Head of Business Performance

Bicester, UK | Infrastructure
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Us and our culture

Valda Energy is an established energy supplier, offering electricity and gas to non-domestic customers, presenting a viable alternative to the current crop of energy suppliers. We are passionate about innovation and challenging the status quo to deliver exceptional service and solutions to our customers.

We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and in sight of that we are currently in the process of introducing new benefits and investing in several employee initiatives such as structured training opportunities, social events, and free breakfast! At Valda Energy you can be assured that you will be supported to be your best and be welcomed in to form part of our friendly team.


The role

As part of the continued expansion of the Commercial team, we are seeking a Head of Business Performance. This is a new role for the department and will play a vital part in developing the function further. The commercial team assist stakeholders to drive change and improvement by providing valuable insights that tell the story behind the numbers. This newly created role will manage the team that specifically focuses on reporting requirements of the business and play a key part in proactively reviewing the performance of Valda Energy against its targets and expectations.

  • Provide analysis of core data to help inform strategic decisions across the business
  • Proactively identify good and bad performance on all areas of the business and provide valuable insight to stakeholders
  • Ensure reporting is fit for purpose and complies with requirements, policies, and standards
  • Manage a team of Commercial Analysts, sharing knowledge and developing the teams’ skill set
  • Establish prioritisation of team workload to meet deadlines
  • Using data to drive continuous improvement within the commercial team and across the business
  • Working collaboratively with departments across the business to ensure they have access to the data they need to optimise operational capabilities
  • Responsible for generation of regulatory reporting to external parties



  • Minimum 2:1 at degree level or equivalent/experience 
  • Managing and leading a team
  • Experience of Excel/SQL/R/Power BI 
  • Ability to lead, inspire and motivate a team
  • A hands-on team player with the ability to build strong working relationships
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • A proven record of stakeholder management
  • Right to work in UK


Terms & Conditions

  • Permanent post subject to 3-month probation period
  • Full-time 37.5 hours per week
  • Annual leave entitlement 25 days plus UK Bank Holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme consisting of 4% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution


Reports to: Commercial Director