Data Science Manager

Recruiter
JET2
Location
Leeds
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reporting to the General Manager - Web & eCommerce, the Data Science Manager will work closely with our commercially driven Digital Teams and be responsible for building a team of Data Scientists to answer Big Business Questions. Working with multiple business areas, large data sets and senior stakeholders you will build this new function within the business and deliver on our Data Science Roadmap. This is a very exciting and highly visible role and team in the business with a lot of potential to drive tangible commercial benefits.

You will work with business stakeholders and gain an understanding of the different areas of the business and the challenges that could and should be answered with a Data Science driven approach. Using this knowledge you will develop a series of Big Business Questions to help frame the challenges the business faces and the data available to help answer these questions. You will build an understanding of the resource that is already available within the business and develop a resourcing plan and team structure to help answer our Big Business Questions and secure business buy in for this structure.

In addition, you will work with the business and identify the technical requirements to build scalable solutions and apply advanced analytical, mathematical, machine learning and algorithm based approaches, as required, to solve our questions.

The successful candidate will be an expert in quantitative analysis and data mining with a proven track record of presenting data to see beyond the numbers and help understand how our customers interact with us. You will have proven experience as a Data Scientist within a highly commercial / eCommerce business, likely be educated to PhD or Masters level in a highly quantitative field such as Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science and understand all areas of Data Science from DevOps to Machine learning, including statistical analysis packages. You will be a successful people manager, able to motivate a team to achieve stretching targets.

In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.

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