Lead Consultant/Senior Consultant - Data Science and Analytics

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To apply for this position please email your CV to recruitment@das-ltd.co.uk
quoting reference: Hub01/20
Decision Analysis Services Ltd
Bristol, United Kingdom
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Exciting consultancy opportunities to lead the development of data science and analytics at Decision Analysis Services (DAS) Limited.

Decision Analysis Services Ltd (DAS)

Decision Analysis Services Ltd (DAS) is an independent management consultancy, established in 2007, with in-depth specialism in applying qualitative and quantitative tools and techniques to support policy, strategy development and decision making with clients across Government, Local Authorities, Health, Defence, and Police. We have experience of working in the UK, North America, Europe, Japan and Australasia.

Data Science Lead Consultant/Senior Consultant Roles

We are looking to recruit a Lead Consultant and Senior Consultants into our specialist Analytics and Foresight Hub. The role holders will lead and support the strategic development and delivery of data sciences and analytics capability in this specialist area as part of our established and growing consultancy services to clients across the public and private sector. These are hands-on roles where you will be delivering consultancy directly to clients, leading teams, and making a significant contribution to the strategic business development of the Hub.

In addition, you will be expected to support consultancy assignments and skills transfer across DAS with your data science capability, innovative thinking and collaborative working style.

The roles are based in Southampton or Bristol with travel required to support client work.

You must be able to demonstrate

  • Experience in application of data science and data analytics approaches.
  • Excellent programming skills in Python and/or R. This includes collaborative coding practises, Validation & Verification and writing robust modular reusable code.
  • Experience of statistical and machine learning techniques and their real-world application, for example to undertake forecasting and multivariate analysis.
  • Experience working with complex structured, unstructured and disparate datasets.
  • Good data visualisation skills including proficiency using tools like Power BI, Tableau, Qlik to generate engaging and insightful dashboards.
  • Able to develop an appropriate concept of analysis to meet the needs of a project.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, including conveying technical results to a non-technical audience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to coordinate with colleagues and clients to deliver successful projects.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet and database modelling using Excel and MS Access/SQL, including strong VBA coding ability.
  • Ideally educated to Degree level (or equivalent accreditation) within a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or maths).

DAS is committed to supporting your continued development and progression. We have strong links with academic institutions to enable our consultants to maintain their professional and academic development.

UK nationality and UK primary residency for past 5 years.


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