Lead Statistician

London (South)
£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
30 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Lead Statistician Who are they? A research consultancy specialising in the media and communications industry are looking to hire into their Data Science team. They are a division of a global market research firm, and are one of the fastest growing divisions in the business. Catering to a range of blue-chip media brands, they provide research and insights around brand and campaign performance, communications strategies and media measurement. What will you be doing? This role is based in their Data Science unit which is made up of programmers, statisticians and analysts all looking to innovate and push the boundaries of analysis. Their team reflects their clients need for analysis on passive measurement technologies, complex modelling, data integration and calibration methodologies. Skills in the team include advanced stats, regression modelling, probability theory, big data processing, complex survey design etc. As the Lead Statistician, your role will be crucial in developing their statistical expertise and in innovating data science techniques. Responsibilities: - Act as the core lead for statistics within the Data Science team. - Coordinate and manage statistical project activities - Work with various project teams across all research projects - Champion new statistical techniques - Mentor and train junior team members. What they want? They want a Lead Statistician with the following skills: - Qualifications in mathematics, or statistics - Solid applied statistical experience in senior level role ideally within market research, media or advertising industry. - Knowledge of applied statistics like multivariate analysis, probability modelling, distribution fitting, time series analysis, machine learning and data mining techniques. - Knowledge of Bayesian statistics is a plus - Knowledge of one or more of SAS, R, SPSS, Python They are a great company offering a range of benefits and training opportunities. Please apply if you are interested in this role, or any other data or analytics related position. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66757682