Senior & Lead Data Scientist (German Speaking) (f/m/d) - Retail - Munich

Job Title: Senior & Lead Data Scientist (German Speaking) (f/m/d) - Retail - Munich
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Munich
Contact Name: Emily Marmoy-Haynes
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Job Published: October 20, 2020 17:03

Job Description

Twenty Recruitment GmbH are currently working with a leading Private Equity backed Retail client for a greenfield project and newly built Data Science team. We are seeking commercial Senior Data Scientists and as well as a Lead Data Scientist to manage a small team.

This requires an individual who is willing to have a technical hands-on role as an independent consultant managing your own pipeline of projects and becoming involved with all aspects of operations across the business. You will be working on implementing machine learning solutions across marketing, pricing, supply chain, optimisation, future planning & strategy as well as geospatial analytics with a priority being placed on revenue generation. You would be involved in the entire project lifecycle and helping the business use data to generate revenue, reporting directly to the business executives with a strong working relationship with the private equity owner. 

Your responsibilities within this role may include: 

  • Identifying high value opportunities for growth, as well as designing strategies to fulfill these opportunities 

  • 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 

  • Own your own pipeline of projects spanning future acquisitions and growth opportunity, optimisation, supply chain, pricing, marketing, etc.  

  • For the Lead position: manage a team of 2-3 other Data Scientists whilst remaining hands on 

Required Experience: 

  • Extensive experience within consulting environments including aspects of advanced analytics and business transformation 

  • Ability to interpret and migrate statistical models and outputs into concepts which can be easily actioned 

  • Strong commercially mindset and business approach to all projects, along with the ability to adapt quickly depending on the demands of the project portfolio. 

  • Strong commercial awareness, always thinking about the 'value add' of data science projects

  • Business proficiency in German is essential 

  • Ability to work in Munich and travel a few times per week to another client site within Bavaria

  • Knowledge of: Machine Learning and Statistics (Python/R), Pricing Analytics, Data Transformation (SQL/Alteryx), Designing Analytical Solutions

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