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Data Science Manager

  • Data Science
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent
  • £80,001-£100,000
  • About the role


    Data Science Manager Edinburgh (Fully Remote Working Options)

    Six Figure Package Including comprehensive benefits


    MBN are partnering with a leading digital bank in Edinburgh to help them appoint a Data Science Manager. The business are looking for a strong technical leader capable of managing a highly talented team of six Data Scientists.


    The role will be about 10% hands on with more emphasis being put on leadership, stakeholder management and innovation. The team will have a specific remit of creating machine learning algorithms (Forecasting & Optimisation) for pricing recommendations across key products such as credit cards, loans and insurance products.


    Key responsibilities


    • Leading a team of specialists to apply industry best practice in data science so the bank leverages its data assets to meet the current and future needs of customers
    • Engaging with external centres of excellence to identify opportunities for collaborative projects and bring in-house industry-leading best practice. Championing an environment of innovation and test and learn
    • Embedding an engaging, challenging and supportive environment that delivers career development.
    • Directing the design of predictive and prescriptive solutions aligned to priorities of the Analytics strategy
    • Leading the design and delivery of analytical solutions that directly impact the customer, these solutions extend across personalisation, attribution, pricing and value modelling. 
    • Leading the design and development of modelling solutions within a multi-disciplinary team working in agile ways to deliver better outcomes for customers and improved financial returns


    Required skills/ experience


    • Strong quantitative analytics background preferably in retail markets retail financial services
    • Extensive experience of using analytics to design, drive and deliver business strategies in a fast paced environment
    • Experience managing a team of Data Scientists and being responsible for their output
    • Expert knowledge of using machine learning to drive commercial benefits
    • Able to influence key stakeholders  and build relationships at all levels across the business
    • Strong communication and presentation skills


    For more information or to apply, please send an updated CV to or apply now.