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Senior Data Science Manager



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Senior Data Science Manager

Location; Staines (TW18 3BY)

Salary; £competitive (Depending on experience)

As the Senior Data Science Manager, you’ll be responsible for Development and delivery of advanced analytical and data science capabilities within UK Home.

You’ll identifying and deliver opportunities to improve performance of UK Home through delivering an advanced analytics capability including machine learning and other statistical models to revolutionise how we use behavioural data for commercial benefits.

What will you be doing

  • Leverage the power of our Hadoop data environment to drive the data science agenda within the Analytics and Insight team 
  • Enable us to revolutionise how we use behavioural data for improving how we deal with and what we offer to our millions of customers 
  • Reporting into the Head of Analytics and be responsible for the design and delivery of advanced analytical and data science capabilities within British Gas’s UK Home. 
  • Identifying and delivering opportunities through advanced analytics including machine learning and statistical models. 
  • Working closely with Data Science teams across Centrica to develop cross organisation data science capability 
  • Developing relationships with third party experts in data science, building best practice for British Gas customer analytics

To be brilliant in this role you will have/be

  • Expertise in the delivery of actionable insight from Data Science capabilities 
  • Extensive machine learning and modelling experience, within a data rich environment as well as strong experience in statistics (time series analysis, data mining, advanced clustering, data modelling)
  • You will also need to have experience within SQL and scripting languages coding such as Python, Perl, and Hadoop 
  • Strong stakeholder skills as well the ability to translate technical information to a non-technical audience 
  • Confident and able to engage with colleagues across Centrica 
  • Demonstrate proven delivery of successful projects as well as presenting and translating into real business strategy 
  • Ability to inspire, coach and develop the Analytics team to enhance the underlying advanced analytic capability

The Company

British Gas, part of the Centrica Group, supplies gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email carla.welch@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Senior Data Science Manager R9936067’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.