Senior Manager of Business Analytics

| Chicago

 

You can play a crucial role in this Fortune 1000's company ability to drive revenue and profit.

 

Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

 

The Supply Analytics team uses analytics and business strategy to evaluate and optimize Groupon’s supply offering.

 

Groupon is looking for a motivated, data driven individual to own the high performing analytics team focused on supply across all core Local and Travel verticals. The Senior Manager of Business Analytics will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies and critical metrics around supply acquisition, optimization, and retention. This position will bring thought leadership and a strategic mindset toward discovering opportunities and identifying recommendations to improve performance in an evolving business.

 

We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?

 

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Lead and develop a high-performing team of analysts

  • Proactively uncover meaningful supply optimization insights not specifically directed by others

  • Use analytics for business optimization

  • Drive cross-functional partners in product, data science, sales operations, and sales to prioritize and execute projects and initiatives that align with data-driven recommendations

  • Provide insights that aid near term and long term decision-making for the businesses

  • Deliver data-driven recommendations to senior leadership team

  • Own and improve data infrastructure and reporting related to supply availability, optimization, and performance

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Economics, or similar; MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred

  • 6+ years of experience working closely with cross-functional teams - ideally product, data science, and/or engineering

  • Experience managing people and leading analytics teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management, as well as the business and technical communities

  • Advanced SQL skills required; experience with Hadoop a plus

  • Experience with data visualization and presentation - preferably Tableau, or similar tools

  • Self-starter, fast learner, adaptive to fast-paced working environment

  • Results-oriented, high-energy, dynamic individual with hands-on mentality

  • Ability to demonstrate creativity to solve problems and use quantitative/qualitative skills to deliver concise, logical recommendations and drive cross-functional business decisions

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.

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Location

Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.
600 W. Chicago Ave Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Groupon

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

What are Groupon Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fitness benefits. Free office shuttles. Paid parental and family leave. Comprehensive sales training program. Sense of joy. Onsite cafes. Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO). Flexible spending accounts. Life & AD&D insurance. 401(k). Disability coverage.

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