Founded by Michael Lahyani in 2005 as a magazine (Al Bab World), Property Finder today is a single technology platform and brand across multiple countries in the MENA region. We offer the most advanced tools and best-in-class user experience for homeseekers, real estate brokers, and developers. Property Finder's most recent valuation secures our status among the Middle East's emerging unicorns, affirming a growth-oriented identity. 

Over the years, we've expanded our operations to Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and secured a strategic shareholding in Hepsiemlak, the leading property portal in Turkey. With over 600+ dedicated people in 6 regional offices, we facilitate more than 14 million monthly visits across our platforms, solidifying our position as a regional powerhouse in the proptech space. 

As the pioneering portal for homeseekers in the region,  we are on a mission to motivate and inspire people to live the life they deserve.

Position Title:

  • Director / VP, Business Analytics (to be determined based on experience / tenure)

 

Position Summary:

  • This position carried the overall responsibility of designing Property Finder’s analytics organization strategy, and creating impact through solving business problems in partnership with product, marketing and commercial organizations.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set the future vision of the role business analytics plays in the organization in line with the company’s strategy and vision
  • Lead the Analytics Center of Excellence in the organization, consisting of various analytics functions, including: commercial, product and marketing analytics
  • Drive impact through establishing a “data beats opinion” mindset in the organization
  • Bring transparency to strategic priorities and through  reporting, and come up with recommendations to improve product, marketing or commercial performance
  • Develop frameworks enabling us to solve complex business problems, lead building and  implementing analytical models
  • Establish the single source of truth for critical KPIs across the entire organization, and influence critical stakeholders for usage of these
  • Discover new opportunities to grow and optimize the business through analytics, modeling, and business case development
  • Manage a team of  talented managers and senior managers across UAE and Turkey
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company and represent the function in cross-functional teams

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of experience in highly analytical roles – ideal candidate would have previous experience as a combination of Principal / Associate Principal in a top-tier consulting company, OR experience as VP, Business Analytics / Data Analytics function within a technology company (for VP tenure, we expect at least 15 years of experience)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with experience in presenting technical content to audiences with clear sow hat. Ideal candidate would have an obsession with “So what” and have exceptional ability in “storylining”. (can’t emphasize this enough)
  • Exceptional ability to influence direction of the organization using the combination of 1) power of analytics, 2) stakeholder influencing and 3) agenda driving
  • Demonstrated track record of leadership, with coaching, developing and guiding talent
  • Significant experience and knowledge of analytics and statistical frameworks (A/B testing, Pre-post analysis, retention/churn analytics, marketing analytics and product analytics)
  • Proven track record of high performance and achievements in career 
  • Having an eye on detail, immediately picking up issues on trends, knowing where to look at and what to search for
  • Proven track record of understanding of an end-to-end analytics

Note: The tenure of the role (i.e., Director vs VP) will be based on the background, experience and expertise of the candidate in consideration

Our promise to talent

We encourage our people, called creators, to move fast, to be bold and offer them countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing and talent-centric organisation. 

Our goal is to ensure that our people find their time at Property Finder a rewarding experience where the company’s growth also means personal growth.

Overall it is a place for you to be your best self. 

Property Finder Principles

  • Move fast and make things happen
  • Data beats opinions
  • Don’t confuse motion with progress
  • Failure is success if we learn from it
  • People over pixels

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