Senior Strategy Business Analyst

Barcelona, Catalonia, es
Company: Preply
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-08-04 10:03:09
Preply is a global language learning marketplace, connecting tutors with millions of learners from all over the world.Founded in 2012 and backed by some of the world’s leading investors, Preply is on a mission to shape the future of effective learning. Fueled by a belief that live engagement with a teacher is still the most effective way to learn a new skill, Preply is building a personalized learning space that will enable individual learners to reach their goals in the fastest way possible. Powered by a tenfold increase in revenues over the last three years, Preply now has 300+ employees of over 40 nationalities based between Barcelona and Kyiv. Preply is driven by a culture of experimentation and data-driven learnings, focused on building best-in-class consumer and enterprise solutions. As the company looks to increase momentum and scale geographically, this is a unique opportunity to join one of the most vibrant and attractive start-up communities in the world. You’ll join a cross-functional team with diverse backgrounds that supports the business by looking for inefficiencies and growth opportunities across different functions. We have big plans to succeed and doubling in headcount YoY. You'll support an organization on achieving its ambitious goals and create new ways of working to help us scale.

As a Senior Strategy Business Analyst, you will:

  • Develop strategic data frameworks to steer the dynamics of tutors/learners interaction and the economics of Preply’s marketplace;
  • Support the leadership team and their functions with customers/business problems analysis, with the goal of finding opportunities to grow faster and inform our strategy;
  • Evaluate special cross-functional projects, such as group classes or changing commission scheme;
  • Participate in commercial due diligence of potential M&A targets and integration of acquired organizations;
  • Support the CEO and leadership team in preparation for board meetings and reporting to the investors;
  • Communicate results to technical and non-technical audiences, sharing knowledge and insights across the organization.
  • What we are looking for:

  • 3 to 6 years experience as a Business Analyst / BI or similar roles;
  • Previous experience in Marketplaces / digital businesses (B2B, B2C, B2B2C) or Management Consulting / Investment Banking for fast-paced Technology companies;
  • Extensive knowledge of several growth and retention analytics frameworks;
  • Domain of quantitative fields (statistics, mathematics, etc.);
  • Coding skills in SQL (autonomous at querying our DWH and process data) or advanced Excel skills;
  • Strong curiosity, problem solving and problem finding skills;
  • Creative mindset and proactive attitude towards the creation and evaluation of new hypotheses;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. B1 English is a must.
  • Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Looker, Tableau.
  • What we offer:

  • An opportunity for personal and professional growth, supported by high functioning teams, stellar investors and the exciting challenges that come with joining a company at the start of its growth trajectory;
  • A top talented team with a strong data mindset from all over the world;
  • An environment free of bureaucracy and corporate constraints; a culture where your opinion is highly valued and appreciated;
  • An open, collaborative, dynamic and international culture;
  • A monthly allowance for self-development on ;
  • A competitive financial package, with generous leave allowance and health insurance.
  • Our values:

  • Human: We speak honestly and directly with compassion and radical candor. We believe every interaction should be friendly, personalized, diverse and inclusive. Above all, we believe fun should be apart of everything we do.
  • Customer Obsession:  We put our customers first by asking for feedback and analyzing the data to build products they love.
  • Hungry:  Our will to win is unmatched. We make bold, data-informed decisions, to quickly deliver value to our customers. We dare to dream big, think like co-owners, and go the extra mile to hire others who share our champion spirit.
  • Humble:  We keep our egos low, constantly learn, and trust in data to make smart decisions. We know that our knowledge is imperfect and incomplete, but not stagnant. There's always more to learn from each other, our customers, and the world around us.
  • Curious:  We are lifelong learners. Our curiosity helps us to view tough situations more creatively. We kill the noise and go deep on insights. We face challenges head on, and consistently seek opportunities to learn more.
  • Hackers : We’re obsessed with our customer’s problems. We focus on what matters, design with pragmatism, and move with incredible speed to create simple, creative, and scalable solutions.
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