30th April 2020

Calvin to support the rollout of Octopus Energy’s Smart Metering Programme

Risk & Sustainability Analyst

Ref: (Cal)HW-0922-01

Working Pattern: Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Location: Hybrid – Work from home but commute to our Manchester (&/or Wigan as and when required) office at least 2 days per week

Salary: To be discussed with successful candidate between £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependent on experience

Reporting to the Group Risk Manager, we are looking for a Risk & Sustainability Analyst who will provide analyst support to risk & sustainability functions.


The Risk and Sustainability Analyst will be responsible for working with all operational areas of the group to understand their risk profile and key controls and flag any areas of concern to the Group Risk Manager. In addition, the analyst will be responsible for reporting on all the sustainability data and pulling out any key trends that can be reported on, as well as looking for any areas for improvement.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Be a champion for sustainability within the business and promote it within the business
  • Perform analyses, identify trends, and create reporting for internal and external use, including for the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Support Enterprise Risk Management projects and initiatives to drive improvements to key processes and controls
  • Work with process owners to identify, assess, monitor, measure, and report on various key risk indicators
  • Streamline/organize the requests and ensure Group risk submissions are timely and accurate for all governance reporting.
  • Provide support to the Group Risk Manager on change-related initiatives e.g., overall planning required to deliver the strategic projects, including defining detailed workstreams, milestones and deliverables (e.g., embedding of the risk framework).
  • Coordinate and control the Enterprise Risk Management system ensuring all data is updated and correct
  • Flag any issues or areas of concern to the Group Risk Manger
  • Liaise with the internal audit team where additional audit may be required in relation to key risks
  • Coordinate the collection of the data that is required for the Scope 1,2,3 as well as social data 
  • Provide analytical support for the ESG looking for trends and anomalies
  • Work with team to identify stakeholder requirements for dashboard and analytics and help develop a list of standardised reports to be delivered to the business
  • Assist in development/delivery and maintenance of standardised dashboard and analytics
  • Conducts sustainability analysis (life cycle assessments, carbon footprint analysis)
  • Perform peer analysis and identify benchmarking indicators


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Economics
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within the business environment either within a Risk, Internal/External Audit, or similar role
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Keen Interest in Sustainability
  • Knowledge of the Industry (desirable but not essential)
  • Self-motivated with proven analytical, organisational, and problem-solving skills
  • Exhibiting a Growth Mindset; having an inquisitive mind with a desire to learn
  • Demonstrate a continuous improvement approach; proven ability to identify and deliver improvements and share best practices
  • Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Knowledge of PowerBI

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@calisen.com


We will use the information you provide to us to assess your suitability for the role you have applied for. If you are successful, we will carry out a global sanctions, politically exposed persons and an adverse media check against your name and a right to work in the UK check. We may need to carry out some additional background checks in some circumstances such as CRB check in England and Wales and a Disclosure Scotland check in Scotland. These checks are necessary to meet legal obligations.


Please note this role is being handled by our internal recruitment team and no agency support is required at this time.

Calvin Capital (Calvin), part of Calisen plc, is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with Octopus Energy (Octopus) to provide funding and MAP services for its Smart Metering programme.

Under this partnership Calvin will purchase and arrange for the installation of Octopus’ current Smart Metering requirements in the Central and Southern areas of Great Britain in order to meet the UK Government’s mandated plans for smart meter deployment over the coming years.

This is another contract win for Calvin within the rapidly growing independent supplier sector and the first new customer contract win since Calisen’s listing on the London Stock Exchange in February 2020.

“As one of the fastest growing independent energy suppliers in the UK, with an outstanding reputation for customer service and innovation, Calvin is delighted to be working with Octopus. We look forward to building on our strong relationship with a company which is at the forefront of transformation in the industry.” Bert Pijls, Calisen plc Chief Executive Officer.

Stuart Jackson, Chief Financial Officer at Octopus says, “We’re delighted to announce that we will be partnering with Calvin Capital to help deliver our Smart Meter plans. Smart Meters are fundamental in giving customers access to affordable green energy.  Octopus already has a range of exciting smart tariffs customers benefit from and our partnership with Calvin will help many more customers access these benefits.”

Calvin is based in Manchester and is one of the UK’s leading owners and operators of domestic gas and electricity meters having successfully provided support to energy suppliers’ metering deployments since 2002. Calvin Capital is wholly owned by Calisen plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Octopus Energy, established in August 2015 and headquartered in London, is an electricity and gas supplier specialising in sustainable energy. Octopus has earnt Which? magazine’s “Recommended Provider” status for the past three years and is rated 5 stars for customer service on Trustpilot.