Why Deliveroo? 

When you first think about Deliveroo, you probably think of getting great food to your house in less than half an hour. Awesome right? But behind the scenes is the real story. This story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us. It began with our founder Will, arriving in London over 6 years ago and finding it almost impossible to order great food, despite the wealth of incredible restaurants in the city.  Fast forward 6 years and we operate in 13 countries with over 50,000 riders who deliver orders from 50,000 restaurants in over 200 cities worldwide. 

We want to be the definitive food company - the app you go to any time you have a hunger pang. We are transforming the way people think about food. We are providing people with limitless access to different cuisines and restaurants, turning cooking from a chore to a choice, and giving people the freedom to eat what they want, when they want, where they want it. 

We work with riders, restaurants and consumers. We operate one of the most complex three sided marketplaces in the world and we do this in real time. Millions of customers and thousands of restaurants and riders rely on us to match them within milliseconds. The algorithms behind that marketplace are the secret sauce that allow us to deliver our orders in under 30 minutes.

And we’re just getting started

The scale of the opportunity ahead of us is immense. The global food market is valued at £7.7 trillion but only 1% of it is currently online. Contrast that with the digital disruption of countless other industries - from banking and travel to retail and communications - it’s clear that our journey in the food sector has only just begun.

We are already a multi-billion dollar company that is more than doubling in size every year. Deliveroo came top in the FT’s’ list of Europe’s fastest growing 1000 companies in 2018, and we were the first company ever to win Deloitte’s ‘UK Top 50’ two years in a row. Yet most of the extraordinary value this company will generate lies ahead of us. 


The Role

Reporting to our Global Head of People Operations, you will help to build out our People Analytics function and offering. You’ll work with our People & Tech teams to design and implement People Analytics tools that can be used to help us make critical business decisions. 


This will involve:

  • Developing our BI tool (Looker) to be the single source of People data

  • Build reporting infrastructure across People matters.

  • Integrate all of our People systems into Looker

  • Solve critical business challenges using data and a systematic approach

  • Develop models to help analyse our People strategy.



  • An excellent ability to distill information from many different sources to create a unified source of truth. 

  • Strong database and data manipulation skills. You will be exploring data from Workday, Greenhouse, Netsuite and more.

  • Confidence querying in SQL - you’ll be expected to be able to extract the data you need for your analysis.

  • Experience with a BI/visualisation tool (i.e. Looker). 

  • An ability to extract answers to business questions quickly and accurately.

  • Strong data visualisation and presentation skills - your findings will be presented to executives regularly and less technical, time-constrained stakeholders

  • Good knowledge of Excel/GSheets - depending on the task, there is a good chance that this is where a lot of your exploratory analysis will take place. Being comfortable with pivot tables and functions will be essential. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in HR System Analysis, Workforce Analytics or People Analytics

  • Experience within an analytics/consulting firm or tech startup

You will get to help answer questions like:

  • What are the drivers behind our retention and attrition rates?

  • What is our gender pay gap, and how can we address this challenge?

  • What are the critical “people issues” that we should track, report on, and improve?

  • How do we measure the cost of employee benefits against the values they provide?

  • How will our workforce change over the next 12 months?

Life at Deliveroo

We are a small team, with very large impact, seeking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, we’re always looking for new ideas and we’re very transparent about the decisions we make and why we make them.

There are so many questions we need to answer and plenty more we haven’t even encountered. How do data and technology help restaurants to grow as consumer habits change? How can we predict what someone wants to order for dinner long before the idea has even crossed their mind? At Deliveroo these are just some of the tough problems we are solving - and there is no challenge that cannot be yours. No solution is owned by a particular team, which means the scope for growth and personal impact is enormous. 

Benefits and Diversity 

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community, convenience, growth, time away and relocation.

In 2018 we announced our decision to give every employee equity in the company. We did this because we wanted all of our employees, regardless of location, level or role to be owners and because we believe that this is the right thing to do. We believe this helps build a culture where everyone is committed and able to share in the company’s success.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing start-up’s around.

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