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Data Scientist

  • City of London
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Permanent
  • Added

Description

Data Scientist - Central London - Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits

My client, a global healthcare company based in Central London, is looking to recruit a Data Scientist. The Data Scientist will provide data-driven insights and products to drive commercial value and to enable a wide range of strategic business decision processes. This will be achieved by working on complex analyses and/or by developing models to optimise our sourcing approach, drive business growth, reduce waste and support automation across all areas of the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop our data science capability and advocate for the use of company data and information assets.
  • Grow the test & learn capability of the company to optimise sourcing strategies.
  • Provide commercial deep dives into specific business area and translate data into actionable insight & recommendations.
  • Develop models (rule-based segmentation, decision trees, predictive models) to help decision-making processes.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis and convey technical results effectively to a variety of audiences, including those with a non-technical background
  • Sharing learning and insights across multiple levels and multiple business units
  • Present complex ideas and recommendation to various level in the organisation
  • Ensure outputs are accurate, timely and meet the business needs.
  • Work with wider Analytics team to define new data sources or improving existing ones and on other topics.

Key skills:

  • Strong data query language/tools skills (e.g. SQL, Alteryx).
  • Commercial acumen ( e.g. commercial deep dives, business driver reviews).
  • Skills in creating segmentation and/or predictive models.
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and to work autonomously.
  • An understanding of relevant statistical techniques and the ability to interpret the findings from this data.
  • Be able to set up A/B and multi-variate tests.
  • R and /or Python language would be beneficial.
  • Extreme attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal, flexible and adaptive to changes in the business.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with internal and external business partners and to influence a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical exposure desirable.

Broadstone Resourcing Ltd acts as an Employment Agency and an Employment Business and all appointments will be made on merit alone.

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