About the role:

We’re looking for an experienced analyst to join the Performance and Risk Team in Water Networks who can support the team to meet Water Networks current and future challenges. You will work closely with the Programme teams to assure performance and risk data and produce clear performance packs.

The role holder will be meticulous with all data preparatory activities to ensure accurate information is provided within all programme performance reports which inform programme governance meetings.

You will navigate data challenges to enable the production of data to provide an insight that will enable business decisions to be made, focussed around performance, risk, and assurance in Water Networks.

The role holder will engage with all levels of management, and effectively collaborate and engage with key stakeholders from different parts of the business and across different professional disciplines, so effective communication skills are key.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure high-quality professional reporting on performance and risk
  • Creates meaningful and clear information that can be acted on
  • Validation of data outputs from tools
  • Implement essential governance procedures for change, risk and issues
  • Acts as a central project resource, supporting the governance lead and programme manager and working with all programme team members
  • Understands the information need of the stakeholders and ensures accurate reporting on key project metrics.
  • Works with all Thames Water teams to ensure benefits are captured and delivered in line with what our board members and operational colleagues would expect to see from a world-class organisation

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

  • A self-motivated logical individual with an analytical “can-do” mind-set
  • Experience and knowledge of working with databases, data analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to learn new tools and techniques quickly
  • Excellent team player and communication skills
  • You will also be fully competent at using in-house IT systems and Office software
  • Strong focus on quality, rigour and a high level of attention to detail are key characteristics of a successful role holder.
  • Self-motivation, drive and pragmatism are critical.
  • Experience with elements of project and risk management and methodologies is desirable

What’s in it for you:

For the right person, this is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career, test your skills, support colleagues, and apply your knowledge of data to solve practical problems. Your skills will be critical to help to drive improvements across the business and inform business decisions.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the 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 referral scheme, where you can receive £750 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company.

We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering everyone 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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