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Business Development Analyst Graduate Ipswich 2024

DEADLINE 9th January 2024

Do you want to join a company that’s enabling UK corporations to decarbonise through the supply of renewable electricity and decarbonisation solutions such as contracts with renewable generators and vehicle charging solutions?

The Role

The duration of the programme is 24 months, with the option to choose a range of placements based on your career aspirations and development needs. Upon completion you will move into a permanent role, well equipped to develop a rewarding career in an exciting industry. Throughout the programme you will have opportunities to play an important part in a range of areas, for example:

  • Developing our Electric Vehicle and Battery Propositions. Understanding customer needs, staying up to date with technological developments and delivering new customer propositions.
  • Managing our Trading Portfolio – assessing risk and developing mitigation strategies to enable customers to secure their energy needs.
  • Optimise our Business Performance through Operational Excellence tools and our digital programme – improving customer experience whilst reducing our operating costs.

You can expect to work in a demanding but rewarding environment, guided by a senior mentor, and supported by colleagues who want you to succeed. We ask that you bring energy and your skills, ready to learn and make a positive difference.

About You

Data manipulation and analytical skills are important for this programme, with a good sense of business acumen and attention to detail. Having the appetite and ability to manage and navigate complexity in a team environment is also highly beneficial. This might have been developed through a degree programme and strong academic record – but if you think you have it what it takes and have chosen a different academic journey please reach out. A willingness to push yourself and learn is also key. There will be a lot of collaboration throughout your rotations, so strong communication skills and the ability to story tell through your work and data will help you along the way!

About Drax

Drax Energy Solutions is a forward-thinking electricity supplier committed to using our expertise to enable a zero-carbon energy future. We are part of the Drax Group, a FTSE 250 company that’s leading the way in sustainability and has committed to being carbon negative by 2030.Join us on our Business Development Analyst Graduate Programme in autumn 2024 and play an important role in tackling climate change, whilst learning new skills and developing an exciting career within an ambitious, purpose driven organisation.

What happens next?

Once you hit ‘apply’, you’ll be taken through our application questions. The next stage is an invitation a platform we use for cognitive testing so we can learn more about you. And if successful, the final stage is an assessment centre that will be based at our site in Northampton in either December 2023 or February 2024 – we have 2 dates available. If you require any reasonable adjustments for any of these stages, please do let us know.

We’re open to ideas from everyone, to help us achieve things together that we couldn’t on our own. We embrace our differences and know that a diverse team is a strength that drives success and innovation. To find out more about Drax and our purpose, click here. For any questions on the Business Development Analyst Graduate Programme, you can contact our Early Careers Resourcing Specialist –

DEADLINE 9th January 2024