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Director Data Science

  • Data Science
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £150,000
  • About the role

    Data Science Director – Audience Measurement – remote (UK based) £150k


    Are you an established Data Science or Tech Lead with expertise in building and delivering solutions? 


    Do you have extensive working knowledge of machine learning and statistics? 


    Have you led a team?


    If all three apply to you then maybe this is the opportunity for you.



    About the client

    My client is a pioneering research organisation specialising in providing digital measurement solutions for the UK media industry. Their portfolio of clients includes a myriad of leading media owners and agencies. This an unprecedented opportunity for any seasoned Data Science or Tech Led to step into a commercially focused account

    management and business development team – you’ll be helping add value to their business.


    About the Role

    Reporting to Head of Data, you will be leading a specialised team as well as

    contributing to and taking ownership of their current and future projects in

    your area, providing support and mentorship to more junior members and working with your line manager to help cultivate a robust, well-connected, inspired team.



    • Encompassing a technical and team leadership role across all data science aspects of their new online measurement solution
    • Working alongside their commercial team to help sell our products
    • Work alongside different teams and managers on managing expectations,

    communications, understanding requirements, building/delegating developments,

    monitoring backlogs and deciding priorities on a weekly basis

    • Working alongside other senior members of the business and your manager to improve the robustness of the team as a whole
    • Expand the expertise and experience in audience measurement space.
    • Working closely with other teams in our area (other ds teams, deng and dops teams)
    • Lead the liaison with external clients for data science activities in your area
    • Champion and educate the wider business on the value data science can bring
    • Working in Agile framework
    • Create and deliver a plan to junior members of staff to help upskill them



    • Deep expertise and experience in a data focused role, as a technical lead for building an delivering data solutions
    • Skilled in python/ r/ git/ GCP
    • Extensive working knowledge of ML and statistics
    • Proficient with cloud platforms, particularly GCP
    • Are not a stranger to developing code in groups
    • Degree in maths, statistics, computer science, physics or equivalent experience will help
    • immensely 
    • You’ll also need to be in the UK with a valid visa for us to be able to consider you.


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