Head of Data Science - Currently Home Working

  • Salary: GBP 60,000 - 75,000 per year
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Salary Per: Annum
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Reference: 78371ROC
  • Date: 1 week ago

Head of Data Science - Currently Home Working
£60,000 - £75,000

This is an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Head of Data Science to build out the Data & Data Science function for a leading Pharma company


A VC backed API Pharmaceutical company are looking to hire a Head of Data Science to establish and build out their Data function and centralised Data Science team for the business; initially involving home working but then to be located in the office. You'll be joining two IT Directors to look for ways the business can use Data and Data Science techniques to help improve the business. It's a great opportunity for someone with experience building out teams to join an established business and make a huge impact from the outset so if you're looking for a challenge and a great step up in your career this is for you!


As a Head of Data Science for the business you will:

  • Work alongside the two IT Directors to help establish a Data function in the business
  • You will oversee the strategy for Data Science projects, looking at how the business can use their data and data science techniques to improve
  • You will help grow a centralised Data Science team - once established you will hire more junior members to work with you

  • Experience building out a team of Data / Data Science experts
  • An excellent understanding of and experience with statistical or machine learning techniques
  • Knowledge of the wider Data industry
  • Proven commercial experience leading a Data science strategy
  • Tech: Python, SQL

  • Basic salary £60,000 - £75,000
  • Great benefits package!

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