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Head of Data Science - London - (Cutting Edge NLP!!)

Head of Data Science - London - (Cutting Edge NLP!!)

Job Title: Head of Data Science - London - (Cutting Edge NLP!!)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £120000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + options, pension, healthcare
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00071436_1523969140
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email: m.nathaniel@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: April 17, 2018 13:45

Job Description

Head of Data Science - London - (Cutting Edge NLP!!)

I have been tasked with finding a Head of Data Science for a true market disrupter, transforming the way traditional market research is carried out!

THE ROLE

As Head of Data Science you will play a crucial role in a leading a team of Data Scientists using advanced machine learning/AI techniques (i.e. NLP, Image Processing etc) that utilises geo-location technology, social media data and other complex disparate data sources to provide insights from consumers in real time.

The Head of Data Science will report directly into the CEO and will also be responsible for setting the business data strategy, leading analytical projects that will help to increase business inefficiencies, doubling the size of the current Data Science team and improve data driven decisions across the company.

You will also be called upon to be a 'hands on' kind of Head of Data Science and lead your team by example.

THE REQUIREMENTS

* Successful previous experience in a similar leadership role with responsibility for driving the growth and capabilities of a team of Data Scientists
* Ability to demonstrate strong technical experience of advanced predictive analytics and machine learning models.
* Strong, demonstrable experience of utilising Natural Language Processing (NLP)in a commercial environment. Any experience of Image Processing will help you stand out from the crowd!
* Hands on experience with analytical languages such as R, Python etc
* Experience with RDBMS such as Postrgres & SQL
* Extensive skills in data mining/data modelling in data driven organisations

THE COMPANY

The company really is a labour of love, having been started by the founders who realised that to get real time market research was almost impossible. They now offer a platform that is transforming the way their clients do Market Research and these include some of the biggest brands in the UK!

Internally, they have an exciting start-up vibe, with a culture of openness and a enthuses on innovation. Regular team building, company socials nights, free lunch Wednesdays and brainstorming around video games room are all regular happenings.

THE OFFER

* Salary around the £120,000 - £130,000 mark
* Company options
* 24 days holiday
* Generous contributory pension scheme
* Flexible working
* And more....

If this sounds like a unique & exciting company you could see yourself working in, apply now online or send your up today CV to m.nathaniel@lawrenceharvey.com to arrange an exploratory chat.

Head of Data Science - London - Natural Language Processing/NLP

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