Head of Data Science

Recruiter
Harnham
Location
London, South East England
Salary
£150,000 per annum
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Ref
1121861571
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
Head of Data Science
Global Brand
London
£150,000 - £200,000

THE COMPANY

Harnham have been exclusively retained by a well known and loved UK brand to hire a senior data science leader into the organisation.

You are to be brought on to set the vision and strategy for data science across the entire business for the coming years.

Your team will be a centralised function, with the goal of introducing machine learning and advanced analytics to many areas across the company - a key focus being on automation and revenue generation.

You will report directly to the board (CDO) and have significant investment and support to drive your initiative forward and grow the capability.

THE ROLE

As the Head of Data Science you will be:
  • Building a world class data science team of 15-20 people
  • Delivering on key initiatives for the board, leading their efforts to
  • Utilising machine learning and advanced techniques to deliver valuable gains in automation and revenue generation
  • Working closely with board-level stakeholders


SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

To be considered for this position you must have the following:
  • A proven track record of building and leading high-performing teams of data scientists
  • Experience of delivering successful and high-profile data science projects within an organisation
  • PhD-level qualifications from a top university
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your details using the Apply button on this page.

KEYWORDS

R, Python, SQL, Machine Learning, SQL, Modelling, Data Scientist, Data Science, Head of Data Science, Leadership.

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