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Graduate Economist, Electricity System Operator

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About the role

As an Economist Graduate within the Electricity System Operator, you will carry out research, collect large amounts of data and complete vital work at the heart of Great Britain’s energy industry, ensuring our high voltage electricity system and the commercial infrastructure that underpins it, meets the fast-growing need of consumers.

I work for National Grid

There’s never been a more exciting time to join the energy sector. It’s a transformational era as we work to come up with solutions that will enable us to cut carbon emissions and tackle climate change. We need problem solvers, creative thinkers and people with passion to help us deliver a clean, green energy system for the future.

You will work with some of the best people across the energy industry and within National Grid to understand the ever-evolving economics of the electricity system and its interactions with the whole energy system. And ultimately, you will strongly support the delivery of our ambition to operate a zero-carbon system by 2025 as well as designing a whole system strategy that delivers for stakeholders and consumers. You will create innovative ways taking into account the economics of power systems and its economic dependencies with other systems, helping us become a trusted partner to the whole energy industry.

What you'll need

To be considered for the role you'll need to have/be on track to achieve a 2.2 or above in Maths.

What you'll get

We’re proud to offer a competitive salary from £28,709 (Bachelor’s degree) or £29,753 (Master’s degree)

This opportunity is located at our offices in Warwick and Wokingham.

The closing date will be 31st January 2021.


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Opportunity Overview

  • January 31st, 2021
  • £28,709 (£29,753 if you hold a Masters) + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Wokingham (Berkshire) and Warwick
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Maths

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