Job Description

Location: Abingdon Oxfordshire
Posted: 14th May 2022
Salary: £75,000
Job Type: Permanent
Postcode: OX4 4GA

Data Manager, Data Science, Commercial R&D

This is a great opportunity for a Data Manager or Lead Data Scientist with strong statistical, mathematical and modelling skills, to join a world-class scientific R&D organisation, with offices across the globe.

The Opportunity

As part of a digital transformation, the Data Manager / Lead Data Scientist will hold a strategic, largely hands-off position, leading a small, international team of Data Scientists and Statisticians, to actively support and promote Data Science across the business.  Working closely with scientists and engineers, the Data Manager / Lead Data Scientist will lead the team to drive the continuous improvement of processes, platforms, and tools to actively support Data Science within the business, will identify opportunities to further develop advanced Data Science capabilities within the organisation and will promote advanced data visualisation capabilities, all with the aim of using data to provide insights, solve problems, and enable superior data-driven decision making. 


  • £6,200 Car Allowance
  • 10% Bonus
  • Pension contribution to 10%
  • 25 days' annual leave, increasing with service
  • Private healthcare

The successful Data Manager / Lead Data Scientist is likely to have:

  • Strong, relevant data-based academics, ideally Maths, Statistics, Data Science or a scientific field with a strong statistical content
  • Experience leading/managing technical teams – whilst a Data Science team is preferred, experience from related teams such as molecular modelling, bioinformatics etc., could also be relevant
  • Previous commercial experience in areas such as data science, statistical analysis and software, machine learning, Python, etc.
  • R&D / research experience would be advantageous

I want to do that!

If you have any questions or would simply welcome a chat about this excellent Data Manager / Lead Data Scientist position and company, just call me or drop me an email, as I’d love to hear from you!  If, though, you think this role could be right for you and you’d like to learn more, then please apply now.

Data Manager, Lead Data Scientist

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