• Post Date: July 17, 2017
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Job Overview

Type: Permanent

Location: Brisbane

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Job type: Permanent



Solve great business problems using your data science skills
This is a senior role where you will lead a small team, engage and influence senior business stakeholders plus the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get some amazing data science done
We are looking for someone who is experienced in customer-focussed data science & advanced analytics, and has a passion for taking it to the next level 

About the Team
My client is one of the leading insurance brand names in the market place. The Data Science team works with their business stakeholders to solve their hardest pain points and realise their biggest opportunities through the sophisticated use of data and algorithms, increasingly moving to utilising cognitive and artificial intelligence technologies.
The team is a critical part of Chief Data & Transformation Office which leads the Group’s data, analytics and data science capability.

About the role
As the Portfolio Manager Data Science, you will consult with senior internal stakeholders to design and execute Data Science & AI solutions that will generate tangible value for their customers.
You will inspire and lead a talented team and will be focussed on Customer Data Science & Advanced Analytics, but this role could over time be tasked to work on any analytical problem across the group.

More specifically you will:
Bring excellence in Customer Analytics Data Science thought leadership and execution to the wider team.
Have a broad skill base to allow this role to work on non-Customer Data Science projects, as well.
Engage with business stakeholders, understand their pain points and opportunities and work with them to solve their most difficult problems.
Create innovative value-driven Data Science technical solutions that you will execute to create value for their customers. This will involve building and managing insights, models and algorithms.
Design the analytical process within a lean start-up/agile framework to deliver fast incremental value in iterative chunks of activity.
Bring new Data Science thinking to the group by staying on top of latest developments, industry meet-ups etc.
Run data experiments on the side of key projects
Have an ability to Get Stuff Done by recognising when progress isn’t being made and creatively working out how to unblock

Knowledge and Experience 
A proven track record in delivering data science (or advanced analytical) solutions that have delivered tangible value.
Significant experience is desired, but exceptional candidates with less will be considered
Demonstrated ability to rapidly generate data science solutions using relevant techniques (Python, R, Spark/Scala )
Comfortable with dealing with large, unstructured and Real Time data
Excellent problem solving skills – curious and creative
Ability to inspire and lead a talented team
Ability to advise and co-create with business stakeholders 
Not satisfied with the status quo – a proven ability to get stuff done – identifying and removing blockers along the way
Ability at certain times to deliver under pressure

What our client can offer: 
High potential career development opportunities at an ASX top 15 company on the move
A professional, supportive and friendly culture
A range of corporate and life style benefits
Employer of choice for gender equality

To apply please send your CV call Liana Levin for a confidential discussion.



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Job Detail
  • Offerd Salarynegotiable
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience3 Years
  • QualificationDiploma
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