Data - Operations Manager

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London, UK, USA

Posted on: 2024-06-24

Category: energy

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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.

Here at Octopus, we’re spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies; from smart meters and EV chargers; to low carbon heating such as Solar PV, Heat Pumps and beyond. We deliver smart energy and low carbon heating solutions so our customers can enjoy clean, green and cosy homes, all at an affordable price.

We’re looking for an experienced Operations Manager to prioritise and coordinatekey transformational projects within our data science team within Octopus Energy Services.

This person will act as the primary point of contact for managing communication with stakeholders across the business, facilitating clear and consistent communication, gathering and synthesising stakeholder requirements and feedback, providing regular updates on project status, milestones, and outcomes, and promptly addressing and resolving any issues or concerns raised by stakeholders.

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

Are you ready for a career with us? We want to ensure you have all the tools and environment you need to unleash your potential. Need any specific accommodations? Whether you require specific accommodations or have a unique preference, let us know, and we'll do what we can to customise your interview process for comfort and maximum magic!

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

  • Collaborate with the data team to prioritise tasks and projects based on business impact, resource availability, and strategic alignment.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive project roadmap for the data team.
  • Work closely with the Data Science Lead to translate complex data insights into actionable strategies.
  • Balance short-term deliverables with long-term strategic projects.
  • Lead the planning and execution of quarterly project roadmaps.
  • Define clear objectives, key results, and success metrics for each quarter.
  • Ensure timely delivery of projects and initiatives.
  • Serve as the point of contact between the data team and other departments.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and ensure their requirements are accurately captured and addressed.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders.
  • Oversee the execution of data-related projects from inception to completion.
  • Implement feedback loops to continuously improve processes and outcomes.
  • What you'll need

  • Experience in project management, preferably within a data or technology environment.
  • Excellent prioritisation and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and methodologies.
  • Strong leadership and team collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience leading data teams on implementing complex data projects.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to excellence.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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 we're 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 
  • Visit our perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
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