Senior Data Analyst
Dealer Auction is a digital business transforming automotive remarketing.
Born from a joint venture between Auto Trader and Cox Automotive, we are the UK’s largest online wholesale marketplace. Our core purpose is to help automotive businesses buy and sell used vehicles online, faster and smarter than any other platform.
Customers include Manufacturers, Fleet & Leasing companies, Franchise and Independent Retailers.
We are continually evolving our digital platform to do more, from search and data tools to logistics and transaction management. We currently attract over 5500 buyers and 1200 sellers and transact over 120,000 vehicles every year.
As buying and selling moves away from traditional methods into online solutions, we’re on a mission to make buying and selling cars an easy, straight-forward process and are set to grow exponentially.
Our culture is underpinned by the values of being community minded, brave, innovative, reliable and passionate. These behaviours ensure that as a team we have a common foundation that enables us to be respectful of others and collaborate to grow our business and deliver value for our customers.
As our analytics leader, you will be responsible for:
Driving the data and insight behind the evolution of our platform and products.
Shaping the development of our platform through the use of data analytics, data modelling, testing & experimentation
Working closely with the Senior Leadership team, Product team, Engineers and UX design you will be instrumental in contributing to the delivery of a roadmap that generates value for our customers and our business.
You will be responsible for defining and validating or invalidating hypotheses about the market, our customers or our systems and bring a scientific way of thinking to the business.
Supporting our Reporting and Insight Analyst you will help develop best practices for ways of working and ensure they have the opportunity to develop their skills; meeting their personal development goals.
You will have access to a powerful cloud computing stack and AutoTraders team of Data Analysts and Scientists who you will be expected to share knowledge and learn from. You will have access to AutoTrader’s in-house training as well as support and insight from Cox Automtove’s Data team.
Familiar with statistical and data science methods that will support scientific decision-making and product evolution.
Confident and will be able to develop in our cloud data warehouse using SQL.
Innovative, creating product ideas and spotting opportunities to leverage data to the benefit of customers and the business. Spotting opportunities to Driving conversion in the marketplace to the benefit of our customers
A strong and clear communicator who is able to build effective relationships, knowing when to share and how best to do that based on the audience.
Outcome focussed in the execution of experiments, driving product development and platform changes based on a clear understanding of the value they will achieve. Making the “so what” clear alongside the data.
Experienced in using business intelligence tools to create dashboards that enable efficient workflows and promote self-service insight.
Curious about new technology and how it can be used for the benefit of the business and our customers.
Identify opportunities to drive conversion in the marketplace through the removal of friction points and making recommendations on actions that need to be taken and/or product development or enhancements that need to be delivered.
Support the development of the platform through the use of quantative data analysis so that decisions are data driven.
Support all users, including the Senior Leadership Team, with ad-hoc deep dive analysis & insight requests.
Support team members in identifying hypothesis and work to prove or disprove them
Work with the Reporting and Insight Analyst and Engineers to maintain and develop our various data sources in our existing data-lake
Coach others, review code and promote data modelling. This will also ensure best practices are used in the SQL coding that power the business Tableau Environment.
Benefits and more
We’re offering a competitive salary dependent on experience. You’ll have 25 days holiday initially, increasing to 28 days and in addition bank holidays. You will have access to our rewards scheme and will be enrolled on to our ‘Gear Up’ employee discount programme.
There will be the opportunity to keep up to date with advances in analytics, as you will also be included within AutoTraders wider Data analytics community. Plus there will be the option to attend external conferences.
We have a hybrid working model, with flexibility built around days in the office in Manchester as well as working from home. Enabling us to collaborate, learn from each other and focus as needed.
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
We work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies and we’re not looking to add to our PSL.
We do not accept unsolicited agency CV’s sent to the recruitment team or directly to the hiring manager. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV’s.
Cox Automotive is the world’s largest automotive service organisation. We
provide dependable solutions that improve performance and profitability
throughout the vehicle lifecycle to manufacturers, fleets, and retailers.
Our businesses are organised around our customers’ core needs across vehicle
solutions, mobility, remarketing, funding, and retail.