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Graduate Performance Analyst


EDF Energy
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Sunderland
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Graduate
Category: Graduate Jobs
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Graduate Performance Analyst

The Opportunity

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

Graduate Performance Analyst, Houghton Le Spring, Competitive Salary & Benefits.

Join us as a Graduate Performance Analyst and be a core member of our EDF Renewables (EDF-R) Performance team. You will be focused on asset’s performance and will be expected to perform performance related analysis across the business, working with the whole Operations team to ensure the analysis is understood by the business and the resulting actions taken will improve the portfolio’s overall availability and performance levels.

The scope of work is to cover all assets (wind, solar and storage).

The Performance Team works to deliver the reporting needs of the Operations team and support the business with the performance analysis necessary to ensure the assets are being operated to their maximum levels over their lifetime. Our ambition is to be a distinctive and recognised leader in the UK and Ireland, developing our assets under operation to c.5GW by 2030.

Day to day the successful candidate will:

* Be responsible for delivering and maintaining the project management of new technologies and new systems. Co-ordinating with Development and the new technology teams to ensure the Operations team is ready and able to perform its required additional responsibilities.

* Be responsible for delivering and maintaining the strategy and implementation of the systems and tools necessary for the Performance team to carry out its operational and performance analysis and reporting activities. Responsible for overall design, build and maintenance of the tools required for the Operations team, linking numerous SCADA and PI data sources with Excel/MS Access/Tableau/R models, and bespoke software products as necessary.

* Complete daily monitoring of the portfolio, supporting the wider Asset Operations department with communication updates and reports as necessary.

* Ensure the quality of the data used by the Asset Performance team is clean and accurate, validating and correcting data problems with meters, systems and reports.

* Be responsible for the production of regular asset performance reviews such as wind turbine Power Curve analysis that ensures that WTGs are performing to at least the manufacturer’s Warranted Power Curve levels. The development of similar tools for other technologies will also be completed.

* Perform the performance analysis on the Portfolio. Running analysis, running regular performance analysis meetings and liaising with the Asset Operations Team, Maintenance, Engineering and Commercial teams with EDF R and also with OEMs to progress upgrades, fixes and optimising actions across the portfolio.

* Be fully aware of new technological developments and opportunities, and support the investigation, testing, recommendation and eventual implementation of any such developments. Closely working within EDF Group, R&D and external OEM developments.

* Produce regular systems and project status report on a timely basis to the Asset Operations leadership team, and to contribute on behalf of the Operations team on EDF Group interactions regarding asset management, performance and the underlying systems and data.

The Person

You’ll thrive in this role if you possess very strong organisational skills, are able to prioritise and have the enthusiasm and motivation to work individually and also have the skills required to work as part of a team.

You’re driven by high standards of work and professionalism and will also have high expectations for yourself and the team. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the business is able to deliver this level of performance. Focusing on delivering the systems, tools, models and industry leading techniques and technologies to ensure the Performance team and the wider Operations team have the necessary skills, tools, knowledge and platforms to deliver this objective.

The Skills

* Academic qualification at Degree level or recognised equivalent

* Highly numerate with strong analytical and modelling skills, including proven ability to build and maintain new models as well as challenge existing models.

* Strong understanding of digital and data based systems.

* Highly organised individual, with ability to manage a large number of activities concurrently.

* Enthusiasm and motivation to work individually and also the required skills to work as part of a supportive team.

* Strong communication and presentation skills

* Enthusiasm for building relationships with internal and external parties

* Able to work effectively across a business with strong shareholder influencing skills

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence cultures

Competitive Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.

Although these roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables is part of one of the world’s largest electricity companies and our investment and innovation in the UK is bringing down costs for consumers and bringing significant benefits for communities.

With our operational portfolio of 36 wind farms – including two offshore wind farms – and one of the largest operational battery storage units in Europe, from the Scottish Highlands to Northamptonshire, we are providing some of the much needed new affordable, low carbon electricity to the UK.

Work is well underway on the 450 MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project which is in the Firth of Forth and we’ve extended our Edinburgh office to accommodate around 60 new team members.

We have more than 2 GW of renewables projects in planning and development and a quarter of those are consented. We also have offices in Rainton Bridge near Durham and in London.

