Head of Data Science

London, UK

Head of Data Science

Overview

Applied Data Science Partners (ADSP) is an innovative data science and AI consultancy based in London.

We're looking to hire a Head of Science to lead our growing Data Science team. If you enjoy seeing your work deployed into ‘real-life’ applications, this is the perfect role for you. Not only will you directly contribute to our client deliverables, but you will have the opportunity to lead a team using cutting-edge techniques to deliver full-stack data science projects, from solution design through to deployment. We're looking for someone with a personable nature who can unlock significant value for our clients through world-class data science.

In short, you will have the opportunity to directly contribute to the continued success of the business. We're looking for someone with a co-operative, can-do attitude who can lead a team to deliver high-quality data engineering solutions using cutting-edge technologies. If this sounds like you, we can't wait to meet you.

The Role

• Lead and manage team of Data Scientists, ensuring the successful delivery of data engineering projects
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing technical expertise and guidance on data science solutions
• Contribute to the development of the company’s data engineering offering, including the definition of processes, standards, and tooling
• Participate in the pre-sales process, providing input on the feasibility of data science solutions and estimation of effort required
• Ensure the quality of deliverables, through the definition of quality standards and the implementation of quality control processes
• Contribution technically to projects where required, as part of the project team
• Coach and mentor team members, providing guidance on technical and professional development
• Manage team resources, including the allocation of work
• Monitor project progress, identifying and addressing risks and issues as necessary
• Produce accurate and timely reports on project progress for internal and external stakeholders

Required Skills

• 5+ years'experience in a data science role
• Hands-on experience of leading and delivering data engineering projects
• Degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics or data science
• SQL & Python
• Machine learning techniques (e.g. xgboost, regression, decision trees, neural networks)
• Strong technical background in data engineering
• Leading and delivering projects
• Experience in a consultancy environment
• Experience of pre-sales activities, including the estimation of effort required for data science solutions
• Ability to define and implement quality assurance processes
• Excellent client-facing and communication skills

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to careers@adsp.ai

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