CPG Data Science Leader - £120,000 + 25% Bonus + Benefits

CPG Data Science Leader - £120,000 + 25% Bonus + Benefits

Job Title: CPG Data Science Leader - £120,000 + 25% Bonus + Benefits
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus etc
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00067695_1516617550
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2018 10:39

Job Description

CPG Data Science Leader - Up to £125,000 + 25% Bonus + Benefits - UK, USA, Germany

The LHi Advanced Data & Analytics Practice is working with a global management consulting firm who are in the process of investing heavily within their global data science and advanced analytics function. The key industry area of focus is CPG and Retail, which they are looking to build out extensively.

The company are keen to hire an expert CPG and Retail leader/Director who has extensive hands-on technical skills across the data science space. This individual will be instrumental in working with CEO and COO level executives, supporting them by converting data into tangible and value business engagements. It is essential that this person either come from a consulting firm (where there has been exposure to creating and managing large-scale projects, or client-side (where experience has been cross functional and supporting the entire business as an internal customer).

The ideal candidate will be able to build and justify models as well as create and review algorithms. Similarly, this individual will have an excellent understanding of data architecture, data management and consumer product analytics and distribution. The ability to work both hands-on technically, as well as act as creative and strategic lead will enable you to support global CPG and Retail clients with a deeper level of business knowledge.

Required Skills & Experience

1. Executive presence, ability to drive senior executive thinking (5+ years)
2. Extensive consumer products / retail background (10+ years)
3. Superb data science (hands-on), rapid prototyping, solution architecture
4. Value engineering (distilling a business case, quantifying value)
5. Proven ability to convert ideas into a tangible portfolio of engagements
6. Consulting engagement management / economics
7. Practice / business development

This is an exciting opportunity to make a direct impact within a globally renowned company where you will be able to put your personal stamp on a growing and successful business area. Please note that this role will involve 80% travel (50% UK, 40% USA, 10% Germany).

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an employment agency in regards to this position.
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