Head of Data Science

Datatech Analytics
February 22, 2022
Covent Garden, United Kingdom
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Head of Data Science - London WC2 /Remote - Up To £110,000 Negotiable Dep on Exp - J12016

An independent global media company based in London is looking for a new Head of Data Science. This is a remote position 1-2 days in a month in the office. In this role you will be leading the application of data science -across the business including A/B testing, segmentation, predictive and prescriptive modelling. You will be doing hands on data science work with transactional and behavioural datasets in their data lake. You will also be involved in strategic discussion about data science priorities and setting a roadmap that supports the business strategy. You will be directly speaking to stakeholders across the business to understand their needs and explain your work, while collaborating with data engineers and insight analysts to deliver projects cross-functionally. Are you an experienced data scientist with excellent communication and leadership skills? If yes, we would love to hear from you.

The ideal skills for this role are:
• Prior experience as a data scientist, ideally in a B2C business that interacts with customers through digital channels
• A research degree such as a PhD with a significant data/statistics component
• Equivalent commercial experience
• Ability to understand the relationship between data science and real world problems
• Ability to write code to implement statistical models and machine learning processes in Python and/or R
• Experience extracting, cleaning and preparing data for data science work including good knowledge of SQL

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!

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Datatech is one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies in the field of analytics and host of the critically acclaimed event, Women in Data. For more information, visit our website: www.datatech.org.uk

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