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Data Scientist

 

Salary & Benefits: £33,570 - £41,963 per annum dependent on experience + attractive pension + 25 days holiday

 

Location: Bradford, with flexible/remote working arrangements & the role may involve occasional travel to sites in Yorkshire

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist to join our Data Science team at Yorkshire Water. We are open to considering someone from an analytical/commercial background or from a PhD/academic background who can apply their skills in a business environment.

 

What will your role involve?

 

You will play a key role within the Data Science team by developing analytical solutions that enhance the understanding of our assets and processes. The outputs of these analyses will inform the operation of our assets within Service Delivery (Operations) and the solutions delivered through our capital programme.  You will act as an analytical expert working as part of business-wide groups that ensure the delivery of regulatory and customer commitments.

Some of the key responsibilities of the role are outlined below:

 

  • Identifying the relationships between assets, service, risk and cost to produce robust business cases, both proactively and in response to business needs
  • Devising innovative solutions through the application of wide-ranging analytical and statistical techniques
  • Developing key indicators which forecast risks and identify opportunities in respect of regulatory and customer commitments
  • Working closely with colleagues across the business to inform capital and revenue interventions
  • Embedding the outputs of analytical solutions within the business to enhance the way we manage our assets and support the delivery of performance and customer commitments
  • Maintaining & promoting a culture of excellent Health, Safety & Wellbeing

 

What skills are we looking for?

 

Strong analytical, statistical and data processing skills are essential. Experience in the application of these skills in a commercial environment to understand business performance & risk would be advantageous.

 

Successful candidates must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, including Excel and PowerPoint, with knowledge of techniques utilising modelling languages (R, Python etc.) being highly desirable.

 

Industry/sector experience is desirable.

 

Good communication skills are essential.

 

Successful candidate must have a valid UK Driving Licence

 

The successful candidate must be able to thrive as part of multi-discipline working groups and be confident in taking a leading role within such groups to ensure the delivery of outputs against a backdrop of competing priorities and pressures. As such strong influencing, communication and presenting skills are essential.

 

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process. If you could also please upload an up to date copy of your CV outlining your relevant experience for the role and a covering letter.

 

Advert End Date: Sunday 24th January 2021

 

 

 

What's in it for you?

 

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure Check, through a Third Party Company prior to commencing employment.

 

All our roles are subject to a medical questionnaire, and further medicals when required

 

 

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda Group's non-regulated water and waste contract operations in the UK. We focus on winning non-regulated contracts or projects that have the potential to improve the Kelda Business.  KWS has a growing pipeline of opportunities bidding for and developing contracts in the water/waste water and renewables sectors throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are known for our excellent standards with ISO90001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 certifications, CHAS accreditation and a ROSPA gold award linked to our Health and Safety performance.

You can expect plenty of benefits and support for playing your role in shaping our future and developing business growth.

Kelda Water Services values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Water Services reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Data Scientist