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Head of Data Science – Edinburgh

Six Figure Package – Including Comprehensive Benefits

Do you have ambitions to lead a talented team of experienced Data Scientists, create, develop and deliver a Data Science strategy and pave the way for change through innovative data driven solutions for a globally recognised and trusted brand?

MBN are partnering with one of our most decorated clients to help them appoint a Head of Data Science who will inspire, challenge and drive performance consistently to achieve the best for the business and its customers through intelligent data driven decisions.

The Role:

  • Lead the development and delivery of the data science strategy to use data to make more intelligent decisions across the business.
  • Set performance level expectation providing high level support so that the team deliver the modelling capability and insight that deliver improved outcomes for customers and the business. This extends to leading the engagement with agency partners and the data science centre of excellence.
  • Leading the design and delivery of analytical solutions that directly impact the customer, these solutions extend across personalisation, attribution, pricing, value modelling, credit decisioning and fraud prevention.
  • Leading the evolution of the analytics culture across the bank to deliver world class analytical capability in the field of financial services.
  • Champion the use of alternative advanced machine learning techniques that deliver cheaper, faster and better decisions for the customer and business.

Key Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience of managing Data Science, Machine Learning or advanced analytical functions.
  • Extensive experience of using analytics to design, drive and deliver business strategies in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of how the utilisation of open source machine learning algorithms can support key business decisions.
  • Strong commercial awareness with the ability to communicate & challenge at a high level.
  • Highly emotionally intelligent individual with aptitude to partnerships with key stakeholders across all levels of the business.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

For more information, please apply.

Summary

Ref: 13008-KM

Type: Permanent

Edinburgh

£ £Six Figure Package – Including Comprehensive Benefits

Posted: 6th Jun 2020

Closing: 17th Aug 2020

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