$200K — $250K *
The Director, Data Science is expected to partner with our Marketing Strategy and cross functioning teams to optimizing our customer journey across channel at the right time with the right message. We are looking for experienced Data Science leaders who aspires to lead a world-class data science and machine learning organization to help us grow better, faster, and smarter.
This role guides others in execution and development while supporting enterprise goals, ensuring partner satisfaction, and driving significant business results. As a Director of Data Science, you will work closely with functional and technical leaders to leverage the methodologies and techniques of data science as a competitive advantage. This senior leadership role is expected to collaborate with other leaders across the organization to develop strategies and effectively manage talent. As a Director of Data Science, you will be responsible for advancing data analytics, strategy and planning while growing and developing a talented and skilled data science team. In addition, the Director of Data Science will ensure that a standard operating and costing model is used to determine return on investment and appropriate funding.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
35% People Management & Team Leadership – Provide leadership, mentorship and coaching to direct reports and evaluate performance, execution, and contribution. Establish a clear vision for the team and influence reach with business partners. Attract, retain and develop top talent to build an effective and high performing teams. Support team in development of business knowledge and technical skills with clear plans and regular assessment of progress. Develop onboarding and training plan for both technical and soft skills that will ensure high level of capabilities within the team. Foster collaboration and alignment between different data science roles to develop a supportive and engaged team. Ensure best practices and world-class techniques are leveraged in the solutioning for business problems and future team reach. Drive team’s results and celebrates accomplishments.
30% Data Science Advocacy – Collaborate with business leaders to align on objectives and expectations. Serve as escalation point for any issues or difficulties with specific projects or initiatives. Champion data science capabilities and new skills to continually identify ways to impact the business. Define effective metrics to understand the high level performance against business goals.
35% Strategy & Business Development – Leverage extensive business knowledge and relationships to seek out new business opportunities to leverage data science and advocate for team’s skills. Ensure a successful operating model and cost structure for Data Science is developed and leveraged across the enterprise to standardize ROI calculations and project/team funding. Effectively develop trust and collaboration with internal customers and cross-functional teams. Support data science research and innovation efforts that can serve as competitive advantage for the enterprise. Develop an integrated data science vision and end-to-end strategy. Drive adoption of leading-edge data science techniques and methods, both predictive and prescriptive.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
This position typically reports to Senior Director or above
This position has Direct Reports and manages programs
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 10 years
Physical Requirements: Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Valid through: 7/7/2021