Data Analyst

Job description 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 million 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 Data analyst to work and report directly to the Head of FP&A & BI

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 Data Analyst will be a vital part of the company as they will be ensuring we continue to develop and enhance our product to drive further growth. They will also be assisting our marketing team by ensuring we continue to find ways to grow and enhance our Return on Investment.

In time this role will also extend into enhancing and changing our search algorithm which will require programming skills and some data science techniques  

It is a unique opportunity to enter one of the trendiest and fastest growing startups that are transforming the Real Estate industry.


Perform detailed analysis of our product: how users are interacting with it and identify areas for improvement/design and measure tests with our product team.

Ensure all aspects of our product are tracked and monitored.

Analysis of our extensive marketing data and understand how we can improve our return on investment from our marketing spend.

Analyze our CRM data, use the above marketing data as well as our other user data to build a complete customer journey.

Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis

Translate this analysis into something that can be easily understood by senior management

Your typical day will look like:

  • Analysis of data and working on longer-term projects to enhance growth;

  • Ensure new data is added to our data warehouse and then build the requisite tables/views for other users to use;

  • Meet with stakeholders to ensure you are aware of data changes, enhancements, tests and contribute to their thinking by presenting insights and ideas back to them.


Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 2 years  experience working as an analyst with Product and Marketing Data;

  • Experience with working with large data sets from multiple data sources

  • Fluent in English;

  • Degree ideally in mathematics/statistics/computer science/finance.

Preferred Tools knowledge:

  • Deep Experience in SQL.

  • Data Visualisation Software

  • Google Analytics knowledge

  • Python

  • Data cleaning/ engineering (preferable)

  • Excel skills

What do we offer?

  • Meeting people from all around the world on a daily basis, really feeling you’re impacting students in one of the most crucial steps in their life;

  • 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;

  • Working in Lisbon, one of the coolest up and coming start-up hubs in Europe, where the sun always shines and the seafood is delicious!