Position: Lead Business Analyst - Data Management
Salary: GBP50556 - GBP66767 per annum
Ref: 521956_1576669344
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading

Salary: £50,556 - £66,767 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent / Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role?

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a prominent role in building the industry-leading data assets that will help SSE in its vision to secure a low carbon, sustainable future for generations to come.

Our Data & Analytics (DnA) team supports the execution of SSE business strategy through the deployment of competitive DnA capabilities. The Data Management Centre of Excellence sits within the DnA team and helps each business unit to manage data as an asset and thereby understand and improve the value of their data - an essential capability that underpins the successful delivery of analytics and true business insight.

As the Lead Analyst, you'll support the Head of Data Management in the implementation of a group-wide Data Management strategy and service and help SSE business units drive the cultural change and governance framework necessary for the effective management of SSE data assets. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver the operating model that underpins the data management strategy and service provision and take a leading role in shaping and scoping early stage Data Management projects. You'll also oversee the management and development of the Data Management team in line with the goals of the Head of Data Management and provide expert coaching and mentoring to junior team members.

What do I need?

You'll demonstrate a significant breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in Data Management with experience from a similar role in supporting business critical/complex systems in a large organisation.

You'll need to demonstrate a deep understanding of the issues and opportunities facing large organisations operating in an increasingly data-driven knowledge economy. Experience of supporting the implementation of data management best practice into an organisation and using this to drive measurable improvements will be essential. Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills with a proven ability to influence effectively at all levels of the organisation will also be critical to your success.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.