Senior Data Analyst

Job description

About Uniplaces 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 Senior Data Analyst to work and report directly to the Finance Director as well as work directly with 2 Data Analysts.

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 role

The Senior Data Analyst will be a vital part of the company as it will be ensuring we continue to develop and enhance our product to drive further growth. You will be overseeing the understanding of Data at Uniplaces, helping decision makers use data to make informed decisions as to how they scale their team or optimize their behaviour.

You will also be responsible for helping the Data Analysts develop by assisting them to create dashboards or analysis that is relevant and has an impact.

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


  • Understand Uniplaces as a company, how all elements of the business effect data in order to be able to assist the business with decisions;

  • Partner with the CEO, Finance Director, Head of Marketing, Head of Operations and Product Managers to determine what analysis/reporting needs to be created/updated and assist them in understanding the team’s analysis and the potential impact it should have;

  • Ensure all aspects of our product are tracked and monitored;

  • Work with 2 Analysts to perform detailed analysis of our the whole business with an increased focused on our Product and Marketing;

  • Analyse 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:

  • Turning Data into insights/dashboards and recommendations for the business so they can make fast informed decisions;

  • Liaising with stakeholders to understand what data is needed, what is happening with the business and how this data will help the business;

  • 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 4 years  experience working with Data and SQL

  • 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.

  • Management of Analysts and Interaction with Senior Stakeholders

  • Data Visualisation Software

  • Google Analytics knowledge

  • Python

  • Data cleaning/ engineering (preferable)

  • Excel skills: Sumifs, countifs, index-match

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!

Note: Only CV's in English will be considered