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Senior Data Director



Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Senior Data Director

Data , Barcelona, Spain (Hybrid)

If you’re here, it’s because you’re looking for an exciting ride.

A ride that will fuel up your ambitions to take on a new challenge and stretch yourself beyond your comfort zone.

We’ll deliver a non-vanilla culture built on talent, where we work to amplify the impact on millions of people, paving the way forward together.

Not your usual app. We are the fastest-growing multi-category app connecting millions of users with businesses, and couriers, offering on-demand services from more than 170,000 local restaurants, grocers and supermarkets, and high street retail stores. We operate in more than 1500 cities across 25 countries.

Together we revolutionize the way people connect with their everyday needs, from delivering essentials to connecting our ecosystem of users through innovative solutions powered by technology. For us, every day is filled with purpose.

What makes our ride unique?

🤝 Our strong culture and non-vanilla personality.

💪 A Talent House.

🤝 Our commitment to being a force for good.

We have a vision: To give everyone easy access to anything in their cities. And this is where your ride starts…


As Glovo continues to expand its footprint and innovate in the competitive on-demand delivery space, data will play an increasingly critical role in driving decision-making, enhancing customer experiences, and creating value for the company. With the growing volume and complexity of data generated across our platform, there is a pressing need for a strategic leader to shape our data strategy, drive insights, and unlock opportunities for growth and optimization.

We are looking for a seasoned and strategic leader to come in and lead the large cross-functional data organization.


  • Lead and mentor a team of leaders of each functional area
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, feedback, and learning
  • Recruit & scale the diverse and inclusive data organization
  • Oversee the design and development of the data strategy across the organization to address the needs of both analytical and operational data use cases
  • Establish a high bar for analytics and propagate across the company
  • Lead the company to generate more business value through the use of Machine Learning, Data Science and Experimentation
  • Collaborate with leaders across the entire company to understand and super-charge their teams through your expertise in Data
  • Foster a strong relationship with the executive team, establishing a new framework/level of looking into decisions/optimizations and their impact on each of the actors of our complex marketplace
  • Actively collaborate with your colleagues and learn from each other in a supportive environment that allows you to grow, develop and make a difference


  • Proven ability to lead leaders
  • Proven experience of leading cross-functional data teams (analytics, data science, machine learning, data engineering) of 100+ people in a product-driven and data-centric organization
  • Deep understanding of the nature and differences of analytical and operational data and the underpinning technical differences
  • Proven ability to lead and influence both technical and non-technical teams through large-scale projects and programs
  • Background in leading large scale A/B testing (experimentation) program in a similar marketplace
  • Proven experience influencing executives in making impactful decisions for companies (possibly as a “chief economist”)
  • Relevant experience with multi-sided marketplaces built on network effects
  • An empathetic, inclusive and curious attitude

Even if it seems you don't meet our must don't let it stop you, we are all about finding the best talent out there! Skills can be learned, and embracing diversity is invaluable.

We believe driven talent deserves:

  • 🌟 An enticing equity plan *if applicable
  • 💪 Top-notch private health insurance to keep you at your peak.
  • 🍔 Monthly Glovo credits so you can test new features in our beta app (and to satisfy your cravings!)
  • 💳 Discounts on transportation, food, and even kindergarten expenses or office-based nursery.
  • 🏊 Discounted gym memberships to keep you energized.
  • 🏖️ The freedom to work from home two days a week, and the opportunity to work from anywhere for up to three weeks a year.
  • 👪 Enhanced parental leave (*if applicable)
  • 🧠 Online therapy and wellbeing benefits

We’ll deliver a non-vanilla culture built on talent, where we work to amplify the impact on millions of people, paving the way forward together.

At Glovo, we truly value diversity for the positive impact it brings to our teams, products, and culture. We're dedicated to providing equal opportunities for talent from all backgrounds.

Feel free to note your pronouns in your application (e.g., she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

Delve into our culture by taking a peek at our Instagram and check out our Linkedin and website!