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Director Data Insights

Director Data Insights


We are looking for a Director Data Insights (f/m/d) to drive the Data team. The position reports to the Chief Finance Officer and will be located in one of our offices in Luxembourg, Paris or Maastricht.

Job Responsibilities

The position of Director Data Insights plays a critical role in advising the Management team to support long-term growth opportunities. The role is key in providing data-centric solutions to various stakeholders at the group, brand and functional levels. The Data Director will ensure that initiatives under the position’s area of responsibility are successfully executed, agile, and responsive to change.

Your Mission

  • Lead & augment the Data team to support & accelerate our business model shift;
  • Create a vision and roadmap for data infrastructure, automation and BI tools to drive a step change in our processes and analytical capabilities;
  • Connect with business stakeholders and senior management team to define & communicate the vision and roadmap;
  • Earn trust of stakeholders by obsessing over their business use cases and data needs and helping them solve problems with technology;
  • Establish best practices including quality assurance, automation, code reviews, quality checks, and data alarms;
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement through automation, self-service analytics, and reporting;
  • Drive complex data analysis in new uncharted areas to gain insights into performance;
  • Roll up sleeves when need to write or review codes, establish data pipelines, or create data visualizations for our stakeholders;
  • Establish new statistical/ML approaches to improve our business insights;
  • Hire, spearhead and guide the career development of a team of Data talents, focusing on stabilizing our database and promoting data-driven decisions.


Your main competencies include:

  • Proven ability to motivate, develop and coach talents in a rapidly-changing environment with competing deadlines;
  • Comfort with ambiguity and willingness to work with a high degree of freedom;
  • Analytical mind (result and result oriented, systemic thinking).


We expect that you bring for this challenging position:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience with increasing levels of responsibility, preferably in a digital products environment;
  • Experience working directly with business stakeholders to translate between data and business needs;
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Qlik) & noSQL solution;
  • Proven experience building production-quality and well-engineered BI/Data products;
  • Proficiency with scripting language (e.g. Python);
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

 Nice to have:

  • Degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or a related highly quantitative field;
  • Experience in defining an analytics vision and getting buy-in from senior leaders;
  • Knowledge of statistical approaches to data analysis;
  • Experience with theory and practice of information retrieval, data science, machine learning and data mining.

Condition of employment

Preferable a degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or a related highly quantitative field as well as a good command of the English language!

If you are interested in this position, please apply via the ‘Apply’ button on our website.

If you wish to have more information, please contact Vera Vos, Chief HR Officer on +31 6 53 20 27 06 or



About the company

Redspher was launched in 1981 in Metz (FR) and has grown rapidly to become an international player as companies embraced lean production. Redspher is the European leader for premium freight in premium logistics and a well-recognized brand in the B2B logistics market. Redspher offers a wide range of air and road transport thanks to a network of reliable partners.

Redspher helps large global & mid-cap enterprises to keep their supply chains running. Redspher provides adequate transportation solutions in critical or custom circumstances managed through its leading technology called R:tech. At Redspher, employees will experience an international, multicultural working environment, freedom to act and to take entrepreneurial initiatives. Redspher is a global platform for premium logistics, technology and transportation needs.

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