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Head of Analytics

Toronto, Canada Kijiji
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Kijiji is the #1 online classifieds site in Canada and one of Canada’s top 10 most-visited digital properties. We reach nearly half of Canadian internet users monthly. We’re a leader in helping users find and trade goods and services in their communities, including Autos, Real Estate and Jobs. We’re proud of our engaged, results-oriented and collaborative team and were recently named one of the top Toronto Tech Employer Brands.

We are seeking a hardworking individual to join the Kijiji Finance team as our Head of Analytics!

This role will report into the Kijiji Finance Director, and interact heavily with both the management team, team leaders, and peers across all parts of the organization. This leader will direct a team of analysts that frame and enable strategic decision making through numerical analysis and frameworks. The successful candidate will work to set the stage for the analysts and their partners within the business by introducing the frameworks that can capture the complexity of Kijiji's business, ensure that both the Analytics team and the rest of the business is focusing in high-impact areas, and weaving clear and concise stories that tie together disparate analyses into strategy and outcomes. Lastly, you will be a part of a global analytics community, contributing to Adevinta's global expertise!

What you’ll do:

Act as a "key point of contact" for business leaders both locally and internationally on how to structure frameworks and analyses to handle complex business questions.

Work autonomously to develop skilled analysts, deploying their time and efforts in the most strategically effective manner.

Advocate for a common understanding of the online classifieds business / landscape to ensure disparate teams towards a unified set of goals and objectives.

Create a robust measurement framework to evaluate program success, supported by scalable processes and self-service visualization.

Proactively seek new and innovative ways to use advanced analytics to deliver insights.

Partner with the finance function to ensure critical KPI monitoring and reporting and to bridge the connection with analytics, site activity, and revenue.

About you:

  • 7+ years of experience in Analytics or other quantitative fields
  • Prior experience as a people manager
  • Advanced SQL skills, proficiency with analytical & visualization tools (Excel, R, Python, Tableau, etc.), experience with modelling and analysis (machine learning, statistical analysis)
  • Good communicator, with the ability to explain technical concepts and analyses implications clearly to a wide audience
  • Capable of taking ownership for an initiative and working through ambiguous problems
  • Open to new solutions / able to craft innovative processes
  • Confirmed ability to quickly adapt, maintain focus, and hold a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, agile technology environment

Note:

Please submit resumes in text format (no images).

Recruiting and hiring processes will be modified and / or made accessible to accommodate individual special needs, when requested. After successful hiring, ongoing practices and guidelines will also be updated to meet accessibility needs.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Kijiji is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.

What we offer:

  • Meaningful work with globally diverse highly skilled teams giving you the opportunity to make a difference in our customers’ lives.
  • International career opportunities throughout Adevinta.
  • Competitive compensation and development opportunities. We value your personal and professional growth.
  • A healthy work-life balance, including working from home options.
  • A forward-thinking company with several social team activities (online and offline).

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta* offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

Covid-19

People are the heart of Adevinta, and their health and well-being are our first priority. We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

*eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 17 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

As a global network of loved local brands, including Kijiji in Canada, mobile.de in Germany, and leboncoin in France, our team of over 6,000 employees are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month. 

eBay Classifieds Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [1] talent@eclassifiedsgroup.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. 

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