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Data Scientist

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Credit Risk & Analytics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £60,000 Dependent on Experience

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    BLangstreth@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    BL/15752b

  • Published:

    5 months ago

An established and successful retail business with a family of well-known brands working from headquarters in central Manchester. Now looking for two Data Scientists to join the Financial Services team and support further business growth.

This company is unable to provide sponsorship

 

Key Responsibilities of the Data Scientists:

  • Support and manage all modelling, including ongoing maintenance, identifying opportunities of improvement, etc.
  • Provide analytical support to enhance decision making and enable profitable growth
  • Act as the subject matter expert, sharing knowledge of financial modelling and forecasting, data preparation, investigating and solving complex problems, championing data quality, etc.
  • Develop an understanding of the portfolio and potential impacts of strategy changes on business profitability

Ideal knowledge and experience for the Data Scientist job:

  • Strong background both professionally and academically within statistics / mathematics / data / data science
  • Experience of complex data analysis
  • Good technical skills with Excel, SAS, SQL and similar statistical packages
  • Strong understanding and experience in statistical and financial modelling – knowledge of techniques such as logistical regression, cluster analysis and propensity modelling
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities, a logical and curious mind

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.