Head of Data Science & Analytics

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00025600_1545059956

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-15

  • Consultant:

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Xcede's Data Analytics team have been brought on exclusively by one of the most well-known FTSE 100 companies as they build a brand new Data Engineering and Data Science team. The Chief Data Officer is one of the leaders in the Data Science community and is heading up this build.

They are searching for a Head of Data Science/Analytics to build, manage, mentor and lead the Data Science team which will be set up as an internal consultancy working with their various brands and teams. This a very strategic position the ideal candidate spending 20-30% of their time hands on.

This is one of the most exciting opportunities for an experienced manager to build out something groundbreaking.

Requirements:
*5-10+ years' experience in analytics (ideally a strong focus on Data Science)
*Experience working in a leading consultancy
*Experience leading and managing a team (ideally a Data Science team)
*Experience dealing with various stakeholders across the business
*Strong matrix management skills
*Data Science knowledge and skills including open source technologies and machine learning

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

For all of our live Data Scientist positions in the UK please click here - https://www.xcede.com/jobs/data-science/united-kingdom/permanent/