements, regulatory and industry governance, and generation licence obligations
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the grid regulatory framework, particularly the Connection and Use of System Code (and related codes), a sufficient relevant appreciation of the GB Grid and European Network Codes and an overall understanding of the UK and Ireland regulatory and code governance framework.
  • Proven ability to analyse complex issues & identify solutions in relation to business opportunities
  • Ability to competently process large quantities of data
  • IT Literate, you will have the ability to operate MS office systems such as Excel
  • Experience and proven ability to support and develop collaboration with internal departments including Project Delivery, Operations, O&M Services, Commercial Development, Global Energy Management, Policy, Risk & Assurance and Legal in support of grid and regulatory processes.
  • Commercial awareness and negotiation skills essential.
  • Exceptional financial / analytical skills and commercial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing and interfacing effectively with cross-functional internal groups of all levels and competencies.
  • Experience in performing and interpreting complex financial analysis to enable data and information to be presented to executive brief standard
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and time management skills.

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 
  • Life Assurance (4x salary) 
  • Access to ‘nudge’ financial wellbeing support 
  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more 

Why ScottishPower

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we’re at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. 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.
ScottishPower is 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  

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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.



Inclusion and diversity fosters innovation and creativity and brings us closer to the communities we serve. At ScottishPower, we want to attract and hire diverse talent whilst developing a workplace that is supportive and open to everyone.

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