Are you an experienced data scientist looking for a career with purpose? Can you use a variety of machine learning and analytical techniques to influence decision making? Are you ready to help people do more, feel better and live longer?
We have a great opportunity for two Data Scientists to join our team in Stockley Park. You will provide analytical consultancy to enhance the performance of the GSK UK Pharma sales and marketing organisation through delivering impactful analytical insights and recommendations. You will use and develop your machine learning, statistical and analytical skills, along with your commercial acumen, to ensure UK Pharma is making optimal decisions based on a mix of rigorous analysis and directional insight. The types of analysis you may undertake include predictive modelling, impact and ROI analyses, time-series forecasting, A/B testing, segmentation and targeting of customers, marketing mix modelling, sales force optimisation and territory design.
• Extract, collate and organise data from a range of systems for analysis
• Use a range of machine learning and statistical analytical techniques to gain insight into our data
• Influence the decisions taken by commercial managers through robust and well interpreted analytics
• Proactively identify opportunities where analytical insight may improve company performance
• Continually learn new analytical skills, techniques and tools to maximise competitive advantage
• Foster strong relationships with internal customers, directorate peers and offshore analytical colleagues
We are passionate about what we do and have created an environment where everyone feels valued, is able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve. We want people who share our values and believe in our mission. Our investment in training, development and learning opportunities will empower you to be the best you can be, and we'll make sure you have a stimulating and wide-ranging role that will enable you develop your expertise as you create value for us.
Competitive salary + benefits.
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE - 10th March 2019
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• Creative problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and a commitment to producing work of the highest quality
• Experience in applying machine learning (supervised and unsupervised) and statistical modelling techniques to address business problems
• Ability to translate outputs of data analyses into commercial knowledge and understanding, and use that to make actionable recommendations
• Strong data management skills using SQL
• Practical experience in statistical programming using SAS, R, Python, or similar
• Excellent English verbal and written communication skills; able to clearly present detailed analyses to non-analytical audiences
• Self-motivated and capable of working independently
Experience/qualifications in ANY of the following would be advantageous:
• MSc or higher in a quantitative field
• Experience working in the pharma industry
• Experience with cloud-based analytics platforms (e.g. Azure Databricks)
• Experience of spatial analysis using a geographic information system
• Experience of project management
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a mission: we want to help people to do more, feel better, live longer. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 89 manufacturing sites and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China.
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