Head of Next Generation Data Science
A leading Global Financial Institution is seeking to employ a Head of Next Generation Data Science, based in London.
Hours 35 per week/permanent.
Competitive salary offered.
The Head of Next Generation Data Science will build and lead the team to develop next generation advanced analytics and data science capabilities for Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM). The role holder will develop a roadmap and initiatives for new advanced ‘analytical products’ that apply artificial intelligence and machine learning against key business opportunities for the Group. A key focus on the role will be on developing new transformational analytical products to exploit data commercialization opportunities from open banking / PSD2 as well as commercializing data opportunities from new partnerships and business model innovation opportunities. This will be the lead role within RBWM Analytics for innovation with new approaches and data sources and will transform analytics with new advanced capabilities.
The role holder will develop a structured roadmap for new Analytics Products, and define a clear strategy for scaling across RBWM with a defined path to production. They will innovate and apply advanced analytical approaches such as NLP, NLG, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and A.I to solve RBWM business problems. The Head of Next Generation Data Science will innovate with and identify new external 3rd party data sources and ecosystems and understand opportunities to leverage for RBWM business objectives, including identifying adjacent revenue opportunities. The role holder will need mature advanced analytics capabilities that support conversational banking and enable the personalisation and increased relevance of customer experiences, across all channel touch points. They will need to develop a clear view of external fintech eco system that will support advanced analytics innovation.
The Head of Next Generation Data Science will establish and maintain a global best practice sharing environment for all aspects of new advanced analytics capabilities, new data sources as well as relevant fintech capabilities.
The successful candidate will be a graduate and will have the following:
- Top level academic results including a relevant degree education at BSc or BA
- Post graduate (Masters) qualification in a relevant field
- Extensive relevant experience
- Proven track-record in developing a roadmap of transformational advanced analytics capabilities such as Machine Learning, NLP, NLG, Deep Learning and A.I to further commercial business objectives. Deep experience with running Analytics PoC’s and then scaling them to production
Closing dates for applications 13th June 2018