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CEO Europe
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Product Analytics Analyst

Commercial UK&I – Full Time

Department Commercial

Reports to Head of Web & Product Analytics

Location: Based in Dublin or London; small amount of travel required

Opportunity: to be part of a team that helps drive highly informed Commercial decisions that shape Product for both Paddy Power and Betfair.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the Product Optimisation team with testing changes to our products
  • Ideation, business casing, prioritisation, data enablement and analysis
  • Manage evolving statistical techniques used in the wider analytics teams
  • Perform statistical segmentation of customers, maintaining definitions used within the business
  • Build statistical tools to help appraise business decisions: optimization, distribution fitting, monte-carlo methods and A/B tests
  • Develop statistical models to support personalisation and recommender systems
  • Data Enablement
  • Provide data where business projects require complex merging of data sources, including direct data access from APIs
  • Support the web analytics team in accessibility of product & interaction data
  • Create automated reports & dashboards measuring business performance
  • Channel/platform performance, uptake of signature products and A/B tests
  • Further coverage to meet priorities of the Insight & Analytics team

Key Requirements

Behavioural Competencies

  • Strategic Mindset: takes a long-term view and anticipates future trends and implications
  • Business Insights: has a nose for business, uses insights to impact commercial drivers
  • Drives Results: gets stuck in and achieves results that impact the bottom line with high levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • Collaborates: is a team player – works with others across the organisation to get things done
  • Customer focus: Thinks about customers 24/7, and puts them at the heart of all that we do

Technical Competencies

  • Must have had hands on experience with;
  • Management of analysts
  • SQL
  • Software packages used for statistical analysis (e.g. R/SPSS)
  • Prefer experience with;
  • APIs
  • Software packages used for statistical analysis (e.g. R/SPSS)
  • Data visualisation software (e.g. Tableau / Qlik view)
  • Must have a successful track record as an analyst in a high volume, data-rich, complex online business, including excellent understanding of data and analytical technical infrastructure
  • Naturally inquisitive mind-set: wants to understand behaviour, look for patterns, find great things

Desirable Qualifications/Experience/Interest

  • Essential the candidate has a highly numeric/analytical degree from a quality establishment
  • Must have an excellent understanding of the financial and operational KPIs upon which business decisions are based and against which strategic success is measured
  • Must have a strong understanding of the technology and mathematical/statistical techniques used in quantitative decision making
  • Ideally will have experience within and a passion for the industry, our products and a good understanding of how other functional teams operate

In February 2016, Paddy Power and Betfair merged to form one of the largest online betting operators in the world: Paddy Power Betfair plc. The merger propelled the enlarged group into the FTSE 50.

The Paddy Power brand boasts an international multi-channel betting and gaming group. The Paddy Power brand is widely seen as one of the most distinctive consumer brands in Europe. The Betfair brand is famous for Innovation. Betfair pioneered the betting exchange in 2000 – a product which altered the landscape of the sports betting industry.

Today, Paddy Power Betfair is a force to be reckoned with. We have a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of B2C and B2B operations across Europe.