Head of Data Science/Chief Data Scientist

  • Job Reference: 0000005166
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2018
  • Recruiter: careerwise
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80,000 to £100,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, benefits, negotiable
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Head of Data Science/Chief Data Scientist is required by a large technology consulting organisation company to join and lead their team of Data Science Consultants creating and delivering portfolio of innovative data solutions in response to some of the biggest and most complex business challenges faced by UK companies.

You will be responsible for:

  • leading a team of client facing data science consultants
  • translating business problems into innovative analytics solutions
  • defining and developing solutions based on data science methods, tools and algorithms
  • building explanatory and predictive models that will improve decision making process
  • shaping go-to-market strategy directing the data analytics innovation across the organisation

Required experience and skills:

  • creative approach and passion for solving complex problems using scientific methods
  • excellent client facing and consulting skills
  • experience in leading and managing data science teams
  • breadth of experience with various tools and platforms will be beneficial (fe.: R, Spark, Hadoop, Python, Java)