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Centrica • United Kingdom

MI Data Analyst

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

MI Data Analyst

Location: remote working with travel to our Leicester site required once a month

We’re looking for a brilliant MI Data Analyst to join our team of colleagues in British Gas Business, that together are setting the standard in energy supply.

In the complicated world of energy, we strive to make energy simple, creating a straightforward and hassle-free experience for our customers.

Our philosophy is success comes when we’re in it together, trusting each other and having fun along the way. And because we’ve got big plans to help our homes and businesses get closer to net zero, we can’t stand still. We need to be always learning, ready to grow and move forward.

We’ve been in Britain’s homes for over 200 years. But at British Gas, we’ve never been more excited about the future.

Right now, we’re at a pivotal moment. As well as leading our customers through a once-in-a-generation cost of living crisis, we’ve got big plans to get our homes closer to Net Zero.

That’s why we need a brilliant MI Data Analyst to help us get to where we’re going. You’ll bring bags of energy, know-how and passion to our family of door-opening brands, including British Gas and Hive. And you’ll join a team who are just as focused delivering on fantastic results as you are.

Working within consumption management, the team support the imbalance, settlements, vacant and demolished and read utilisation processes. Day to day this involves running scripts to obtain data to support the wider team as well as developing new scripting and building MI reporting. In addition, you will collaborate closely with our offshore team sharing best practices.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Communicate & present analysis in an appropriate format.
  • Recommend and deliver operational & technical process or system enhancements to support settlement and imbalance delivery.
  • Support and consult with the team across their range of operations that use; SAS, Hadoop, RStudio, MS Excel, VBA, Databricks, Python, Access, and SQL.
  • Develops and scripts and reports / analysis to support the team, in accordance with technical, financial control & audit requirements.
  • Provide management information for business performance monitoring.
  • Develop controls and management information.
  • Data mining, extraction, manipulation, and presentation.

To succeed in this role, you should be able to demonstrate experience in the Energy industry. Have a solid understanding of SQL and be familiar with varied data sources, data organisation, storage, relevant relational databases.

Basic knowledge of statistical methodologies and data analysis techniques is required. An eagerness to understand R and develop in Databricks using Python is a must.

You’ll have strong attention to detail when working with data to make accurate conclusions, predictions and be comfortable effectively collaborating with stakeholders.

Work Experience & Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Data Analytics; SQL, Advanced Excel (Power Query, VBA) and Access.
  • Knowledge of; UK Energy Industry, SAP/ISU and Marketflow.
  • Traits; technically minded, adaptable, a strong desire to learn, can manage changing priorities effectively and excellent stakeholder engagement.

At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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