Data Science Lead

Posted 24 November 2021
Salary75000.00kr - 110000.00kr per month
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTechnology Recruitment
Contact NameJoe Grimes

Job description

The Role:

I am currently representing an award-winning marketing agency in their massive Data growth plans across Scandinavia.

To spearhead this growth journey, the business is looking for a Data Science Lead/Head of Data Science to guide all the Data Science teams and projects for their clients. The chosen applicant will be confident to lead Product Development teams to the successful delivery of all Data Science applications and projects coming up.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to draw upon their already-established Data Science managerial background and is now looking to implement their expertise further in a highly victorious organisation.

The Company:
Coming up to their 10 year anniversary, this agency has not stepped away from success since their beginning. Through data-driven analytical expertise and a complete transparency approach, the company offers their clients and employees a bespoke and seamless experience on all levels. Their growing list of top-tier clients and latest tech stack goes hand-in-hand with the exciting Data growth plans so it could not be a better time to join!

Some key aspects to remember would be an incredible list of benefits,
over 20 awards won in their history including best place to work in Scandinavia and an established, recognised training program that has left no starter unsatisfied!

What you will be doing:
Lead numerous interdisciplinary teams in the design/development of all Data Science products right through from ideation to release.
Consistently organise internal Data Science resources including mentorship, code reviews and training methods.
Act as the focal subject expert for the teams and relevant managers for all things Data Science & Machine Learning.
Guide development of Data products by effectively liaising with all teams involved such as Data Engineering team, Product Development team etc.
Manage and engage stakeholders both internally and externally. Being able to actively detail the solutions in non-technical terms as well as consistently assessing the validity and success of these solutions will be integral to the position.
Maintain accurate documentation and presentations of all results for all parties involved.

What you will need:
Highly established background in Machine Learning, Data Engineering & Software Development.
Detailed knowledge/experience of Machine Learning models with evident ability to understand the mathematical, statistical underpinnings behind all developments.
Previous experience of leading cross-functional teams evidently highlighted by detailed examples of previous success.
Exceptional communication skills evidently able to technically & non-technically elaborate on all projects when necessary.
Technical understanding of Python, SQL and Cloud technologies is a big bonus.

Previous experience within Marketing or a similar client-facing type business.
Experience as not only a Data Scientist but a Research background previously.
Any examples of leading a team from scratch with experience of building the team, introducing brand-new processes etc.

The chosen applicant will be ideally based in either Stockholm or Gothenburg. This is open to negotiation depending on candidate suitability.

What to do now:
If you are interested, apply now! Alternatively, get in touch for further information at