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Data analyst

Thames Water
Date Posted
8th November 2018
£26,000 to £33,000 Per Annum

What is the purpose of the role?

Create and maintain the master data for water and wastewater network assets in corporate systems. Provide management information, analysis and commentary to enable the department or other customers to make informed business decisions. This may include sourcing and maintaining data as a resource for future reference.

What makes this role unique?

Working in a collaborative environment, there is a focus on self-development and building skills through the delivery of governed master data management, with innovative reporting solutions that deliver tangible results and sustainable improvements.

What will this role involve?

You will be required to:

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 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.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who has experience in a similar role as a data analyst or equivalent, preferably within the water industry. Ideally, you will have worked on data maintenance, data improvement or similar projects and have an understanding of 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 past 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 test effective delivery through software testing practise. 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.

Thames Water information and salary details

This position is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will be based at our head offices in Clearwater Court, Reading, Berkshire and receive a salary of up to £33,000 dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 22/11/2018.

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