Junior Data Scientist – Global Markets

New Zealand, Auckland /
ZURU FMCG & Toys – Performance Marketing /
​​ZURU is a team of people brought together by a shared purpose and a desire to make change on a global scale. We’re seeking the driven and the brave to come join us as we build the brands of the future. Could that be you?

How You’ll Make An Impact 
ZURU is looking for a Junior Data Scientist to help us continue our journey and disrupt, innovate and reimagine tomorrow from A to Z. You will be responsible for doing comparative analysis on commercial sales for both our TOYS & EDGE business units globally, with the key objective of identifying key insights that support ZURU’s international growth. A passion for Data Science is highly encouraged as this role will start working with bleeding-edge tech to drive technical analysis.

What You’ll Do:

    • Help the measurement, benchmarking & optimisation of Marketing & Commercial to create business impact. 

    • Communicate & collaborate with performance teams, brand teams, external partners or even directly with our executive team, e.g. to business case measurement resource requirements.

    • Help deliver measurement methods like cross channel attribution, media mix modelling, propensity to purchase/churn, global benchmarking, correlation regression analysis, time series sequencing & econometrics etc with a roadmap around these as we advance over time. 

    • Contribute & consult on wider business data & analytics in general, as they relate to considerations from your disciplines or expertise. Working with or leading related offshore resources as required. 

    • Contribute to global measurement strategy & execution across both parent & child Toys journeys, Edge FMCG retail journeys, as well as full purchase cycle e-commerce journeys.

What You’ll Bring:

    • Bachelor of Data Science or Commerce/Business, Information Sciences or similar.

    • 0 - 2 years experience in a technical analyst role (financial, manufacturing, commercial or similar).

    • Passion for Data Science.

    • Enthusiastic about BI reporting, with some experience in Power BI, Tableau, or Datorama.

    • Strong Excel skills.

    • Some understanding of modern data warehouses/machine learning platforms like Snowflake, Azure Synapse, AWS RedShift or BigQuery.

    • Experience in Python/SQL is a significant plus.

    • Some understanding of MarTech, (ie Google Analytics/ FaceBook Ads) is a plus.
About ZURU Group

At ZURU Group, we are on a quest to disrupt, innovate and reimagine tomorrow. Founded in 2003, our vision is to be the biggest consumer goods, toy and construction company in the world. And nearly twenty years later, we are well on track to be just that! ZURU has already disrupted countless categories, created dozens of award-winning brands and built world-leading automated manufacturing systems. Next, ZURU is revolutionizing the way we build to bring greater flexibility, speed, affordability, quality and sustainability to the construction industry. With over 5,000 team members in over 30 global locations, ZURU is perfectly placed to continue building its reputation as one of the fastest-growing and most disruptive companies in the world.

ZURU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

What ZURU Can Offer You

ZURU is unique, exciting and bold and will provide you with growth opportunities that you never dreamed possible. We recognise that ZURU’s success stems from our people and you can only be at your best when you are looking after yourself. ZURU encourages all our team members to invest in their well-being by providing an array of benefits and tools.

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Health & Well Being Benefits | Global Opportunities | Surrounded by an A Player Team | Competitive Remuneration | Furry Office Friends |

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