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E.ON Next: Head Of Data

E.ON Next: Head Of Data

Posted 29 June by E.ON

Company description:

At E.ON Next we’re part of shaping the future of energy and leading the energy transition towards sustainability in the UK. We’re dedicated to providing customers with exceptional service and use state-of-the-art technology to do so. We trust our people who have freedom and are empowered to take responsibility and are excited to deliver excellent service for customers every single day.

Job description:

Location:  Leicester or London
Competitive Salary and Benefits

Do you love analytics and want to work with cutting-edge technology? Then E.ON Next is right for you;   

You will lead the growth of the Data Science team, be responsible for owning the data analytics and architecture roadmap to ensure data ready access to data and analytics to the business. 
You will be a key advisor to the leadership team and a thought leader in the business. You will also perform day-to-day tasks within the Data Science team. 

As the Head of Data, you will;

  • Own the development / execution of data architecture and analytics tool set
  • Work closely with the CFO to drive data enablement for the organisation
  • Direct the workload for the data science team, pragmatically aligning on priorities and approaches with senior stakeholders
  • Own the shape of the Data Science function and lead on recruitment
  • Lead on pulling information together for data related regulatory reporting
  • Mentor team members
  • Collaborate and advise on projects across the functions

Profile description:

We’re continuing to innovate in the energy industry and we’ll succeed because of our people.
We’re looking for the following experience and skill sets;

  • Strong Business Analytics background—experience working with and manipulating numerical, textual and time-series data
  • Be comfortable managing and prioritising across the whole business with snr leadership support
  • Experienced in SQL and the Python data science stack (pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn, Jupyter) and using AWS and Postgres or similar
  • Have a “prototyping” and MVP mindset
  • Willing to roll sleeves up and get stuck into the detail – a “leader” rather than “manager”
  • Ability to see problems as opportunities and have a logical, creative and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Non-hierarchical, non-territorial, demonstrating transparency and collaboration as they work across the business
  • Willing to build organisations around people rather than process
  • Be committed to agile way of working
  • Set an example around culture & new ways of working
  • Be willing to test and fail (fast)

Reference: 40550721

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