Business Consultant, UK Wholesale Electricity

Location
Woking
Salary
£35000.0000 - £55000.0000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted
28 Apr 2017
Closes
26 May 2017
Ref
RMS0176517
Contact
William Davis
Sector
Energy, Software
Discipline
Software
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

A global market-leading provider of infrastructure, consultancy and software solutions to the energy industry.

The Role:

The Business Consultant will be responsible for supporting the implementation of a system designed to help energy participants bid and settle in the UK wholesale electricity market.

The position is a great opportunity to:

• Be highly client facing with some of the biggest players in the electricity market.
• Gain commercial experience.
• Excellent opportunities for training and career progression within a global energy company with over 130,000 staff worldwide.
• Play an integral role in the introduction of the product into the UK market (having already been proven in other countries).
• Have input into concept development of products.

The main responsibility of the role will be supporting clients from a functional perspective implement and operate the system through advice, workshops, and training.

Other key accountabilities of the position include:

• Actively attending and participating in market events and workshops to keep updated with wholesale market such as changes in design or regulations.

• Delivering pre-sales activities including completing tender responses, taking part in vendor workshops, conducting prospect presentations and doing product demonstrations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

• Minimum 2 years of experience in analyst / consulting / implementation / project management / pre-sales roles within the energy sector.

• Well organized and communicate clearly and convincingly with both clients and internal stakeholders.

• Ability to create convincing client presentations and proposals and address larger audiences describing complex topics in an easy to understand manner.

• Comfortable engaging convincingly with clients and capable of interacting productively at operational levels.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

• Good working knowledge of the GB wholesale electricity market, in terms of market structure, Trading & Settlement code, market operations, solutions used to support these and typical business drivers and business processes of the market participants.

• Good understanding of IT and business model of software vendors and previous experience with SaaS / cloud solutions.

• Experience working in an international organization, potentially having been posted abroad for a period of time.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

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