Head of Global Analytics - ECG Motors

Amsterdam, North Holland Requisition Number R0032802 Subsidiary Marktplaats

eBay Classifieds Group is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the team:

Classifieds is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to reach out to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eBay Classifieds Group already has a presence and in prospective markets.

Head of Global Analytics - ECG Motors

eBay Classifieds Group is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the Team

The Global Analytics team is a central team, based in both Berlin and Amsterdam. We support business leaders across the globe on topics spanning Marketing, Commercial, Product and Motors as well as liaise with analysts that are embedded in the different markets. In every of these domains we hold ourselves accountable for the outcome, resulting in either eCG investing in new business opportunities or optimizing existing business performance.

People working in this team have a mix of academic and business savvy skills to help unlock a drive the value of analytics and delivering a positive outcome that connects to our growing global business and customer needs. Part of our cultural values is that we build success by strongly connecting with each other and work as a team that supports each other.

About you

You are someone that combines intellectual horsepower, experience and business insight to solve difficult and complex problems, to identify and drive opportunities for business growth. You have a keen understanding and make valuable contributions across buy side and sell side customer offerings and exercises judgement to determine the appropriate action. In this role you should be comfortable around senior management and executives and with them are able to get things done. We expect you to also be an active contributor in growing the global analytics team to become the best analytics team in the industry.

Job description

As the Global Motors Analytics lead you are the strategic business partner for our motors business leads as well as our global motors center of excellence (CoE). Responsible for implementing operational and strategic analytics initiatives. You are conscious of the directions in our Motors strategy and completes work with that in mind. Part of your contribution will be around driver analysis and opportunity finding, as well as ad-hoc analysis that make and impact on a global scale.

Your team will work closely together with the motors analysts in the markets and a you are responsible for further developing this analytics community to make an impact on a global scale.

Responsibilities

Team and Community building with Analysts, globally

  • Lead and grow a team of 3 highly skilled professionals
  • Liaise with the embedded analyst to create and maintain a common analytics approach towards Motors business questions
  • Work with analyst across different functions and markets to improve analytics for eCG globally.

Reporting and Management information

  • Develop global reporting, balancing insight complexity with layout simplicity
  • Help with strategic planning
  • Ad hoc data requests
  • Forecasting and target setting

Strategic data and research

  • Further develop strategic understanding of business drivers in the classifieds Motors space
  • Provide data driven insights that help to drive the business forward
  • Be the data sparring partner for motors leadership team
  • Manage insights across global matrix teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and presentation abilities in English; equally comfortable communicating with C level and entry level staff
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, Engineering or other quantitative field
  • 8+ years track record (or equivalent) in using data to facilitate business decisions; including professional experience in a global organization
  • Able to work using a multitude of disparate data sources and tools; working out of a data warehouse or from smaller imperfect datasets
  • Proficiency in at least one data querying language (SQL, Hive, etc)
  • Strong people leader, who has a genuine interest in seeing others develop.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Subject matter expert on motors customer and business.
  • Customer focused; and is able to connect this to the business strategy and financial outcomes
  • People-oriented; eager to build positive and productive relationships with a variety of partners and draw upon their skills when needed
  • Experience applying complex models statistics to drive business decision-making
  • Familiarity with BI Tooling
  • Hands on experience with one scripting language (R, Python, Java, etc)

What we offer:

  • Dynamic, international teams with very skilled personalities, a passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humor.
  • The chance to work closely with other teams across eBay; in Europe, the USA and globally.
  • A competitive salary, great benefits and an excellent working environment.
  • Silicon Valley amenities, such as iPhones and MacBook Pros, crazy high spec dev machines and very nice office facilities.
  • An opportunity to build applications, which will be used by millions of people globally.

Please not that the location can be either Amsterdam, Netherlands or Berlin, Germany.

Interested?

From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to apply and send us your CV.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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