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Market and Modelling Analyst



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The role will have responsibility for all commercial modelling activity to set up and growing the UK Distributed Energy Business from the existing basis of ECS with specific responsibility for all customer facing commercial analysis and contracts including support for negotiation and contract completion.

The role will have accountability for taking the global proposition and applying detailed UK market knowledge into a robust commercial model which can then be used to input into customer conversations, negotiations and contracts.

The role will have responsibility for inputting into all the commercial and financial commitments in all contracts signed with customers and therefore all revenue targets for the UK Delivery centre and associated risks.

The Role

  • Develop the commercial solution for the customer (from the DE proposition offering) into a tangible financial model
  • Develop and own financial models to price up customer sales solution
  • Gather inputs from technical and financing aspects of customer sales and contracting to ensure commercial approach and contract are completed within pipeline target times and to hit margin aspirations
  • Work with UK Business to support negotiations of contract terms and drive the contract to completion
  • Manage the handover of commercials from contract approval to delivery teams

The Person

  • Key competencies required to carry out the role competently and effectively
  • Corporate finance and analysis: Able to define required metrics for use in contracts and customer negotiations and produce detailed commercial models and using them in customer negotiations and contracts – must have sufficient competency to guide and check output of the financial modeling efforts and perform modelling independently
  • UK energy market knowledge and analytics: Some level of understanding of UK electricity market required to help define commercial strategies and tradeoffs as differently strategies are considered. Must be able to translate these strategies and the revenue streams which make them up simply for customers
  • Project management: Skilled at bringing together several work streams including sales, commercial, technical and finance and influencing senior stakeholders in these areas to deliver on time to support customer conversations and timelines
  • Technical knowledge: Role will be receiving input from technical experts and must therefore have a basic level of understanding of distributed energy technologies including CHP; diesel generators; gas generators; solar installations; building controls; energy efficiency measures; battery storage (optional); fuels cells (optional)
  • Collaboration: Must be able to work effectively and to influence a range of senior customer and internal Centrica stakeholders and with potential external parties including funding and technology providers Level of education required to carry out the role competently and effectively
  • Degree level qualification in numeric discipline – or equivalent
  • Finance or technical qualifications (e.g. CFA, CIAM or ImechE) optional Depth/breadth of experience required to carry out the role competently and effectively
  • Commercial analysis: Some experience of building and reviewing complex financial models showing investment profiles, balance sheet and tax implications
  • UK electricity industry: Experience at working in the UK electricity market and understanding of the revenue streams (e.g. TIRAD, STOR, Capacity market) and their mechanics - preferred
  • Collaboration: Experience at working in multi-function teams to deliver complex solutions and influence wide groups of stakeholders Certifications required to carry out the role competently and effectively
  • Degree level qualification in numeric discipline – or equivalent
  • Finance or technical qualifications (e.g. CFA, CIAM or ImechE) optional

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email ali.hussain@centrica.com typing Market and Modelling Analyst R9909563 in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.