Data Scientist - to £60,000 - Central London - J11895
This leading independent financial media group, with world-wide offices, is currently recruiting to continue its focus on delivering world class insight and information services to its many customers. You will have the opportunity to work with a great bunch of people, who understand the value of teamwork and the desire to make a personal impact. This is an exciting career opportunity where personal growth and advancement is aligned with the growth of this successful award-winning business.
They are in the process of a digital transformation and restructuring of its business to support its continued successful growth. There is significant investment in systems and technology and parallel growth in their data and insight teams, thus creating the need for this hire within the newly formed Central Data Office to help define and deliver the future vision of information management and advanced analytics.
This Data Scientist position has enterprise-wide responsibility to define and lead advanced analytical projects across the business globally, in support of marketing, sales and product development.
This role is designed to:
• Propose ideas and drive innovation using business intelligence and advance analytical techniques to generate incremental business benefit.
• Work closely with commercial stakeholders to ensure appropriate solutions are fully comprehended and business value is realised
• Work closely with the IT teams and 3rd parties to implement all solutions in the optimum manner
• Support the department head in the management and delivery of advanced analytics
§Deliver modelling, segmentation and total addressable market analytical solutions
§Work with CDO and IT teams to ensure data is defined, structured and accessible in a way that supports advanced analytical developments
§Highlight issues and advise on the quality of input data, to ensure results and recommendations can always be relied upon for business decision making
§Proactively look for opportunities where Data Science could be used to improve customer or market understanding
§Ensure that realistic and achievable timelines are agreed and met for projects undertaken
SKIILS & EXPERIENCE:
§Minimum degree preferably qualified in a Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) based degree
§c3+ years data industry experience gained ideally within financial services and/or commercially focused organisations
§A naturally inquisitive analytical person who has a career focussed on delivering tailored insight and analysis within fast moving environments
§Working knowledge of R, Python or SAS
§Good relational database, SQL and reporting application experience using reporting applications software such as Tableau
§Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources and present well-reasoned recommendations back to the business
If you fit the above job description or would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Teresa Cheeseman on 01256 314660 or make an application and we will be intouch. Please be advised that we can only accept candidates who have the right to work in the UK.