Lead Data Scientist


Bristol, England

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Business sector:

Business Intelligence


£80000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Rel package

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Lead Data Scientist_1538583921

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Susanna Firmo



Are you fed up with the weather? Are you dreaming to live abroad?

Are you up for a new exciting chapter? Do you want to experience a new way of working and living?

Well, read on! I have something really special for you..

I am currently recruiting for a Lead Data Scientist who would consider relocating to the Asian gem that is SINGAPORE (excellent relocation package).

Singapore offers some of the most generous expatriate salary and benefits packages in Asia Pacific.
My clients does as well.

Do you have minimum 5 years leadership experience in Data Science and Big Data?

Do you have a Degree in computing or science discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, IT)?

Do you possess a strong selection of skills and experience with analytical frameworks and languages such as SQL, R, SPARK, Python, Hive and other Hadoop-based languages?

Do you have experience in banking or consulting industry?

This exciting role will play a pivotal part as an Analytics Centre of Excellence that will take analytics to the next level through use of latest data and analytics technology currently being deployed. You will work either individually or in project teams to help the organization progress towards a self-service data discovery culture.

In this role you will be part of the Big Data Analytics Centre, and will aim to deliver new insights and bring analytical practices to life through data visualisation, intuitive dashboards and data modelling to support the adoption of analytics into the decision making process across the entire organization.

This is a unique role where the right candidate will be able to make a significant and visible contribution within a short period of time.

Your responsibilities:

  • Team leadership to build and develop a team of high performance data scientists
  • Provide consultative support to stakeholders and senior management in devising AI and Machine Learning applications, strategy and development roadmaps that aligns with business objectives.
  • Manage and deliver AI and Machine Learnings solutions that includes full algorithm development lifecycle and operationalization with execution channels
  • Represent the Analytics Centre of Excellence to cross train team members, business users, and ensure business user adoption of analytics and supported tools.
  • Support business users and senior management through use of AI and Machine Learning and also in deployment of overall data analytics capabilities.
  • Plan and build next generation AI and Machine Learning platform in conjunction with technology partners.
  • Support the Enterprise Data Architecture and Governance Program and Big Data Program to develop the Analytics Capabilities and drive the Change Management agenda for the group.
  • Drive innovation initiatives under the business leadership team's guidance and directives.


  • Strong experience in strategy development in relation to the application of AI and Machine Learning in business strategies
  • Strong leadership and team management capability with experience in training and conducting user enablement sessions would be a plus.
  • Experience in banking or consulting industry, with experience in Finance or Risk Management a strong plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated success presenting in a clear and compelling manner to cross-functional stakeholders that persuades action
  • Have an understanding of project management and business processes to help drive organizational results
  • Experience with data visualization packages and/or tools will be a plus

If you fit the description above and are interested please send an up to date CV as soon as possible.

Talent International are acting as an employment agency in regards the role of the Lead Data Scientist role.

You must have the current right to work in the UK to be considered.


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