Data Lead at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
August 25, 2023

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

At Octopus Energy for Business (OEB) we help UK small businesses flourish. Our smart green energy products bring together amazing levels of customer service, fair and transparent pricing, and innovative tariff structures, to turbocharge the SME sector’s transition to net zero and cheaper bills. To us, small businesses are the heartbeat of British society and communities, and we are passionate about supporting them and seeing them succeed.

We are on a rapid growth trajectory, radically disrupting the business energy market for the better, just as we’ve done with household energy. Due to our growth (+100% in the last 12 months), we now have a scale that requires a more accomplished approach to data across all areas. The role will manage a small team of analysts and be responsible for improving the way OEB accesses, stores, analyses, displays and uses data. What you'll do:Support OEB’s commercial activity through data analysis and insight, in relation to pricing, hedging, debt management, and financial forecastingSupport OEB’s operational and customer reporting, e.g. through report automation to improve business decisions and customer experienceUse data to identify growth and innovation opportunities for OEBUse analytics to measure the effectiveness of campaigns and product trialsImprove and maintain the accessibility of all BI metrics to OEB’s leadersSet the agenda and lead improvements in how OEB accesses, stores, analyses, displays, and uses dataBuild tools that can be 'self-serve' for team members with frequently-repeated tasksManage OEB’s small team of data analysts and support the development of their technical data skills, across Python, SQL, and spreadsheet programmesSupport the development of a data specialism within our customer operations teamWhat you’ll need:To have an accomplished skillset in Python, SQL, and spreadsheet programmesA high level of data literacy and numeracy skillsThe capacity to make sense of lots of data and shape it into a coherent storyThe ability to build and maintain reports and dashboards using BI tools such as TableauGreat attention to detail and ability to communicate complex ideas clearlyPeople management skills and experience dealing with senior stakeholdersA passion for working in energy and contributing to the energy transitionCuriosity and self-drive If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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