carwow • London, United Kingdom

Senior Data Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

carwow is looking a Senior Data Analyst to join our term on a full-time basis.

About carwow

We’re on a mission to change the way people buy, sell or use a car by creating the world’s best online car marketplace. Since starting our journey in 2011, we’ve grown to become one of the most trusted comparison sites with over 12 million active users and an ‘excellent’ Trustpilot rating of 4.7.

carwow is backed by some of Europe’s most respected technology, marketplace and automotive investors, with $55 million Series D funding secured in December 2021. Over 400 carwowers from 25 nationalities work with us in the UK, Germany, Spain and Portugal. One of our goals for 2023 is to become a Top 10 European Start-Up to work for.

About the role

Are you eager to play a key role in a dynamic and rapidly evolving company? This is a great opportunity to make a significant impact as we strive to achieve carwow's ambitions in a rapidly changing industry. As a Senior Analyst supporting our Commercial function you will lead relationships and proactively identify opportunities to improve our proposition for those on both sides of our marketplace. We collect huge amounts of data and have fostered a culture of data driven innovation and evidence based decision making. You will utilise your analytical expertise to discover the insights that change the status quo and accelerate the growth of the company exponentially.

The role sits within the Analytics & Data Science team to benefit from the wider expertise but is closely aligned with Commercial team stakeholders to enable us to deliver the most impactful analysis by fully understanding business questions.


Please note: We know that no candidate will be the perfect match for all we've listed in this posting, so we’d encourage you to apply if you feel you're close to the brief but not an exact match.

  • High level of commercial awareness with a keen interest solving business problems
  • A deep interest and aptitude in analytical measurement methods and the ability to identify and apply the most appropriate framework to each business problem.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to influence action by simplifying the complex, creating actionable recommendations and tailoring content to different audiences.
  • Extensive experience of using data to create actionable insights
  • Able to prioritise your time effectively, managing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable moving quickly, building MVPs and iterating to improve over time.
  • Strong SQL and either Python or R skills and commercial experience
  • Strong visualisation (preferably using Tableau), analysis & reporting skills
  • Experience working in an analytics or data science role.
  • Ideally a numerate degree in maths, science, computer science, economics, engineering or similar


  • Fast-Paced Collaboration: Work closely with commercial managers, account managers and operations teams across our offices.
  • Proactive Curiosity: Use data to proactively identify business opportunities within the customer and supplier side of our marketplace.
  • Abstract to Actionable: Use your commercial knowledge and analytical skills to identify root causes, size impacts and propose solutions to changes in our business.
  • Data Explorer: Develop measurement frameworks to quantify the impact of business actions.
  • Data Democratisation: Build capabilities that allow your business partners to self-serve their data needs.
  • Data Enthusiast: Enthusiastic about data, metrics, analysis, analytical trends and driving business change through insight
  • Team Contributor: Work collaboratively with the product and marketing analytics teams.


🗺️ 🕔 Remote and hybrid working options: (2 days in the office)

💶 Competitive salary

🏢 Equity in the company (share options)

🏥 Vitality Private Healthcare

🏖️ 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and Christmas Eve or an alternative (religious) holiday of your choice

💻 Tech: The latest core technology (Macbook or Surface)

🪑 Remote working: You'll receive a ‘home office allowance’ of up to £500/€550 to help get set up with everything you need to succeed at home

🌍 Remote working: New: ‘work from anywhere for a month each year' policy in place should you wish to use it

👶 Inclusive parental, partner and shared parental leave, fertility treatment and pregnancy loss policies

📚 Learning and development budget

💬 Social: Company wide collaboration such as bi-weekly product demos, tech lunch’s, coffee with the exec sessions, book clubs, social events

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Refer a friend and get paid!

🥪 Lunch & learns with internal and external speakers

Diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our culture. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply for this position. We make recruiting decisions based on experience, skills and potential, so all our applicants are treated fairly and equally.


Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – work anywhere for a month each year!
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options carwow provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure carwow is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at carwow

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

Male: 64% Female: 34% Other: 2%

Office locations

London, Munich, Madrid and remotely in Portugal

Funding levels

$55 million in 2021

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Retail & Ecommerce companies

Most flexible Retail & Ecommerce companies

Industry awards 2022