Lead Data Scientist

Recruiter
Harnham
Location
London
Salary
75000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead Data Scientist - Insurance

Lead Data Scientist
London
£90,000 + Benefits

THE COMPANY

This is an opportunity to join a leading UK insurer as the Lead Data Scientist in their London office at an exciting time as the company goes through a monumental digital transformation.

The role will see you working closely with the Head of Analytics/Director of Data Science in leading the delivery of insight derived from customer data in their new digital division.

You will be joining a team with a start-up feel to it, innovating and bringing new ideas to the business to help develop customer strategy for the business. Key parts of your job will be to utilise advanced statistics and machine learning techniques to harness the value in massive sets of data.

THE ROLE

As the Lead Data Scientist you will be:

  • Utilising advanced statistical and machine learning techniques to deliver insights
  • Delivering a commercially viable projects for the business from conception through to completion
  • Carrying out existing projects in relation to: competitor analysis/intelligence, profitability of new products, fraud detection and customer insight.
  • Mentoring and managing junior data scientists

SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

To be considered for this position you must have the following:

  • Hands-on experience with R or Python for machine learning/statistics
  • An interest in customer insight
  • Masters degree qualification in a Statistical or numerate degree
  • Experience in delivering effective insights and engaging with stakeholders

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your details using the Apply button on this page.

KEYWORDS

R, Python, SQL, Tableau, Machine Learning, SQL, Modelling, Machine Learning, Algorithmic Development, Algorithm, Data Scientist, Data Science, Big Data, mySQL, noSQL, Insight, Customer lifetime value models, retention, churn, cross sell, up sell, stakeholder management.