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Head of Data Science – A job you’ll LOVE!


SALARY -              £80k - £115k plus excellent benefits

LOCATION -        Central London

You don’t always need a Phd in Computer Science or Machine Learning to work in ‘data science’, because this data driven marketing agency are looking for experienced leaders in statistical insight analysis OR fully-fledged data scientists for this Head of role.

Having built the existing Marketing Sciences function of data scientists, we can vouch for the exceptional quality of talent this agency has managed to attract; not just because of the complexity of projects on offer and formal training, but also because of the vision of their Marketing Sciences Director and his ability to create a culture of friendship, collaboration and camaraderie. Every single person we’ve placed, LOVES their job and more importantly, LOVES their team!

You will receive recognition and feedback on your work as well, as the opportunity to use your skills in management and leadership through growing this ambitious and successful team.

Here, you can stretch and develop your analytical skill set across projects in heat mapping, digital automation and attribution, NLP, predictive analytics and modelling for major luxury retailers, global automotive giants and fast food brands.

Ultimately, you can flourish in a growing Marketing Sciences team, upskilling in cutting edge data science techniques, learn new tools (such as Alteryx) and working with inspiring people.

What’s not to LOVE?

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 delivering modelling, segmentation and statistical analysis projects, including the delivery of actionable insights, in a marketing environment and more advanced data science projects with involve leveraging machine learning techniques
  • Strong programming experience with either Python AND SQL as a minimum, in order to coach and grow the team and get your hands dirty from time to time
  • Ability to gather and scope requirements for a variety of analytical and data science projects
  • Strong experience with machine learning techniques and a modern approach to omnichannel marketing analysis techniques
  • Ability to engage with senior level client stakeholders and operate at a senior level on projects
  • Highly skilled in leading and growing teams of analysts and science scientists



For further information or to apply please contact:

Kate McDermott  - Managing Consultant @ Blue Pelican Marketing

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