Business and Data Analyst

Job description

About the company: is the world's largest online booking platform for student housing. With, we’re not only enabling international and domestic students around the world to quickly and easily find student housing; we’re also giving landlords a digital and global infrastructure to reach millions of students. We are committed to transforming the student experience globally and turning an old-fashioned market on its head - it’s our way of changing the world. The start-up, launched in 2012, raised more than $30 millions from Atomico and Octopus Investments and have more than 100 employees in Portugal, UK, Italy and Spain.

As part of our growth strategy, the company is looking for a Business Analyst to work and report directly to the CFO.

We are a results oriented business with global ambitions who value team spirit in which everyone feels responsible and empowered to achieve their potential and be rewarded for doing so. The Business Analyst will be a vital part of the company as he will help the CFO identifying and validating the best strategies to grow the business in the years to come. It is a unique opportunity to enter one of the trendiest and fastest growing startup that is transforming the Real Estate industry.


About the job responsibilities:

You will be tasked with supporting our top-level decisions based on data! We expect you to perform data preparation and activities designed to support BI, with the intent to identify specific information required to support our sales force and then present these results in a meaningful and intuitive format, using a variety of BI tools and techniques.


Your typical day will look like:

  • Work with different stakeholders to identify KPIs and gather business requirements for reporting;

  • Create design deliverables for new reports and dashboards;

  • Test reports to ensure optimal user experience and data quality;

  • Investigate and solve data discrepancies and inconsistencies and assist in addressing the cause;

  • Create and modify dashboards and reports using BI tools based on project requirements;

  • Build queries to answer ad-hoc questions, but also complete ad-hoc requests independently while verifying data and working with other departments;

  • Focus on understanding the relationships within the data, and the business’s key performance indicators.


Experience & Education:

  • Demonstrable and strong problem-solving skills;

  • Creative and critical thinking skills;

  • Hands-on, do-er mindset;

  • Results-driven and high levels of grit;

  • Fluent in English.

Preferred Tools knowledge:

  • Top Excel skills;

  • Experience in SQL is a must;

  • Experience with data analysis on Python or R is a plus;
  •  Knowledge of a BI tool is a plus;
  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts would be good to have.

This is why you’ll love this job:

  • Meeting people from all around the world on a daily basis, really feeling you’re helping landlords getting their properties known and fully booked;
  • A company culture that is people-driven and that focuses on personal development and training to help you tap your talent into its full extent;
  • Access to a pool of talent that is hard to find. Your stakeholders and peers will come from world-class backgrounds and will have stepped up within Uniplaces. You’ll find mentors and role models.

What else do you need to know?

  • This is a remote-based role, but we offer the possibility to work in a co-working once a week!
  • You must be available to work 40 hours a week.

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