Financial Services Business Consulting Manager - Data Scientist

London, England, United Kingdom
10 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time

Come and think independently with an organisation that's doing the same. We're determined to help shape a Vibrant Economy in the UK and beyond. It's why we empower our people to bring new ideas to the table and take the lead in driving them forward. It's invigorating. It's inspiring. It's creating opportunities every day for our clients, our business, and everyone here. So bring your passion, ambitions and ideas, and together, let's make change happen. The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications.

Helping clients of all shapes and sizes, in financial services advisory we support businesses who make a major contribution to the growth of the economy in the UK and beyond. You'll provide financial services organisations of many different sizes with the advice and solutions they need to unlock sustainable growth or navigate complex risks and challenges. You'll help them achieve their business goals, enable them to grow sustainably and in turn help to shape a vibrant economy.

What you'll be doing:

Our customer-facing teams provide consultancy support to a range of different clients on all aspects of data - from strategic advice through to assurance. We work exclusively in the Financial Services sector and our clients call on us to deliver some of the most innovative projects in data science in the UK. We're proud of the outstanding work we deliver to our clients and we aim to significantly exceed client expectations on each project we undertake.

Data Science is a core part of our customer-facing work, with previous and current Data Science engagements including:

•Design, build, delivery and operation of Data Science innovation laboratories, including provision of interim specialist resources to help embed the new labs
•Using Data Science to predict claims size for an insurance company
•Optimizing the workforce and allocation of resources for a large retail bank
•Creating ‘bots' to automate back office functions at an insurance company.
•Using click data to predict online customers who were going to complain before they actually did.

Our hands-on Data Scientists are highly skilled at deriving insight from large, complex, data sets using a range of different platforms and technologies. They work in languages such as R and Python and work with both structured and unstructured data sets. Normally, our handson Data Scientists work as part of a multi-disciplinary, agile, team that also includes Business Analysts, Data Engineers and Data Visualisation SMEs.

As part of the candidate selection process, we will look for clear evidence that all applicants have the required experience of hands-on Data Science skills and all applicants will be required to pass a test of analytical abilities as part of their assessment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:-

A genuine interest in our clients The desire to seize opportunities A true team orientated working culture An understanding that what they do really matters. As a firm, we want to be known for how we do business, not simply what we do. So, we look for people who understand that every act really matters, from the simple things to the insights we bring to clients The application of critical reasoning to bring clarity and insight. We do it by asking great questions, actively listening and drawing on our collective knowledge and experience to help our clients grow

Who we're looking for:

Passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential, you'll be someone who wants to make a difference and shape your career and a Vibrant Economy. You'll have strong technical skills and experience of providing clients with quality services.

You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions. You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We're looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:

* Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business

* We create sustainable value for our clients

* We are better together

* Our CLEARR values underpin all we do

* We never compromise on quality

Valuing you

Your personal development plan will help you grow your skills. And you'll be able to progress your career within your team or by moving across our business or going on secondments in the UK and beyond. You'll also enjoy a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package designed to meet your individual needs.

Becoming a shared enterprise

Our unique culture is built around collaboration. Everybody here plays their part. We share ideas. We share responsibility. We share the rewards. Put simply, we're better together.

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