Data Analyst

at Apolitical in Weissenburg in Bayern

Apolitical is an international platform connecting the best ideas and people in the public service to solve the hardest challenges facing our societies. Our mission is to make government great for citizens everywhere. Apolitical has just raised a second round of investment and is in the process of launching major new products, growing our team and rapidly expanding our already global government and partner engagement.

Data Analyst

This is the company’s first full time data analyst, providing an opportunity to deeply shape the role and the company. You will have a high level, holistic view of all company activity as well as deep diving into our users’ interactions with us and mapping how this creates value in the real world. You will be responsible for capturing, managing and analysing data generated via a variety of sources – from our platform product and outreach campaigns to our finances and sales. This will require meticulous attention to detail and a proactive approach to improving and refining our tools and systems. With a keen eye for trends and correlations, you will report insights to all teams and create a data-driven learning culture across the whole company.

Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience/education
Meticulously organised with an obsessive attention to detail in the collection, storing and processing of data
Highly numerate with a proven talent for quantitative analysis
Perceptive and insightful – able to translate data into qualitative commentary about how to better serve our members’ needs
Of the highest integrity – you will be handling sensitive data about our government members
Exceptional communication skills particularly in terms of communicating statistics to people without a technical background
Constructively critical – constantly looking to take initiative to improve our systems
Coding skills welcomed
Interest in technologies such as machine learning and their potential applications
Experience with Google Analytics a significant advantage
Ability to quickly master new platforms and software
Experience in a professional role a plus
Highly organized and capable of managing own time in a fast paced environment
Interest in supporting and improving government and policymaking internationally
Fluent English

Duties and Responsibilities

Working closely with the Director of Product to maintain and refine our data systems
Expanding and improving the scope of our metrics to answer important questions for all teams
Working with the Product Director and Software Engineers to refine systems for gathering, storing and sharing data
Collaborating with external partners (machine learning companies, information architecture specialists) to increasingly leverage sophisticated data tools
Collecting, analysing and reporting data across the entire company
Maintaining databases and dashboards using a variety of sources
Processing, reading and manipulating the data to yield crucial insights and answer key questions
Regularly producing accessible reports and giving in person briefings across the company
Working with all teams to help them measure and increase their impact
Helping to embed a data-driven and learning culture into all company activities
Assisting teams to design A/B tests to accelerate learning
Expand the company’s infrastructure for measuring real world impact
Our work style

Apolitical values hard and smart work, whilst having fun along the way, and respects and supports people’s lives outside of work. We are a highly flexible and supportive workplace — location, hours, holidays — asking team members to consider the needs and deadlines of the team. We are committed to building a company that is great for the world and great for the people who work with us.

Please send a CV and covering letter of no more than 1 page explaining your motivations and aspirations for applying to the role, highlighting specific examples where you have demonstrated the required qualities and your salary expectations, to both with “Data Analyst – Application” in the subject line.

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Published at 10 Oct 2017
Expires on 10 Dec 2017