Head of Data Science

London, UK

Head of Data Science


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