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£110,000 - £140,000 per annum


Data Science




Claude Heywood


0203 397 4565

Head of Data Science – Central London - paying up to £140,000 + bonus + flexible working

Are you a Lead Data Scientist / Data Science Manager that's looking to move into a solid Head of Data Science role and work with a world-renowned organisation where you can be a part of something that truly makes a difference in the FinTech industry? Do you have experience working with 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 in house data team from the ground up 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 Head of Data Science 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 Head of Data Science 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 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

Sound good? Apply today so you don't miss out!

If this Head of Data Science 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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