Data Analyst

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Reading Bridge House
Contract type
36 hours per week
Up to £35,000 per annum (dependant on experience).
Closing date
Job description

About the role:

As a Data Analyst, you will create and maintain the master data for water and wastewater network assets in corporate systems.

You will need to provide management information, analysis and commentary to enable the department or other customers to make informed business decisions which may include sourcing and maintaining data as a resource for future reference.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide management reports and presentations, collecting and analysing complex technical data with expert commentary, advice, and recommendations, as appropriate.
  • Design and deliver elements of technical solutions, as directed.
  • Conduct research to find data to support the needs of the team or department and manipulate it as necessary to provide useful information.
  • Support the department by liaising or attending meetings with key internal and external stakeholders, as required.
  • Engage with the business to improve the quality and quantity of asset data flows to the corporate GIS.
  • Govern and maintain water and wastewater network asset data within corporate systems such as PiWadis, SAP PM and GIS.
  • Respond to internal/external questions relating to data contained within corporate systems.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

We are looking for someone who has experience in a similar role as a data analyst or equivalent, preferably within the water or utility industry. Ideally, you will have worked on data maintenance, data improvement or similar projects and understand the necessity of accurate and up to date data.

To be successful in this role, you will be comfortable with gathering requirements from different business user groups. Ideally, you will have exceptional verbal and written skills being able to communicate technical specifications to non-technical business users in a clear and effective style.

From experience you will be able to build and document data to information processes through; investigating divergent data sets, identifying gaps, proposing solutions and be able to test effective delivery through software testing practice.

To be considered for this role you will have experience in solution build software (MS Access, SAP Business Objects and ArcGIS would be advantageous). You will be fully literate in MS Office with advanced Excel and have a keen aptitude for new systems.

What’s in it for you:

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company. 

We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering all of our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities. 

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About us:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.  

As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.

We’re also turning waste into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.

Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.

Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy.

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