Senior Data Analyst Italy (CL4)

Job Details

  • Department: Finance
  • Job Title: Senior Data Analyst Italy (CL4)
  • Reports to: EVP Revenue
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Hours of Work: 40


Department: Finance
Internal Job Title: Senior Data Analyst– Italy
Reports To (title): EVP (Revenue) – Italy
Career Level:  CL4
Location: Milan
Hours of Work: 40
Line Management Responsibility: NO

DAZN has recently been launched to give consumers the best live sports streaming service in the world. DAZN allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. It is available on a wide range of connected devices, including Smart TVs, personal computers, tablets, smart-phones and games consoles. DAZN’s immersive playback experience also allows customers to pause and rewind live matches and watch games in full HD.

The Senior Data Analyst is an internal consultant whose primary role is to act as a conduit between our EVP (Revenue) and our Data Consulting (data analytics) team.

The EVP (Revenue) is responsible for delivering revenue targets in each of our markets and they will want to understand their region, answer specific business questions and make business decisions all supported by “data”. The analysis of data, to answer such questions, will be conducted by the Data Consulting team. This role is, therefore, a critical interface between commercial / business teams and the data analytics team.

To answer such questions this role must be able to translate business questions / issues into analytical requirements and will, therefore, need to have strong experience in a commercial environment as well as a firm understanding of current analytical techniques.

You will need to demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Business Knowledge​: Understanding of business measurement of key performance indicators and the levers the business can press to make significant and impactful change.
  • Business Commentary​: Articulation of insight to explain current and forecasted trends, their impact and the opportunities that may arise.
  • Macro-Perspective​: Understanding of the company’s business strategy, current business issues and priorities.
  • Hypothesis Validation​: Converting business questions into valid hypotheses and teaching commercial stakeholders how to frame questions in a way that can be answered by data analytics.
  • Data Analysis​: Evaluating data using analytical and logical reasoning for the discovery of insight, e.g. predictive modelling. The understanding of the valid statistical techniques / analytical model to answer specific questions is key to this role.
  • Data Modelling​: Understanding how the structure of data can enable or hinder the generation of analysis that is being requested by the business.
Working with business / commercial stakeholders to translate their requirements into questions that can be answered analytically in the form of user stories 30%
Challenge the data consulting team on the type and level of analysis that can, in fact, be done; if there are gaps in data that need to be filled, understand and document these and then add remediation steps to the relevant data engineering road map. 10%
Review the output of the data consulting team to assess whether it has answered the business question effectively and determine if further analysis is required 10%
Story-telling to explain the analysis provided by the data consulting team to business stakeholders, adding context and suggested actions we can take from an understanding of this analysis. 30%
Working with senior business partners in other regions to share best practice and cross pollinate learnings across markets 10%
Capture requirements for self-serve dashboarding from the business and check that any reports produced are fit for purpose 10%
Broad knowledge of analytics across functions preferred (Marketing, Product, Commercial & Research)
Proven record of business acumen, whether within an analytical or functional / commercial environment
Working knowledge of modelling steps (exploration, feature engineering, supervised & unsupervised learning, model assessment & deployment)
Strong communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills
Strong delivery capability – able to get things done, and perform under pressure
Leadership skills preferred – able to set direction, build capability, and rally people to a cause
+5 years of experience in data modelling, reporting and / or data management
A minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a STEM subject
A strong interest in Sports, both as a fan and as an industry
Ability to prioritise and filter out “noise” from critical issues / long term projects and maintain focus on value add reporting
An adaptable / flexible personality will be critical as priorities and business issues will change
Planning & Organising – Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity
Creativity & Innovation -Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business.
Drive & Energy – Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job
Flexibility & Adaptability – Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities.
Learn and Grow – On-going drive for learning and ability to apply new knowledge and skills

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re launching into new global markets every year.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Check out DAZN here, and a fantastic video about us!









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