SSEN Distribution is on the lookout for a dedicated Sustainability Analyst to join our team. With a pivotal role in powering 3.9 million homes and businesses, we’re committed to delivering safe and reliable electricity while steering towards a net-zero future. By becoming part of our team, you’ll contribute to meaningful change and help build sustainable communities for tomorrow.

In the role of Sustainability Analyst, you will leverage data, work closely with internal and external stakeholders and develop new initiatives to support the implementation of our Sustainability Strategy. Your insights will guide strategic decisions, enhance business performance, and contribute to our Environmental Management System.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of our Sustainability Strategy by performing thorough analysis and conveying insights to stakeholders.
  • Developing project initiatives aimed at achieving sustainability objectives, delivered within budget and timelines.
  • Coordinating with internal and external partners in supporting delivery our Science Based Targets and improving business processes.
  • Analysing data to identify trends affecting the business and meeting reporting requirements.
  • Enhancing supply chain sustainability through embedding business sustainability requirements and disclosures with suppliers.

What do I need

To excel in this role, you’ll need:

  • Demonstrable sustainability knowledge and experience, preferably underpinned by a relevant qualification.
  • An understanding of the energy industry and SSE’s business areas.
  • The ability to influence and support our external supply chain.
  • Robust analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, with the ability to manage data and extract meaningful insights.
  • Strong communication capabilities, comfortable presenting complex topics to a diverse audience.
  • A customer-focused approach, resilience in the face of change, and the ability to build networks and relationships within a diverse organisation.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net-zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we’re looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You’ll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You’ll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net-zero, so team work will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger – an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

What’s in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE‘ to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact stacey.watson@sse.com / 01738 342529.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you’ll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.