Senior Data Scientist- Data & Analytics

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Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

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  • Join a business empowering people with data & technology
  • Be part of and exciting and evolving Data & Analytics journey

About Our Client

Page Group are proud to be partnering with Unilever to support an ambitious global expansion on their Data & Analytics capabilities - investing further into technology for a sustainable, ethical and inclusive future.

Unilever is one of the world's largest consumer goods companies, with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann's, Lipton, Wall's, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry's, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx. We are known for our great brands, a global footprint and our belief in doing business the right way.UNILEVER DATA & ANALYTICS

Data & Analytics has a purpose to make Unilever Data Intelligent by powering key decisions with data, advanced analytics and AI.

The vision of a Future-Fit Unilever is of an organisation powered by data throughout all aspects of the company's operations and processes; leveraging data to vastly improve innovation and build stronger brands, drive excellence in execution with our customers, enhance the consumer experience through personalisation and deeper engagement, and transforming our internal operations to run more efficiently.

Our team of Data & Analytics specialists operate in every part of our business and we are looking to grow our capabilities with tomorrow's stars. A unique opportunity to work in a data and analytics role, with one of the strongest FMCG brands in the world, giving you the ability to link your work directly with business growth, and working on cutting edge technology in an innovative environment. Your role will have direct impact on Unilever's purpose: to make sustainable living common place.

Job Description

  • Interact with relevant teams to identify business challenges where data science can help

  • Apply comprehensive data science knowledge to propose optimal techniques for key business challenges

  • Create detailed data science proposals and project plans, flagging any limitations of proposed solution

  • Design and prototype experimental solutions, particularly machine learning models

  • Design scaled solutions and ensure high quality and timely delivery

  • Facilitate industrialization and ongoing operation of solutions through well organised code, clear documentation and collaboration with ML Ops resources

  • Govern the work of 3rd party vendors where needed to support delivery, while maximising creation of Unilever IP

  • Represent Data Science in cross-functional governance of projects, engaging with stakeholders up to Director level

  • Highlight recent developments in data science capability which could solve additional challenges

  • Lead a team of up to 5 data scientists (WL2B) or 1-2 data scientists / interns (WL2A), providing career mentorship and line management

  • Provide technical guidance to data scientists across D&A, particularly on the projects you lead

  • Support the growth of D&A's data science capability by contributing to activities such as tool and vendor selection, best practice definition, recruitment, and creation of training materials

  • Build the reputation of D&A's data science capability within Unilever and externally, through activities such as community engagement (e.g. Yammer), publications or blogs

  • Provide ad-hoc & immediate support to the business when needed (for example Covid-19 crisis support)


  • Depending on the specific project, the Senior Data Scientist can expect 60-90% of their work to be hands-on prototyping solutions, with the remainder spent planning and designing, overseeing and reviewing work of project staff, interfacing with stakeholders and managing team members.

The Successful Applicant

Technical skills

  • Minimum of B.S. in a relevant technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research); preferably a postgraduate (Masters or Doctorate) degree

  • At least 7 years building data science solutions to solve business problems, preferably in the CPG industry (less experience may be acceptable if balanced by strong post-grad qualifications)

  • Experience with open source languages (eg. Python) and preferably with distributed computing (PySpark)

  • Experience deploying solutions in a modern cloud-based architecture

  • Experience managing the work of team members and 3rd party resource vendors

  • Experience presenting insights and influencing decisions of senior non-technical stakeholders

Professional Skills

  • Machine learning Expert

  • Statistical modelling Expert

  • Forecasting Expert

  • Optimisation techniques and tools Fully Operational

  • Python coding Fully Operational

  • Data science platform tools e.g. MS Azure, Databricks Fully Operational

  • Deep learning (and applications to NLP & Computer Vision) Fully Operational

  • Collaborative development using Git repos Fully Operational

  • Automated Machine Learning platforms Foundational knowledge

What's on Offer

Rewards and benefits are just one part of the reason Unilever is a great place to work. We offer significant benefits, including a strong bonus, healthcare options, company share scheme, professional membership support and much more. In addition, there are a wide range of options around flexible working for the future.

We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment that enables you to learn, develop and be the best you can in a role that suits you. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone working at Unilever feels able to bring their complete and authentic self to work.

Quote job ref
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Job summary

Function
Analytics
Sub Sector
Data Analytics
Industry
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Bangalore
Job Type
Permanent
Job Reference
4209238

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