Analytics Manager

TES Global
Sheffield, UK
16 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About us

Tes Global is a fast-growing, digital education company committed to supporting teaching and learning. Tes Global has been supporting our educators worldwide for over 100 years.

We are home to the world's largest online community of teachers, with over 11 million registered users.

Educators are at the heart of our business and they shape everything we do. We're dedicated to ensuring that everyone has the best education, wherever they are.

We succeed by working together, collaborating across teams and global locations. We're excited about the future. We embrace new ideas, innovative ways of working and open technologies so that we can help every educator in the world to raise global teaching standards.

We are diverse, we come from different backgrounds and different countries. We are teachers, journalists, designers, technologists, sales people, events managers, software engineers and more. Together, we are socially engaged and united by our passion to support educators, schools and students.

We're committed to providing an inclusive and engaging workplace where everyone's contribution is valued. We believe that a diverse organisation makes us stronger. If you share our vision and would like to join our team, please see our latest job opportunities.

The role

We are looking for an Analytics Manager to join our Data Science team. The successful candidate will make an impact across Tes by leading our team of three talented and enthusiastic analysts in generating insight and supporting decisions.

As manager, a key part of your role will be supporting team members' personal and technical development. To do this you will need hands on experience of data analysis, research and reporting.

Our work is varied, interesting and challenging; you'll be involved projects of all various shapes and sizes, covering various domains (jobs, news, resources) and objectives (product experimentation, strategy, reporting, research, ...). Some examples of projects you might work on are;
  • Quantifying the impact of a product that recommends jobs to users
  • Investigating the drivers behind changes to site traffic (e.g. volume of resources viewed by teachers)
  • Helping a product manager to design an experiment aimed at increasing the conversion rate of an online form
  • Managing three data analysts and building their skills
  • Prioritising and defining work from a range of stakeholders
  • Producing and communicating high-quality analysis of business problems
  • Supporting product development squads with experimentation, measurement and evaluation
  • Improving our self-serve business-intelligence system

What do we want from you?
  • 2+ years of management / leadership experience in analytics
  • Taking a consultative approach to generate clear specifications from loose descriptions
  • Using critical thinking to develop metrics that clearly guide business decisions
  • Clear and succinct written and oral communication
  • Able to summarise and present in-depth investigations to a range of audiences
  • Excellent SQL

  • Experience with experimentation or knowledge of lean product development principles
  • Knowledge of statistical testing
  • Python (jupyter, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, ...)
  • Experience supporting self serve analytics

What do you get in return?

A competitive salary up to £35,000; 25 days annual leave rising to 30; 5% pension after probation; state-of-the-art city centre offices; access to a range of benefits via perkbox; discounted parking for city centre; a people centric culture all driven to achieve the same goal; a supportive and consultative environment; to support you with personal development.

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