Head of Data (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Hamburg

Looking for an exciting challenge?
Join us on our mission to become a global champion in commerce advertising and performance marketing.
 
Backed by our investor Waterland Private Equity, our three companies are digidip, shopping24, and Yieldkit form mrge. 
Together, we are building and scaling technology platforms that all share the goal of connecting advertisers and publishers in a manner beneficial to both parties.

We are an international, multilingual team with flat hierarchies. Our teams work with a high degree of independence, both from offices in Hamburg and Berlin, as well as remotely.
 
Our culture runs on trust, friendliness, and collegiality, fostering a positive work atmosphere.
Working with us is easy and fun – just ask our clients, who we help to reach their goals in an uncomplicated, reliable way. 
In close cooperation with our partners, we provide advertising formats that offer genuine relevance for our users and, as a result, lead to higher sales.
 

We would be delighted if you joined us ​as our Head of Data!
Your Tasks:
We are seeking an experienced Head of Data to lead our data team in the further development of our state-of-the-art cloud-based data platform. The Head of Data will be responsible for defining and executing the data strategy, managing data projects, and driving data-driven decision-making across the organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data management and advanced analytics, as well as a proven track record of leading and developing high-performing teams.
  • Define and implement a data strategy that aligns with the company's business objectives and supports the growth and success of the organization
  • Lead and develop a team of data professionals, including data scientists, analysts, and engineers, and provide ongoing coaching and support to help them grow and develop their skills
  • Manage data projects from start to finish, including defining project scope and objectives, coordinating with cross-functional teams, and delivering solutions on time and within budget
  • Analyze large and complex data sets using advanced data analytics techniques to extract insights and inform decision-making
  • Communicate findings to stakeholders in a clear and actionable manner, and work closely with business leaders to identify opportunities to use data to drive business outcomes
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices, and continuously learn about the ad tech industry and the needs of the target market
Your Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. computer science, data science, statistics)
  • 8+ years of experience in data management and advanced analytics, with at least 3 years of experience in a leadership role
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based data platforms and experience working with large and complex data sets
  • Proven track record of leading and developing high-performing teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively present findings and insights to a variety of audiences
  • Passion for staying up-to-date on industry trends and best practices, and continuously learning about the ad tech industry and the needs of the target market
  • Fluent in English, German skills are a plus
Your Opportunity:
  • Take an active role in shaping an innovative, growth-orientated international corporate group from its early stages; seize the opportunity to become irreplaceable!
  • Take on responsibility as you become an important part of a young, ambitious, and friendly team with a shared desire to develop its skills.
  • Enjoy opportunities to work independently, with flexible hours and hybrid remote/office working options.
  • Enjoy top-notch employee benefits: 30 paid vacation days, the latest tech, individual development plan, prepaid spending card (50€ monthly budget) and much more
  • Take your skills, talents, and career to the next level as you grow with us.
Have we convinced you? Then we can’t wait to read your application!
 
All our employees have equal career opportunities at mrge, regardless of gender, origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other personal attributes.
Candidates will be considered and selected equally based on their skills, qualification, and the needs of the company.
We know that experience and skills are matters of development and gain while working. Therefore, we encourage you to apply even if your profile does not meet 100% of the requirements for this position.
About us

A global champion for Commerce Advertising with the vibrant energy of a start-up? A high-tech platform that’s fun to work with – for both employees and clients? A multi-location based company with flat hierarchies, run by an international, multilingual team? Yes, that’s us! At mrge, we connect publishers, advertisers, smart tools and formats to drive additional revenue. Now we are excited about connecting with you.


Are you ready to grow? Then join us on our mission to expand mrge and its entities digidip, shopping24 and Yieldkit through fresh ideas, great talent and true commitment. We’re looking forward to getting to know you!

Your application!
We appreciate your interest in mrge! Please fill in the following short form. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at jobs@yieldkit.com or jobs@mrge.com.

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