150CJSC - Commercial Analyst - Cambuslang, Glasgow

Location – Cambuslang, Glasgow

Discipline – Finance/Business/Maths

Salary - £16,823

Start date – October 2020


The company are seeking a bright enthusiastic student to support the Commercial & Contracts Team for 11 months starting in October 2020. The successful candidate will be working with an international energy company that owns and operates electricity transmission and distribution networks in Southern Scotland, Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. With around 3.3m customers, it operates in a government-regulated environment with targets set by the UK regulator Ofgem. The company have supported Year in Industry students for many years with great success stories.


Key Accountabilities

Work with our Commercial Team to provide support in preparing and reporting on all financial and commercial aspects of the business in a business delivering spend of circa £200m per year across circa 10000 projects. This will include reporting on the profitability of projects, analysing unit costs, makeup of construction rates etc.


Activities and Responsibilities

  • Project Reporting
  • Creation of operational reports
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Communication of project messages
  • Co-ordination / updating of activities or actions


Critical Factors

Should have a reasonable business acumen awareness/knowledge and good knowledge of MS Office and in particular excellent Excel skills.



Ideally, the person would have had a part-time job previously to demonstrate business practices and awareness



  • MS Office
  • Analytical skills eg spreadsheets
  • Basic awareness or experience of business practices


Interpersonal Skills

  • Good standard of written English
  • Basic awareness or experience of business practices
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Good communicator
  • Team player


To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact Caroline Jardine at c.jardine-smith@etrust.org.uk stating your interest, your full name and the vacancy reference. Please note, you must be fully registered with The YINI scheme to apply. See the YINI application page to complete an on-line application form if you are not already registered.

150CJSC - Commercial Analyst - Cambuslang, Glasgow

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