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Senior Data Analyst

Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


About the role:

We are currently seeking a dynamic Senior Data Analyst to join our wholesale market services department which facilitates the delivery of our business's new market obligations. We enable the sale of services to all companies licensed to operate in the water markets, this equates to over £400m of revenue that is managed within the team. As well as managing approximately £40m of risk associated with market compliance.

As a wholesale market Senior Data Analyst, you will work alongside our internal business users managing a small team responsible for monitoring, analysing, interpreting, reporting, and auditing the data flow between internal systems and the open water market.

You will also identify issues through these methods, and lead resolutions. A big focus of this role will be to continuously drive efficiency to achieve as high levels of automation as possible. Increase the profile of the impact of poor data, and drive improvements across the business at the source.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure market transactional integrity is maintained through process and system improvement, analysis and stakeholder engagement.
  • Identify issues and lead resolutions- Proactive holistic monitoring of information indicating overall business health.
  • Galvanising multi-functional, cross-discipline teams to resolve problems; Spot fixes data/transactional issues at the source.
  • Recommend changes to systems to increases levels of automation.
  • Increase efficiency and ownership of issues from identification to completion.
  • Provide expert advice to help influence and inform colleagues/managers on operational decisions, data quality and business processes improvements.
  • Conduct modelling, interpretation and forecasting of company operational data, working closely with colleagues in other functions at all levels and providing insight and challenge into the operational and process owner teams or project managers.
  • Monitoring, controlling, and reporting on risk and opportunity profiles.
  • Produce consolidated reports across the business.
  • Work with the business process team to assess requirements to understand the changes in the end to end process metrics.
To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Confident working with people, processes and systems, especially via Transactional SQL.
  • Excellent data analyst who has the drive and accountability to push this role into providing an effective and insightful business tool.
  • Able to engage with all levels of the business, and have the ability to translate technical language into understandable terms.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, with effective data analysis methods and techniques you will ideally have experience in Microsoft T-SQL.
  • Manipulating data in Infosphere would be beneficial.
What's in it for you:

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our referral scheme, where you can receive £750 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company.

We're also proud to be here for our local community, offering everyone two days of paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities.

Click here to find out more about working at Thames Water

About us:

Thames Water is the UK's largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.
As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That's why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We're passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.
We're also turning waste into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We're reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We're using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world's poorest communities.
Together, we're building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.
Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you'll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We're also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with award-winning mental health and well-being strategy.

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Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual