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Senior Data & Insight Analyst



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Here at British Gas we are looking to move the way we serve our customers and meet their energy needs into the 21st century. Our Analysis and Insight Team are part of Smart Installations and Metering, who are responsible for the installing Smart meters for millions of customers throughout the UK by 2020. You will be part of this exciting business which has a target to meet and we need a great Senior Data & Insight Analyst to help us get there.

Based at our Smart Energy Centre in Leeds (LS12) you will play an active role in using data to drive the insight that will build our chances of success and change how we think about rolling out Smart Meters for our residential customers.

What will you be up to

With millions of customers and thousands of engineers making millions of visits a year, we’re not short of data. Your job will be to use the tools at your disposal (e.g. SAS, Hadoop, R, Excel) to show us how we can get even better and create a compelling case for change.

To succeed, you’ll need to work closely with our operational leaders and subject matter experts, mixing their experiences with your knowledge of the data and your analytical skills. If you’re successful, you’ll be influencing behaviour and decisions at every level in our organisation, from engineers in the field up to our most senior executives.

The Person

Who we are looking for:

Our perfect applicant will have not just technical experience with SQL or SAS but also be someone who can bring new ways of thinking and ideas into our organisation and translate complex analysis for a non technical audience. They’ll be able to prepare large datasets from multiple complex sources for analysis but also use advanced analytical techniques and commercial know-how to really separate the key messages from background noise.

The perfect candidate won’t just be a skilled analyst; they’ll be an adept influencer and a thought leader across our business, as well as a leader and mentor in the Analytics and Insight team.

The Company

At Smart Installations and Metering we’re aiming to install Smart Meters for millions of British Gas customers across Great Britain. We are also the UK’s biggest meter operator, with our engineers visiting thousands of customers every day. Even though we were only set up in 2010, we already have over 2,500 engineers and hundreds of colleagues working behind the scenes. We plan to grow even more in 2017, as we aim to put more and more of our customers in control of their energy usage and show them the best of British Gas on every visit.

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

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 carla.welch@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Senior Data & Insight Analyst R9916194’ 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.