KBS-171-23 - KTP Associate: Data Scientist

University of Kent
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:£28,762 to £32,348
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KTP Associate: Data Scientist Kent Business School Location: Other

Salary: £28,762 to £32,348 per annum Grade: Grade 6 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term - 30 Months Release Date: Monday 21 August 2023 Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 18 September 2023 (unless otherwise stated) Reference: KBS-171-23

We are seeking a PhD graduate (or close to completion) to lead the development and integration of a bespoke and compatible forecasting solution for Priory Direct.

Priory Direct are a sustainable packaging company helping 21,000 businesses in the UK minimise their environmental impact and keep their businesses running, and this is an exciting opportunity to join a sustainability-focused family run business.

Priory Direct is on a mission to minimise the environmental impact of ecommerce by driving progress though raising awareness of the key issues, providing access to great solutions, and by authentically embracing sustainability within their business.

As a KTP Associate you will:

  • develop a data-driven forecasting model and carry out further model training and validation activities required to ensure model accuracy, reliability, and suitability for implementation
  • collect and process the required data and prepare them for analysis
  • report on each phase of testing to stakeholders and scientific communities
  • analyse events and managing user acceptance and adoption within the team
  • write scientific papers associated with the work for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals
  • To be successful in this role you will:

  • hold an MSc or ideally a PhD in operational research (OR), management science, business analytics, or similar
  • a good understanding of spreadsheet modelling, data handling and programming in Python/R/MATLAB or similar
  • have previous industry experience within the logistics and supply chain domain
  • Note that there will be two rounds of interviews for this role with the provisional date for the first round being w/c 2 October.

    Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact [email protected] quoting ref number: KBS-171-23.

    We particularly welcome applications from female and black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area Further details: Job Description Additional Information

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    Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

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