Head of Data Science (m/f)

Job Title: Head of Data Science (m/f)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nürnberg / Nuremberg, Germany
Salary: €90000 - €125000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BH5654
Contact Name: Tom Fernandez-Buckley
Contact Email: tomf@venquis.com
Job Published: November 21, 2016 10:45

Job Description

For one of our leading Financial Services clients we are currently searching for a Head of Data Science for a brand new Data Analytics department. This new division aims to generate competitive advantages by systematically using data along the entire value chain. 


Your tasks:

  • Set up and maintain the Data Science department within the Data Analytics division
  • Ensure the development of analytical solutions along the entire value chain using advanced statistical methods
  • Develop ideas to identify new analytical fields
  • Initiate and implement pilot projects to Big Data
  • Accompany and consult the operational units to use the analysis results
  • Network within already existing data-intensive units to form an analysis community


Your profile:

  • Completed university studies in statistics, econometrics, applied mathematics, computer science or natural sciences
  • Sound knowledge of business intelligence tools and relevant statistics tools such as SAS, Python or R
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the application of analytical methods (statistical modeling, machine learning, text mining or data visualization)
  • In-depth understanding of data structures and data management
  • Excellent skills in the identification and preparation of data sources
  • Several years of management experience
  • Excellent service orientation, team spirit and very high operational readiness
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking
  • Very good knowledge of German and English
  • Experience in the financial service or insurance industry is an asset



For consideration please send your CV as well as your salary expectations to tomf@venquis.com and we will be in touch for an initial discussion. Feel free to call me on +49 (0)89 2109 3906 for more information.

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