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Warwick, WAR, GB, CV34 6DA

Division:  Balancing & Revenue Services
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  5102
Job Category:  ESO
Job Function:  Sales and Commercial
About The Role

We are lookinfg for an Analyst to join the Project Team within the Settlement Team of the Electricity System Operator (ESO).


Within this role, you will take ownership of all non-BAU (Business as Usual) activities so that the operational team can focus on delivering an outstanding service for our customers, and will work with supporting several different projects and the activities undertaken will be varied.


Key accountabilities include:


  • Interrogation, reporting and analysis of data in databases and spreadsheets
  • Understand and support of the delivery of any regulatory modifications impacting the team
  • Support the delivery of new (or changes to) IT Systems including testing and training of new users
  • Undertake training, production of documentation and general knowledge transfer in relation to new systems
  • Support the settlement of trial balancing services, validating monthly payments as well as undertaking data analysis to ensure accuracy
  • Act as initial point of contact for any internal and external customer queries in relation to any trial of balancing services that you may be involved with
  • Ensure any processed data and payments in relation to trial balancing services is auditable
  • Trouble shoot and resolve issues with existing spreadsheets
About Us

The System Operator ensures that Great Britain’s gas and electricity is transported safely and efficiently from where it is produced to where it is consumed, balancing supply and demand in real time.  As a separate company within the National Grid Group, the Electricity System Operator is neutral within industry and able to facilitate market based solutions that deliver value for consumers.  We work with our customers and stakeholders to shape the future of the energy market, providing analysis and insight into the changing nature of energy.

In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.


The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid ESO, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.


Our values and principles


At National Grid ESO, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.


As a National Grid ESO employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.


We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid ESO, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

About You

Ideally, you will have a HND in a numerate subject or equivalent experience.


You will be an confident Analyst, who possess good IT skills, be able to take ownership and resolve issues on own initiative. You will also be motivated to learn and understand new/complex processes quickly and be able to manage multiple work threads and active issues. As an Analyst you will possess a strong attention to detail and be able to carry out numerical analysis.


Good IT skills particular Excel (VBA is not necessary) are required and candidates selected for interview will under-go an Excel test.

What You'll Get

A competitive salary between £27,000 - £32,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

Closing Date

This role is due to close on 19th September 2019. However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.