Job: Head of Machine Learning

Title Head of Machine Learning
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary Up to £110k + bonus and benefits!
Location London (although open to United Kingdom and even EU wide candidates)
Job Information

Harris global are currently looking for a Head of Machine Learning to join our global client, a leading market research institute, on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have prior experience working as a Senior Machine Learning professional within a team that has global reach. The candidate will be confident in taking Machine Learning as a practise to the next level across a growing organisation.

Candidates will possess:

  • Proven leadership qualities by excellent track records
  • Ability to fluently communicate in an English business environment, speaking German is a big plus
  • Ability to translate and clearly communicate sophisticated analytical information to non-expert stakeholders and clients
  • Ability to think creatively in addressing analytical objectives
  • Proven budget planning and management skills
  • Proven people management skills with extended span of command ( >10 FTEs, multiple teams, multiple locations)
  • Proven platform management or ownership skills
  • PhD or Master degree that reflects strong statistical/mathematical/computer science skills (highly desirable)
  • Typically 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Expert statistical skills
    • either in survey statistics (sampling, non-response adjustments, Bayesian statistics),
    • or econometric modelling (program evaluation, forecasting, economic theory, panel data),
    • or observational causal inference (potential outcomes, structural equation models, instrumental variables)
    • or experimental design.
  • Expert knowledge of analytic programming languages (ie Python) and the respective Python Machine Learning ecosystem
  • Expert understanding of AI principles, Explainable AI and AI pipelines
  • Expert knowledge of optimization and/or machine learning algorithms and/or deep learning algorithms
  • Expert knowledge of computer science fundamentals, software design principles and patterns, patterns and testing strategies
  • Expert skills with regard to working in (big) database environments
  • Expert skills with regard to performance optimization and scalability
  • Expert knowledge of cloud computing environments and machine learning pipelines (eg mlflow, kubeflow, TFX)
Apply Now

Follow Us

Follow Us On Twitter

UK Address

Harris global Ltd.
Harris global Ltd.
3rd Floor,
One Croydon,
12-16 Addiscombe Road,

Tel: 020 3510 2999
Fax: 0208 712 6344

We pride ourselves on our reputation for quality & "nice people to do business with"
Trying to go that extra mile to deliver what you want