Decision Scientist / Data Analyst, Competitive Intelligence

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Vinted Marketplace

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 our new Decision Scientist, you will become an essential part of our Competitive Intelligence team. Our data expertise helps guide our organization's strategic moves in the competitive market landscape. As a Decision Scientist, you will turn data into actionable insights to inform our strategy, assist in setting our ambitious market growth targets, and provide deep dives into the performance of our organization relative to competitors in the markets we operate in. You will collaborate closely with strategists across different teams, supplementing their strategies with insights.

This role will be quite technical during some periods (doing advanced analyses on internal and external data), but can also be non-technical for some months depending on the research or project. We’re looking for someone who can thrive in both this type of dynamic environment, has the capacity to grasp new contexts, and is invested in our mission.

In this position, you’ll 

  • Build deep insights and analysis regarding the dynamic and competitive landscape in which we operate and benchmark our performance versus the market. 
  • Work with our internal data and external market data to discover insights, converting these into tangible business recommendations that support our strategy
  • Be the market expert when it comes to classifieds, marketplaces and more, building your knowledge through market research 
  • Create and deliver market intelligence insights to the broader organization as part of the strategic planning and performance tracking
  • Engage with external stakeholders, companies, interest groups and experts to learn more about latest trends and market developments
  • Lead and participate in strategic projects, in close collaboration with your colleagues from the Strategy Team and the Vinted team at large.

About you 

  • 3-6 years working experience working as a Decision Scientist, Data Analyst, Product Analyst or a Strategic role with a strong data component
  • BSc or MSc in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or another related field (equivalent working experience is also acceptable)
  • Programming experience (for example Python, R or Scala)
  • Proficient in SQL and experience with dashboarding tools (e.g. Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • Highly business-oriented and affinity with online marketplaces
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good communicator who can present complex topics clearly and persuasively to different audiences and Stakeholders
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to combine data insights with strategic thinking 
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 days of paid annual leave
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Frequent team-building events
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • A daily lunch allowance
  • ClassPass (Gym Membership subsidy)
  • Pension plan with total contribution of 12%, 8% by the Company and 4% by employee
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • An NS mobility card
  • 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 the 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 €55,600 - €72,000 gross per year.