Lead Data Scientist - Commerce - Amsterdam

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist - Commerce - Amsterdam
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €60000 - €85000 per annum
Reference: BBBH19923_1540392407
Contact Name: Carl Ashdown
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2018 15:46

Job Description

Twenty Recruitment are currently working with a leading Commerce client who require a Lead data scientist to begin building a centralised team, consisting of Data Scientists, Engineers and Visualisation analysts. This role requires an individual who is willing to play a more hands-on role, becoming involved with all aspects of the client's operations across the whole business while maintaining a strong sense of autonomy and responsibility.

Your responsibilities within this role would be as follows:

  • Identifying high value opportunities for growth, as well as designing strategies to fulfil these opportunities
  • Research and Development including Data acquisition and cleansing, as well as the development and implementation of machine learning solutions
  • Maintenance of the portfolio which includes all current data science projects, as well as management of its pipeline
  • Coaching of junior data scientists

Required Experience:

  • Extensive experience within financial/consulting environments which have involved aspects of advanced analytics and business transformation.
  • Ability to interpret and migrate statistical models and outputs into concepts which can be easily actioned upon
  • Strong theoretical approach to any given tasks, along with the ability to adapt quickly depending on the demands of the project portfolio.
  • 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 terms which those within all levels of the business can understand