Senior Leakage Analyst

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Senior Leakage Analyst

My client is a large water utilities company who are looking for a Senior Leakage Analyst who will be based in the Oxford, Thames Valley area.

The Senior Leakage Analyst will work closely with the Senior Management team along with area line Managers to deliver leakage detection activities in AMP7.

The successful candidate will help deliver both analytical and strategic support which will involve delivering an effective and efficient leakage detection strategy whilst
maintaining effective relationships with its key stakeholders at all times.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Represent the client during weekly targeting meeting, challenging and discussing targeting options with the client

  • Analyse statistics on previous DMA campaigns to help direct leakage detection staff

  • Work with the leakage detection team leaders to understand the key challenges they face and develop strategies to overcome them.

  • Collaborate with client team to improve targeting efficiency

  • Assist with the mentoring of Leakage Reduction analysts


  • Advanced knowledge of leakage activities and associated technics

  • Good understanding of clean water networks and hydraulics

  • Analytical mind that can solve problems with limited direction

  • Experience of client facing rolls and developing relationships

  • Open-minded and willing to explore and test new ideas

  • Ability to analyse data from small scale tests to larger implementations

  • Experience and understanding of unaccounted for Water/Non revenue water (UFW/NRW)


  • Good/advanced knowledge of leakage detection methods and associated technics      

  • Good understanding of real and apparent water loss and NRR      

  • DMA operability tests        

  • Analytical mind set       

  • Client facing experience in previous roles        

  • Strong character with drive and determination to get the job done.      

  • Ability to liaise with senior Management   

  • Good attention to detail


Degree in a relevant subject such as chemical, civil, mechanical or environmental engineering, environmental science, geology or physical geography

Previous knowledge of water utilities corporate systems relating to utility mapping (GIS) Netbase, Aorta and SAP.

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Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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