Head of Data Science and Engineering

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LADbible Group

Hybrid / Remote

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We’re looking for an experienced, commercially minded Head of Data Science and Engineering to join our Data, Intelligence and Planning team. We’re looking for someone who started as a practitioner, so they have a deep understanding of the work their teams are doing, but are now more focused on strategy, stakeholder management and delivery

What will you be doing?

  • Manage LADbible Group’s data engineering, data science and analytics teams.
  • Build upon, and be accountable for, our overall data roadmap and timely delivery of projects.
  • Manage projects and initiatives throughout their full life cycle.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure data is in the hands of those that need it.
  • Support other departments to meet their KPIs through the collection and analysis of data.
  • Champion the data function at LADbible Group both internally and externally.
  • Proactively seeking out new use cases for data use.
  • Identify opportunities for commercial use of data led tools and products.

What do you need to have?

  • Have managed data science, engineering and analytics teams in a previous role, within a commercial environment.
  • Agile, flexible and used to working in a very fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of and previous hands-on experience of data engineering techniques and social APIs a must.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and associated tools including BigQuery, GDS or Looker. SQL knowledge is a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate data to non-data literate teams and achievement of commercial objectives.
  • Hands-on experience with commercialisation of data products for clients is a must.
  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders and the prioritisation of work.
  • Experience with media, web/programmatic and social data is preferred and experience with revenue data is a bonus.

All interviews are being conducted via Zoom until further notice however the role will be based in the London office 2 days per week.

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.

As the leading social youth publisher, we have a powerful global platform to better represent our audience and enable those that do not have equal opportunities, to have their voices heard. As a business, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce, in an environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves. Read our full Diversity and Inclusion Strategy here.


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