• Colombia

Job Description:

Data Science Leader

Location Bogot DC, CO

Company Nielsen

Data Science Leader - 46651

Data Science - Colombia Bogot DC, Cundinamarca


What you ll do

Own Data Science for a cluster on new and established product and services

Lead Local Data Science team across the cluster

Be a Data Science business partner for Managing Directors/President, Commercial, Product, Technology, Local and Regional leaders to contribute their objectives including revenue, productivity, EBITDA and other objectives

Meet with clients to understand strategic business needs, communicate internally and offer innovative solutions driven through state of the art methodologies in Data Science

Partner with other global data science and technology leaders to enable new solutions

Collaborate with other Data Science leaders units to deliver and prioritize objectives

Develop team & talent strategy to drive the vision of the Data Science organization

Responsible for team development and coaching

Plan and prioritize key initiatives for countries across the cluster in alignment with clusters business leaders

Supporting senior DBLs for global escalated issues and complex matters

Create an environment to encourage and drive innovation mindset and to leverage best-demonstrated practices across countries

Stay connected to internal/external Data Science community to learn the newest Data Science & Technology solutions to be able to bring them to the market


8 years of experience in market research or relevant field

Solid understanding of CPG/FMCG Industry and Retail market impact on clients business within the market

Significant experience managing high performance and tech savvy teams

Soft Skills Qualifications


Passionate about people, innovation and technology

Experienced connecting with stakeholders and clients proactively, finding ways to link clients needs with the business

Innovative mindset, creativity, thinking out-of-the-box

Excellent in conveying effectively complex concepts to non-experts in business language

Strong leadership skills

Strong Business acumen, consultative skills and empathy for clients

Great Problem-Solving skills

Strong people management skills, talent development & coaching

Intellectual curiosity and persistence to find answers to questions

Great collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels, specially with country and global leaders

Ability to set priorities in alignment with business needs

Great command of written and spoken English

Excellent in making decisions and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure environment

Eager to continuously learn and adapt to changing technologies and tools

*Solid understanding of Statistics
*Strong aptitude for data analysis
*Solid critical/ logical thinking

Strong Business acumen, finance and budgeting knowledge

Familiar with contemporary open source tools and technologies such as Python and R


Experienced in data visualization tools (eg Spotfire, Tableau, etc) and mapping tools
Working knowledge with collaboration tools such as Google Suite(Googlesite, Google Data Studio),
Atlassian,Git, Bitbucket and Confluence
Familiar with Machine Learning
Familiar with Cloud computing such as AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, etc
Working knowledge of Nielsen systems/products

Working experience with contemporary database systems

Familiar with Project Management

You must fullfill all the requirements to participate in this process

The offered salary is between $17,000,000 to $20,000,000 COP according to experience

If you are interested in the challenge, apply to the vacancy, we want to hear from you!


Were in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between If you can think of it, were measuring it We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of whats happening now and whats coming next for our clients Todays data is tomorrows marketplace revelation

We like to be in the middle of the action Thats why you can find us at work in over 100 countries From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all Were bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless See whats next with us at Nielsen careersnielsencom

Job Type Regular

Primary Location Bogot DC,Cundinamarca

Secondary Locations , , ,

Travel Yes, 15 PERCENT of the Time

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Research/Surveyor/MR
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Apr 2020

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