About the Role
Do you have an interest in UK and European energy markets? If so, this could be the role for you!
The Market Analytics team delivers in-depth energy market insights, uses software to simulate UK and European energy markets, creates scenarios of potential future ways to meet net zero, and maintains and develops extensive market information dashboards/databases. The team supports others across all National Grid businesses giving you a chance to work with a wide range of stakeholders.
With a starting salary of over £28,000, when you join our 24- month Higher Apprenticeship Programme, you’ll have an excellent opportunity to advance your career gaining development and experience in a variety of activities including:
- Developing and enhancing energy market dashboards
- Transforming and auditing data to provide the team with robust data sources
- Investigating ways of improving data handling methods, ensuring documentation and controls are adequate around all processes and projects and sharing best practice
- Developing new platforms to deliver market analytics
- Running market models to answer business questions and provide analysis and presentations to stakeholders on the results
- Performing analysis on market trends
- Developing a strategic mindset
You’re a problem-solver, with the ability to apply critical, creative and evidence-based thinking to develop innovative strategies to meet business needs and deliver long term value.
Being self-aware and reflective, you are able to engage in a professional manner with a variety of stakeholders. Having the drive, flexibility and resilience, you always act with integrity and taking responsibility for your actions.
You’ll have GCSE English and Maths graded at level 5 or above, and two A-Levels (or equivalents) graded C or above.
You’ll also have demonstrable numerical and analytical skills, a basic knowledge of office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and an interest in computer coding such as Python could be advantageous
What You'll Get
We are proud to offer a starting salary of £28,332.
As a first step to your career in the energy industry, our Higher Apprenticeship Programmes are like no other! You’ll gain an insight into how we work at National Grid, understand what a career with us can offer, and receive some great rewards and benefits:
- 26 days annual leave + statutory holidays
- Pension scheme and Sharesave options
- Earn whilst you learn on our Higher Apprenticeship Programme
- You’ll develop well-rounded skills through practical experience
National Grid is committed to the personal development of our staff. Joining us, you’ll be supported as you develop a wide range of business, and technical skills through structured training and on the-job experience. You’ll work closely with your line manager to establish and navigate through a Personal Development Plan that is tailored to your needs.
National Grid is at the heart of the energy future, and our people are at the heart of National Grid. We’re 30,000 colleagues strong. In the UK, National Grid 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 as we focus on building a cleaner, greener future. Working at National Grid, 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
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any adjustments that you require.
This role will close in March 2024, however, we encourage you to apply as early as possible as we will close roles if they are filled earlier than the deadline. to ensure you obtain the place you want in the application process.
Assessment centres will be held from January to March 2024.
At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.