Senior Data Analyst

  • OVO Energy
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • May 26, 2021

Job Description

The OVO Group’s purpose is to drive progress towards net zero carbon living. To reach Plan Zero, we need everyone to come together - not just as customers buying energy, but as members with a common goal. As part of this ambitious plan, our goal is to become the ‘Leading Employer in the UK’ by 2030. If you think you could be the talent we’re looking for, then come and join the adventure!

We’re Boost. We’re part of OVO Group, a family of brands on a mission to make energy better and drive progress towards zero carbon living. 

At Boost, we want to improve the lives of PAYG energy customers, with clever human ideas. Whether it’s with the Winter Wallet tool that helps you save credit through summer to pay your winter energy costs or the £30 emergency credit in the Boost app to see you through to payday stress-free. 

Everything we do is inspired by our customers.

Think you’ve got the skills we’re looking for? Then get in touch! 

Where in the world of OVO will I be working? 

Working within Boost, our pay as you go energy brand, you will provide the Director with support in understanding performance and the customer base. The reporting and insight you will be providing will support decision making within the space, therefore communication and story telling skills will be key to your success.

What will I be doing?

As well as providing reporting and insight, you will also support with mentoring junior members of the team, and ensure the operating model between analysts and partners is fit for purpose within the area. Working with the Senior Analytics Manager, and varying partners, we have the opportunity to define how the prioritisation works within the space due to a recent reorg.

As you become closer to the data within the domain, you will be key to helping us improve the quality. Creating new business logic, and articulating requirements to data engineering teams to help make the data better for everyone who consumes it will also define success for this role.

Is this the job for me? 

  • A wealth of experience in a similar data or analytical role.
  • Highly numerate & analytical, able to delve into the detail but understand the strategic view
  • Experienced in core analysis technologies, with excellent SQL & Excel/Sheets skills and programming with Python or R. 
  • Statistical knowledge including sampling, significance, hypothesis testing and basic probability theory
  • Able to document and version control your work so others can pick it up and build on it
  • Can interpret graphical representations of data and make recommendations.
  • Can confidently build and present meaningful data visualisations, in Excel/Sheets and ideally a dashboarding platform such as Tableau.
  • Proven ability to engage productively with internal and external partners
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment where prioritisation is required
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills - able to articulate results clearly and concisely to senior partners.
  • Advanced leadership skills including the ability to form excellent relationships and to influence and negotiate effectively in order to deliver results.
  • Independently solves various problems and has extensive experience refortifying complicated problems through the application of design patterns
  • Experience programming for analytics such as in Python or R, such as names, types, lists, arrays, control flow, exceptions.
  • Experience using Github to manage version control and provide source code management.

Ideally you will have…

  • Experience in cloud data services, Google Cloud Platform (especially BigQuery), AWS, etc
  • A taste for coaching members of the team with less experience.

From us you’ll get* 

  • An annual discretionary bonus
  • 4% of your salary to spend on flexible lifestyle benefits
  • 5% matched employer contribution to your pension
  • 25 days holiday + 1 for your birthday
  • And many more... 

(*) Please note that certain benefits kick-in once you have passed probation which can be up to 6 months after your start date.

We want the best people 

At OVO, we empower our people to have choice around where and when they work - flexible working arrangements can be discussed for all of our roles. Please speak to the Talent Acquisition team for more info.

We’re keen to meet people with varied backgrounds - our view is the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We want to build teams which represent a variety of experiences, perspectives and skills, and we recognise talent on the basis of merit and potential.

We understand some people may not apply for jobs unless they tick every box. If you're excited about joining us and think you have much of what we're looking for, even if you're not 100% sure… we'd love to hear from you.

Learn more about working in the OVO family of companies on our careers page and Glassdoor. We’re also delighted to have received a Top Employers certificate in 2018, 2019 and 2020!

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