Job Vacancy Data Science Manager – Logistics Tesco

Job title: Data Science Manager – Logistics

Company: Tesco

Job description: What’s in it for you:

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

Annual bonus scheme
Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About the role:

Here at Tesco we focus on solving complex business problems and developing data products that can be deployed at scale to our customers. Our work spans across multiple areas including Stores, Online, Fulfilment, Marketing and Clubcard and we encourage rotation amongst our Data Scientists so they can apply their skills to different business challenges and gain deeper levels of subject matter expertise.

Our core work involves developing data products that can be deployed at scale both internally and externally. On any day you could be supporting the automation of decision-making across the business; optimising processes for key business objectives; or conducting deep-dive exploratory analysis to inform strategic decision-making.

You will be responsible for:

Own your technical domain and lead technical engagements with multiple business units

Line manage Data Scientists and mentor/ coach the wider team in best approaches to optimisation problems

Help to define the strategic direction the team should take, trading off between contradicting priorities

Translate ambiguous business challenges into data science problems and applications

Manage, guide and mentor the team in their daily work

Communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to non-experts

Work end-to-end on Data Science developments, contributing to all aspects of the project lifecycle which result in productionised data products

Scientifically analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of different approaches to guide future development and track the value created by the team

Build mathematical models on top of big data architectures to gain deep insights into opportunities to improve the customer experience and the Tesco business

Promote data science across Tesco, and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community

You will need:

Skills relevant for the job:

Specialist knowledge of a technical Data Science domain, for example operational research and Simulations, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Forecasting, NLP or Statistics
Experience with different programming languages and a high level of capability of at least one language -Python, Java, Scala, Go (or similar)
Ability to influence senior stakeholders on technical topics

Experience relevant for this job:

Experience of leading highly technical Data Science developments involving multiple stakeholders in the area of logistics
Experience of coaching / mentoring others in technical approaches
Experience of partnering with technology teams to productionize developments and roll out at scale

Expected salary:

Location: London

Job date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 22:44:51 GMT

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