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Data Quality Analyst

Glasgow, Scotland
£44195 - £50611 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Reading, Perth or Havant

Salary: £44,195 - £50,611 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

This is an exciting opportunity to support an expanding base of data professionals and improve the quality of data assets across the entire SSE group. This role focuses on helping SSE define, measure, understand and act upon data quality metrics, delivering operational efficiency and enabling innovative analytics and AI using trusted, high quality data - all supporting the goal of a just transition to net zero.

Working as part of a central Data Management Centre of Excellence you will promote data quality best practice to support data managers and data stewards across the entire SSE group. In a typical day you will be:

- Enabling the delivery of centralised data quality tooling and the associated frameworks, processes, and user guides.

- Following frameworks and best practices to ensure governed data within SSE has its quality accurately assessed on an ongoing basis.

- Supporting the promotion of best practice and healthy data culture across the SSE group, participating in engagements with data stewards to understand their current and emerging needs.

- Working with the wider Group data management team to ensure the creation of relevant and accurate data quality metrics for reporting to risk and governance committees.

- Producing and maintaining relevant training material to assist in the education and training of data owners, stewards and managers across the SSE group, with a focus on data quality management and the utilisation of data quality tooling.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Understanding of Data Management disciplines and concepts and a strong interest in the subject matter, ideally focused on data quality.

- Working knowledge of data analysis, visualisation and interpretation, ideally with proficiency in at least one language with query or statistical support e.g. SQL, Python, R.

- The ability to translate business problem statements around data quality into tangible metrics that can be assessed.

- The ability to work and collaborate with a high-performing, multi-disciplined team across remote locations.

- A systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Further actions

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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