Director, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

Director, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

About the Director, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence role at Headspace:

The Headspace Data Team is empowering the organization using deep insights that matter. We are seeking a talented and motivated leader to accelerate our efforts to drive trust, adoption, and democratization of insights. The Director will work closely with Engineering, Growth, Product, Finance, and Research teams to build systems of intelligence empowering product development while uncovering business opportunities from behavioral data. A successful candidate will be both technically strong and business savvy while being able to provide great leadership and mentorship to this team and champion & adopt scalable workflows while streamlining processes. 


Location: This role is open to remote employees in select US states: California, New York, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Maryland + Washington DC, North Carolina and Washington. 

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

    • Lead and define the vision and strategy of data analytics & business intelligence team
    • Collaborate with product, growth, science, research, and engineering teams to create a roadmap for data teams supporting business needs in alignment with our priorities and OKR’s
    • Partner closely with leadership and business stakeholders as a trusted and influential evangelist to identify important questions, define key metrics, cultivating a data driven decision making culture
    • Design and implement analytics solutions that enable consistency & scalability with cross-functional teams 
    • Own business metrics for the business, while monitoring changes in KPIs that impact business performance
    • Manage a team of data analysts to define, prioritize, deliver and communicate metrics & analyses across the business, including senior executives
    • Mentor team on strategic analyses & career growth, and be a talent magnet that retains and attracts top talent

What you’ve accomplished:

    • Degree in business, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics or other quantitative field 
    • 7+ years of experience as a hands-on manager of a data science/analytics team
    • 5+ years of experience providing business insight support for the executive team
    • Focus on data driven decision making and learning by experimentation
    • Experience leading large technical projects with engineer partners (engineers and data engineers)
    • Experience in both internal and external storytelling and executive presentations
    • Expertise with analytics tools, data visualization, SQL, R, or Python, Databricks as applied to data science and analytics
    • Deep knowledge of data models, experimental design, and execution
    • Strong ability to communicate complicated and nuanced insights in accessible language to relevant stakeholders

How we feel about Diversity & Inclusion:

Headspace is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace. 

*Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Headspace. Please inform our Talent team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

How to get started:

If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.
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