Lead Data Scientist


Posted: 28/11/2016

  • Salary: GBP 50000.00 per year - GBP 70000.00 per year
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Reference: BBBH134273

Lead Data Scientist
£50,000 - £70,000 package

Our client is a leading media organisation and is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join the team on a permanent basis.

The client billed over £170 million in 2015 and are growing from strength to strength.


  • Assist Head of Data and Systems with data team PDR and reviews
  • Work closely with planning managers to investigate and answer advanced data queries
  • Create, Analyse and Interpret the media data across various media streams
  • Work with Systems Team to develop efficient data analysis processes
  • Use R, Excel, Eviews, Python or other tools to piece together propositions and discover potential patterns and relationships
  • Do market mix modelling and daily econometrics analysis
  • Access, investigate and extract data as needed (from MS SQL mainly)
  • Bridge the knowledge gap between online and offline data
  • Create and deliver high quality client presentations
  • Internal staff and client training on data methodologies


  • Master's or PHD in relevant field or equivalent
  • Relevant experience
  • Analytical problem solving skills using quantitative approaches
  • Experience in either R, Python, SAS or similar
  • Machine learning or algorithms experience

This is an exciting time to join an interesting organisation who are working on a number of key projects. If interested please apply immediately or contact Ben Parker on bparker@mcgregor-boyall.com

Keywords - Data Analyst, Data, R, Python, SAS, Quants

Commutable from London, Essex, Kent, Berkshire, Surrey

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.