We know our people are our most valuable asset and we work hard to create a great place to work. This means we’re focused on creating an inclusive and fulfilling working environment, where everyone has a voice and the opportunity to thrive.
Graduate Performance Analyst

The Opportunity

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

Graduate Performance Analyst, Houghton Le Spring, Competitive Salary & Benefits.

Join us as a Graduate Performance Analyst and be a core member of our EDF Renewables (EDF-R) Performance team. You will be focused on asset’s performance and will be expected to perform performance related analysis across the business, working with the whole Operations team to ensure the analysis is understood by the business and the resulting actions taken will improve the portfolio’s overall availability and performance levels.

The scope of work is to cover all assets (wind, solar and storage).

The Performance Team works to deliver the reporting needs of the Operations team and support the business with the performance analysis necessary to ensure the assets are being operated to their maximum levels over their lifetime. Our ambition is to be a distinctive and recognised leader in the UK and Ireland, developing our assets under operation to c.5GW by 2030.

Day to day the successful candidate will:

* Be responsible for delivering and maintaining the project management of new technologies and new systems. Co-ordinating with Development and the new technology teams to ensure the Operations team is ready and able to perform its required additional responsibilities.

* Be responsible for delivering and maintaining the strategy and implementation of the systems and tools necessary for the Performance team to carry out its operational and performance analysis and reporting activities. Responsible for overall design, build and maintenance of the tools required for the Operations team, linking numerous SCADA and PI data sources with Excel/MS Access/Tableau/R models, and bespoke software products as necessary.

* Complete daily monitoring of the portfolio, supporting the wider Asset Operations department with communication updates and reports as necessary.

* Ensure the quality of the data used by the Asset Performance team is clean and accurate, validating and correcting data problems with meters, systems and reports.

* Be responsible for the production of regular asset performance reviews such as wind turbine Power Curve analysis that ensures that WTGs are performing to at least the manufacturer’s Warranted Power Curve levels. The development of similar tools for other technologies will also be completed.

* Perform the performance analysis on the Portfolio. Running analysis, running regular performance analysis meetings and liaising with the Asset Operations Team, Maintenance, Engineering and Commercial teams with EDF R and also with OEMs to progress upgrades, fixes and optimising actions across the portfolio.

* Be fully aware of new technological developments and opportunities, and support the investigation, testing, recommendation and eventual implementation of any such developments. Closely working within EDF Group, R&D and external OEM developments.

* Produce regular systems and project status report on a timely basis to the Asset Operations leadership team, and to contribute on behalf of the Operations team on EDF Group interactions regarding asset management, performance and the underlying systems and data.

The Person

You’ll thrive in this role if you possess very strong organisational skills, are able to prioritise and have the enthusiasm and motivation to work individually and also have the skills required to work as part of a team.

You’re driven by high standards of work and professionalism and will also have high expectations for yourself and the team. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the business is able to deliver this level of performance. Focusing on delivering the systems, tools, models and industry leading techniques and technologies to ensure the Performance team and the wider Operations team have the necessary skills, tools, knowledge and platforms to deliver this objective.

The Skills

* Academic qualification at Degree level or recognised equivalent

* Highly numerate with strong analytical and modelling skills, including proven ability to build and maintain new models as well as challenge existing models.

* Strong understanding of digital and data based systems.

* Highly organised individual, with ability to manage a large number of activities concurrently.

* Enthusiasm and motivation to work individually and also the required skills to work as part of a supportive team.

* Strong communication and presentation skills

* Enthusiasm for building relationships with internal and external parties

* Able to work effectively across a business with strong shareholder influencing skills

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence cultures

Competitive Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.

Although these roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables is part of one of the world’s largest electricity companies and our investment and innovation in the UK is bringing down costs for consumers and bringing significant benefits for communities.

With our operational portfolio of 36 wind farms – including two offshore wind farms – and one of the largest operational battery storage units in Europe, from the Scottish Highlands to Northamptonshire, we are providing some of the much needed new affordable, low carbon electricity to the UK.

Work is well underway on the 450 MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project which is in the Firth of Forth and we’ve extended our Edinburgh office to accommodate around 60 new team members.

We have more than 2 GW of renewables projects in planning and development and a quarter of those are consented. We also have offices in Rainton Bridge near Durham and in London.

We know our people are our most valuable asset and we work hard to create a great place to work. This means we’re focused on creating an inclusive and fulfilling working environment, where everyone has a voice and the opportunity to thrive.
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