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Analytics Manager

Employment Hero

Employment Hero

Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Employment Hero is an Australian tech unicorn - valued at over $1.25 billion.

Our world-class software is the easiest way for small and medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. We’ve grown 100% year-on-year since our inception in 2014, and now service over 200,000 businesses and over 1 Million active users globally. We have exciting growth plans for 2023 and beyond, powered by our mission of making employment easier and more valuable for everyone.

We take a Remote First approach with our team. Employment Hero can hire across the world, so long as candidates have eligible working rights and are in a suitable timezone to their colleagues. If you’ve got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you!

About our Analytics Manager job:

Are you passionate about data-driven insights and strategic decision-making? Do you love leading and mentoring other data analysts to generate great insights and visualisations? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our organization as an Analytics Manager and build out our analytics function from scratch.

Join our team and be part of an exciting journey as we establish and grow our analytics function in conjunction with our scaling data science and engineering team. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with diverse business units, including product, engineering, go-to-market, customer success, and experience.


As our Analytics Manager, you will play a pivotal role in establishing and expanding our analytics capabilities while collaborating with our burgeoning data practices.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building and leading the analytics team: You will have the unique opportunity to build and shape our analytics team by recruiting top talent, managing their growth, and fostering a culture of excellence. Your leadership skills will be essential in setting the foundation for success.
  • Developing and executing the analytics strategy: You will have the autonomy to develop a comprehensive data and analytics strategy that aligns with our organization's goals and objectives. Your strategic thinking will identify opportunities for data-driven insights across various business functions.
  • Overseeing data analysis, reports, and dashboards: You will establish robust processes for data analysis, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of our insights. By overseeing the delivery of reports and dashboards, you will empower stakeholders to make informed decisions.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams: This role will require close collaboration with various teams, including product, engineering, go-to-market, customer success, and experience. Your ability to work effectively across different business units will ensure analytics efforts are aligned with organizational goals.
  • Project management: You will prioritize analytics tasks and requests effectively, collaborating with stakeholders to ensure timely and successful project delivery. Your exceptional project management skills will be vital in navigating complex and evolving requirements.

Skills and Experience

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • Leadership: You must have experience leading a team of data analysts, providing guidance, mentorship, and motivation to help the team achieve its objectives.
  • Experience in building and scaling teams, preferably within a SaaS or start-up environment, will be highly valued.
  • Strategic thinking: You should possess the ability to think strategically about how data and analytics can be leveraged to support organizational goals and objectives. Your insights will drive the business forward.
  • Technical expertise: You must have a deep understanding of data analytics and the technical infrastructure required to support data analytics work.
  • Proficiency in relevant analytics tools and programming languages is essential.

It will be an advantage if you have:

Experience with agile project management methodologies like Scrum or Kanban can be useful for managing analytics projects in a fast-paced, iterative environment.

Some of our Benefits

  • Remote-first! With flexible working arrangements.
  • Participate in our Employee Share Options Program - you’ll be a part owner of Employment Hero
  • 20 days vacation leave, plus 1 Leisure Rules day a year
  • Self, health, wealth and happiness programs
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech + a generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • Budgets towards continuing your learning and other generous allowances
  • International annual company conference (Last conference we went to Phuket, Thailand!)
  • Refer friends to open jobs and receive a cash bonus for every successful referral you make
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it)

Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.

Why join Employment Hero?

Oh, and we don’t want to toot our own horn (actually yes, we do), but others think we’re pretty cool too – we’ve received many awards for smashing some seriously ambitious goals including:

* Raised $181M achieving unicorn status in February 2022

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2021, ranked #2 in Australia

* The Australian Top 100 Innovators List 2021

* Raised $140M Series E round led by Insight Partners July 2021

* Raised $45M Series D round led by Seek 2021

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2020, ranked #42 in Australia

* LinkedIn Top 10 Startups 2020

* Raised $22M Series C Round led by Seek July 2019

* Raised $8 mill series B round led by Seek and OneVentures

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019, ranked #20 in Australia

* GetApp Category Leader Q1 2019

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018, ranked #12 in Australia

* HRD Gold Medalist - Human Capital Management Systems 2018

* HRD Gold Medalist - Rewards and Recognition Service Provider 2018

* HRD Rewards and Recognition Employer of Choice 2018

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2018

* EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Finalist 2018