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Senior Data Scientist

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Recruiter: Skipton Building Society
Listed on: 6th April
Location: North Yorkshire
Salary/Rate: £47,000 - £55,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Job Introduction

In this impactfulrole within the Customer Insights team, you’ll be responsible for usingadvanced analytics and data science to enable data-driven decisions across theSociety. You’ll provide thought leadership to a range of stakeholders and beproactive in your approach in order to encourage the right outcomes as a resultof your analysis.

You’ll use your experience of the latest data science techniques toidentify opportunities and make recommendations to deliver return oninvestment, improved customer engagement and opportunities for process improvement.

Being a senior member of our Customer Insight datascience team means you’ll mentor and support your colleagues to deliver ourdata and analytics strategy, so you’ll strike a balance of being hands-on withdata along with being a key contact and role model for your colleagues.

Main Responsibilities

You’ll be responsible for building and maintaining themodels required to drive value and deliver both complex and smaller projectswhich deliver commercial value. As well as providing data insights, you’ll alsopromote a culture of analytical curiosity by asking the right questions to bestunderstand and deliver business needs.

You will work closely with leaders across the organisationand ensure you build and maintain relationships to allow you to present youranalysis in a way which resonates with your audience. Through effectivecoaching and mentoring y ou’ll also support your team and their development.

Ideal Candidate

We’re looking for someone who is highly experienced in abroad range of data science techniques including machine learning, model crossvalidation and time-series analysis. You’ll have experience in using a range ofdata analysis tools such as SQL, R or Python and the ability to pass on yourlearning and experience to others. The key competencies for this role are:

Experience managing large and complex data sets Significant experience using a range of datascience techniques Proven track record of converting businessproblems into analytical solutions Excellent presentation,communication and influencing skills with the ability to tailor your approachto suit your audience (including senior management) and present complex ideasin a simple way Experience of a variety of data visualisationtools Experience working in a commercially focusedenvironment

Due to Covid-19 thisrole is currently home-based. We have a flexible approach to working and canconsider a range of working patterns as well as candidate preferences aroundhome/office working.

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

Contact Name: Sophie Harrison
Reference: TJ/9595/VPEE062FFE
Job ID: 2917170

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