Data Science Manager (Pricing) | SW London | £60-70k
One of the world’s leading insurers and warranty providers is looking to grow their Data Science team further by adding a Data Science Manager to oversee their pricing strategies.
My client has been operating for over 100 years, insuring everything from livestock, central heating, TV’s and even VR headsets. The Data Science team is a new venture for the business and is leading the company in a new exciting direction which champions automation, personalisation and data-driven decision making.
The Data Science Manager will work directly with the Head of Data Science and will lead the successful delivery of the company’s pricing strategy using advanced analytics and Machine Learning. You will grow and lead a team of Data Scientists and Pricing Analysts and will continually evolve the pricing models, delivering comprehensive pricing analyses. You will do this by building Machine Learning models that will tackle projects such as recommendation engines and real-time pricing. Additionally you will monitor competitors’ behaviour to maintain pricing optimisation.
The right person for this role will have significant experience developing and implementing pricing models as well as have in-depth statistical skills with the ability to build Machine Learning models.
You will be proficient programming in R as well as utilising SQL, any experience with tools such as DataRobot & Earnix is a bonus!
In addition to your technical skills, you will also have the right personality to grow in to a leadership position, you must be able to provide examples of where you have managed or mentored junior members of staff and will be keen to build on this experience.
As well as having the opportunity to be a part of the transformation of a large legacy company, the career progression on offer is incredible. Promoting from within is a core concept this company stick by, an example of this being the current Head of Data Science who was promoted from a Senior Data Scientist position to become the current ‘head of’ within just over 2 years!
Based in SW London, just 15 mins away from Waterloo station, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone considering their future career in this area. To find out more please contact Andy Driver on 0207 265 7800.