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Lead Data Scientist

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: Manchester

Department: Data Europe

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join 1,600 curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth. 

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. With additional offices in South America, there is a place for you here wherever you’re based.

The Data Scientist role in a nutshell:

What you can expect:

We are in the search for a Lead Data Scientist.  The person we are looking for needs to be skilled with the statistical depth to understand any algorithm and ability to build enterprise-grade AI-driven.

The Lead Data Scientist can translate clients requirements and briefs team members with clearly defined deliverables that result in delivering clients business intelligence & performance reporting that informs their strategic direction. Providing an advisory and support role for clients, being the central point of contact for any requests to produce impactful predictive analytics models, meaningful visualisations.

Alongside statistical and mathematical expertise, they will need to have strong experience with manipulating data in various formats and from a variety of platforms - from querying structured big data using SQL, using Python to query API services. The core goal is to bring data together and leverage it for better decision-making. These technical skills will be joined with a natural curiosity to question and uncover opportunities that lie hidden within data and bring these to life through actionable insights.

The type of person we would love to meet:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in data science in enterprise scale production environments.
  • Experience in Python development with ideally a similar level of experience in data engineering, Azure, AWS and GCP
  • Experience in architecting enterprise-ready scaled solutions atop major CSPs like Azure, GCP and AWS.
  • Experience with large and/or complex data is accessible, and ability to identify and convey key messages, through appropriate data science techniques and methods.
  • Acting as a key point of contact for clients, for any advanced analytics requirements.
  • Conduct requirements gathering workshops, using a variety of tools and activities to understand underlying business challenges and translate them into well-articulated requirements
  • Use data to discover tasks that can be automated
  • Take ownership of the:
    • Craft Development
    • Developing machine learning and statistical models
    • Client requirements definition
    • Prioritisation and scope of project requirements 
    • Creating documentation (written, videos etc.) of solutions and ‘how-to’ guides
  • Advantageous: previous experience working for an agency, management consultancy, system integrator, or other third-party solution providers


Our benefits

Curious minds are nurtured at Kin + Carta through a wide range of benefits including:

Continuous learning £1,000 annual learning budget
Hybrid working policy Hybrid remote working policy
Leadership icon Global leadership programmes
Flexible working icon Flexible working hours
present icon Enhanced Christmas leave
dog icon Dog friendly offices
Discounted private healthcare Subsidised private healthcare
Affordable gym membership Discounted gym membership

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.