Head of Data Science

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London / £100000 - £140000 annum

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Salary
SALARY:

£100000 - £140000

Location

LOCATION

London

Job Type
JOB TYPE

Permanent

HEAD OF DATA SCIENCE

LONDON (Hybrid)

Up to £140,000

New Head of Data Scientist (Lending/Credit Risk & LLMs)

COMPANY:


This Head of The Head of Data Science role with a leader in the lending space that will involves leading a dynamic team of Data Scientists, focusing on the development and deployment of advanced models and statistical algorithms for consumer lending products.

You will be driving considerable growth within risk appetite, enhance data and analytics capabilities, and collaborate with the wider Analytics team.

Role:

  • Lead and mentor a team of Data Scientists to implement sophisticated models and processes that foster sustainable growth and positive customer outcomes.
  • Spearhead the development and deployment of superior segmented credit models (IRB/IFRS9) suitable for unsecured consumer lending products.
  • Drive improvements in the business's data and analytics approach by identifying opportunities, and conducting quick tests and learning cycles.
  • Collaborate with the broader Analytics team to enhance the overall portfolio value by adjusting data sources, modeling strategies, cut-offs, and application processes.
  • Engage with external entities like credit reference agencies.
  • Effectively communicate analysis and recommendations to both technical and non-technical senior audiences through written and verbal channels.
  • Utilise LLM modeling.
  • Establish monitoring mechanisms to ensure the adequacy of existing models, promptly alert the management team of any degradation, and suggest corrective actions.
  • Work closely with colleagues throughout the organization to successfully deliver projects and contribute to the change agenda.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MSc or PhD level education in STEM subjects.
  • Proven expertise in implementing Machine Learning in the Credit Risk space
  • Strong commercial experience with Python and proficient knowledge of Python, R, and NLP
  • Exposure to LLM and NLP
  • Previous commercial exposure to tools such as Keras, TensorFlow, Python.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with teams and colleagues.


Benefits:

  • Salary up to £140,000
  • Bonus up to 20%
  • Private Medical

How to Apply:

Register your interest by sending your CV to Luc Simpson-Kent via the Apply link on this page.

CONTACT

Luc Simpson-Kent

Senior recruitment Consultant

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