Head of Data Science

£50000 - £55000 per annum
04 January 2019
17 January 2019
Dean Hayman
Job Function
IT / Technical
Contract Type
Full Time
The Head of Data Science role will be hands on in data analysis and managing the analytics and insight team to support business strategic direction and growth.

Client Details

The Head of Data Science role will lead the analytics function for a fast growing organisation who provide data services to the pharmaceutical industry based near Guildford. They are very well established in the market across the globe.


The Data Analytics function is at the heart of the business and drives growth strategy and support for the organisation and its clients. The Head of Data Science will be hands on in data analysis and managing the data function, key responsibilities include:

* Analysis of large data sets, presentation of key findings to the board
* Build and management of new data tables to support data collection, data visualisation, data mining, predictive analysis
* Ensure accuracy of reporting establishing actionable success metrics
* Evaluation of analytics and machine learning technologies use within the business
* Develop new insight and advanced modelling techniques
* Creation of white papers, conference presentations and scientific publications
* Management of the data science department and ensuring the support to the wider business in terms of growth and development in revenue and stature.
* Review of data sources and effectiveness / accuracy of this data


To be right for the Head of Data Science you will have a track record working with large data sets ideally and building statistical models working with Data Science methodologies. You will be a strong leader and be comfortable presenting to and working with board level colleagues and external clients.

Job Offer

Salary on offer is circa £55,000 plus benefits

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