IT Data Manager (Forecasting) (55-65K)

Job Description

My client are a prominent player in the energy sector, known for its significant presence in providing electricity services. With a strong commitment to delivering reliable power supply to homes and businesses, the company has established itself as a key player in the energy landscape. Their focus on customer satisfaction and sustainable energy solutions sets them apart in the industry.

As a manager, you'll lead a team of 3 analysts in comprehending, quantifying, and handling the risks and opportunities associated with energy product transactions in our markets.

With a sharp analytical mindset, you'll guide the team in generating precise and timely forecasts and insightful analyses. Ideally you will have expereince working on large complex datasets and are comfortable presentating reports and presentations to senior stakeholders to forecasts the companys sales, profits and many more aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee risk management in the Trading function, gaining in-depth insights into our exposure to volatile markets, and ensuring accurate measurement and reporting of critical metrics.
  • Lead and mentor a team of proficient analysts, prioritizing integrity and performance, and taking charge of their long-term growth through a coaching approach.
  • Collaborate with various business units to translate market understanding into actionable insights, exhibiting confidence in communication and building trust as a dependable partner.
  • Develop and refine customer demand forecasts, spanning from immediate to long-term projections, supporting our Trading teams in maximizing value.
  • Generate precise forecasts of sales and gross profit, presenting them in a manner that aids critical decision-making processes.
  • Continuously enhance and produce commercial performance analyses, deepening our comprehension of performance at both the portfolio and individual customer levels.
  • Spearhead projects that enhance the value proposition of the Power NI Trading function, working with cross-functional teams to achieve shared objectives.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 2.1 degree in a relevant subject with a strong numerical/statistical background (e.g., Mathematics, Science, Engineering).
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing complex data and analysis models, showcasing agility and creativity in problem-solving for consistent, accurate results.
  • Proficiency in interpreting intricate datasets to extract valuable commercial insights.
  • Effective communication of insights to senior stakeholders, driving actionable outcomes.
  • Demonstrated systematic approach to time management and self/team organization.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of electricity retail and wholesale markets
  • Proficiency in using relevant BI tools/analysis platforms such as QlikView, Power BI, Python.


  • Hybrid working (3 days WFH)
  • Flexibile working hours (Start and finishing times)
  • 28 days holidays + 11 stat days
  • Company bonus up to 10%
  • Annual cost of living review
  • Free Car parking
  • Career progression

If you are interested in hearing more about this position or any other Data related position in the NI market, please do not hesitate to call Rachel Boyle on 028 90330250