Graduate Market Intelligence Analyst

Graduate Market Intelligence Analyst

Utilitywise is looking for a Graduate Market Intelligence Analyst to join the Market Intelligence team based in our Bury St Edmunds office.

Graduate Market Intelligence Analyst

The Role

The Market Intelligence Team support all areas of the business with insights into any developments in the energy markets. These are communicated both externally and internally by the team via, PDF Reports, Webinars and Social Media.

The requirement of this role is to assess the UK and European Energy markets and ensure that all internal and external clients are provided with relevant information regarding market developments. In addition any changes in energy policy are assessed and effectively communicated to the business and client base.

Responsibilities

Working in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment, your primary responsibility will be to ensure all relevant information is communicated appropriately.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring all customer facing market intelligence reports are delivered on time and to a high standard;
  • Ensuring all regulatory and policy announcements relating to the energy market are assessed;
  • Provide market information to colleagues internally;
  • Written summaries to be produced for internal use;
  • Support other employees in the business with any regulatory or policy requirements;
  • Assist commercial teams to build products and services to meet legislative demands;
  • Represent Utilitywise at industry events;
  • Interact and form/maintain relationships with the energy sector organisations;
  • Provide written responses to any relevant consultations and putting forward Utilitywise’s view on the matter;
  • Produce relevant articles suitable for the Utilitywise customer base, PR and Trade Press;
  • Provide internal audio presentations on the markets;
  • Assist colleagues with market related queries;
  • Produce information for industry presentations;
  • Manage and provide content for Social Media;
  • Represent Utilitywise at industry events.

Experience

Essential

  • Energy market experience with insight into regulation;
  • Conduct online research;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Candidate needs to be confident and articulate and be able to both express Utilitywise’s point of view to external bodies and be able to communicate complex legislation to Utilitywise staff in a clear manner.

Desirable

  • An ability to shape strategy in response to policy and legislative changes as well as an awareness of the workings of legislative and regulatory bodies, including Parliament;
  • Enthusiastic and well driven, able to achieve deadlines;
  • An eye for detail and a desire to achieve high standards of work;
  • Excellent support for customer service objectives.

Personal Qualities, Aptitudes, and Skills

  • Reliable and trustworthy;
  • Can take responsibility and ownership of work, producing work with minimal errors;
  • Self-starter who is able to run with projects with minimal management;
  • To be proactive in achieving objectives and meeting deadlines;
  • Has good problem solving skills;
  • Work well individually and within a team;
  • Be able to follow processes to ensure that the team and the company remains compliant to customer agreements;
  • Dynamic and adaptable and able to respond quickly and efficiently.

Additional information

  • Proof of eligibility to work within the UK.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering email to recruitment@utilitywise.com.

The Company

Utilitywise is a high paced, high growth business that exists to support businesses of all shapes and sizes with their utility needs, be they simple or complex, by connecting our customers with the very best products and services in the market. Over the past ten years, Utilitywise has grown from a fledgling business to one that now supports tens of thousands of businesses across the UK and Ireland, and into Europe. From simply securing a great energy deals via our unrivalled relationships with suppliers, through to intelligent technology solutions, compliance expertise and innovative procurement services we can help businesses to save time, effort and money so they can focus on doing what they do best.

Our mission never stops however, and we are constantly exploring new ways to grow our business and deliver for customers with unique and differentiated propositions and channels.

The Group operates from its headquarters at Cobalt Business Park in North Tyneside and currently employs approximately 1,600 staff across its operations.

Utilitywise was founded in 2006 as an energy procurement service provider for UK businesses. It has since grown and is now an established independent energy procurement and energy management business, it listed on the AIM market in 2012.

The Company negotiates rates with energy suppliers on behalf of business customers, provides an account care service and offers a range of products and services designed to help customers manage their energy consumption. Customers are based throughout the UK and in the Republic of Ireland, across a variety of industry sectors and the public sector, and range in size from small single site customers to large multi-site customers. In total Utilitywise has c.38,000 customers split across the two divisions; enterprise and corporate.

The Group has achieved strong revenue growth to date, seeing revenues rise from £11.7m in the financial year ended 31 July 2011 to £84.5m at financial year end July 2016. This is a result of strong like-for-like growth and the acquisitions of Clouds Environmental Consultancy, Aqua Veritas Consulting, Energy Information Centre and t-mac Technologies. Adjusted profit before tax rose from £16.7m in 2015 to £18.3m in 2016. Utilitywise has enjoyed in excess of 20% revenue growth year on year.

As the Group seeks to expand further, it has strengthened its already robust management team with the appointments of Brendan Flattery as CEO in October 2016 and more recently the appointment of Richard Laker as CFO in January 2017.

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