BI Analyst - Internship

Job description

Uniplaces is building a trusted, global brand for students. We believe in empowering student mobility and we have started by making the process of finding accommodation easier. We’re solving real life pains and we’re backed by top tier investors such as Atomico, Octopus Investments, Shilling Capital Partners and Caixa Capital to help us achieve this better and faster. 

We are an internationally minded company with an extremely talented team and global ambitions. Our decisions are driven by our core values of Passion, Impact, Trust and Team Spirit - with which we aim at having a company where everyone feels accountable and empowered to achieve their full potential.

About the Finance & BI Team:

The Finance team at Uniplaces covers Financial Control, Financial Planning and Business Intelligence (BI). Our finance team provides financial oversight ensuring we have robust control of our finances as well helping the company plan for future.

The BI team is working to create an environment where we provide insights to the business via day to day reporting and in depth analysis.

Your mission is to support the team with reporting and analysis. The team will train you to run SQL queries and how think through Uniplaces data. What we require is an inquisitive attitude and someone who is willing to learn. You will get access to data, guidance and the ability to perform analysis which will drive business performance.


We are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Mathematics, Computer Science, MIS, or related field or equivalent experience;

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel;

  • Knowledge of SQL would be a plus

  • English fluency.

You Style:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Strong  attention to detail

  • Willingness to learn and a inquisitive attitude

  • Ability to review, research ambiguous information and draw conclusions

  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills and sound business acumen

  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment

The daily Tasks will be:

  • Improve and maintain our business reports to ensure it is accurate and up to date;

  • Pull data from SQL and provide this data to fellow Uniplacers that allows them to monitor performance or make day-to-day decisions.

  • Engage in proactive data production and analysis projects to uncover valuable insights that create commercial value for Uniplaces;

  • Operationalizing data – setting up visualization tools and reports to provide rich and usable information to operational teams that will make them more effective in their daily work;

  • Supply analysis – help the team have a detailed understanding of our supply: such as identifying optimal price, location, availability and identify where we lack supply, as well as looking into occupancy rates, retention & churn to understand ROI quantum and timeline;

  • Demand analysis – understand customer behavior, how this varies seasonally and the channel & user segments that deliver highest volume and ROI;

What else do you need to know?

  • The role is based in Lisbon

  • The role reports in to our FP&A and BI manager and will support two BI analysts on a daily basis

  • 6 month internship