Lead Data Scientist, London - £97k

Ref: J11140
J11140 - Lead Data Scientist – Up to £97,000 + Bonus + Benefits - London

The role of Lead Data Scientist is available at a leading global investment institute based in the City of London. This position calls for someone with strong critical thinking and data science skills.

Role & Responsibilities

• Clean, collate and merge data sets from both internal and external sources
• Use analytics to uncover insights from engineered data sets
• Effectively communicate insights with team members and colleagues through visualisation
• Engage business units to drive action
• Design and create prototype self-service analytical tools and dashboards, ad-hoc analysis reports, and presentations
• Train and lead team members on appropriate data science tools, techniques and best practices

Experience & Skills Required

• A quantitative background, ability and intellectual curiosity
• A strong commercial background within a hands on data science position
• Developing new and existing products
• Pricing experience advantageous
• Ability to work across cross functional teams and deliver
• Experience with Tableau, PowerBI, RShiny and/or other visualisation tools desirable
• Experience with Alteryx
• Comfortable with engineering data ordering in millions of rows in size across different file types
• Proven ability with at least one of R or Python to interrogate consolidated data using an effective statistical or machine
• Create clear and effective visual displays of what the output of analysis means for the business
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; must be able to establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with all departments and organizational levels
• Proactive approach

If you fit the above job description, please contact Rachel Keane on 01256 314 660 or email him on rkeane@datatech.org.uk. Please be advised that we can only accept candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.

Datatech is one of the UK’s leading recruitment agencies in the field of analytics and host of the critically acclaimed event, Women in Data UK. For more information visit our website: www.datatech.org.uk
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