Head of Data Science - Commerce - Paris

Job Title: Head of Data Science - Commerce - Paris
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paris, Île-de-France
Salary: €10000 - €140000 per annum
Reference: BBBH18827_1532018493
Contact Name: Carl Ashdown
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Job Published: July 19, 2018 17:41

Job Description

Head of Data Science - Commerce - Paris

Twenty Recruitment are partnered with a leading Commerce client who require a Head of Data Science to build a centralised team. The team will consist of Data Scientists, Engineers and Visualisation analysts. This will be a hands-on role, working with business counterparts from across all areas of the business, requiring a high level of autonomy and responsibility.

You will be involved in, and responsible for:

  • Identifying high value opportunities, and designing strategic approaches for value delivery
  • Research and Development including Data acquisition and preparation as well as development of machine learning or analytical solutions
  • Oversight of a portfolio of ongoing data science projects
  • Coaching of junior data scientists
  • Proactive management of data science project pipeline

Required experience:

  • Extensive experience working in a consulting environment with an advanced analytics and business change component.
  • Ability to interpret and transfer statistical/model outputs into business relevant and actionable concepts
  • Hypothesis based approach to problem solving, with the ability to adapt quickly to changing project demands
  • Working knowledge of;
    • Machine learning and statistics (Python/R)
    • Data visualisation (Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik)
    • Pricing analytics
    • Data transformation (SQL/Alteryx)
    • Designing analytical solutions
  • Ability to articulate complex data science concepts into simple terms for all levels of the organisation
  • French would be beneficial but not a necessity