Commercial Analyst - Renewable Energy

Join OVO Energy as a Commercial Analyst in Bristol, contributing to the UK's renewable energy transition. Salary £35,890 - £45,380. Enjoy benefits like car scheme, gym membership, and more.

OVO Energy
OVO Energy
Bristol, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   GBP 36k–45k   18 days ago

In the words of the team, you should leave your current role for this one because….

You'll be at the forefront of the UK's renewable energy transition, making a real difference for our customers and our planet! Working with a team of energy experts - this is a great opportunity to use your expertise to deliver real commercial and climate value, in an exciting and expanding industry.

Where you'll work

At OVO, we understand that a one size fits all approach doesn't work for everyone. That's why we created the OVO Way of Flexibility.

Ideally for this role, we are looking for someone who is Bristol or London based. You'll also have the flexibility to work from home.

Everyone belongs at OVO

At OVO, we are on a mission to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, the climate crisis. And we know it takes all of us to change the world. That's why we need diverse people from all abilities, gender identities, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, life experiences and backgrounds to join us.

Teamworking for the planet

Everything we do here spins around Plan Zero. So, naturally, the team you'll be joining plays a gigantic role in making that happen. Here's how:

Working within OVO's Energy function, this role sits within the Renewable Energy Team. We're a team at the forefront of the energy transition, leading the charge to bring more renewable energy to our customers. This role sits within a team of experts on domestic renewable energy - who are leading OVO's work to develop market leading propositions and tariffs for customers with renewable generation technology like solar panels at home.

This role in a nutshell

You'll work with our Commercial Manager - Renewable Energy to build the models and valuation tools that allow us to evaluate and price new and innovative Power Purchase Agreement structures. You'll also deliver insightful market analysis which allows us to identify commercial opportunities, and build clear and insightful commercial reporting and analysis of our performance.

Your key outcomes will be

  • PPA Propositions: Develop the valuation models and pricing tools required to support new PPA structures and propositions
  • PPA Propositions: Provide market insight and analysis needed to accurately evaluate business cases and risk assessments for new PPA structures
  • PPA Propositions: Support with the delivery of continuous improvements to pricing and in life risk management models and processes needed to support new contract structures
  • PPA Propositions: Support the smooth transition of new PPA structures into our Operational Analytics teams.
  • Commercial Reporting and Analysis: Work with the wider Renewable Energy team to deliver clear and insightful reporting and analysis of our commercial performance to drive commercial decision making
  • Provide commercial and analytical support to the wider Renewable Energy team as required


  • Google Cloud Platform - particularly BigQuery
  • Python
  • Github
  • Tableau

You'll be a successful Commercial Analyst here at OVO if you…

  • Have experience as an analyst in a commercial environment
  • Have experience using GCP (BigQuery) and Python to build robust, well controlled, repeatable models for contract valuation, commercial reporting and analysis
  • Have experience with data visualisation tools (ideally Tableau)
  • Have the ability to cut through the noise and provide actionable commercial insight and recommendations based on a variety of data and information
  • Are confident managing and manipulating large datasets with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Are willing to take the initiative in addressing complex challenges. You should thrive off direct responsibility
  • Are flexible and willing to contribute across a range of projects.
  • Have a drive to learn and develop new skills in a fast paced environment
  • Are a self-starter, comfortable working both autonomously and with colleagues to deliver value in a small, high-functioning team.

Let's talk about what's in it for you

We'll pay you between £35,890 - £45,380, depending on your specific skills and experience. If your expectations are a little different, have a chat with us!

We keep our pay ranges broad on purpose to give us, and you, flexibility to match your experience to our zero carbon mission.

You'll be eligible for an on-target bonus of 15%. We have one OVO bonus plan that focuses on the collective performance of our people to deliver our Plan Zero goal.

We also offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to help you feel like you belong at OVO…and there's flex pay. It's an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here's a taster of what's on offer:

For starters, you'll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

For your health

With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing

With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle

With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home

Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan, plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute

Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

For your Belonging

To find better ways to support our people, we need to listen to each other's experiences and find ways to build a truly inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of this, we have 8 Belonging Networks at OVO. Led by our people, for our people - so when you join OVO, you can play a part - big or small - with any of the Networks. It's up to you.

Oh, and one last thing...

We'd be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it's just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we're looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We'd still love to hear from you! If you have any additional requirements, there's a space to let us know on the application form; we want to make the process as easy and comfortable for you as possible.

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024


GBP 36k–45k

Bristol, United Kingdom



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