Data Science Consultant - Senior Associate - Artificial Intelligence
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BackgroundPwC are a trusted adviser to some of the largest organisations around the world, spanning the public, private, and financial sectors. The increasing availability and use of data requires all of these organisations to adapt quickly or face irrelevance. We are no different. Our technology strategy recognises this and aims to keep us at the frontier of change. As part of this strategy, we are currently looking for Consultants to join our Artificial Intelligence (AI) team in London. We are looking for self-starters, quick learners, and technology enthusiasts who can develop and build on our current Artificial intelligence and Data Science propositions.The RoleBusiness is increasingly looking towards Data Science as a solution. As a Consultant in the AI team, you will work with business alongside our data scientists and engineers to use techniques such as machine learning and natural language processing to realise authentic, data-driven change and solutions. The team reports to the board and works with clients and senior leadership across our four business units to enhance performance and create valuable impact. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to ResponsibilitiesBe involved in the design and development of data science projects for PwC and its clientsSupport senior management with project proposals and developing new business opportunitiesParticipating in constant learning through training and skills development to grow understanding of Data Science/AI conceptsContributing to the strategy and growth of a fast developing data science capabilityCraft and communicate compelling business storiesPresenting findings to senior internal and external stakeholdersEstablish effective working relationships directly with clients and internal PwC teamsAmbition to build Data Science and AI capabilities that deliver lasting impactEssential skillsAble to articulate data science concepts to a business audienceWork with data scientists and engineers to translate business requirements into solutionsPossession of outstanding oral and written communication skillsEmpathic listener and persuasive speakerPlanning, managing and executing the delivery of projectsDemonstrable understanding of data science concepts particularly where focused on a business needDemonstrable understanding of statisticsExcellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithmsProficient understanding of data and business intelligence tools (Alteryx, VBA, SQL, Tableau etc.)Understanding of Agile delivery methodsWe recognise that it takes a team to deliver AI and so we seek individuals with demonstrable skills in a selection of the below for a number of roles Consulting experience in a strategy house, a Big 4 firm or an in-house strategy/consulting function of a data-driven companyIndustry Experience in one of our target sectors (e.g. Financial services)Strong academic excellence in a business and/or analytics related degree (e.g. Economics, Business Intelligence and Analytics)Exposure to cloud environments (Azure, GCP, AWS etc)Exposure to programming is desirable but not essentialExposure to business or financial modellingPlease note, this advertisement is for pipelining purposes only if you are interested in future potential opportunities in this team
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