Digital Transformation Analyst

London, UK

Company Description

At Octopus, we’re entrepreneurs and we’re investors, on a mission to back the people, ideas and industries that will change the world.  

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Job Description

About the Role

What’s in it for you? 
Octopus Real Estate is undergoing continuous Digital Transformation, becoming increasingly data-driven through adopting innovative technology, to further enhance its award-winning leading services across the real estate sector. Ahead of us lies a period of process re-engineering, process optimisation, technology adoption and technology change. We need great thinkers, innovators and agents of change to help us transform the business and the marketplace.  

Your experience of working in agile and waterfall delivery approaches will enhance the impact you have on the business and on your output of high quality, well-defined and testable requirements. 

The team 
Reporting to the Head of Digital Transformation, you will work in a team of 3ppl, and play an active role in the wider Real Estate business of 60.   

What will you be doing? 

  • Business analysis and project management of technology change projects affecting our core line of business technology platforms 
  • Working with the operations teams, to identify and bring new technologies into the business, integrating them with our current technology stack enhancing our end customer experience 
  • Define and build time-driven operational and financial performance reporting across our funds using Power BI, underpinned with rigorous data definitions and documentation  


Ideally, you’ll 
✅ Have experience managing multiple in-flight projects and prioritising between them effectively 
✅ Be able to document and validate requirements including AS IS and TO BE processes, ensuring documentation is robust enough to enable development and testing 
✅ Have strong data literacy – comfortable with data models, analysing complex data systems for trends for defining, building and managing reports in PowerBI 
✅ Come with significant hands-on project delivery experience, both IT and non-IT preferable, including practical understanding of non-functional considerations, testing and release management 
✅ Have experience working with software vendors and third parties 
✅ A broad understanding of a financial services lending business is desirable. 

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t tick every box. What’s the worst that can happen? 

This role will evolve as we grow and develop. So, if you are looking for a challenge in a fast-paced and dynamic business, we can deliver on that.

Additional Information

What we offer
💰 A competitive salary, bonus, pension and share incentive plan 
✈️ Untracked holiday 
🏡 Hybrid working – most of our people spend 3 days a week in the office 
⚓ Anchor (our wellness hub) which includes Headspace, one to one coaching through Wellness Cloud, Digital GP, Shout & more 
👪 Up to 6 months paid parental leave regardless of gender 
❤️ Life insurance, critical illness cover and income protection 
🏥 Private medical insurance for you and your family 
🚗 Electric vehicle leasing 
🌍 The option to work overseas up to a month per year 

Our Values 
At our core, we believe that how a company behaves is just as important as what it does. That’s why we chose to become an accredited B Corp (the equivalent of a Fairtrade coffee stamp but for companies) and to change our Articles of Association so that the interests all our stakeholders – employees, customers, communities, environment and shareholders – are considered in every decision we make.   

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive employee experience for all. We promote equal opportunities for growth and development regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or socio-economic background. We believe strongly that teams are at their best when every member of the team feels safe to bring their whole self to work.