Groupon's mission is to connect local commerce, increasing consumer buying power while driving more business to local merchants through price and discovery. We're redefining how traditional small businesses attract, retain, and interact with customers by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions that help businesses grow and operate more effectively.

Vice President of Business Intelligence at Groupon

As the Vice President of Business Intelligence you will provide thought leadership on how we capture, define, disseminate, and utilize the wealth of data that we collect about Groupon's marketplace. In this newly created position at our Chicago headquarters, you will partner with leaders throughout the organization to ensure that we effectively utilize data to manage and drive our businesses and to shape our future business strategies. This role will report into our CFO and will work closely with our CEO, Technology team, and other key business leaders throughout the organization to create a centralized business intelligence function that will be a single source of financial and operational metrics with consistent definitions across our portfolio of businesses.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop one source of truth with no debate on the accuracy or definition (once definition is finalized) of a given data element
  • Own all data definitions within Groupon which are based upon business needs, but arbitrated and determined by BI
  • Maintain strong controls such that definitions can only be changed after a rigorous review process. Define and document a governance process that encompasses all of BI
  • Develop a change management process that facilitates the ability for business leaders to propose and debate new metrics or metric modifications to identify if a change should be made to the data dictionary
  • Create standard reporting and attribution methodology across Groupon
  • Centralize existing BI analysts who are focused on defining data requirements, managing governance, and creating BI reports for use by business leaders throughout the organization with the goal of creating one central team focused on managing these key activities
  • Establish succinct, well-defined, traceable business metrics and reporting that are used to measure/manage the business to drive performance
  • Responsible for leading, coaching and developing a high-performing team of professionals

Qualifications:

  • Business leader who has the ability to work across the organization and has a strong data/analytical orientation
  • Track record of successfully driving change and delivering results in ambiguous environments
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, global environment with multiple priorities that require strong project management and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to establish mutually productive and positive relationships with internal and external groups
  • Resourceful and creative — must bring fresh insights to a dynamic business environment
  • Strong critical thinking skills with ability to frame business issues and apply data analysis to support real-time decision-making
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proven people and project leadership abilities
  • E-commerce experience preferred

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Company Reviews

I enjoy working at Groupon because you're rewarded and acknowledged based on the hard work you put in, and not on arbitrary tasks. This helps me focus on things that will positively impact my career progression such as honing my sales skills, building my book of business, and investing time in the mentorship program.
Tyler Scott
Merchant Development Manager - Things To Do
at Groupon
I love working at Groupon because I can collaborate with brilliant team members to build strategic initiatives that will make a tangible impact on our business. I wake up every morning excited to solve some of our most complex challenges with a team of people who are innovative, smart, and inspiring.
Jackie Rodriguez
Sales Strategy Manager - Health, Beauty, and Wellness
at Groupon
I've been extremely fortunate to build my career at Groupon over the past 6+ years. Groupon has allowed me to create my own journey, and I've found great rewards in taking chances while staying focused on key priorities. The guidance from excellent mentors and access to senior leadership have also been critical to my Groupon career.
Alan Deitch
Director of Software Engineering
at Groupon
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Why work with us
We're builders and problem solvers who take our work seriously, but not ourselves. Ownership and opportunity are integral to the Groupon employee experience, and our teammates' work that positively impacts customers and merchants alike. Want to help us revolutionize local commerce? Join us!
Culture
Groupon's Chicago office—nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood—is an open environment with plenty of coffee and quirky, themed areas to keep our employees caffeinated and rejuvenated. We value openness and inclusivity and work to ensure all Groupon employees feel both connected to the mission and each other.
Perks & Benefits
Commuter benefit program
Fitness benefits
Free office shuttles
Paid parental and family leave
Comprehensive sales training program
Sense of joy
Onsite cafes
Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO)
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible spending accounts
Life & AD&D insurance
401(k)
Disability coverage

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