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Innovation Lead - AI

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

    Innovation Lead (AI) – SocioTech – UK remote - £85k +equity

    Are you an experienced NLP or Computer Vision Engineer with experience of managing cross functional teams and projects?

    Or perhaps you’re a seasoned Project Manager that’s transitioned into AI

    If you have experience of driving innovation in AI, leading a cross functional team, then perhaps this is the opportunity for you.

    Who are we?

    We’re a scale-up that was started with the goal of developing AI products to detect and stop the spread of fake news. We’ve been doing this for over 5 years now and have had plenty of success with our products, we’ve expanded into related fields and have grown to a global team close to 200 so far.

    Our teams are working on developing solutions in related areas such as online safety, national security and enterprise protection.

    Who are you?

    As part of our growth we’re looking for someone to lead our innovation team, the unit tasked with exploring different user problems and prototyping AI solutions to address them.

    You’ll be managing a team of 7 Data Scientist, to explore and develop prototypes and PoC’s for problems in our business areas. You’ll run feasibility and scalability reports which you’ll share with cross functional stakeholders and coordinate the execution of solutions with cross functional teams (NLP/Computer Vision/ML/MLOps Engineers)

    This role is ideal for someone with….

    Technical expertise in

    • Python Machine Learning libraries
    • State-of-the-Art in NLP and/or Computer Vision
    • Deploying and maintaining Machine Learning models

    Non-Technical experience with

    • Managing teams
    • Coordinating cross functional teams
    • Managing and delivering projects

    What do we offer?

    We’ve secured our Series A funding recently which makes this a brilliant time to join us for the right people. We offer a competitive salary, unlimited holidays, flexible working, including working from anywhere in the world for 8 weeks a year and of course equity within the business (which we’re currently formalising).


    If you feel this is the role for you or would like to find out more get in touch by clicking the ‘apply now’ button or get in touch with me by the following:

    • Email me at
    • Call me on 02037736498

    Please note: you must be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this position