Business Consultant IT - ESO Regulatory


Wokingham, GB, RG41 5BN

Division:  IT Business Partnering ESO
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Requisition Number:  34346
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Job Function:  Information Technology

About us

Great Britain's electricity system is undergoing an ambitious, exciting and vital transformation. Together with industry, we are creating a cleaner, greener system, one that protects the planet and serves generations to come.

As Great Britain’s electricity system operator (ESO), we sit at the heart of the electricity system, using our outstanding engineering and commercial expertise to balance electricity supply and demand. Ultimately, we keep the electricity flowing directly to where it’s needed, second by second.

This role can be based from Wokingham or Warwick, and we continue to offer hybrid working from office and home.

Job Purpose

Support lead Business Consultant to create and maintain valued partnerships with the Business by gaining understanding of the Business’ core needs & processes, in the short, medium and long term and develop Business Cases to recommend innovative and appropriate process or Technology enabled solutions which effectively balance derived value against cost. 

Key Accountabilities

You will work with the Lead Business Consultant to understand business requirements and create robust proposals with sound business cases that meet business objectives. This position is critical to translating business needs into technology solutions, with guidance from the lead Business Consultant.

  • Analyse complex business and IT environments to identify innovative, appropriate and cost effective solutions.
  • Responsible for working with assigned business area to develop robust investment plans and manage demand for Technology services.
  • Ensure alignment of IT and business objectives.
  • Develop high quality project mandates, business cases, investment proposals, post investment appraisal and other deliverables as required.
  • Make use of a range of consultancy techniques, methods, and processes as appropriate to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Build, maintain and enhance working relationships with management members of Business, IT units and direct reports.


Experience Required

  • Some experience of data, digital and technology strategic, investment and programme planning ensuring alignment with business strategy and priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to present complex business and technical matters effectively to senior technical and non-technical audiences
  • A high-level understanding of IT as applied in the Business Context and able to promote Technology solutions
  • Innovative and critical thinker who is willing to take risks to satisfy needs of the business while working in the best interests of the company


More Information

A competitive salary between £40,000 – £60,000– 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.