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Data Scientist

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  • Sector:

    Analytics & Insight

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  • Salary:

    £30k - 40k per year

  • Contact:

    Sophie Page

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Sophie Page

Data Scientist 
Chesterfield / Nottinghamshire
£30,000 - £40,000

Forward Role are working with a large high-street retailer who are recruiting for a Data Scientist to join their Marketing Analytics team.

This is a unique opportunity to join a booming multimillion pound business. With ambitious growth plans, the company have hundreds of highly successful stores across the UK and a growing digital platform. The retailer are focused on being data led, and never making a decision without the back up of data and insight. 

As a Data Scientist you will be working with a variety of Marketing data across price, promotion and product, including store and digital data.

You will be a confident analyst, and not afraid of challenging others, be capable of influencing key stakeholders, making tough decisions and building/managing relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Statistical analysis, provide insight and recommendations
  • Providing complex data insight in a easy to digest format for a non-technical audience
  • Econometrics, competitor and market analysis
  • Elasticity modelling 
  • Statistical and predictive modelling, regression analysis, forecasting
  • Segmentation, customer and behavioural analysis and insight
  • Data warehouse development
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Helping to drive profitability and market share with customer focused decision making


  • Previous analytical experience with strong statistical knowledge
  • Advanced R / Python expereince is essential 
  • Excel / VBA / SQL / Alteryx / Power BI / Qlikview
  • Data warehousing and data manipulation
  • Econometrics / modelling / regression / forecasting
  • Customer behaviour analysis and database segmentation
  • Data visualisation
  • A keen interest and experience in the retail industry is desirable 

This a very exciting and challenging opportunity for an ambitious Data Scientist who is passionate about playing a key role in shaping the analytics function for the future.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch with Sophie on 07824 365 143 or sophie@forwardrole.com


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