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Data Scientist - Demand Forecasting

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Data and Analytics

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Data Scientist

  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Liam Grier

  • Contact email:

    liam.grier@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    LFA - 59625_1616435886

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Data Scientist - Demand Forecasting

A data scientist is required for an initial 4 month project to build demand forecast models for an Asian market. This project is specifically targeted to these different channels that exist in Asia alongside another consultant.

Key accountabilities:

o Managing the successful delivery of projects by:

  • Collating and cleaning data from various entities
  • Selecting and employing advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights
  • Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability
  • Producing and disseminating non-technical reports that detail the successes and limitations of each project
  • Suggesting ways in which insights obtained might be used to inform business strategies
  • Ensuring project is delivered on time.

Key skills & experience:

  • Experience of demand forecasting for consumer goods
  • 5+ years' experience of applied data science
  • Extensive use of scientific python libraries for data manipulation and modelling: numpy, pandas, scikit-learn, matplotlib, etc.
  • Experience of using Kubernetes, docker, Jenkins and Git in an Azure environment.