Commercial Optimisation Manager

Based in: Iver, Buckinghamshire, UK and Internationally as required

Responsible for:


Trading strategy for Solar Hybrids and Electric Forecourts. Working with our Route to Market / Optimisation partners to ensure revenue is maximized across the portfolio of Grid Power Assets.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Working in close collaboration with GRIDSERVE’s Route to Market / Optimisation partners to ensure our day-to-day trading strategy for our growing portfolio of Grid Power Assets (Solar Hybrid and Electric Forecourt) is always optimised

  • Researching and preparing the business for new revenues, trading strategies and ancillary service opportunities

  • Performing deep analysis of past events to inform future trading strategy improvements

  • Preparation of Commercial Performance Reports for the portfolio of assets

  • Running tenders for newly constructed assets to identify GRIDSERVE’s preferred Route to Market / Optimisation provider

  • Working in collaboration with GRIDSERVE’s O&M team to ensure our assets never miss an opportunity

  • Assist in other related duties as and when requested by GRIDSERVE® Senior Management

  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and Environmental and Quality Management System (compliant with ISO 9001 and 14001).


Skills Required:

  • Strong knowledge of the GB Energy Market, revenue streams and regulations

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in energy trading or Battery energy storage optimization

  • 1st Class or 2:1 Degree or BSc, MSC level qualification in computer science, maths, physics or similar subject matters

  • Ability to understand the wider commercial implications of projects

  • Experience with PPAs and financial Modelling experience is highly desirable

  • Experience of development of optimisation algorithms for the power markets is highly desirable

  • Hands-on approach, flexible and positive attitude

  • Attention to detail and strong focus on accuracy of information

  • Team oriented and strong communication skills to work in and across the business

  • Innovative with sound judgement and solutions driven

  • Cordial and professional

  • Effective communication both verbally and in written form

  • High accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent organisational skills, with a proven ability to successfully multi-task


Company Culture & Values:

GRIDSERVE® prides itself in providing a workplace that is friendly, encourages creativity and independence, empowering each team member to work at their best. We are passionate with an entrepreneurial spirit, hard-working but always find time to ‘let our hair down’.  Our Iver office is set in a private estate with lavish open grounds providing a great environment to work in.


We aim to work with Awesome people who align with our values to achieve greater results. Consider the values below and ask how well these resonate with the principles you hold.


Interested in hearing more:


If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you.

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