Data science specialist

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH126314_1599727585

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Data science specialist

Bristol (Remote)

6 months

Market Rates

My client are a leading multinational telecommunications company who are on the lookout for experienced data scientists to join their team to work on a crucial project they have. Typically you will use methodical data science techniques to measure performance and influence change.

As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for:

  • Drive and deliver insightful analytics and intelligence to procurement teams, including spend analytics, procurement performance, market research, commodity pricing tracking, industry and commodity insights etc.
  • Manage and maintain data by consolidating all internal and external data such as spend, 3rd party market research, supplier screening data, and compliance reporting data and miscellaneous information
  • Work with management and users to obtain full understanding of software's requirements. Analyse needs and recommend new programs or upgrades to existing software
  • Support the development of KPI target setting and reporting processes, ensure alignment and embedment of KPIs collecting / capture methodologies
  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications and integrate software components with existing system
  • Maintain expertise around industry best practice standards
  • Manage good relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, ensure continuous alignment
  • Lead, develop and coach a team of procurement professionals to deliver brilliant outcomes for the client and customers
  • You use exploratory analysis methodologies to identify patterns and trends to use with the right statistical methods (clustering, PCA,regression, significance testing). You'll also be happy in the world of machine learning, data mining and algorithm development to seek out new insight

What do we want from you?

  • Strong experiences in data science, able to lead and develop both processes and people
  • Able to draw recommendations from value-added analytics, to enable effective decision making across procurement functions, with advanced experience in visualisation and simulation tools, scenario modelling, cost / benefit analysis
  • Ability to understand the linkage between data and the underpinning processes/information flows that move that data across the business
  • Able to understand how the system can help in achieving the over business strategy
  • Experience in working in an agile environment
  • Strong relationship management skills & ability to influence decision making with senior stakeholders within a matrixed environment
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