Lead Data Scientist / Data Science Director

22 Oct 2020
19 Nov 2020
Marketing Disciplines
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Data Analyst

Lead Data Scientist / Data Science Director


SALARY -              £70k - £90k plus excellent benefits

LOCATION -        Remote, then Central London


Having built most of the existing Marketing Sciences function, we can vouch for the exceptional quality of talent this agency has managed to attract; not just because of the complexity of data science projects on offer, but also because of the vision of their Marketing Sciences Director. He is passionate about training and development and has built a strong culture of collaboration and innovation. Every single person we’ve placed, LOVES their job and more importantly, LOVES their team! The work life balance is excellent and there is an adult working environment where you are trusted to deliver and given the freedom to manage your own time.


In this role, you will not only manage a team of Data Scientists, but you can also apply your advanced analytical skills across a variety of cutting edge data science projects including heat mapping, digital automation and attribution, NLP, advanced predictive analytics and machine learning, whilst working closely with the Head of Data Science to develop the offering and capabilities within the team.

You will work closely with huge, often, global brands to shape analytical roadmaps, scoping data science and insights projects, leading your team to delivery as well as getting your hands dirty with high level, complex analytics yourself.

You will work closely with the Head of Data Science to evolve and grow the data science offering for this leading data driven customer engagement agency, contributing to pitches and presenting simple and compelling solutions to complex client problems. You should be highly skilled in the latest data science and statistical insights techniques in order to inspire and lead your team on a daily basis, QA-ing work and leading on the best methodologies and approaches to take.

Skills and experience required:

  • Educated to degree level in a numerate subject; Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Machine Learning, Computer Science etc.
  • A background in modelling, segmentation and statistical analysis, including the delivery of actionable insights, in a marketing environment
  • Strong programming experience with either Python AND SQL as a minimum
  • Ability to gather and scope requirements for a variety of analytical projects
  • Experience with machine learning techniques and data visualisation
  • Ability to engage with senior level client stakeholders and operate at a senior level on projects




For further information or to apply please contact:

Kate McDermott  - Managing Consultant @ Blue Pelican Marketing

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For more vacancies which may suit your needs, please visit us at www.bluepelican.com

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