Data Manager

Accord Marketing Ltd(Kelly Services)
£30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Total Gas and Power have a new opportunity for a Settlements Data Manager, who will be responsible for developing reporting to enhance the financial performance of the company. The Settlements Data Manager uses this data to identify areas of risk and opportunity to the business and will supply the analysis required to address these issues.

The role includes, but is not limited to:

- Working with IT, the Settlements department and the wider business to develop integrated performance management systems / reporting which drive operational accountability & alignment.
- Identify opportunities to use data to drive improvements and innovation in the business. For instance to carry out `end to end` analysis of operational data in both the Gas and Power portfolios and identify variances which will negatively impact the overall profitability of the business unit. Drive implementation of these opportunities, formulating a strong business case through detailed cost and benefits for any opportunities found.
- Identify root causes of these errors and determine the monetary impact to the business. Assess the impact of data variances / inaccuracy on business functions; identify solutions and where appropriate implement.
- Provide detailed analysis of variances identified at an appropriate level (e.g. meter, customer, site) to allow the business to further investigate these variances and rectify them as required. Support business users in their analysis, working with them to further refine reporting to maximise efficiencies in resolving any errors found
- Work with other departments within Central Services to enhance and develop their reporting. For instance to support the further development of Accrual and Finance reporting to ensure that effective and accurate controls are in place
- Maintain and develop existing Settlements Business Applications (using MS Access).

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in extracting and interrogating large volumes of highly complex data, using tools such as SQL, Access, Visual Basics, etc.

You will have experience of gathering data directly from source tables and/or using data warehouse tools like Business Objects. Together with your excellent data mining and modelling skills you will be able to demonstrate dealing with complex data and being able to produce meaningful analysis which has influenced change in the business.

- Achievement Drive: Pushes to do things better; sets goals, standards and targets beyond those required and continually strives to achieve them.
- Analytical Thinking: Applies complex analytical techniques appropriately, such as scenario planning and cost benefit analysis. Able to effectively integrate systems by understanding the different interrelationships.
- Information Seeking: Asks probing questions which go to the heart of an issue. Gets enough information to be able to visualise intricate processes, projects or plans.
- Initiative: Puts forward well planned proposals for potential changes or improvements to their own process or area; creates major opportunities and takes action to make them happen. Works around internal constraints
- Self confidence: Likes challenging assignments, looks for and gets new responsibilities. Happy to work alone or as part of the team
- Commercial Awareness: Spots opportunities in the market and the system to add value to a business and improve the bottom line.