WS/3225 - Power BI Developer/Data Analyst - Oil Operator

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Power BI Developer/Data Analyst - Oil Operator




£35K - £50K + Operator Benefits


UK Central London

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EU Nationals or UK work permit holders

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An expanding Energy Company, with a focus on gas extraction and low carbon solutions, seeks a Power BI Developer/Data Analyst. In this role, you will design, implement and support Microsoft Power BI Dataflows, Datasets, Reports and Dashboards to support Finance, Operations, HR and IT and much more. The Company is open to applications from graduates to experienced professionals – the key is to have some Power BI development experience and a passion to excel in the role and take on a lot more responsibility.

The Company, which is part of a larger Group of Companies, focuses on Oil and Gas production and in developing low carbon technologies for the coming energy transition. They are actively involved in the North Sea with production from operated fields. They are in constant acquisition mode and in recent years have increased their market position significantly. They hold operated platforms in the Danish sector and have equity shares in West of Shetland. This presents major opportunities for the Company to realise operational and commercial synergies and further enhance their offshore skills base.

The Company is committed to further growth, both organically and through acquisitions. With a fairly flat organisational structure and a friendly open culture, they actively promote knowledge transfer and individuals’ involvement in the decision-making process. The Company advocates health and fitness and has a fully operational gym on site with free instructor lead classes. In addition, the Company is keen to promote from within, all leading to great opportunity for career development
Reporting to the Head of IT the role encompasses many functions and as you progress in the role you will take on more responsibilities:
  • Build good working relations across the various departments that this role supports – e.g., Finance, Operations, HR and IT.
  • Become knowledgeable in the Company’s Power BI workflows, practices and current dashboards available.
  • Become knowledgeable in the Company’s Sharepoint system, configuration, users, data etc.
  • Design, implement and support Microsoft Power BI Dataflows, Datasets, Reports and Dashboards to enable timely and robust information is available for business critical reports for Finance, Operations, HR & IT
  • Educate, encourage and support end users on the utilisation of the Microsoft Power Platform and the Company’s Energy Sharepoint configuration to build process efficiencies across the various departments
  • Manage the Energy Sharepoint infrastructure with support from the Site IT Co-ordinator and Executive Assistant
  • Produce monthly IT reports and submit these to the Head of IT on performance, availability, integrity and security of the Azure infrastructure as well as updates on any key projects
  • Stay abreast of the latest industry developments within the data architecture, data culture and data transformation space to continuously improve the offering to the business
  • Maintain and control Cloud hosting (Azure) to ensure all data held can be accessed and utilised by all businesses at any given time
  • Build and develop good working relationships and support with 3rd party connectors (Theobald)
  • Evaluate new technical concepts which have the potential to provide benefits for the business and run prototypes if appropriate
  • Take ownership of the Azure Infrastructure budget and manage costs
  • Support the annual ERP (enterprise resource planning) audit as required
  • Provide ad hoc support on projects including M&A (mergers and acquisition) as and when directed

This is an exciting and varied role providing the opportunity to work across many departments of an expanding oil operator; report directly to the IT Manager; be mentored and supported by IT and Operations personnel; and empowered to develop at a fast pace taking on more and more responsibilities.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent essential. An oil and gas related discipline advantageous but not required.
  • Passionate about technology and its application to improve business performance across an organisation – this is key!
  • Experience using and developing Microsoft Power BI solutions essential. You may be a graduate or experienced professional.
  • An understanding and/or working knowledge of Microsoft Azure. As you progress in your role, it is expected you will take on more responsibilities for their MS Azure services.
  • An understanding of how analytics forecast trends in the Power BI platform essential.
  • Experience in identifying and proposing strategies using low to no code to increase business optimisation and minimise maintenance desired.
  • Certified Microsoft developer or working towards qualification desired.
  • Qualifications in AWS or Google analytics advantageous
  • Knowledge of SQL/VB preferred
  • Knowledge of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS would be an asset but not required.
  • Results orientated, conscientious with a strong work ethic and can-do attitude
  • Desire and ability to create and deliver change
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Commercially astute and cost focused
  • Have a structured and well-organised approach to work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time
  • Solutions focused mindset
  • Positive attitude with willingness to learn new skills and technologies through self-development
Other Information
Package - A Salary Package of £39K - £50K (Base + London Allowance of £4K) is on offer dependent on skills and experience. There may be some flexibility on salary for a high calibre candidate. Oil operator benefits include – 25 days holiday, bonus scheme, pension, life assurance and unlimited access to the office gym and free instructor led classes…

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