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Data Analyst (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Associate
Date:  Jun 13, 2022


HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments work, stay and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery.

Beyond cost savings in the global post-pandemic economy, HRS clients gain from an unrivaled focus on essential aspects including safety, security and satisfaction.

HRS is also recognized for its award-winning Green Stay Initiative, technology that helps corporate hotel programs achieve their NetZero targets, and its groundbreaking Crew & Passengers Solution, which leverages automation to elevate experiences for air and rail operations.

Founded in 1972, HRS works with 35 percent of the global Fortune 500, as well as the world’s leading hotel chains, regional hospitality groups and payment providers.


The HRS Data & Analytics Platform is one of the key enablers of HRS GROUP’s tech and data driven business travel solutions. State of the art services and solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Around 50 Data Specialists (Analysts, Scientists and Engineers) work together in our Data Community to create analytics solutions that serve our corporate customers, hotel partners, internal stakeholders, and ultimately millions of business travelers worldwide. HRS Data & Analytics leverage a rich data landscape (spend data, booking data, rate data, web analytics data, etc.) turning raw data into actionable insights to provide decision support to customers and business stakeholders with advanced analytical solutions. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms in production, to enhance Search & Booking experience (with personalized recommendations), or optimize the corporate hotel portfolio to the objectives of customers and the needs of the travelers. Your mission is to help reinventing how business work, stay, and pay, powered by Data & Analytics solutions and make it the next innovation of the HRS Group together with a great international team of passionate and result-driven entrepreneurial minds.


As part of our Data Consulting team, we are looking for an Cologne based Data Analyst (m/f/d) to be based out of our flagship Head Office location. This position is part of larger vision to create self-reliant BI team for all the business intelligence and data needs.

The Data Analyst will play a pivotal role to translate business requirements into technical BI solutions.

The candidate will be responsible for analyzing internal and external data sources to discover how the data can be used to solve business problems and to drive business decisions.

In addition, the role is responsible for liaising with stakeholders, business teams, data teams and providing reporting and analytics to different areas within business units.


  • Work on analyzing, understanding, challenging and documenting requirements for the Data Platform within HRS Group together with business and steering teams from hotel procurement consulting & sales, as well as management ensuring continued development of the platform to serve HRS Group’s strategic vision.
  • Translate requirements into analytical designs and ensure implementation and testing of the proposed solutions leveraging state-of-the-art cloud technologies for data analytics and reporting.
  • Develop new reporting and analytics solutions helping identify customer needs and uncover potential for innovative procurement approaches in line with HRS Group’s overall platform strategy.
  • Collaborate with data engineers and data scientists across HRS Group to establish best-practices, exchange on latest trends, and stay abreast of your area of responsibility
  • Work together with the management team to continuously refine and develop HRS Group’s Data Consulting analytics capabilities and strategies


  • A successfully completed degree in business computer science, mathematics or a comparable qualification is highly desirable.
  • Several years of experience in the field of data analytics in coordination with business steering
  • Excellent analytical skills to synthesize business implications out of complex data
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to prepare and present complex data for different audiences
  • Superior expertise in SQL and Reporting solutions such as Google Data Studio, Tableau, Microstrategy, Cliq, DOMO
  • Programming skills (R, Python, others) are highly desirable
  • Eager to learn and experiment and not afraid to fail
  • Able to self-analyse failures and put required solutions in place in order to improve
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills


Access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry and while doing so reinvent the ways how businesses stay, work and pay.

Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission, while growing personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will continuously learn from a radical culture of retrospectives and continuous improvement and actively contribute to making business life better, smarter and more sustainable.


The attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual or multi-year bonus.

Req ID:  13861

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