Principal Data Scientist

£70,000 | Manchester | Permanent
Posted 4 months ago

My client are looking to hire a Lead Data Scientist to help grow their analytics capability in Manchester which is going to be their new technology hub. Data is at the heart of this company and you will be part of a business that encourages innovation and is constantly investing in its people & technologies!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for the next step up in their career or would just like a new challenge!

Key skills/responsibilities:

• You will be the lead for the Manchester office and help the business to build and develop its data science capability.
• You will come from a strong statistical analysis background and have hands-on experience with SAS, SQL, R or Python with a desire to keep learning new technologies.
• Knowledge of web analytics & data visualisation tools is important too.
• You will constantly be identifying different ways to use data to help find out more about the customer and personalise their experience.
• You will come up with compelling insights/recommendations and present these to senior management.
• Experience mentoring/managing analysts with ambition to help grow and develop a team.
• A good understanding of data engineering and working in a cloud environment (AWS, Google Cloud Platform)

Other information:
• Up to £70,000 per annum 20% bonus
• Fantastic benefits including – 27 days holiday with option to buy/sell, free breakfast, dress down, flexible working

If you are interested then please apply or send your CV to

For more information about this role, please contact:

Charlotte Leitner
0161 237 0038

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