Data Science Manager

Posted 17 March by Harnham Easy Apply

Data Scientist
£80,000 - £85,000 + disc. bonus


A global retail bank is looking for a Lead Data Scientist / Data Science Manager to join their Data Science function in London to build a new machine learning practice from the ground-up. You will come in and manage a team of 2

You will form a team focused on bringing machine learning best-practice into the business to help the acquire new customers and retain existing ones.

This is a pivotal role and you will be expected to manage x2 Data Scientists and deliver a number of projects to senior stakeholders within the business.

The Lead Data Scientist will also be required to spend a proportion of their time on R&D related projects to help the business achieve ROI.


  • A deep knowledge of both supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques
  • A wealth of experience in the application of machine learning to solve complex business problems
  • Experience in working with big sets of customer data
  • Strong communication skills
  • An MSc or equivalent in a statistical/quantitative subejct
  • Strong skills in R or Python
  • Experience in using SQL (Hadoop experience is a bonus)
  • A track record in using machine learning to draw hidden insights from data


You can earn up to £85,000 + bonus + benefits in this position.


To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your details using the Apply button on this page. For more information about similar roles please contact Nick Mandella at Harnham.


R, Python, SQL, Hadoop, Data Scientist, Data Science, Machine Learning, Supervised Learning, Unsupervised Learning, Financial Services, Retail Bank, Customer, Data, Analyst, Analysis, London.

Required skills

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Science
  • Data Scientist
  • Retail Banking.

Reference: 34709111

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