Head of Data Science - Fin Tech

Sphere Digital Recruitment
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Data Science - Fin Tech - Competitive Salary

The Company

My client are a Fin Tech start up who are going through a rapid growth expansion and are now growing globally. This growth has seen them open a brand new office in the UK, London and are looking for a new Head of Data Science to join the ranks. Operating within the field of financial technology, the Head of Data Science will be responsible to grow a team and build the advanced analytics and engineering capabilities.

The Role

Acting as Head of Data Science you will support the first class data engineering and marketing teams and will operate in the data rich environment. You will be responsible to grow the business by empowering data driven marketing lifecycle approach across the entire business.

  • Take full ownership of the data strategy and implement into the UK market.
  • Build the advanced analytics solutions and capabilities to predict customer behaviour and increases retention, acquisition, segmentation and NPD.
  • Build the internal data warehouse
  • Hire and build the entire data science and engineering teams.
  • Contribute towards the overall marketing strategy.


  • MSc or PhD in a numerical field; Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Economics.
  • Knowledge and current experience of working with large digital data sets.
  • Working knowledge of applying machine learning and big data methodologies.
  • Advanced analytics, modelling and software coding skills are essential
  • Ideally working with engineers to create the digital products
  • Excellent communication and verbal skills; English

You will need to thrive on building something great, working in a start up environment and lead the industry by the front. My client are revolutionising the industry with their software and technology.

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