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Head of Data Analytics EMEA - Adyen

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Head of Data Analytics EMEA
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This is Adyen

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Our team members are motivated individuals that help each other do remarkable things every day. We face unique technical challenges at scale and we solve those as a team. And together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that transform the way the world pays.

We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Now, Adyen serves the world's brightest companies like Meta, Uber, L'Oreal, Camper, eBay, GoFundMe, Bonobos, and Spotify. 

Head of Data Analytics EMEA

Adyen is looking for a passionate and experienced Head of Data Analytics to massively scale our ability to convert data into value for our customers. You have a proven track record in the analytics space and can demonstrate a solid technical aptitude, as well as your ability maturing the discipline, building out teams, the strategy that binds them and drives them to excel. You will create and evangelize a vision that touches product analytics across many of Adyen’s products, UX analytics, as well as our team interfacing with and supporting our customer base directly. Our merchants are the fastest growing companies in the world, and we need to stay ahead of their needs as we guide them through the fast paced environment that fintech has to offer. In this role you will:

  • Work with a plethora of stakeholders to align on strategy and vision for data analytics at Adyen
  • Work with merchants and internal teams to understand their data needs and how to best stay ahead of them
  • Work on career and leadership development for various data analytics roles within Adyen
  • Lead a passionate analytics leadership team, and support their prioritization and resourcing efforts
  • Collaborate with analytics leaders across other regions to create alignment

What you need to succeed

  • Proven record - Demonstrable past experience in a similar role at a previous company. Experience in the payments industry is a plus.
  • Technical aptitude - Technical and have a good understanding of all components of an analytical data pipeline. You understand the importance of data accuracy, automation and scaling, and can translate business needs into robust data models and solutions.
  • Leadership - you have directly managed teams and you also have significant experience in scaling data teams in (preferably) a large, global company as management lead.
  • Communication - You have great verbal and written communication skills, and are comfortable talking to tech & non-tech, as well as merchants and internal stakeholders from every part of the business
  • Network - you leverage your own network to hire, influence, validate, and get product adoption.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments

Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Do you recognize yourself in this statement? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 3 business days. Our interview process tends to take between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Please, note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.


Adyen Headquarters Location


Adyen Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Adyen Founded Year


Adyen Funding Rounds

  • Series B

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $16,000,000 USD