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Head of Data- Leeds Job Details | ENGIE

  • Leeds (City and Borough of Leeds)
  • IT development

Job description

Head of Data- Leeds




ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy supply and services. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years, and our investments in energy infrastructure are focused on energy storage and renewable energy (solar, wind, biogas), whilst supplying energy to organisations of all sizes.


 We are reshaping the energy future by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, and we are looking for people who are committed to help turn our vision into reality.


About the role:


We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Head of Data to lead our data strategy and operations within our energy supply business. As the Head of Data, you will play a critical role in transforming data into actionable insights, driving our business forward, and ensuring we remain a leader in the energy market. The Head of Data will be based in Leeds,  this is a permanent role working full time Monday to Friday working 2 days from the office. 


Key Accountabilities:

·  Develop and execute the Energy Supply UK’s data strategy in alignment with business objectives
·  Define and deliver the divisional Management Information strategy, creating the target state reports enabling business insight and improved controls
·  Lead the design and implementation of scalable data architecture and infrastructure
·  Establish and enforce data governance policies and procedures to ensure data integrity and compliance
·  Manage Data Engineering team responsible for data collection, storage, and processing
·  Manage Management Information team responsible for internal and external reporting 
·  Collaborate with business leaders to identify opportunities for leveraging data to solve business challenges.
·  Drive the adoption of data-driven decision-making across the organisation
·  Oversee data analytics projects and ensure quality and timely delivery
·  Stay current with emerging technologies and industry trends in data management and analytics
·  Create a data network across the data population in Energy Supply UK
·  Collaborate with the Head of IT and Head of Transformation to identify and execute data projects
·  Ensure compliance with data protection regulations (e.g., GDPR,) and industry best practices




·  Leadership of large-scale data teams or programmes - £4m+
·  Previous experience of the Energy Industry, preferably B2B markets
·  Previous demonstrable experience in successfully dealing with senior stakeholders up to Board level
·  Experience in managing challenging and complex client & supplier engagements
·  Experience in dealing with complex negotiations with suppliers
·  Proven leadership of data functions
·  Resource planning for large scale projects / programmes 
·  Proven ability to lead and manage cross functional teams



Knowledge and skills:

·  Exceptional communicator and experienced in managing multiple challenging stakeholders with an ability to shape and influence decisions at executive level.
·  Thrive under pressure, but also be able to think strategically and plan for future growth, structure and scale
·  Expertise in leading data transformation in medium to large organisations and have a successful track record of implementing and transforming ways of working at scale.
·  Must be a strategic thinker, good relationship building skills and a self-starter
·  Ability to quickly grasp understanding of businesses and be able to identify business drivers for success, process and approaches to business models
·  Knowledge of electricity and gas UK Retail business processes and systems preferable




·  Degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline or specific related experience
·  Expertise in data modelling, database design, ETL processes, and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI)
·  Proficiency in programming languages for data manipulation and analysis (e.g., SQL, Python, R)
·  Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) and big data technologies




·  Opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of energy supply.
·  Collaborative and innovative work environment.
·  Hybrid Working
·  Bonus Programme
·  Healthcare Cash Plan
·  Employer Pension Contribution
·  Healthcare Cash Plan
·  myENGIE Benefits
·  Commitment to professional development and growth.


How to Apply

If you are passionate about data and eager to drive change in the energy sector, we want to hear from you. At ENGIE UK, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Even if you do not meet all the requirements listed, we encourage you to apply. Your unique skills and experiences could be just what we need to take our data strategy to the next level.


To apply, please submit your CV  detailing your experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.



Business Unit:  GEMS

Division:  GEMS - BP UK SUPPLY


Contract Type:  Permanent

Job Type:  Full - Time

Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)

Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

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