MI Data Analyst at Centrica – Leicester, UK

Job Description

We’re looking for a brilliant MI Data Analyst to join our team of colleagues in British Gas Business, who together are setting the standard in energy supply. In the complicated world of energy, we strive to make energy simple, creating a straightforward and hassle-free experience for our customers.

Our philosophy is success comes when we’re in it together, trusting each other, and having fun along the way. And because we’ve got big plans to help our homes and businesses get closer to net zero, we can’t stand still. We need to always be learning and ready to grow and move forward.

We’ve been in Britain’s homes for over 200 years. But at British Gas, we’ve never been more excited about the future.

Right now, we’re at a pivotal moment. As well as leading our customers through a once-in-a-generation cost of living crisis, we’ve got big plans to get our homes closer to Net Zero.

That’s why we need a brilliant MI Data Analyst to help us get to where we’re going. You’ll bring bags of energy, know-how, and passion to our family of door-opening brands, including British Gas and Hive. And you’ll join a team that is just as focused on delivering fantastic results as you are.

Working within consumption management, the team supports the imbalance, settlements, vacant and demolished properties, and utilization processes. Day to day, this involves running scripts to obtain data to support the wider team, as well as developing new scripts and building MI reporting. In addition, you will collaborate closely with our offshore team to share best practices.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Communicate & present analysis in an appropriate format.
  • Recommend and deliver operational & technical process or system enhancements to support settlement and imbalance delivery.
  • Support and consult with the team across their range of operations that use; SAS, Hadoop, RStudio, MS Excel, VBA, Databricks, Python, Access, and SQL.
  • Develops and scripts and reports / analysis to support the team, in accordance with technical, financial control & audit requirements.
  • Provide management information for business performance monitoring.
  • Develop controls and management information.
  • Data mining, extraction, manipulation, and presentation.

To succeed in this role, you should be able to demonstrate experience in the energy industry. Have a solid understanding of SQL and be familiar with varied data sources, data organization, and relevant relational databases.

  • Basic knowledge of statistical methodologies and data analysis techniques is required. An eagerness to understand R and develop in Databricks using Python is a must.
  • You’ll have strong attention to detail when working with data to make accurate conclusions, predictions and be comfortable effectively collaborating with stakeholders.

Work experience & functional/technical skills:

  • Data Analytics; SQL, Advanced Excel (Power Query, VBA) and Access.
  • Knowledge of; UK Energy Industry, SAP/ISU and Marketflow.
  • Traits: technically minded, adaptable, a strong desire to learn, can manage changing priorities effectively, and excellent stakeholder engagement.