Practice Lead - Data Science & Analytics

Blue Pelican
14 Apr 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Practice Lead - Data Science & Analytics

** Award Winning Marketing Agency **


Leading a well-established Data Science and Analytics function across all accounts, you will be part of a client facing, highly technical team.

You are part of a centralised Data Team consists of Marketing, Analysts as well as CRM Data Strategists. This team acts as the go-to hub for all things data, delivering reporting, insights and predictive analytics for clients across multiple channels, including social, mobile, web, direct marketing and CRM.

This senior role would suit someone keen on diversifying their experience in a fast paced, agency environment working on multiple projects across a variety of industries, with a background in predictive analytics and strategic insight.

We are seeking someone with a skill set in predictive modelling and analysis using R (or Python or SAS) to determine propensity to purchase, churn etc. plus the ability to lead and inspire a small team as well as consult credibly with end clients.

All of the above is part of growth plans for the analytics function and service offering, so a passion and ambition to be part of a highly visible division is important. In return you have freedom to define and develop new projects and tools, helping the Director to expand the offering and meet the (already) VERY high demand from the client base for more advanced reporting and predictive insights projects.


SALARY - £70k - £90k depending on experience, plus excellent benefits


  • Educated to degree level in a numerate subject; Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Statistics etc.
  • Experience from a marketing or media agency background preferred
  • Experience in using predictive analytical and modelling techniques and working with data from multiple sources
  • Advanced technical skill set using R, Python or SAS for modelling and analysis work, plus ideally Alteryx and/or Tableau for data visualisation
  • Ability to deliver to multiple projects at any one time, and balance workloads for various clients
  • Excellent communication skills in order to liaise with senior level stakeholders


For further information or to apply please contact:

Kate McDermott
Managing Consultant - Blue Pelican Marketing

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