Senior Director, Data Science & Analytics

Amsterdam

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Vinted is Europe’s biggest pre-loved fashion marketplace, with 45 million members in 15 countries. We want to make second-hand the first choice worldwide.
A team of over 1000 people from Vinted’s offices in Vilnius, Berlin, Prague, Amsterdam, and Utrecht develop and support our platform. We share a unique work culture that’s based on aiming high, taking ownership, co-creating, caring, and growth.
Vinted is committed to building an inclusive workplace where people from all walks of life feel a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, colour, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion/beliefs, disability or age. We truly believe when we can be fully ourselves, we work better.
As the Senior Director of Data Science & Analytics, you will be part of the four-person team leading Vinted’s Marketplace. In this key position, you will have a dual role: you will lead all of the Data Science & Analytics colleagues that work on our Marketplace and steer the Marketplace business as a whole, together with your direct peers in Engineering, Product, and Design. You’ll report directly to our Vice President of Data Science & Analytics.

In this position you'll

  • Collaborate closely with your peers in Engineering, Product, and Design, to develop and drive the vision, strategy, and objectives of Vinted’s Marketplace business
  • Lead our Marketplace business to measure all relevant quantitative aspects of user behavior and their impact on our business
  • Enable key stakeholders throughout our business to translate data into insights
  • Recognize and advocate opportunities to improve our products and processes by applying data (e.g. through machine learning or optimization)
  • Implement best-in-class Data Science & Analytics and managerial practices throughout your teams
  • Build, mentor, lead, and scale world-class teams of Analytics Engineers, Decision Scientists, and Data Scientists

About you

  • You have significant professional experience (10+ years) working with Data Science & Analytics professionals
  • You have experience (5+ years) as a manager of managers (leading teams of 30+ members)
  • You have outstanding business acumen, analytical skills, and long-term planning skills
  • You’re well-organised with a collaborative attitude and a strong sense of ownership
  • You’re able to motivate and inspire others
  • You have outstanding English communication skills with both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • You’re willing to frequently travel to our other offices (Vilnius/Berlin/Amsterdam)
  • Bonus: you have managerial experience in a hypergrowth-stage environment
  • Bonus: you have experience with C2C marketplaces

Work Perks

  • Opportunity to join our stock options programme
  • Learning budget (10% from gross yearly salary) 
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Monthly team-building events
  • Remote workout classes
  • A personal budget for shopping on Vinted
  • NS mobility card
  • Work anywhere in the EU for 90 days out of the year
  • Home office support (IT workstation equipment provided + a personal budget of up to 540 € for home workplace furniture) 

We want people to work from where they’re most comfortable, which is why we’re using a hybrid workplace model at Vinted for the foreseeable future.
Hybrid means that we encourage working from the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the remainder of your time from either home or the office, but it’s not required. You’re welcome to work from either location all or some of the time, depending on what you think is best and safest for you, and how the Covid-19 situation is developing where you are.
Job region(s): Europe
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