Head of Data Science & Forecasting (m/f/d) at Westwing Home & Living (München, Deutschland)

The Westwing mission is to inspire and make every home a beautiful home. We are on a quest to bring the wonders of eCommerce for home & living to our more than 1.5 million active customers in 11 countries. In only 9 years on the market, we have grown to more than 500 million Euros Gross Merchandise Volume annually. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive.

The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Our more than 1,500 team members balance creativity and style with innovative technology and strong business fundamentals. We are proud to be working with inspiring colleagues who are smart, fun, ambitious, and looking for the challenge to transform an industry and take it into the future.

To pursue our ambitious growth strategy, we are looking for a top-class Head of Data Science & Forecasting (m/f/d) who will enable us to achieve our full potential by leading an excellent analytics team and developing state-of-the-art forecasting models. This is your opportunity to create game-changing analyses and new concepts which fundamentally improve our business. You will drive a variety of strategically important initiatives, be it in full ownership or in collaboration with other senior leaders across the company.

In this high impact position, you will report directly to the Management Team.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Build and develop state-of-the-art forecasting models and infrastructures whilst improving demand planning processes
  • Identify forecast risks and develop effective, flexible, and durable mitigation strategies
  • Establish monitoring tools to identify customer buying patterns, supplier availability constraints, product on stock rates and more
  • Mastermind advanced analytics and reports (Python, SQL, R) to better steer our portfolio strategy
  • Lead, mentor and develop a strong analytics team


You come with:

  • Excellent analytical skills and experience with statistics programming
  • Strong project management skills with the drive to execute tasks with quality and a sense of urgency
  • Relevant experience within the fields of data science / forecasting / demand planning
  • Distinct leadership skills and a team-oriented, collaborative working style across countries and functions
  • Strong academic background with a degree in engineering, computer science, statistics, economics or another quantitative/technical field
  • Fluency in English


We offer:

  • A high-impact role in an incredibly fast-paced and intellectually challenging environment within a leading eCommerce organization
  • A unique team of strong, dynamic and engaging colleagues
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and professional development
  • An attractive compensation package

Location: Munich
Contact Person: Carolin Börger

Interested? Looking forward to your full application under specification of your possible starting date and salary expectation.

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