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Data Scientist (Marketing / Customer Analyst)

This role is currently remote working – post-covid, you can be office based or remote with occasional travel to the office in North Yorkshire.

Forward Role are working with a well-established, dynamic business in North Yorkshire who pride themselves on their dedication for helping their customers to the highest standard.

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will be joining the expanding customer insight team and working alongside a talented group of data experts.  You will be using the latest modelling techniques to identify new opportunities and drive recommendations, supporting decision making across the business, with a focus on the customer.

There is continued investment in to the department due to the strategic desire of the business to make more data driven decisions across the company, it is therefore a really exciting time to join and make a huge impact from day one.

Role & responsibilities:

  • Understand business problems and deliver solutions through analysis  

  • Uncover areas of opportunity and provide suitable recommendations to help drive ROI, improve customer engagement and general options for improvements

  • Providing mentoring, support and development to junior members of the team

  • Building and maintain complex data models to drive and deliver projects

  • Lead large, complex data science projects, and get stuck in to smaller BAU tasks

  • Continuously aim to provide and drive commercial value

  • Providing data insights across the business, to a variety of stakeholders

  • Be inquisitive and curious - ask the right questions to understand and uncover business needs

  • Build relationship with senior stakeholders

  • Present analysis in an easily digestible way to non-technical stakeholders  

Skills & experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience in Data Science or a Marketing Analyst role

  • Extensive experience in a broad range of data science techniques

  • Machine learning / model cross validation / time-series analysis etc.

  • SQL / R / Python experience

  • Experience with alteryx is desirable but not essential

  • Azure experience would be advantageous

  • Ability to coach, mentor and skill share with the team

  • Ability to understand business problems and develop solutions through analysis

  • Presenting, communicating and influencing stakeholders

  • Data visualisation and reporting

  • Commercially focused

This role will be highly involved with stakeholders and embedded in the business, so the ideal candidate will have excellent communication and influencing skills.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch with Sophie on 07824 365 143 or email

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