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£140,000 - £165,000 per annum


Data Science




Claude Heywood


0203 397 4565

Data Science Director – Central London - paying up to £165,000 + bonus + flexible working

Are you a Head of Data Science / Data Science Manager looking to move into Directorship and work with a world-renowned organisation where you can be a part of something that truly makes a difference in the Data Insights space? Do you have experience working with large Data teams from collecting the data right the way up to optimising with ML algorithms? Fancy working on making a UK’s highest ranked platform of it’s kind even better for the community across the globe with the insights you’re helping to build?

The brand I’m working with has a name which is recognised instantly and they’re now building a brand-new data team from the ground up in house who are leading their market with the highest ranked app in the industry, this success has stemmed a push for them to bring development and technology in house for the organisation and take that one step further.

As a Data Science Director you will be passionate about turning the raw material of data into advanced insights, and applying the latest in machine learning research in advanced but practical ways to drive new innovative products forward to transform an industry.

Being the key board member in the team, you will have an eye for achieving quality data insights and sharing your ideas, the CEO wants you to be able to demonstrate high-level requirements that are intuitive, reliable and functional whilst having the experience to push growth which is sustainable.

This really is an opportunity to make a difference, as you help establish and promote best practice and standards in the data team.

If you want to be the Data Science Director in this Leadership team, you’ll need to do the following:

  • Playing a proactive leadership role in building a world class data science team that uses machine learning and deep learning, combined with high quality software engineering to build industry-leading applied AI products
  • You will be personally developing solutions and models using appropriate machine learning and deep learning approaches (including both well-established techniques and the latest in research) and guiding and assisting less experienced team members
  • Playing a proactive, leading role in providing data science input to product strategy, design and road-mapping, coordinating with Data Science colleagues on new opportunities coming from research, and selecting appropriate solutions to business opportunities
  • Attracting and recruiting very capable data scientists and data engineers, and line management and capability development of the team, including twice-yearly personal development cycles
  • Advising on the operationalisation of machine learning and data science within this world leading Data Insights company
  • Managing data science contributions to product development, planning and coordinating with product management and engineering management colleagues and ensuring timely delivery and adequate quality control


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If this Data Science Director role isn’t quite right, don’t worry I have many jobs on my desk which is currently live such as Head of Data Science, Lead Data Scientist, Senior Data Science, Data Engineer. Please give me a shout onclick apply.

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