Data Analyst

Number of employees


London, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2023-10-11

Category: energy

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Full time

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About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @

Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

As part of the wider Octopus Energy group, Octopus Energy Generation sources, invests in and actively manages a range of utility scale renewable energy assets. We are looking to expand our team as we continue to scale our investments base of c£6bn.

Since entering the renewables market in 2010, Octopus Energy Generation has grown to become the largest investor of solar power in Europe and a leading investor in onshore wind. We currently manage an increasingly global portfolio of renewable energy assets. The operational portfolio includes over 250 energy generating companies, delivering revenue in excess of £250m pa.

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

What you'll do

  • Work with stakeholders, gather requirements, and understand business needs to develop visual reports, KPI scorecards, and dashboards that wow stakeholders
  • Build and maintain regular BI reports for the Octopus Energy Generation Team
  • Carry out data processes and checks to ensure data is accurately represented in reports and data repositories
  • Liaise with teams across the business to gather data requirements
  • Work with a data engineer to create necessary data pipelines to support projects and improve data delivery
  • Improve existing reports, identify improvements and efficiencies
  • Manage processes to onboard new renewable assets and collect the data required
  • Contribute and participate in the wider Octopus data community events including talks, hackathons, and stand-ups
  • What you'll need

  • A passion for working in energy and contributing to the energy transition
  • Comprehensive knowledge of data design, data modelling, data management, and data visualisation
  • An ability to see the big picture and communicate insights to the wider business as well as technical teams
  • To drill-down data and visualize data in the best possible way through charts/reports/dashboards
  • Financial literacy with an understanding of P&Ls, Balance Sheets, and Cashflow statements
  • Drive and curiosity to problem solve
  • Good communication skills (sharing insights with technical and non-technical stakeholders)
  • A passion for applying modern data tools to solve problems, and help colleagues make better decisions
  • Experience of working in a fund management and/or renewables business would be advantageous
  • Technical experience with the below technologies:
  • Creating reports and dashboards in Power BI (or similar BI tool), Dax
  • Wrangling data outside of a spreadsheet environment
  • Writing queries in SQL (dbt is a bonus)
  • A scripting language is a bonus (ideally Python)
  • Developing within the Microsoft Power Platform
  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people. We’ve also been placed in the top 10 companies for senior leadership
  • Visit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
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