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Director of Product Analytics

Pearson

Pearson

Product, Data Science
Brașov, Romania
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023

Purpose

One of our goals at Pearson is to help more people learn English and other languages, to enable them to make progress in their lives, whether that's to get a promotion at work, to move abroad to study or work or to earn a qualification. Mondly is part of our English Language Learning division. Mondly offers high quality online learning in English and 40 other languages to consumers across the world via its mobile and web apps, virtual reality and augmented reality products It has had 100 million downloads worldwide, offering professional and personal language learning in a combination of 1300+ different language pairs

This is an exciting time to join the Pearson Mondly team, as you can play a key part in shaping growth plans.

About the position

The Director of Product Analytics at Mondly will lead our product analytics efforts. This key role will be responsible for ensuring the foundation of our data infrastructure is solid and for increasing transparency across both backend and frontend data. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of data science and computer science, and the ability to drive data-driven decision-making across the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and build a world-class product analytics team, drive a culture of data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement

  • Design and implement product analytics infrastructure, including data pipelines, warehousing, and dashboards

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to establish, measure and track key metrics for success

  • Ensure data accuracy and reliability and provide transparency of data to the entire organization

  • Analyze complex data sets, uncovering key insights and trends, and making actionable recommendations

  • Develop predictive models to help drive business decisions and optimize product & marketing performance

  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices, applying them where appropriate to enhance product insights capabilities

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the insights team, fostering a culture of learning and growth

  • Communicate key insights and findings to cross-functional teams, executive leadership, and stakeholders

  • Develop a deep understanding of the business and customer segments to inform decision-making and drive business growth

  • Work across quantitative and qualitative data to develop a holistic understanding of user behavior

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

  • Proven track record of leading data-driven product & marketing insights in a fast-paced, data-rich environment

  • Strong background in data engineering and data warehousing with hands-on experience in SQL, Python or other scripting languages

  • Experience with large data sets and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker, PowerBI)

  • 8+ years of experience working with product analytics and data at leading tech companies

  • Strong understanding of data privacy, data security and data governance

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and experience in making data-driven decisions

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage cross-functional teams

  • Experience with ML frameworks such as PyTorch, Tensorflow or Keras a plus

  • Knowledge of cloud-based data storage and processing (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure) a plus

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive compensation package, including competitive salary and bonus structure.

  • Opportunities to collaborate and learn from tech leaders from top and innovative companies.

  • Flexibility to work from any location, offering a great work-life balance.

  • Daily challenges and opportunities to make a significant impact on millions of users and shape the future of AI-powered learning.

  • A dynamic and fast-paced work environment that encourages growth and personal development.

  • Opportunities to work on cutting-edge technologies and be at the forefront of the language learning industry.

  • A supportive and collaborative team culture that values creativity, innovation, and teamwork.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Job: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10197