Data Analyst (12 month FTC)

  • OVO Energy
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Sep 07, 2021

Job Description

Location: Bristol / London / flexible

We launched in 2009 with a mission to change energy for the better. Since then, we’ve welcomed over a million members, planted a million trees, and set our sights on helping save the planet.

As a Group, we’re working to become a net zero carbon business by 2030, while helping our OVO Energy members halve their carbon footprints at the same time. 

Green energy and technology are great tools to fight the climate crisis with. But it’s people power that will rewrite history.  

So we’re building a zero carbon team inside and out. Of people who share our values, feel inspired by our mission, and want to make change happen. When you work for OVO, it’s not just a job. It’s the work of a lifetime. And we want the sharpest minds to help. 

Up for the challenge?

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

As a Data Analyst at OVO Energy you’ll play a key role in achieving our vision of creating clean, affordable energy for everyone.

The energy industry has changed a lot in recent years, and we don’t expect that to stop any time soon. OVO Energy is changing too - we’re more than just an energy supplier, we’re leading the way in showing our customers the energy world of tomorrow. By creating innovative technology we’re helping customers manage their energy better, decrease their bills and drive their electric vehicles further - all whilst improving our planet for generations to come.

Data is the foundation of everything we do at OVO, and to deliver our vision we need curious, tenacious people who can turn this data, and their knowledge, into strategy and actions. 

The successful candidate will be working within the credit risk & strategy team within the Collections department. 

What will I be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceive data driven ideas and see through to delivery
  • Commercial modelling, creating cost/benefit analysis of proposed actions and outcomes.
  • Design and deliver robust automated processes which ingest third party data for commercial or operational use
  • Develop and implement user friendly reports which support performance analysis & decision making 
  • Devise processes and systems which allow for better self serve data access for partners, leading to higher data management maturity and more opportunities for automation and innovation
  • Work with data scientists embedded within your team or function to create improvement processes which improve operational efficiency and quality, and / or  features which delight our customers
  • Support development of Data Analysts
  • Promote ethical standard methodologies in the way all data is used and processed, always ensuring compliance and security is placed first.
  • Assess trends and performance against targets and key performance indicators
  • Managing and maintaining the end to end Collections strategies and processes within the Collections Management System

Is this the job for me?

This is a fantastic opportunity and will add real value to the business.

Essential skills and experience...

  • Experience in a similar data or analytical role.
  • You will be experienced in core analysis technologies, with excellent SQL & Excel/Sheets skills 
  • Can confidently build and present meaningful data visualisations, in Excel/Sheets and ideally a dashboarding platform.
  • Can interpret graphical representations of data and make recommendations.
  • Statistical knowledge including sampling, significance, hypothesis testing and basic probability theory
  • Highly numerate & analytical, able to delve into the detail but understand the strategic view
  • Able to document and version control your work so others can pick it up and build on it
  • Demonstrable ability to engage productively with internal and external stakeholders
  • 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 stakeholders.

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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