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Head of Analytics - Contract

Forward Role are exclusively partnering with one of the msot exciting Data companies in the UK, who are looking to bring on board a contract Head of Analytics.

This position is for an initial 6 month contract, working on a fully remote basis and paying up to £700 per day, OUTSIDE IR35. THIS IS A 100% REMOTE ROLE (UK BASED). If you prefer to work from an office, you have the option to work from the Manchester City Centre office.

You will be joining a business that has recently secured huge investment from the likes of Microsoft, with a valuation of over £1bn. 


The analytics team deliver reliable and high-quality analysis and insights, covering exploratory analysis, evaluation and ad-hoc insights. The business is rapidly expanding and creating new markets, the ideal candidate will need to be flexible and open to change, you will need to support your team through complexities and changes in priorities.


Role & responsibilities:

  • Driving and supporting on best practices
  • Identifying and delivering insights to support the product and commercial team – driving profit
  • Working closely with data engineering and data science to automate reports and key insights
  • Productionise reports and insight to deadlines
  • Managing a variety of stakeholders, internal & external – understating their objectives and working collaboratively
  • Championing a high performing culture, continuous professional development
  • Manage performance and KPI reports

Skills & experience:

  • The ideal candidate must be a proven successful leader, with coaching and management skills
  • Strong technically – querying data and creating data visualisations – (Python/R, SQL, Tableau, Databricks)
  • Experience working in a data led business, providing in-depth analytics
  • Advanced analytics understanding – predicative modelling, statistical analysis and machine learning


This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate analytics specialist to join a high performing, high growth tech business and play a key role in the companies next phase.


If interested - please apply today!

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