Job Description

OLX seeks a business-savvy, data-driven and action-oriented individual to join its team. We are looking for an accomplished analyst, who is at ease with slicing and dicing of data, applying statistical methods, using tools like SQL, SAS, R, Excel and power-point for analyzing large amounts of data and communicating insights.

The overall responsibility will be to help drive core business results through delivery of strategic and tactical insights from data.  This will include the following:

  • Develop insightful analysis about business and their strategic and operational implications
    • Conceptually design, execute and embed analysis that support strategic planning and decision-making with external & internal sources
    • Develop story lines, collect data/input, Analyze and make complete presentations
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative studies in a structured way, suggesting areas of improvement and identifying opportunities / threats based on internal and external data sources, market trends and user behaviour in an effort to strengthen efficiency and provide strategic direction
  • Prepare reports for management & operations to drive decisions
  • Ability to crunch heavy data, build insights and drive operational decision making

 Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Between 2-4 years of business analytics experience
  • Education: B.Tech/ M.Tech from a premier institute (IIT/NIT/BITS etc)
  • Expert in use of SQL, Excel and one or more of the statistical tools like R, SAS, VBA for data manipulation and statistical analysis purposes
  • Expert in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Exposure to statistical techniques like Predictive Modelling, Regression, Cluster Analysis, Factor Analysis, hypothesis testing, exploratory analysis etc. would be a plus
  • Ecommerce experience would be a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills - ability to understand and interpret data within the context of the business - solve problems and distil data into actionable recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to work across cross-functional teams; independently and proactively
  • Intellectual and analytical curiosity – initiative to dig into the “why” of various results
  • Desire to learn new technologies and grow analytical skill set
  • Comfortable working in a fast and dynamic environment with tight deadlines

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