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Energise your career, accelerate a net-zero future - #RenewablesJobs 

At EDF Renewables our purpose is to accelerate a net-zero future where clean energy powers our lives. Our people are passionate about developing the low-carbon energy systems of the future and acting against climate change.
Location: Edinburgh or London
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Closing Date: 8th of June 2023

What’s the scope of the role?

Within EDF Renewables UK & Ireland (EDF-R), the Investment & Valuation function is responsible for valuing and assessing new investment opportunities, as well as providing insights on renewable market developments and competitor analysis to help set the strategic direction of the business. 

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a passion for renewable energy, who can demonstrate initiative, excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills, to join our team as an investment  analyst. 

As an Analyst within our S&A team you will be involves in the financial valuation of renewable energy projects, with a particular focus in offshore wind. You will contribute analysis and insight into M&A, partnerships, auction process and Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) to support the ambitious growth of EDF Renewables UK & Ireland.

There will also be opportunities to work with our other technologies: onshore wind, solar, battery storage and hydrogen.

Knowledge and experience in the energy sector is preferred, especially knowledge of the technical and commercial challenges of offshore wind. You will be able to contribute to the increasing automation and sophistication of our models, whilst communication of results will also be key, so we will look for excellent presentation skills and demonstrated stakeholder management experience.

The role will provide the opportunity to become an expert in a rapidly growing field, and the mixture of analysis and communication will allow the successful candidate to build a well-rounded set of skills that will enable exciting career development opportunities.

Pay, benefits and culture…

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays with ability to buy additional holiday and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, electric vehicle scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

At EDF Renewables, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need. 

What you’ll be doing day to day…

•    Engage in project valuation work - collating and challenging assumptions, modelling and delivering reliable financial outputs to support investment decisions, across multiple renewable technologies.
•    Prepare valuation analysis and insight and presentations to key stakeholders in the team and project development managers.
•    Contribute to the management and delivery of business critical work streams, supporting senior analysts in the presentation of papers to senior management.  
•    Maintain and develop key business models/tools, including the tracking and updating of market-related inputs.
•    Provide research and modelling support to assist with the monitoring of policy & regulatory changes, assess the potential impact to EDF Renewables UK and Ireland.
•    Support competitor analysis, including auction analysis and tracking of wider-industry developments.
•    Assist the M&A and Origination functions within the team.

What do you need to be great in this role?

The purpose of the Analyst role in the investment analysis & valuation function is to engage in project modelling and valuation work, evaluating the potential for investment in renewable assets, throughout their lifecycle. The role will provide exposure to variety of different technologies – wind, solar & energy storage – in both the UK and Ireland markets, with a particular focus on offshore wind.

You will possess the following skills :
•    Understanding and ideally experience of financial modelling (discounted cashflow analysis)
•    Knowledge of energy markets
•    Stakeholder management
•    Written and spoken communication skills
•    Teamwork and leadership
•    Advanced Excel use

•    Excellent analytical background and ability to communicate insights
•    A curiosity and passion to understand renewables and to be part of a company and team committed to delivering the UK’s net zero objectives 
•    An eagerness to learn and develop their skillset, and will progress into adept and trust-worthy modellers.
•    Financial modelling skills and experience in financial appraisal and risk analysis for investments, ideally for renewables assets.
•    Understanding of accounting, finance and valuation techniques.
•    Knowledge of the UK electricity and renewables market.

Why EDF Renewables?

At EDF Renewables our purpose is to accelerate a net-zero future where clean energy powers our lives. Our people are passionate about developing the low-carbon energy systems of the future and acting against climate change.

We are an inclusive and diverse business; we recognise that our differences make us stronger and increase our ability to innovate and succeed quickly. We challenge ourselves to continuously improve in order to achieve our purpose, while rewarding work and recognizing the contribution each of our employees makes to achieving our goals.

With our operating portfolio of 36 wind farms and two battery sites (together totaling almost 1GW) we are providing some of the much-needed new, affordable, low-carbon electricity to the UK and Ireland across four technologies (offshore and onshore wind, solar and battery storage), and plan to build five times this over the coming years.

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:
Together: Working together
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.   
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments

EDF Renewables has offices in Edinburgh, Rainton Bridge (near Durham), London and Dublin.

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