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3 - 5 Years
Manager Data Science - Digital Media
Booking.com is the world’s leading travel platform with a top-tier performance marketing team responsible for a substantial part of its revenue.
As a Data Science Manager of the digital media channels you will lead a team of talented data scientists and analysts working on measurement and optimization of all Booking.com retargeting and prospecting channels (e.g. Facebook, Youtube, display ads, audio, etc). You will be responsible for driving the performance of those channels, liaising with FP&A, marketing operations and product development teams, as well as applying relevant statistical methodology to estimate and optimize incremental value of marketing campaigns.
Lead, mentor and motivate a team of data scientists and analysts
Establish team strategy and set executable roadmaps
Drive daily performance of all retargeting and prospecting marketing channels
Liaise with product development, ad ops and FP&A teams
Lead by example by taking ownership, being proactive and collaborating
Continuously evolve your craft by keeping up to date with the latest developments.
Mentor the professional development of each direct report through personal and performance management and coaching.
6+ years experience of working in Data Science roles; advanced degree preferred (Statistics, Econometrics, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Marketing Science, or similar)
Strong working knowledge of statistics (causal inference methods such as potential outcomes framework or SEM, Bayesian inference, resampling techniques, design of experiments)
Working knowledge of SQL and scripting languages (e.g. Python or R); experience with Hadoop ecosystem and GCP is a plus.
Experience applying statistical analysis in marketing setting is a big plus
Leader with a strong focus on people development
At least 1 year leading a team in a growing, fast-paced environment.
Track record of delivering innovative solutions in ambiguous situations.
Analytical, strategic, humble, entrepreneurial and data-driven
Comfortable interacting throughout the organisation.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills
Flexibility to accommodate change and thrive amid ambiguity
Living and working in Amsterdam, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe
Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travellers worldwide
Working in a fast-paced and performance driven culture
Opportunity to utilize technical expertise, leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit
Promote and drive impactful and innovative engineering solutions
Technical, behavioural and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
Competitive compensation and benefits package and some great added perks of working in the home city of Booking.com