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Data Science Manager

Data Science Manager, West London, £80-85K + 20% Bonus + Bens.

You should have a background as a Data Science Manager with experience of leading high performing data science teams in a fast paced environment.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Data Science & Credit Risk you will lead a rapidly growing team of talented and ambitious Data Scientists and help them reach their potential, grow and maximise their impact and value they create for the business.

, Lead and manage a team of Data Scientists and help them improve their technical and presentation skills and grow to reach their full potential in a diverse and inclusive environment
, Ensure that focus is on the appropriate priorities and aligned to the business and team OKRs
, Supervise the development, testing, validation and deployment of ML models in live environments and their ongoing performance monitoring
, Create and maintain guidelines for ML model development, validation and testing as well as documentation to ensure consistency, efficiency and best practices
, Manage the development and maintenance of high quality data structures and feature stores to facilitate efficient and scalable model building and reporting
, Supervise the building and maintenance of automated reports and dashboards with KPIs to monitor business performance
, Summarise and present recommendations and proposals to senior management with actionable insights
, Work within cross-functional teams to deliver key business initiatives

Your background:

, You have good experience of leading data science teams, ideally in a fast paced environment
, You have experience with hiring, coaching and leading diverse high performing teams
, You have strong knowledge and understanding of modern ML methodologies and statistical methods and supporting ML model deployment to live environments
, You have decent knowledge and good understanding of SQL and R or Python
, You don't mind being hands-on when necessary
, You are able to present complex technical details, concepts and information in an easy to digest and understand format to senior management
, You have a high tolerance for ambiguity and frequently changing priorities and a genuine can-do attitude with the ability to self-drive projects to completion

A bonus to have but not essential:

, You have a solid background in Data Science or other analytics teams
, You have a bachelor's or postgraduate degree in a STEM subject or any other equivalent experience
, You have work experience in the Financial Services / FinTech sector
, You have work experience in ML building teams within Credit Risk / Decision Science
, You have experience working with cloud based technologies for ML (especially GCP or AWS)
, You have good knowledge of ML scorecard monitoring and its importance
, You have experience with version control tools (e.g.


This Data Science Manager role is a hybrid position (2 days a week in the office), based in West London and pays c£80-85K + 20% Bonus, 25 days holiday + 1 extra on your Birthday, annual personal development budget.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £80000 - £85000 per annum + + 20% Bonus + Bens
  • Location: West London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Definitive
  • Contact: Mark Revan
  • Tel: 01895 457 455
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-07-17 15:09:58 -

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