Data Analyst / Decision Scientist, Network

  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Vinted Go

Brief info about Vinted 

Vinted Marketplace is the largest online international C2C marketplace in Europe dedicated to second-hand fashion, with millions of registered members spanning 20 markets in Europe and North America. With a mission to make second-hand the first choice worldwide, Vinted enables people to sell and buy second-hand clothes and lifestyle items from each other, helping give those items a second or even third life.   

Vinted Go launched in 2022,  with a focus on developing products and solutions for more seamless shipping and delivery across Europe. Vinted Go has connected more than 40 carriers and more than 200,000 PUDO points across Europe to support the delivery of millions of parcels per year.  

The Vinted Group, composed of Vinted Marketplace and Vinted Go, is headquartered in Vilnius, with workplaces in Germany, Lithuania, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and over 2,000 employees. It is backed by six leading venture capital firms: Accel, Burda Principal Investments, EQT Growth, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sprints Capital. 

Information about the position 

As a Decision Scientist in the Network domain, you will, among other projects, build upon the existing definitions of the performance metrics of our carrier portfolio, automate their tracking, discover ways to optimise the services provided, and provide insights for the product and business teams on the optimal agreements with third party carriers. Your first project will likely be to identify the biggest opportunities to retrieve compensation from carriers for parcels that are lost or delivered too late and help streamline the process. You will work closely with Strategic Partnership Management teams and other Decision Scientists within the domain. You will report to the Network domain’s Team Lead of Data Science & Analytics.

Within Data Science & Analytics at Vinted, we have three distinct roles. We believe that each role can make a similarly-sized business impact, and therefore our salary ranges are the same for all three roles. To better understand your role as a Decision Scientist, here are brief descriptions of each role in the department:

  • Decision Scientists are responsible for actionable insights, identifying and sizing opportunities, and developing automated tools that increase the quality of product and business decisions by applying statistical methods and data-driven decision making.
  • Data Scientists are responsible for identifying algorithmic opportunities, ensuring those opportunities are addressed in an optimal fashion and design, developing and maintaining production-grade statistical and machine learning algorithms.
  • Analytics Engineers are responsible for data curation: Translating data needs from stakeholders into architecting, building and maintaining efficient & reliable data models and pipelines.

In this position, you’ll 

  • Collaborate with the Strategic Partnership Managers on projects within the Network domain to identify strategic opportunities, and answer key business questions. The opportunities will be related to third-party carriers’ cost optimisation where even small improvements can have millions of euros impact, their performance, delivery network development, and our agreements with them among other topics.
  • Ensure these questions are answered in an optimal fashion (e.g. in the form of an ad-hoc deep-dive, experiment, dashboard, or automatically recurring analysis)
  • Analyze identified opportunities to understand their scope and impact (i.e. size opportunities)
  • Set up and own the key performance indicators for the domain, including selection, forecasting, and proactively flagging issues
  • Enable your team and direct stakeholders to independently leverage data for business insights via dashboarding tools (Looker)
  • Inspire the usage of data & analytics within the domain to make data-driven decisions

About you 

  • Extensive proven experience in Data Analytics or in a related position (typically 2+ years of working experience or similar activities resulting in a similar level of proficiency)
  • Highly business-oriented and comfortable with iterative processes
  • A good communicator who can present complex topics clearly and persuasively to different audiences
  • Comfortable with constantly changing environment and able to structure your own work
  • Able to balance between analyses depth (time needed) and business impact
  • Statistically proficient (e.g. regression analysis, A/B testing)
  • Proficient in SQL and experience in an analytics language (Python, R, etc.) as well as BI tools (Looker, Tableau, PowerBI, etc.)
  • Excellent at communicating in spoken and written English
  • Advantage: Experience working in the logistics or adjacent industry (e.g. quick commerce)

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Free access to an office gym
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • Private health insurance
  • On-site canteen serving delicious homemade food at discount prices
  • Frequent team-building events
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • The opportunity to spend up to 90 days per year - 21 of which can be spent working outside of the EU - on workation
  • A dog-friendly office

Working at Vinted 

Individual Learning Budget

Vinted will set aside a yearly sum equal to 10-13.2% of your annual salary to be invested in your continuous professional development. You’ll be able to take the initiative to use it for covering relevant learning activities that benefit your role.

Hybrid Work 

We’ve adopted a hybrid workplace model where 2 days in office are recommended but not enforced. It’s up to you and your team to decide on the exact days you’ll spend working together in person.

Equal Opportunity

The Vinted Group is committed to building an inclusive workplace where people from all walks of life feel a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, identities and life experiences. At Vinted, all applicants are treated fairly without regard to their race, age, religion or belief, sex, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

The salary range for this position is 3,175 - € 5,291 gross per month.