Supplier Relationship Analyst


At Sustainable Energy First we are driven to inspire and empower our people to make a difference for themselves, our clients, and the planet.

As a leading energy and utility management consultancy, Sustainable Energy First delivers its core services which include procurement, revenue recovery, compliance support and net zero consultancy alongside its pledge to place economic and environmental sustainability at the heart of its purpose.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Supplier Relationship Analyst to join our growing company and be a key driver in Sustainable Energy First reaching it's goals. This is a crucial role as you’ll be working with Suppliers to ensure we have invoices available for our Clients. The role can be a remote WFH or hybrid, or fully office based, depending on where you are based and how you prefer to work.

Previously named BiU, this is an exciting opportunity to join an established and successful company.

The role

  • Understand the clients’ requirements and Sustainable Energy First's contractual obligation to the client.
  • Provide a query management service in line with the Sustainable Energy First contract.
  • Liaison with suppliers to resolve client invoicing errors.
  • Progress and manage queries with the suppliers in line with the Sustainable Energy First
  • Management of supplier relationships.
  • Hold KPI and regular calls/meetings with suppliers.
  • Support in identifying additional savings opportunities for a client.
  • Reporting such as Query/Saving reports, KPI Reports.
  • Support escalation of change of tenancies.
  • Support registrations and objections.
  • Support in invoice data completeness.
  • Support to increase in electronic data.

Our ideal candidate

Excellent analytical and numerical experience within an analyst role in the energy industry.

Highly professional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and articulate analysis findings and solutions knowledgeably and credibly.

Inquisitive mindset, with a strong desire to understand the energy industry and the impact this has on Sustainable Energy First clients.

A team player who always acts with integrity and respect, working with other internal teams to ensure key activity is completed to allow an effective and valuable analysis to be carried out.

Conscientious approach to maintaining strong working relationships with clients, suppliers, and all Sustainable Energy First internal teams.

Looking after our team

In return for your talent, Sustainable Energy First will provide you with a great team environment and a work day that is challenging and rewarding. Our managers hold monthly 121 meetings with their teams to help them to succeed and support them in learning and developing. We offer flexible working, health care cash plan, company pension, subsidised gym membership, private healthcare, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice electric vehicles and breakfast on Fridays if you're in the offices.

We are a certified Investors in People Gold business, as well as one of the UK’s Best Top 100 Companies to Work For, 2020 and 2021.

Inclusive employer

We’re an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

Employment Type


Job Location

349 Clifton Drive North, Lytham St Annes, FY8 2NA
Remote work possible

Working Hours


To apply

To apply for the position, send your CV and cover letter to susan.zolotarczuk@sefirst.com

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