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Lead Decision Scientist

Location: North West

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 60000.00 per annum

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Job Description

Title: Lead Decision ScientistLocation: North West, England – Hybrid working week
Industry: RetailSalary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus/BenefitsContact:     Brief Overview:  
Forsyth Barnes have been working in partnership with an online retail organisation across multiple business area in IT and Data. Data is at the heart of everything they do and they are looking to expand by bringing in a Lead Decision Scientist within the Connected Intelligence team of Data Science to ensure success. The role will involve conducting advanced statistical analysis using Python in AWS including A/B testing, uplift measurement, change point detection, complex networks, to drive business success on projects spanning our organisation.
Lead Decision Scientist – Responsibilities:
Using statistics experience to solve complex business problems in various domains, working on multiple projects at any one time.
Advancing the teams coding standards, guiding code plans and holding self-accountable for team deliverables
Establishing a strong knowledge of data, strategy, basic KPIs, teams, key personnel and values
Threading together multiple project storylines or insights to ensure a coherent and robust message
Playing key part in sprint planning in order to achieve project goals, generating and communicating project solution design prior to execution
Distilling complex problems to a set of simpler problems, developing project plans and kick-off material, identifying project risks and taking action to reduce their impact
Identifying data problems, gaps or opportunities and see these to resolution through collaboration with other teams
Managing stakeholders, developing external relationships and establishing a position of trust and recognition across the Senior Leadership Team, whilst leading a small team of 4

Lead Decision Scientist – Required Skills/Experience:    
Maintaining industry knowledge of statistics, data science and coding advancements
Must have previous experience working on Python and SQL
Ability to work with business stakeholders across multiple business functions
Broad experience delivering multiple data science/decision science project and understand data as a product


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