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Data Analyst



IT, Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Raft is the intelligent logistics platform that’s rewriting the technology playbook for freight forwarders and customs brokers in the automation era. A dynamic UK-based technology company with a global impact across logistics, we’re searching for a Data Analyst who is excited by the prospect of working in a rapidly growing international scale-up. We have significant runway thanks to our most recent Series B funding, which we raised from some of the best investors in the space: Eight Roads (Alibaba, Spendesk, Toast), Bessemer Venture Partners (LinkedIn, Twilio, Shopify), Episode 1 (Zoopla, Betfair, Shazam) and Dynamo Ventures (Sennder, Stord, Gatik).

We are in search of a data analyst who thrives on using quantitative data to drive organisational success. Your passion should be rooted in the ability to comprehend the unique contexts of our customers and aligning these insights with our sales and customer service objectives. If you excel at leveraging data to make informed decisions and enabling the organisation to act on these insights, you could be the perfect fit for our team.

Day to day Responsibilities:

  • Be more than just a data analyst – become our data storyteller, drawing out trends and shaping the bigger picture.
  • Conduct rigorous data analyses using SQL and Python, turning complex data into impactful sales strategies.
  • Collaborate across teams to set key sales, product and customer success performance indicators, visualizing them through dynamic dashboards.
  • Deep-dive into extensive sales datasets, identifying trends and forecasting potential sales trajectories.
  • Embrace the collaborative spirit of our startup, where every voice is integral, and co-creation is key.


  • A Data Maestro: You have a knack for analytical problem-solving within the SaaS landscape. You know which sales-related questions to pursue, how to answer them accurately, and have the confidence in ensuring your conclusions are spot-on.
  • Toolbox Ready: You're not tied to one method. You thrive on using a variety of tools to decipher sales data, and you're always game to learn and adopt new techniques to refine your analysis.
  • Business Acumen: Navigating the business world is second nature to you. You've collaborated with diverse internal teams, always zooming into the pivotal questions that align with our sales goals.
  • Storyteller at Heart: For you, data isn't just numbers. You excel in transforming intricate sales analyses into relatable insights. You convey your findings with clarity and precision, ensuring all stakeholders, regardless of their background, grasp the essence.
  • Tech-Savvy Analyst: Your proficiency with SQL, especially with platforms like BigQuery, and the PyData stack in Python (like Pandas and Numpy) empowers you to dive deep into sales datasets. Your foundational knowledge of statistical concepts ensures that your analyses are both robust and nuanced.
  • Collaborative Communicator: Your previous engagements with senior decision-makers showcase your ability to present and translate data insights into actionable strategies. You appreciate the synergy of teamwork and are always eager to share insights that propel action and change.

Apply because you want to...

  • Have the opportunity to work in the international logistics industry that drives the global economy
  • Work with stakeholders on a global level across different industries and collaborate with best in class companies who are on the front line of innovation
  • Join a forward-thinking, product-centric organization that integrates artificial intelligence into a holistic logistics workflow solution
  • Work in a tech, fast-paced and challenging environment that provides numerous opportunities for professional and personal growth
  • Work in a multicultural environment

Raft is an Equal Employment Opportunity and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, gender identity or any other category protected by applicable law. We hire and promote individuals solely on the basis of qualifications for the job to be filled.