Data Insights Team Lead Data Insights Team Lead …

Octopus Investments
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Oct 20
Octopus Investments
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Oct 20
Octopus Investments
Data Insights Team Lead
Company Description
At Octopus we're transforming the industries we operate in and improving the lives of millions of people. We've built market-leading positions in a number of specialist sectors, including smaller company financing, renewable energy, healthcare and property finance. We employ in excess of 750 people and manage more than £8.3 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors. Our products don't just help real people solve real life problems, they also make a positive impact on the world around us.

The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Real Estate Octopus Investments, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Our aim is to have an impact in everything we do, and to make a vital contribution to the UK economy by helping people, companies and institutions generate wealth. And we're always on the look-out for smart, talented people who share our values.

Job Description
We're looking for a Data Insights (Business Intelligence) Team Lead to work within Octopus Investments, reporting to Charlie Taylor (Head of Octopus Choice & Cash).

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of 2-4 BI data analysts - coaching, prioritising work and managing team resources

  • Working with sales and marketing teams to define the right metrics and analyses to drive performance improvement

  • Delivering dashboards, analyses and data requests to the sales and marketing teams

  • Working with the data engineering team to define data model requirements

  • Running the core reporting operations of the team on Power BI

  • Helping move the wider business towards being more data driven

Ideally, you'll have some or all of the following qualifications, skills and job-related experience

  • At least 2 year of experience working with Power BI (Pro or, ideally, Premium)

  • At least 2 year of experience writing SQL and DAX

  • Ideally, experience in using dbt for data modelling

  • At least 1 year of people management experience

  • At least 3 years of experience creating dashboards and doing targeted analyses in a sales context

  • Ideally, experienced using Kanban in Jira

  • Experienced working in or alongside data engineering teams to deliver data solutions spanning source systems to end-users

And to really stand out from the crowd, you will display the following qualities and characteristics:

  • Ambition to create a data-driven culture

  • Passion for data visualisation

  • Love helping people learn new skills

  • Strong analytical mindset

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Experienced at managing multiple stakeholders through processes or projects

  • Always bringing energy to the team

Additional Information
Our Values and DNA

At Octopus we don't just focus on what we do but also how we do it. Everyone shares our values of being straightforward, helpful and bold. And while these are the principles that guide us as an organisation, our DNA goes even further, by revealing our inner strengths:

We are loyal: we fully buy-in to the company's vision and believe in everything that Octopus stands for.

We are respectful: we live and breathe the Octopus values of being helpful, straightforward and bold.

We are resilient: we have an inner strength that means we never give in.

We are intellectually curious: we seek to understand how the world works and were always learning, adapting and improving.

We understand who our customers are: and because we know them really well, we always give them our very best.

What we offer Octopus has built an exciting and inclusive high-performance culture where employees feel empowered. This means we welcome discussions around flexible working hours. We also understand the value of diversity, and we have a team dedicated to promoting gender, ethnic, socio-economic, LGBT and disability equality, to make sure we back up our words with actions. All Octopus employees are given the opportunity to develop new skills, aim higher and accelerate their careers.
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