Head of Analytics

Kings Cross, London
Data & Insights
About The Role

Checkatrade -The trusted foundation of every home

Passion for Data Analytics?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Analytics to join the team. You'll work closely within the Data Team and with business leaders to deliver on our mission to become 'The trusted foundation of every home'. With exciting growth plans, our vision is to make Checkatrade the number one place homeowners go to get their jobs done by quality tradespeople. You'll lead a high-performing team of Analytics Engineers and collaborate with various business units to align analytics goals with business objectives. Love a fast-paced environment? Love to develop and mentor teams? Great! We'd love to hear from you.

Location: Kings Cross, London or Portsmouth, Hampshire. Hybrid working applies - 3 days in the office.

Where do you fit in?

Reporting to the Chief Data Officer, the Head of Analytics will lead the Analytics Engineering team, a key pillar of our Data & Analytics department. This role involves building Gold standard datasets to support business analytics, supporting and mentoring distributed analyst teams as well as engaging in complex, high-value analytics projects. You will play a pivotal role in democratising data across the organisation and ensuring that the data is supplied with timely, well-modelled data as well as insightful analytics.

What's in it for you?

  • A generational opportunity to join a modern marketplace business with impressive growth plans.
  • We are looking to more than quadruple our revenue over the coming years! You could be part of this!
  • An opportunity to work with the best business leaders across Data, Technology, Commerce, Marketing, Product and more.
  • A role with a direct impact on our bottom line, future ambitions and innovations. We are not here to settle for the status quo. Instead, we are here to challenge, evolve, innovate, and grow.
  • An excellent salary and benefits package including car allowance, up to 20% annual bonus, private medical, EV salary sacrifice scheme plus more!

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a leadership role within analytics or Data Engineering
  • Strong expertise in data analytics, business intelligence, and data warehousing
  • Proficiency in BI tools (e.g., PowerBI, ThoughtSpot) Expert in SQL and Python with knowledge of how to leverage dbt and Airflow Data modelling and governance expertise
  • Knowledge of how to run experimentation platforms and CoE Inspirational leadership styles with the ability to influence senior stakeholders
  • Experience in running an Analytics Centre of Excellence in a distributed analytics department
About Us

We believe in the power of homes to improve lives, support livelihoods, and build communities. That’s why our mission is to be the trusted foundation of every home by connecting people with the trades and tools to make home improvements easy. 

Established in 1998, we’ve built a UK leading brand, expanded our trade base, and seen record levels of consumer demand – but this is just a start!  We are excited about the unique opportunity ahead of us to deliver unparalleled growth while strengthening our position as a UK leading marketplace for home improvements and repairs.  

Our values are who we are and what we do. As a collective we are all in and moving at pace. We have a bias for action and are always customer obsessed. We are innately ambitious and think big and bold. And we always do the right thing by our customers and our team.

So, if you want to be part of a forward-thinking, values driven business that is truly going places - then maybe this is the place for you?  

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