Data Science Lead Data Science Lead …

Sheffield Haworth
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Aug 21
£40,000 to £90,000
Sheffield Haworth
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Aug 21
£40,000 to £90,000
Our client is a major global personal lines insurer who is looking for a Data Science Lead to develop and implement a Data Science strategy for Pricing. Location: Anywhere in the UK. Applicants must be lawfully able to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Develop and implement a Data Science strategy for Pricing
  • Deliver predictive models that gain a competitive advantage for Covea
  • Investigate opportunities to source internal and external datasets
  • Provide technical leadership and direction for a team of Data Scientists and Actuaries
  • Develop Data Science skills and mindset within the team
  • Create an innovative environment, identify value-add initiatives and drive through to implementation

 

Essentials

Skills/capabilities

  • Strong numerical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage others.
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.

Behaviours

  • An understanding of how data science works in an agile delivery environment
  • Display attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with senior stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate our company values and instill them in others in the Pricing Team.
  • Self motivated and an ability to work under pressure both in isolation and within a team.

Qualifications

  • At least a 2:1 bachelors degree with honours (or equivalent) in an appropriate data science or numerical subject, or, equivalent experience.

Experience and knowledge

  • Experience of technical leadership within a Data Science (or equivalent) team.
  • Hands on experience of developing predictive models
  • An understanding of statistical and mathematical techniques applicable to general insurance pricing, risk selection and analysis.
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