Lead Data Scientist

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5058

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Establish and implement the Data Science & Analytics vision, strategy, and deliverable across the group, driving data-driven solutions to solve complex business problems.

You will effectively articulate and communicate any data science, analytics and ML solutions and insights across various business streams to influence and challenge key internal stakeholders.

Client Details

Our client is an international leader in the FMCG industry that offers a wide range of quality and trusted products. They are now looking to further expand their dedicated Data Science & Analytics team.


* Understand and evaluate the data science and analytics strategy and priorities on an annual basis, ensuring it is aligned with the overall business objectives.
* Consistently run data quality assessments and validation checks on relevant data science models, whilst keeping up to date with current and advanced Data Science tools and languages, sharing any relevant insights with business stakeholders.
* Establish best in class data science standards and continually look for opportunities internally where data science can help enable better processes or decision making.
* Demonstrate strong technical and hands on skills in developing code and data science models using SQL, Python and Alteryx.
* Manage, coach, mentor all Data Scientists with the aim of further growing and developing the department.

Job Offer

* Opportunity to join a leading organisation in their field.
* Exciting role with strong involvement across a range of business-critical projects.
* Generous tax-free salary.
* Relocation and family benefits.


* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering with at least 7 years relevant experience in Data Science.
* Hands on experience with programming languages like SQL, Python, R, QlikSense, PowerBI and Alteryx. Any experience with current ML platforms, is a plus.
* Act as the single point of contact to various internal stakeholders regarding any data related opportunities.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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