Job Category: Technical Lead
Job Type: contract
Job Location: Manchester

We are currently recruiting for a Data Science Lead in Manchester.


Pay rate: 700-735 per day.

Hours:  5 days per week, 7.2hrs per day.

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing



As the Data Science Lead, you will:

  • Help the Head of Data Science design, establish and lead these core services.
  • Lead the recruitment, training and development of Data Scientists and Data Engineers to build an effective operational team.
  • Engage with operational capabilities to identify and articulate problems affecting the business that can be solved through Data Science and Advanced Analytics.
  • Support the team to design and develop scalable data science outputs and products, using your experience to identify the most appropriate tools and technologies.
  • Identify requirements to improve the client’s technical infrastructure for data science, experimentation, and analytics services, including cloud-based platforms.
  • Establish and manage collaboration with principal partners.
  • Operate within Data & Analysis policy and processes, including our Data Capability Assurance Framework. Effectively navigate ethical and data challenges to achieve successful outcomes.




  • Relevant technical skills at an expert level.
  • Experience of working within a data science and analytics team, prioritising work and managing demands in order to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Experience of managing and developing a team, building organisational capability and setting direction.
  • Experience of representing an organization at a senior level for meetings, briefings and governance boards, including building relationships with external partners.
  • Understanding and practical experience of data privacy and ethical considerations in the use of data.


  • Experience in law enforcement, defence, or national security.
  • Experience in science, technology and/or innovation.


Contact Olivia Mason for more information on this vacancy or to apply call 07789557717.

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