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Data Lead (SaaS / Remote)

  • Remote, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Ready to have an impact?

Publitas empowers businesses to deliver paperless discovery-commerce experiences that engage, inspire, and have the potential to reach more customers than was ever possible. We combine a healthy dose of persistence with the will to embrace crazy ideas and push new boundaries. Guided by a desire to do things better, we want to improve the world around us.

Our mission is to empower businesses to thrive in the digital age by leveraging data-driven insights and streamlined processes. With a focus on retail, we are committed to delivering exceptional value to our clients and driving measurable results.

We seek a highly skilled and motivated Data Lead to join our dynamic team. As a vital data team member, you will lead and manage all aspects of data-related initiatives, primarily focusing on product data, big data analytics, and project management. The ideal candidate will possess a strong data management, engineering, analytics, and project leadership background and a passion for driving business success through actionable insights.

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Data Management (integrity, business intelligence, and performance)

  • Data Technology Stack

  • Data Engineering

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Science

  • Data Team

  • Project Management (Data)

Take ownership by:

  • Owning the health and quality of Product, Customer, Internal Company, and revenue data.

  • Data platform design and solution engineering.

  • Partner with strategic decision-makers in the organization, influence decision-making, and lead meetings.

  • Lead projects maintaining responsibility for data analysis, implementation, training and improving processes using data-driven decisions and standardizing processes where applicable.

  • Understand business processes, the flow of data within and between processes, and recommend process improvements for better data quality and effectiveness.

  • Manage all technical operations at the system level to maintain the integrity of the operating environments and assure quality and consistency of all services to end-users.

  • Enhance overall productivity by enabling the team to work smarter by applying lean methodology, simplifying processes, and evaluating tools.

  • Ensure quality of CRM (Hubspot) data and operations.

  • Create and maintain documentation on data-related processes and policies

  • Lead the development and implementation of data strategies, processes, and best practices to ensure the effective collection, storage, and analysis of product data.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define data requirements, prioritize initiatives, and drive alignment on data-related projects and objectives.

  • Manage end-to-end data projects, from conception to execution, including scoping, planning, resource allocation, tracking, and reporting.

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of product data to uncover actionable insights, trends, and opportunities for optimization and innovation.

  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to track data quality, accuracy, and utilization.

  • Build and lead a team of data analysts, scientists, and engineers, providing guidance, support, and expertise to foster professional growth and development.

Job requirements

  • More than 5 years experience in a data-focused role, with a strong emphasis on data engineering, analysis, big data, and project management.

  • Extensive Amazon Web Services and/or Azure experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field; advanced degree preferred.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks; proven strong organizational and project management (time/budget) skills in a fast-paced and complex environment.

  • Excellent communication, listening, time management, and presentation skills; you truly enjoy telling the story behind data. Ability to coach technical and non-technical staff.

  • Comfortable liaising and influencing at all levels with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Strong attention to detail and the ability to identify and resolve errors calmly and effectively, even under pressure.

  • Advanced spreadsheet skills with a strong understanding of Zendesk Sell or other CRM applications.

  • Deep understanding of data management principles, techniques, and technologies, including data modeling, warehousing, ETL, SQL, and NoSQL databases.

  • Experience in managing data technology stack:
    • AWS

    • Azure

    • Databricks

    • Apache Airflow

    • Snowplow

  • You’re honest, driven, and passionate about getting results and helping people.

  • Experience with SaaS products is a plus.

What can you expect from us?

  • Competitive, market-related compensation

  • Twenty-five vacation days per year and your National Holidays off.

  • A contract of indefinite duration.

  • Work from anywhere you desire.

  • A monthly shared office space/coworking allowance.

  • A one-time home office setup stipend.

  • A top-of-the-line MacBook.

  • Monthly wellness allowance to stay healthy while working remotely.

  • Annual retreats in some of the greatest cities in the world.

  • Free books in Kindle and Audible store.

  • We'll challenge and support each other through 1-1 sessions to get the most out of your and our potential.

We promise to get rid of everything that stands in your way so you can create your best work. If this sounds like your kind of place, it’s time to get in touch.

Please feel free to contact our Recruitment team at if you have any questions.