Analyst

EDF Energy

Analyst

Salary Not Specified

EDF Energy, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 20 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 36cbf566917b41caa17d57664e751585

Full Job Description

You will contribute analysis and insight into M&A, partnerships, auction processes and Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) to support the ambitious growth of EDF Renewables UK & Ireland, covering offshore wind, onshore wind, solar, battery storage and hydrogen investments.

Knowledge and experience in the energy sector is preferred, with a particular focus on the fundamental drivers of power markets and the role of storage within them. You will be able to contribute to the increasing automation and sophistication of our models, whilst communication of results will also be key, so we will look for excellent presentation skills and demonstrated stakeholder management experience.

This role will provide the opportunity to become an expert in a rapidly growing field, and the mixture of analysis and communication will allow you to build a well-rounded set of skills that will enable exciting career development opportunities.

Duties will include:

  • Engaging in project valuation work - collating and challenging assumptions, modelling and delivering reliable financial outputs to support investment decisions, across multiple renewable technologies

  • Preparing valuation analysis and insight and presentations to key stakeholders in the team and project development managers

  • Analysing power markets to understand commercial drivers and strategic opportunities

  • Contribute to the management and delivery of business critical work streams, supporting senior analysts in the presentation of papers to senior management

  • Supporting competitor analysis, including auction analysis and tracking of wider-industry developments.

  • Assisting the M&A and Origination functions within the team

    Here at EDF Renewables, we are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a passion for renewable energy to join our team as a Markets and Investment Analyst. In this role you will demonstrate initiative, excellent problem-solving abilities, and strong analytical thinking skills., You'll have an analytical mind and approach to work in addition to the following skills:

  • Experience in coding (this will be applied to automation, modelling and data processing in Python)

  • Understanding and ideally experience of financial modelling (discounted cashflow analysis)

  • Knowledge of energy markets

  • Experience in structuring and manipulating data.

  • Stakeholder management

  • Excellent communication and teamworking skills

  • Advanced Excel use

  • Excellent analytical background and ability to communicate insights

  • A curiosity and passion to understand renewables and to be part of a company and team committed to delivering the UK's net zero objectives

  • An eagerness to learn and develop your skillset, and will progress into adept and trust-worthy modellers

    At EDF Renewables UK & Ireland we're committed to tackling climate change. Our rapidly growing team of 500 talented people share an ambition to create a net zero future where clean, green, energy powers all our lives.


  • It's a huge ambition and time is of the essence if we are to play our full part in meeting the UK and Ireland's challenging net zero targets. With our unique mix of technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar PV, battery storage and green hydrogen we are the UK & Ireland's most diverse generator of renewable energy.

    To achieve our goal of generating a massive 10GW of renewable energy by 2035, we're working with stakeholders and communities throughout the UK and Ireland to unlock the enormous potential of the low carbon energy sector.

    If you're passionate about tackling climate change to create the cleaner, greener future we all want, we would love you to come join us.

    Join us, and let's do good together.

    Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, Engineering

    If you're looking to join a company where you can work hard, have fun, and help to create a Net Zero future - then you're in the right place!'

    Our passion for embracing new ideas and being open-minded to change helps us continue to grow successfully.

    We're committed to helping all of our people thrive during their time with us, recognising and rewarding every person for their hard work and commitment.

    Alongside a competitive salary, bonus, and market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits and employee discounts to help you thrive across all aspects of your life. You can spend your flexible fund on the benefits that matter to you, whether that's an electric vehicle, private healthcare, additional holiday or one or more of our other benefits.

    We'll offer you the flexibility, freedom and responsibility to make an impact in your role; whether that's on-site, in the office or hybrid working from home.

    We're committed to championing diversity representation across gender, ethnicity, LGBT+, disability and more. This applies to all our roles, underpinned by our Everyone's Welcome inclusion programme.