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Richard New


Job Description

My client, a leading professional services consultancy, is looking for a Data Scientist to join their Advisory team on an exciting project.


Start date - ASAP

Duration - 3 months approx.

Location - Leatherhead but will work from home until the client offices re-open.


Successful candidates must have valid SC clearance, and will have worked in  highly-regulated/mission critical environments e.g. military and defence.


Key Duties

  • Designing project specific analysis, including generating and testing hypotheses with stakeholders.
  • Collecting and documenting analysis requirements across multiple stakeholders.
  • Undertaking data capture from numerous systems, including conducting data audits and sanitisations as required.  
  • Conducting mathematically sound analysis, using appropriate tools and techniques, all documented in a clear way.
  • Reporting to clients through either written or verbal presentations. 


Key Skills

  • Experience with Elastic Search, Kibana and appropriate Add ins
  • Demonstrable experience providing client led analysis to support decision makers within either the public or private sectors.
  • A passion for analysing data and the ability to provide insights and bring data to life through different presentation outputs.
  • Experience working with data lakes/data warehouses.
  • The ability to manipulate, sanitise and map large amounts of data.
  • Experience and knowledge of statistical modelling.
  • Expert Excel user. Experience using at least one of: R, Python, SQL modelling, VBA or similar.
  • An interest in machine learning / AI
  • Excellent communication skills with technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • The ability to think creatively to data science problems.
  • Proactive, and exemplary attention to detail.
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse and geographically dispersed team.
  • Ability to take complex data and make the output useable and understandable to the C-Suite
  • Ability to have a pragmatic and innovative approach when there is a lack of data
  • Consultancy soft skills, to enable building of great relationships with clients, facilitate workshops and influence outcomes