Head of Data Science and Analytics; drive the analytics agenda, Melbourne

Flow Recruitment
July 1, 2021
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type


The Head of Data Science and Analytics role will assume responsibility for data across the business.

The role offers an opportunity to report into C-suite and partner with other senior stakeholders on business-critical problems, define and own analytics strategies and lead, handpick and develop a team of data specialists.

The mission of the role is to:

  • Build and lead a centralised data science and analytics capability.
  • Lead the design and roll out of a data strategy to deliver to business objectives.
  • Instil a data culture that flows through the business.

Building on a strong platform of data analytics and data engineering, this independently owned full-service education marketing company is committed to leveraging their data warehouse (Snowflake) and extending their businesses capabilities into the prescriptive and predictive analytics space.

We are looking for a specialist in data science and analytics, someone with a proven ability of aligning technology with strategy, in a business partner role.

We need someone who can lead from the front, a senior data science practitioner with a grounded business sense.

Technically, you will be highly proficient writing code in scripting languages such as Python and R, and familiarity with data science libraries and packages.  You will have experience of applying Machine Learning techniques to business problems and have a good working knowledge of advanced research techniques such as best practice segmentation frameworks, development and implementation.

Importantly, you will have experience of creating data science solutions that have increased accuracy and efficiency and led to commercially driven business outcomes.

If this sounds like the job you have been waiting for, and you have the energy, passion, and vision to play a significant role in this companies next phase of growth, please send your CV and a covering letter to hello@flowrecruitment.com.au

N.B. We are only considering applicants with Australian Permanent Residency or Citizenship for this position.

Salary:                              Competitive and commensurate with experience, skills and potential.

Location:                          Melbourne, Australia.

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