Product Analytics Lead (OTA) (remote/relocation possible)

Job description

Do you want to join us on a journey to change the trillion dollar travel industry? We are looking for the best and brightest who share our passion for data-driven user experience.

FindHotel believes that travel is the one thing that really opens minds to new ideas, cultures, and ways of thinking. Our mission is to get every traveller in the world the best accommodation deal. From adventure travel and backpacking to honeymoons and family vacations, we deeply care so that every traveller can make the best-informed accommodation choice at the absolute best conditions for every trip.

To further this goal we are growing our product analytics chapter and looking for analysts to push our booking experience to new levels, to make sure that our customers can find the best accommodation deals & book them easily on FindHotel. As the Product Analytics Lead of our OTA (Online Travel Agency) tribe you will own our booking experience analytics end-to-end! This includes checkout & booking management experience, supply partner integrations & management, payments & fraud, finance and customer support. So, we're looking for a driven expert who understands e-commerce and who has the technical & analytical skills to make sense of the mountain of data our users generate to support the teams & operations of the OTA tribe with analysis, experimentation, tracking and prioritisation. You would be the only analyst in the tribe to start with and this is a very hands-on role. Over time as the tribe grows, you would have the chance to build your own analytics team. This is a great challenge for the product analyst who wants to grow beyond product analytics into product business operations , all the while assisting us on our quest to build the next generation of accommodation search.

What you will be doing

  • Perform in-depth analysis on user behaviour data to discover insights & optimise the user experience
  • Analyse & interpret AB test results and contribute to ideation & prioritisation of AB tests
  • Work closely with the Product Owners and Tribe Lead to give guidance on and influence goals, roadmaps and prioritises.
  • Support tracking across our products&teams and build data models & dashboards to visualise it in Looker, our BI software, in collaboration with data engineers.
  • Own payment and fraud analytics
  • Support financial reporting & customer support with data & tracking.
  • Be the overall data expert in the OTA tribe giving guidance to all aspects of running this business unit
  • Communicate proactively and educate the rest of the company with insights & best practices
  • Build an analytics team by hiring, managing & coaching analysts.

What a day in the office might look like:

You start the day by checking up on the product dashboards & AB tests to see if anything requires attention. During the daily stand-up you raise issues you identified regarding payment acceptance rate & conversion rates of one our supply partners and suggest improvements to deal with them. Before lunch you improve the data model & dashboard used by the customer support team to measure their progress. After a team lunch you'll meet with the team to brainstorm new experimentation ideas and prioritise the backlog to deliver the most value to customers. At the end of the day you'll set aside time to deep dive into the latest payment method that we implemented in the checkout and write-up your insights & recommendations of how to evolve payment methods in the next iterations.

The team: Product owners, UX designer, developers and supported by data scientists & engineers.


Required qualifications & experience:

  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience using data to drive product and business decisions, with a significant part of that in product & e-commerce analytics
  • You are highly analytical and data-driven and have the ability to assemble, analyse and interpret data to make decisions and communicate findings
  • You are eager to learn new things and have a flexible mindset
  • You have a strong customer focus and product intuition
  • You are an expert at using SQL and developing data models & dashboards in BI tools like Looker, Tableau or Qlikview
  • You have experience designing & analysing AB tests
  • You have experience in or the motivation to grow into analytics of running business&operations in areas like payments, finance and customer support
  • You have a good understanding of statistics
  • You have experience & affinity for coaching and building analytics teams

Preferred qualifications & experience:

Especially for the more experienced candidates, we'd also expect to see in-depth experience in one or more of the optional areas below (in order of priority):

  • Online travel experience
  • Building & managing analytics teams
  • Business Intelligence, event analytics tracking, data modelling, data warehousing
  • Payment & fraud analytics
  • Business & financial analytics
  • Programming & statistical modelling in Python or R.
  • Web analytics software like Google Analytics, Mixpanel & Amplitude

Why join now?

  • We recently rebuilt our website and its infrastructure to be faster, extensible, and scalable; built a local team of experienced product developers and are looking to grow traffic from 7.5M monthly visitors to 20M+ within the coming year.
  • Completing our mission means building an efficient tool users love. Doing that in a market as large and as competitive as online accommodation is a rare opportunity to make an impact in the online world.
  • We are a profitable company that aims to grow from 80 team members to 200 by the end of 2022
  • We have a strong user-acquisition engine and a lot of room to grow. It's an exciting journey in a company that's driven by data.

Do you want to know if FindHotel is the right place for you? Find out by reading our CEO's blog post

What we offer:

  • Lots of chances to learn and grow – you’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the city, be part of a culture which values sharing knowledge every day and have a budget to attend conferences and develop yourself.
  • A profitable company with fast growth and a great scale opportunity.
  • A competitive compensation package + perks and benefits. (including Stock Appreciation Rights)
  • Flexible time off (take as many holidays as you need) and freedom to work remotely - we measure results, not time spent in the office.
  • You will be part of a highly international team in a fun work environment.
  • Wevalue good food, and offer catered lunchesfrom various cuisines.

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Do you want to know if FindHotel is the right place for you? Find out by reading our CEO's blog post.

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