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Pricing Analyst

 
 
Vacancy Number:  10608
Regular
Job Type:  Full-time
 

ESB is a purpose led company striving to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy.  Today, we operate one of the most progressive electricity systems in the world, with activities spanning electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and an international energy consulting business.

With almost 8,000 employees we invested €1bn in infrastructure last year, contributed over €2bn to the economies we operate in and distributed over €2m across a range of community initiatives. This requires us to bring the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that enable our customers to live low-carbon lives. ESB strives to foster an effective and inclusive culture where people engage, challenge and feel connected to our purpose, colleagues, customers and community.

Position Description

We are recruiting a Pricing Analyst with strong analytical skills to work alongside the pricing team to support the business to provide innovative, competitive products and prices across all market sectors. The successful candidate will interact with all areas of the business to set and communicate residential electricity and gas prices in ROI and NI.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Working in a dynamic environment setting electricity and gas prices for residential customers in ROI and NI using cost and market-based pricing methodologies and forecasts.
  • Ability to collaborate with the wider Strategy, Products Proposition, Pricing, Trading and Finance teams to agree the inputs to the price stack.
  • Understand, review and analyse electricity and gas Industry consultation papers and make the necessary changes to the costs inputs in the pricing stack.
  • Prepare the price stacks for the price change analysis. This involves a detailed price review and changes as required including customer impact analysis of price changes and pricing of products.
  • Price change communications; working with Reporting, BPIT, Operations, Marketing, PR and Communications, Web Teams, Sales and Service Contact Centres to ensure that all price changes and structures are implemented and communicated correctly and effectively.
  • Tariff Analysis; preparation of tariff related queries and enquiries for both internal and external customers.
  • Reporting and Competitive Analysis:
    • Analyse competitors offers in electricity and gas markets.
    • Pricing inputs to Sales Reports, Budgeting, Quarterly forecasts.
    • Pricing input to support residential and business markets business cases for new products and services as required.
  • Implement continuous improvement to existing processes and systems and update existing desk procedures and provide relevant training to other team members.
  • Supporting the Products Proposition team with analysis of pricing and margins for tenders or new products introduction.
  • Deliver quality and timely pricing service to various stakeholders.
  • Prepare Electric Ireland input to comply with statutory obligations regarding Eurostat international price comparisons.
  • Ability to gather business requirements and input to functional specifications for pricing systems and models. Ability to define and run test scripts and validate results.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • 3 years numerical or analytical work experience.
  • Experienced and competent in the use of computer-based modelling packages and in the use of complex Excel spreadsheets.
  • Proven track record of understanding complex issues with many influencing factors.
  • Excellent numeracy, analytical skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office and Excel skills.
  • Attention to detail with ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Innovative and is a self-starter.
  • Strong team working skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Electric Ireland tariffs and price plans.
  • Knowledge of the retail and/or wholesale energy markets.
  • Previous experience in delivering system changes
  • Previous experience in Electricity and Gas modelling or forecasting
  • Regulatory knowledge in relation to ROI and NI

 

Qualifications

Essential

A relevant 3rd level qualification or equivalent work experience is essential.

 

Location

Swift Square, Santry, Dublin.9, in line with ESB's Smart Working arrangements.

 

ESB is committed to offering flexibility in ways of working and we call that Smart Working – combining digital tools with a culture of trust and empowerment to enable flexible and remote ways of working. The successful candidate may combine remote / smart working within the jurisdiction, with attendance at base for in-person collaboration, the frequency of which is agreed with the manager and subject to ongoing review.

 

ESB is one of the founding members of The Remote Alliance – a new initiative established by the social enterprise Grow Remote. Working with other like-minded members, we’ve committed to developing solutions that will ensure remote and hybrid working can become a sustainable part of our business.

The Remote Alliance - Grow Remote

 

Reporting to

Residential Pricing Proposition Manager.

 

Salary

€42,000- €50,000 per annum. 

 

Closing Date

6th July 2022.

 

If you have any queries in relation to this job, please contact recruitment@esb.ie

 

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