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Data Scientist - Sales Forecasting

Data Scientist - Sales Forecasting

A data scientist with sales forecasting experience, is required for an initial 3 month contract, with likely extensions. The immediate focus will be to test a forecast theory through a proof of concept, making changes and improvements as needed. Previous retail, consumer goods or sales forecasting experience is vital for this role.

Key accountabilities:

  • 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

Key skills & experience:

  • Experience of sales forecasting for consumer goods

  • Experience of applied data science

  • Use of scientific python libraries for data manipulation and modelling: numpy, pandas, scikit-learn, matplotlib, etc.

  • Using Kubernetes, docker, Jenkins and Git in an Azure environment.

Please apply for more info.

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