Swappie is building a marketplace for easy and safe buying and selling of used smartphones. We buy phones from customers and companies, refurbishing them in-house so that they are functionally like new with a proper warranty. We are expanding globally in all the main markets around Europe, with our vision being to be the leading retailer of refurbished iPhones in Europe in the next couple of years.
We are one of the fastest growing young companies in Europe. Growing from 65 to 500+ employees since May 2019 to present and still in hyper-scale mode, scaling globally!
We have the confidence of our top-tier VCs and Investors; Lifeline Venture, Inventure & Reaktor Ventures (who were earlier backers in companies like Smartly, Wolt, Spotify, Farfetch, Slush, Alibaba, Slack, to name a few). All of these reasons are why we're seeing top-tier senior leaders joining our team from companies like Google, BCG, Zalando, Smartly; and we’re continuing to add incredibly talented members across the whole teams and regions from the most successful scale-ups.
But don't just take our word for it - check out our recent features inTechcrunch &EU Start-ups Swappie has also won numerous international business awards, includingGrowth Builder of the Year 2020,the Finnish Innovation Fund’s award for contribution to the circular economy and appearing in Wired’s list of hottest startups in Helsinki.
To continue to fuel Swappie’s strong growth path and enable further expansion, we are now looking for an Analyst, Global Market Intelligence to join our global Supply team.
In this role you will set up Swappie’s market intelligence capabilities. Expanding and deepening our global sourcing is a critical focus for Swappie - and you will work directly with the management team on high-priority topics. You will join a growing, global team of smartphone sourcing experts, with a rare opportunity to drive highly strategic value in one of the fastest growing consumer businesses in Europe.
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL
Identify and prioritize the best potential sources of second-hand devices supply for Swappie
Support our supply team with information / benchmarks to develop negotiating tools, quality control practices and other ways to acquire the best supply
Map out size and profitability of second-hand electronics markets (iPhone focused) across global markets (i.e. - US/Canada, UK, China, Australia/NZ, SE Asia, Middle East, S. Asia)
Build, maintain and track segmentation of players across the second-hand market value-chain, for all major geographies of interest - including auctions, traders, wholesalers, etc.
Conduct detailed research to identify the commercial and contractual terms used for trading across players, geographies and their impact on value-creation
WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU IF YOU
Have an educational background in a relevant field (business, engineering; MBA / M.Sc. / Ph.D)
Have experience of market research and/or company due-diligences (specifically looking for experience across research methods, sourcing information, basic data-modelling,etc.)
Have exceptional resourcefulness to find, collect and compile data from multiple sources of information
Possess strong analytical skills to validate and synthesize insights from multiple data points
Have successful track record in project based working - across clients, industries, geographies, etc. (2+ years experience preferred in investing / consulting / research / knowledge services roles)
WHAT WE OFFER
A place where you are making a difference on the resource consumption of the world by scaling the circular economy to become mainstream
An unparalleled opportunity to become an expert in hyper-scaling: not only will you be a leader in a VC-backed business, you’ll also be coached by some of the best
Genuine influence and control: you will work daily with the founders and management team to shape the company's strategy and direction
Be an early team member of a Supply function, what we believe will be one of the most famous startups of the next 10 years
Be part of a passionate, friendly and transparent culture: you will be part of discussions on tech, fundraising, product, brand and global expansion
A forwarding thinking working environment and all the benefits you’d expect from a top scale-up, including stock options!
If you’re an ambitious builder who wants to make an impact, we’d love to hear from you. 🚀 We’d welcome the opportunity for a transparent conversation about our Supply team and business ambitions.
Swappie is a high growth technology company based in Helsinki, Finland, building an end-to-end marketplace for refurbished smartphones. We’re currently in hyper growth mode and expanding our operations across Europe, bringing the circular smartphone economy to the masses. We want to change the way people think about refurbished smartphones and promote a more sustainable alternative.
Since launching in Finland 2016, we have grown extremely fast and have raised funding from some of the most prestigious investors in Finland, for example Lifeline Ventures (early investor of mobile gaming giant Supercell) and Reaktor Ventures. Currently we are launched in 9 countries and our plan is to expand to 18 countries by 2023. Our team has grown to over 500 employees and our plan is to double in headcount again in 2021.
Swappie has also won numerous international business awards, including Growth Builder of the Year 2020, the Finnish Innovation Fund’s award for contribution to the circular economy and appearing on Wired’s list of hottest startups in Helsinki.
Sounds like the place for you? Join us! 🚀
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
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