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Smart Metering Strategy Analyst

Location:

Leeds

Job type:

Permanent

Overview

This role is pivotal in leading the development of the operational strategy for smart installations and metering across Centrica as we push toward our smart rollout in 2020. In this highly visible role you will engage with senior internal and external stakeholders developing strategy and ensuring stakeholder buy in. As part of this innovative and exciting part of our business you will further develop your already established communication and influencing skills.

The Role

For this role you will need to re-think what you believe to be true and influence others to do the same as you shape this greenfield role guiding the evolution of Smart Installations and Metering Strategy. You will Input into a range of strategic and operational planning activities including the Business Operating Plan, Three Year Plan, outlining business cases and long term capability and capacity framework.

Key to this role is providing sophisticated research and analysis on market/industry/competitive trends and insights for the UK Field Operations leadership, to support decision-making, strategic projects and initiatives

You will maximise opportunities for collaboration across business units and contribute to improvement activities to enhance the alignment of customer demand and operational capacity.

Together with our UK Home and UK Business you will drive operational excellence in the alignment of customer demand and operational capacity through identification and execution of opportunity areas that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or create improved processes and approaches for Smart Installations & Metering.

Key interactions within our business would include heads of functions and business units.

The Person

As a natural collaborator you will utilise expertise across Centrica and draw up and shape strategic plans that are based on business needs to demonstrate that all reasonable steps are followed during the smart rollout.

You will have a strong academic background ideally educated to degree level in Mathematics/Statistics, Science or Engineering.

Strategy will have been a major constituent of your current and/or previous roles and you will ideally come with field experience from a field based organisation.

A natural communicator with demonstrable stakeholder management experience you will also have experience within large complex organisations and be comfortable around complex data sets. You will be comfortable in gathering facts, assessing scenarios, generating options and making recommendations based on these.

Experience of working to tight deadlines with competing workloads is key to success in this role.

The Company

British Gas, part of the Centrica Group, supplies gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email ian.fisher1@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Smart Metering Strategy Analyst R9917359’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.

 

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