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Technical & Commercial Analyst - Kings Langley

The Technical & Commercial Analyst role is a key role within the Technical department, covering financial modelling and technical analysis using Python, SQL and Excel as well as software product ownership and tool development. The Technical & Commercial Analyst reports to the Senior Technical & Commercial Analyst within the Group Technical department. The role supports a wide range of internal stakeholders in different areas of the RES business as well as external customers from The Renewable Infrastructure Group (TRIG). Therefore, it is important to have good communication skills as part of a balance with advanced technical capabilities and commercial awareness.

Key Accountabilities

 - Assisting with product ownership of the RES developed financial modelling software:

           - Liaising with a wide range of internal stakeholders to prioritise which new features to add and which bugs to fix

           - Developing test cases to define new calculations for the software to replicate

 - Providing day to day support to facilitate cost reduction in all aspects of development, construction and operation of RES developed wind, solar and storage projects

 - Financial modelling and analysis of RES projects in development using Python, SQL and Excel

 - Assisting with trading of energy exported by operational wind and solar farms:

             - Carrying out technical analysis of electricity price trends using Python and Excel to drive decision making

              - Assessing the market and authorising trades when the Senior Technical & Commercial Analyst is unavailable -   (due to holiday,illness etc.)

 - Post construction analysis (wind and solar) – analysis of operational data

 - Ad hoc analysis and tool development using Python, SQL and Excel

 - Providing financial support and analysis to enable decision making

 - Developing relationships throughout RES to maintain a high level of knowledge and competency

 - Designing report templates

 - Providing training to the rest of the business on use of the RES financial modelling software, post construction analysis, commercial awareness and Python programming

 - Driving continuous improvement of technical process within the Technical team


 - Commercial awareness  - an understanding of the key aspects of financial modelling, discounting cash flows and project appraisal

 - The planning/development processes for the supported RES Markets

 - Key costs involved for a wind, solar and storage projects

 - Post construction wind/solar resources analysis

 - Knowledge of applied statistics


 - Programming with Python and SQL

 - Advance Excel Skills for financial modelling

 - Very strong communication skills with the ability to explain insights, trends and concepts to a non-technical audience

 - Strong numeracy, statistics & physics

 - Attention to detail

 - Ability to solve problems independently and comfortable with learning new concepts

 - Computer literacy especially Word and PowerPoint

 - Good report writing skills (technical writing)

 - Report template design

 - UK Driving Licence (desirable)


 - Commercial analysis

 - Programme with Python


 - Degree level qualification in Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Economics or related discipline, or equivalent level of professional experience  




Location: UK & Ireland

Contract Type:Permanent

Type of Role: Technical