Head of Data Science

Recruiter
Forsyth Barnes
Location
London, South East
Salary
From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
1129047642
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
Title: Head of Data Science

Location: London

Salary: £120,000 - £140,000 + 30% bonus & excellent benefits package

Brief Overview:

My client is a pioneering, exciting, global leader in their field, currently looking for a Head of Data Science to join their London team to focus on increasing engagement with the C-suite Executives. Although the Head of Data Science will need to possess good technical awareness, this role will be more aligned to focusing on the business side, so senior stakeholder management skills are therefore essential.

The successful Head of Data Science will have prior experience of getting senior stakeholders on board when running high level business objectives and projects, being confident and able to present themselves professionally in a room on executives. The Head of Data Science will ideally have management experience, and come from a strong academic background.

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Must be able to engage with senior stakeholders very well and hold gravitas
  • Technical awareness is also essential, with experience in Azure/AWS, Spark and SQL Warehouse
  • Must have a background in Data Science
  • Team management experience is ideal

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