Leading the energy industry in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Energia Group operate in  three separate areas: Renewables, Flexible Generation and Customer Solutions. With an annual  turnover of circa €2 Billion, Energia Group is one of Ireland’s Top 50 Businesses. Our industry is in a constant state of change and Energia Group, need exceptional people like you to help  us deliver the future of energy. We support innovators, encourage idea generators, and make our priority to listen to our team. In return, our people act with honesty, integrity, and respect. Each member of our  team plays a vital role within the group and contributes to our overall success in becoming a modern  customer centric utility. So… are you ready to switch on your career with Ireland’s leading energy provider?  

What we offer

In addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also receive an extensive benefits package which  includes an annual performance-based bonus; 25 days holidays; gym subsidy; fully paid private medical  insurance and generous pension contributions. Energia Group supports a strong commitment to  employee training & development, and continuous learning will be a core aspect of this role. 

Join an Award-winning team!  

• Business Working Responsibly Mark (Business in the Community) • Most Sustainable Electricity & Gas Provider 2021 (Corporate Excellence Awards) • Best Use of Insights (ESA Awards 2021) 

Location 

This role allows for a blended approach to working in the office and remotely from home. When in the  office, you will be based in a newly decorated agile working space, which nurtures teamwork and  collaboration in Liberty Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.  

Your new role 

Energia Group are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our growing team of data analytics experts  to manage the processes and people responsible for accurate data collection, processing, modelling and  analysis. The ideal candidate will identify solutions in sprawling data sets and will have the business  mindset to convert insights into strategic opportunities for our company. This role works closely with  leaders across product, projects, sales and marketing to support and implement high-quality, data-driven  decisions. They will ensure data accuracy and consistent reporting by designing and creating optimal  processes and procedures for analytics. They will use advanced data modelling, predictive modelling,  and analytical techniques to interpret key findings from company data and leverage these insights into  initiatives that will support business outcomes. The right person for the job will apply their exhaustive  knowledge of data analysis to solving real-world problems faced by our company and finding opportunities  for improvement across multiple projects, teams, and business units.  

Key responsibilities and accountabilities: 

• Lead a team of Data Scientist and Business Intelligence Reporting Analysts using advanced  data modelling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions  and uncover optimization opportunities. • Manage and optimize processes for data intake, validation, mining, and engineering as well  as modelling, visualization, and communication deliverables. • Build, develop and maintain key, measurable customer-focussed metrics, reporting systems,  data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics support that support key  business decisions. • Oversee the design and delivery of reports and insights that analyse business functions and  key operations and performance metrics. • Recruit, train, develop and supervise junior team members. • Work closely with key Digital Engine project teams and initiatives to support the development  and implementation of machine learning and predictive models relating to churn propensity,  customer engagement and Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) outcomes and associated  campaign analytics and reporting. • Ensure accuracy of data and deliverables of reporting employees with comprehensive policies  and processes. • Effectively translate customer analytics into clear insights and partner with business owners to  apply these insights, communicating results and business impacts of insight initiatives to  stakeholders within and outside of the company. • Examine, interpret and report results of analytical initiatives to stakeholders in leadership,  technology, sales, marketing, and product teams. • Oversee the data/report requests process: tracking requests submitted, prioritization,  approval, etc. • Develop and implement quality controls and departmental standards to ensure quality  standards, organizational expectations, and regulatory requirements. • Organize and drive successful completion of data insight initiatives through effective  management of analyst and data employees and effective collaboration with stakeholders.

 Essential Criteria:

  (qualifications, experience, skills or knowledge you MUST SHOW YOU HAVE to be considered for the job) • Third level degree or equivalent, preferably in Maths, Statistics, Economics or Computer  Sciences. • 5+ years of post-academic experience in Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning and  Analytics. • Experience and knowledge of statistical modelling techniques such as GLM multiple  regression, logistic regression, log-linear regression, variable selection. • Strong proficiency in SQL, Python and PowerBI. • Strong commercial acumen, with demonstrable experience in delivering business analytics  with the ability to communicate with all levels in the organisation in a clear, timely and  effective manner