Blocket · Publicerad 16 nov 2020

If you are the kind of person who believes the answers are found in data. If a love relationship with data also extends to spreading the word on Data Culture; then hello there! Blocket is looking for you. We are convinced it's a match made in data heaven (all our analytics services in the cloud. Pun intended!). We can offer huge amounts of data to work with. 5 million users every week contribute to an endless supply of data and insights. Every week, every day, all year long. Your mission, together with the rest of the Insight & Analytics team, is to collaboratively drive a data-first culture across Blocket. With such a mission we contribute to endless opportunities for everyone while at the same time reducing the carbon footprint for the people of Sweden. That is creating WOW!

We are Blocket, Sweden's largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating over 100 million sessions. We are proud of our impact on second-hand trade in Sweden, enabling more sustainable ways of shopping. Want to get a feel of the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn and read more on Begagnateffekten!

What you'll be up to

In the Insight & Analytics team you will analyze transactional, user behavior and traffic data to manage our performance, drive our development of products and features and inform decision making. In short - make sure we can grow our marketplace based on data.

As a Data Analyst, you will support and work closely in cross-functional teams with colleagues from Finance, Product, UX/Design, Marketplaces and Developers - pretty much everyone. We contribute and work close to the heartbeat of our Business. You will perform analysis on large sets of data to extract actionable insights that will help drive decisions across the business - in discovery and ideation work. Since we are an essential part of almost everything going on in Blocket, being very infectious with your data driven mindset is key to keep all parts of Blocket aligned. Since Blocket has a wide variety of products with a massive reach among the Swedish people (remember - 5 million each week!) your work will have a direct impact on how our users do second-hand business, while creating a more sustainable world. What a win-win-win situation!

Who you are

You have experience from taking an active role in projects, guiding the rest of the project team through analytical approaches and combining it with a strong business sense. You have experience from the Data Science field in general, i.e. Statistics, Data Wrangling, Descriptive analysis, Data Visualization and Experimentation. As a person, you find it easy to build strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders regardless of domain knowledge. You take pride in communicating data and insights in an appetizing and visual way, as well as have a flair for switching between details vs. overview to navigate the fairly complex business landscape.

To put it bluntly; you see the business in data! We let our values guide us on our journey by collaborating, taking responsibility, being brave, moving fast and creating a lot of WOW along the way. With your knowledge of how to turn vast amounts of data into actionable and inspiring insights - you will take our understanding of marketplace user behaviour to the next level.

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role within the field of data analysis, digital analysis, statistics, economics or a similar quantitative discipline
  • Experience and skills in querying data with SQL (we use Exasol)
  • Experience of visualization tools (we use Tableau)
  • Experience from working with big data analytics tools utilizing distributional technology (we use Databricks)
  • Experience of Digital Analysis (we use Google Analytics)
  • Experience with data and statistical analysis (we use Python & R)
Hello there, we are your future colleagues!

The best with this team is ... the team :) Truly awesome atmosphere, super engaged and helpful colleagues who are passionate about collaboration and what they do. We have various backgrounds and competences, so we can tackle tasks/issues from different angles and there are always good and fruitful discussions. It also means that there's hardly anything we can't solve as a team and there is always someone who will be able to help out with the most specific or weird question. Oh, and our manager hosts music quizzes with live music - money doesn't buy that!

What brought me (Monika) to Blocket personally was it's focus on circular economy and cleaning up in the storage room. But then it turned out that this is a bunch of creative and passionate people here, who want to develop awesome products and help our customers with a variety of 'projects' in different stages of their lives. Also, I appreciate good communication and transparency throughout the whole organization, and can honestly say that this is the most value driven company I've been working at!

If you like me (Andreas), and is a fan of working data driven, then this role and team is a dream. I myself am very interested in the motor business, and having access to huge amounts of fantastic good data and tools, in order to solve problems together with my colleagues for our motor customers, car buyers and other users, is THE dream! In addition, we all have very fun together, for example company AWs, conferences etc.

The absolutely best thing about the analyst role is to work together with the rest of the organization. We don't just 'deliver reporting', we are actively involved in product development, create insights and suggest improvements. It means that not everything is always crystal clear at all stages and we need to be flexible and proactive, but if that's what one is searching for, then this is the perfect role!

Hi, I am your new manager!

My name is Lukas and I've been with Blocket for 3+ years. I've worked in analytical and data related roles through my entire career, although the contexts have changed over the years. My goal as a manager is to create the best possible contentions for the team to thrive. I try to keep a personal touch in my leadership, strive for a transparent and feedback oriented culture. Honestly, I don't spend as much time "hands-on" with data as I would like, but when I do - I enjoy it immensely. When I'm not working I try to spend as much time as I can with my family (4 daughters and wife) but try to squeeze in as much time on my skateboard/snowboard or in the saddle exploring the unpedaled roads on my bike. I do bring out the guitar for birthdays and live music quizzes, motivation rather than talent though. Come join our team, it will be loads of fun! :)

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn-profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Questions - feel free to reach out to



Buzz: Data Analytics, Data Science, Data Visualization, Tableau, BI, SQL, Data Modelling, Exasol, Alation, Databricks, Python, R, Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, Optimizely, Actionable Insights, User Data, User Centric, Data First, Data Driven, Data Culture
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The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden's largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden's GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm's city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden's largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes, https: // ... and enjoy working together,
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