Head of Data Science

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 22240

Head of Data Science

Job Purpose

Our clients Business Intelligence team are looking for a Department Head of Data Science to manage a team of Data Scientists and work closely with the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing relations with senior stakeholders to define and deliver key data science projects, including behaviour segmentation, predictive modelling, lifetime value modelling, churn prevention, high roller identification, statistical simulations and what if scenarios.
  • Developing the abilities of a team of Data Scientists and guiding them in the creation of high quality models and customer segmentations to be used across various areas of the business
  • Carrying out customer behaviour analytics in key business areas and delivering actionable recommendations


Skills and Capabilities

  • Degree (or equivalent) in quantitative area, e.g. Statistics, Maths, Economics
  • Proven leadership and stakeholder management capability across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong relevant experience gained in the application of data mining/advanced analytics, clustering, regression, predictive models, etc.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to drive change and collaborate effectively with a variety of individuals and teams
  • Advanced level of Excel, SQL, Python, R, KNIME, Tableau or equivalent
  • Experience working with a Data Warehouse
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong planning, organizational, documentation and project management skills
  • Ability to function as a self-starter with emphasis on getting things done under pressure of tight deadlines
  • A results-oriented team player


  • Experience in the Online Gaming industry
  • Knowledge of Poker, casino and/or sportsbook
  • Advanced degree or PhD

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