Job Title: Risk Manager
Location: Kirkham
Contract Terms: Full time
Entitlement: 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays


Inspired PLC is the UK’s leading energy and sustainability advisor with presence across all commercial, industrial, and public sectors. It combines the resources and influence of a publicly listed PLC with a fast moving, entrepreneurial ethos and market leading energy data management capabilities.


The role of Risk Manager is to provide a service to customers of Inspired PLC as well as internal stakeholders, who purchase energy supply requirement via a Flexible Purchasing product. The primary objective of the role is to assist customers in managing their energy purchasing, either by developing purchasing strategies with the customer, or by implementing purchasing strategies on behalf of the customer.

The Risk & Commercial Services team are also responsible for delivering procurement solutions for a growing array for environmental products, representing a key service within Inspired PLCs ESG goals.


  • Regular face to face meetings with customers to discuss performance and hedging strategy
  • Creating strategies and frameworks to deliver customers strategic objectives
  • Provide in depth market intelligence for relevant commodities
  • Liaison with Industrial & Commercial Team to support on delivering risk
  • Provide input and analysis into the development of new products
  • Monitor customer hedging performance and develop and improve reporting
  • Understand end-to-end product lifecycle from pricing to billing
  • Manage operational and regulatory risks, escalating as appropriate
  • Ensure information systems are operated to the required standard to maintain accurate and secure records


  • Be required to have Gas, Power and relevant industry knowledge.
  • Have a High numerical ability with analytical capability and a strong academic
  • Have a good understanding of risk management analysis, probability, statistics and quantitative
  • Be familiar with analysing large and complex data sets across multiple databases/sources.
  • Possess advanced skills and experience of Energy Trading and Risk Management System
  • Highly resilient, with considerable experience and evidence building strong relationships, interacting and engaging at all
  • Demonstrate proven time management and stakeholder management skills with confidence and gravitas
  • Proven ability in working with very large, complex spreadsheets and databases
  • Have a logical, analytical and pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Experience of change management
  • Be able to work with different teams in order to co-deliver solutions

Possess excellent interpersonal skills and be a good team worker, as this role will require working with a wide variety of people in all levels across the business



  • Energy industry experience
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel essential)
  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s A-C grade including Maths and English


  • Clean & Full UK Driving License
  • Degree level educated in a science or mathematical or economic discipline


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