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Policy Analyst

  • Job reference: 931046
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP48000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Utilities
  • Date posted: 05/06/2020

Our Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Policy Analyst to join our team, responsible for a range of activities including:

- leading projects to implement new policies to the Connections Team

- decision making in relation to the introduction of new policies

- providing advice in relation to existing internal policies

- wider consideration of industry policy change

- regulatory submissions to Ofgem

Working within the Development, Policy and Support team, your role will be wide spanning, and hold responsibilities including:

- developing, reviewing, and maintaining the commercial policy associated with all aspects of connections

- ensuring compliance with company policy, licence conditions and national and international standards across distribution

- working closely with the Connections Design Teams and Connections Delivery Teams to provide advice and guidance

- develop and monitor robust policies, processes and procedures to ensure regulatory and statutory compliance with licence obligations

- liaising closely with colleagues and internal teams, such as Distribution, Regulation and Legal, to ensure that the Connections Policy Team deliver optimum performance in all set targets

- consider and implement appropriate actions in response to wider industry policy changes

This role is a unique opportunity to be part of the Connections Policy team and gain access to a wide range of projects and stakeholders, both internal and external to the business.

Your Skills and Experience

To ensure you get the most from your role, we are ideally looking for applicants with the following experience:

- Experience in a similar role

- Track record of delivering successful projects to time and budget

- Experience of managing third party project relationships, including experience working with regulatory bodies such as Ofgem and the Scottish Government

- Excellent communication skills, with an ability to tailor your approach to your audience, and an ability to relay complex messages in an easy to understand manner

- Strong organisation skills; you'll be working on a wide span on projects, so you should be great at managing your own time and working with deadlines

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.