Business Analyst at Picnic Technologies

Location: Amsterdam
Picnic is data-driven and complex – from pricing strategies, forecasting, warehouse automation,
to the ever-expanding growth of our company, we are constantly faced with new challenges and
opportunities…that’s where you come in!
We are on the hunt for business analysts who present their understanding of what drives consumer
behavior and operational efficiency. You’ll glean actionable insights from large data sets – but
your eyes won’t be glued to data all day! You also offer entrepreneurial, realistic, and practical
business opportunities.
Have a forward-thinking idea? Tell your team, modify it, evaluate, experiment, and then make a
real impact in our company!

Your responsibilities

Drive implementation and improvement of projects from kick-off until the final whistle

Design, implement and evaluate numerous experiments

Optimize tools, systems and business processes

Relentless focus on creating habit-forming product ideas

You

You combine first-class analytical skills with a creative and problem-solving mindset. You don’t
only see numbers in data sets, but you see opportunities.
As an innovative thinker you constantly generate your own ideas. You’re also ambitious – you
come up with smart solutions, not easy ones.
Superior presentation and communication skills allow you to convert complexity into digestible
information for your team. You are confident and take ownership of your projects, but also
collaborate with and motivate your colleagues!

Basic requirements

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or an equivalent
    quantitative study
  • 0-5 years of work experience
  • Excellent Excel and data analysis skills
  • Fluency in both verbal and written English
  • Full-time availability
  • Holder of an EU work permit
  • Desirable requirement: knowledge of SQL, Tableau, and Python

Why Picnic

Do you want to be part of the grocery revolution? At Picnic you get the chance to join a young and
forward-thinking startup culture, where everything you do matters. With a data-driven approach
and an incredible service, Picnic strives to make grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for
everyone. Known for our just-in-time supply-chain and a unique last-mile delivery strategy, we
have become one of the fastest-growing companies of the Netherlands!
In our modern Amsterdam office, you will have the freedom to experiment and evolve your own
projects as well as the chance to test them on real customers. We offer you training in both
professional basics, such as ‘presenting with confidence’ and ‘impactful feedback’, and hard skill
workshops, such as a SQL and Python training. We also offer Dutch language classes for our
international colleagues.
You will be part of an international, all-star team of ground-breaking entrepreneurs, brilliant
engineers, and data wizards that work with desire and dedication each day. But don’t worry, at
Picnic groceries aren’t a chore – we play as hard as we work!
Are you looking for an experience abroad? We also offer you the opportunity to join our office in
Düsseldorf.
Want to get a better view of what working as a Business Analyst at Picnic is like? Then read the
story of Matthijs Roobeek or former consultant Susan Lagerweij.

FAQ

  • Which team would I be joining?

Almost every team of Picnic consists out of multiple Business Analysts. Examples of Picnic teams
you could join: Fulfilment, Distribution, Growth, Trading, Merchandising, Partnerships,
Payments, Customer Success, Finance, People, Store, Tech and so on. We will discuss the team
we have in mind for you during the final stages of your interview process. Of course we take your
preference into account too!

  • What does the application process look like?

Online application -> online assessment (36 minutes) -> video or phone call with recruiter -> first
interview round (behavioral + case interview) -> case day -> closing interview with one of the
Picnic founders

The entire process can be done digitally, in the case that meeting in person is impossible due to
COVID-19 restrictions.

  • When can I start?

We organize two onboarding sessions a month at Picnic, and you could join the one at your earliest
convenience!