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We’ve had an incredibly exciting opportunity signed off as a Head of Data Science with a business who poses a unique and truly interesting proposition, with the ability to disrupt their industry.

Category

Technology

Reference

elr090919c

Salary

Up to £80,000

GBP 80000
Full-Time

Date Added

2019-09-09

2029-09-02

Level

Head of...

Location

Manchester

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd


Head of Data Science – Technology – Manchester – £80k

We’ve had an incredibly exciting opportunity signed off with a business who poses a unique and truly interesting proposition, with the ability to disrupt their industry. This new tech venture from a very well-established business is set to make big waves in the near future – think of it as a start-up with really rich parents!

Leading the Data Science function, your will be responsible for understanding the behaviour of customers in order to create prediction engine to control product personalisation, make improvements to customer retention, and to work towards wider business strategies.

The Head of Data Science is a pivotal hire for the business, playing a role key in the products launch and then continuous evolution, so would suit existing heads-of/senior management, or ambitious managerial level. As a result, they’re looking for someone who’s ambitious and wants to get their teeth stuck in to a challenge, as there’s massive scope to make the role your own and really run with it – it’s a true career opportunity!

The Head of Data Science will be responsible for: 

  • Being the go-to expert for all things data science (incl. data mining, quantitative analysis, behavioural modelling, etc.)
  • Seeing beyond the numbers to better understand how customers interact with the core products
  • Working to understand user behaviours, ecosystems and long-term trends
  • Presenting complex data in an accessible way
  • Evaluating and defining key metrics and how to impact them
  • Developing models to assist in predicting churn, product acquisition and overall performance
  • Collaborate with wide teams across the business (incl. analytics, IT and product) to work to better understand the customer, key trends, issues and solutions

The Head of Data Science will need to: 

  • Be a seasoned Data Science professional with a minimum of 3 years in a specialised role
  • Feel comfortable working with big data software’s and tools
  • Outstanding knowledge of Python, R and SQL
  • Be able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, both technical and on-technical
  • Possess an analytical mindset and customer-centric focus
  • Ideally have previous experience building, growing, or managing a team

If an outstanding benefits package, some of the best offices in Manchester, and the opportunity to step in to a role that could be career-making sounds appealing to you, please get in touch with our Analytics Recruitment Manager Leif, on 07867485645 or email at [email protected]!

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