Glovo is hiring a strong Global Head of Data Science as a strategic partner, facilitator, visionary and coach. We are in the midst of aggressive expansion, and the Data Science Team has an eye on the future. Therefore, we are now looking for a leader who wants to build, problem solve and lead the change.

You will:

  • Be the owner of creating a best in class data science team
  • Develop and maintain a data management skills development strategy, proactively identifying and delivering against gaps
  • Develop accurate resource forecasting, analysis, and solution building in order to resource projects efficiently and flexibly
  • Set a clear vision for the Data Science team
  • Incorporate the strategic use of data into core business processes, aligning to standards, tools, and approaches
  • Develop, test and productionize predictive algorithms by using state of the art machine learning algorithms and statistical models
  • Evaluate algorithms through controlled offline (e.g. cross validation with holdouts strategy) and online experiments (e.g. cross validation, A/B testing)
  • Lead and manage a team of data scientists at multiple levels
  • Act as a strategic and operative part of Glovo's Data Science recruitment process
  • Disseminate outcomes through talks as well as papers and posters in conferences

Requirements:

  • Experience in leading and building a data team of 15+ people in international companies
  • Experience in leading all kinds of data science related projects
  • Experience in a start-up and/or R&D environment
  • Responsible to spread a data-driven culture in each of the company's departments
  • Understand Business needs and create insightful Analysis to enable Product, Marketing, Commercial and Operation teams to answer their needs
  • Conception and deployment of ideas
  • Building key relationships and having the ability to communicate and present complex ideas to very senior stakeholders and get buy-in
  • Significant experience working with large data sets
  • Expert in Python and/or R
  • Significant experience with big data (e.g. Scala and Spark) and cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Command line skills
  • Get stuff done attitude: you have a can-do attitude, are comfortable working with limited resources under tight deadlines, thrive in an unknown environment and are not afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
  • Proficiency in English is a must
  • Our core values are very important to us:

    Gas: We think big and take calculated risks to go for all business opportunities, no matter how challenging they are! We work hard as a team and execute fast.

    Everyone Wins: We are here for the long run. Glovers, Partners and Users are on the very center of everything we do. If they win, Glovo wins. So for every decision, we make sure we are positively impacting them.

    Good vibes: Our teams are built of people that radiate positive energy and managers that are honest and fair. No assholes allowed! We stay optimistic no matter what, infecting each other with positivity, joy, and the desire to spend time together.

    Stay Humble: Always act humble: Everybody must roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make our big plans a reality. We are tiny! We are conscious of how big the opportunity is and how much we’ve got left to do.

    Glownership: Act as one company—one team: Care first about Glovo, not your role or your department. Own your stuff, no question, but go beyond your role; help before you are asked. Everything you need to make things happen, you do it. Glow it!

    If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!

Benefits:

  • A ticket to the moon sitting on the fastest rocket - an adventure filled with challenges and professional growth
  • Offices based in trendy Poblenou (L4), 10 min away from the beach
  • Generous equity pack for all employees and competitive salary based on experience 
  • Unlimited Glovos (zero delivery fee on your Glovo orders)
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Social benefits (such as fresh fruit every day, free Tuesday lunches from our yummy partners, beers on Fridays, bi-monthly culture days, the best coffee machine in the world,...)
  • Relocation Package
  • A young, international and talented team, used to work in a fast paced and vibrant way - currently, we are over 1.000 employees from all over the world!

 

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