Head of Data Science

Head of Data Science

Job Title: Head of Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 111112_1653915807
Contact Name: Brad Newton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2022 14:03

Job Description

Head of Data Science

Our client is a global credit intelligence provider operating across the UK, Europe, and Asia Pacific. They are developing a Global Data Platform with a cloud first strategy. The main data warehouse is based on Snowflake's Data Platform with Tableau as the visualisation tool of choice.

Head of Data Science responsibilities;

  • Recruiting, coaching, and managing a team of Data Scientists within Pepper Advantage. This team will be in Asia.
  • Jointly responsible for the definition and implementation of the Group Data and ML Strategy in collaboration with the Head of Data & Analytics and leadership across the Group.
  • Advocate for the responsible use of AI and ML, and will lead the embedding of best practices AI and ML workflows within the Data & Analytics team
  • Report to the Head of Data & Analytics and work closely with Executives to embed AI & ML as products in our business operations and develop a robust product suite that can be marketed externally.

Head of Data Science experience required;

  • 5+ years of Data Science practical experience
  • Experience hiring and managing a team of Data Scientists
  • Technical AI and ML knowledge to guide teams and assess the viability of proposed solutions
  • Familiar with a range of statistical computer languages, including Python, R etc, and various applied statistical skills, including regression testing, predictive modelling and developing Monte Carlo simulations to manipulate and analyse large datasets
  • Data visualisation tools (Tableau at a minimum but also around integrating D3.js, matplotlib etc)

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