Director of Data and Analytics

Unbounce - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Unbounce is well positioned to take the next step in data maturity. Our goal is to use data, statistics, and machine learning to provide sustained operational advantages for Unbounce. In a nutshell, we're looking to spend more of our time on activities that have high customer and market value, and less on things that don't. We believe that effective use of data will help paint the path forward.

We're looking for a proven senior leader to drive our data maturity. The role will lead Data Analysts, Data Engineers, and Data Scientists while influencing organizational structure and driving data education and evangelism. The successful candidate will have strong listening skills in order to identify how data can best support stakeholder goals, as well as the ability to inspire action and innovation throughout the company by shaping a data-driven culture.

A Little Bit About You

You're a subject matter expert on what it means for a company to be data-driven
You possess top notch communication skills at the senior stakeholder level with the ability to create powerful narratives that invite broader understanding of data insights
You have a proven track record of using data to drive strategy and initiatives across the entire company
You're experienced with experiment design and experience developing an experiment roadmap
You have experience with machine learning, its capabilities and limitations
You have an in-depth understanding of data governance, and a track record of moving a company to consensus on key metrics and definitions
You hold a broad knowledge base on 1st and 3rd party tooling in the data space, and have the ability to make decisions to effectively deliver the highest value to the company
You're experienced in building and leading Business Intelligence practices and groups
You're experienced in leading data democratization with an understanding of analysis/visualization tools pros and cons.
You're experienced in statistics, probability, uncertainty and their impact on business analysis and decision making
You have experienced working as an individual contributor in a data role (Analytics, Data Science, etc)
You have 3+ years of experience leading a data team in an organization with a culture of continuous experimentation and data driven rapid prototyping
You have 5+ years senior leadership experience

Your Key Responsibilities

Conduct short and long-term strategic planning and ensure data-related policies, procedures and processes are in place to address complex business needs
Develop a data governance framework to ensure data is consistent and trustworthy across all business units
Advocate for and allocate the required budget and resources to the team for current and future growth along with the data needs of the company (education, tooling, resources, etc)
Ensure that long-term data initiatives deliver quality, reliability, stability and completeness while also meeting financial objectives and the needs of the business
Evangelize and challenge our company to imagine what is possible: create a culture that embraces experimentation, and incorporate a data-iterative approach into existing processes
Make data an accessible resource and facilitate training/skills development to empower everyone to use data to their full potential
Build Business Intelligence as a discipline, and determine the best way to structure it at Unbounce
Provide career management for data leadership and create management guidelines for the Data Analysts
As the data subject matter expert, provide data expertise in senior leadership meetings with an ability to identify and provide data insights as guidance around strategic initiatives