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Head of Data Science


Northrop Grumman
Location: Cheltenham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Sciences
Category: Management Jobs
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Head of Data Science

Location: Cheltenham
Careers Site Advertising End Date: Not Specified

IR35 Status:

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Job Description

An experienced head of Data Science looking to join a successful data science team. This is a people leadership role to develop and maintain the workforce

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Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator.

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How you will make a difference

Resourcing & Workforce Management Develop and maintain workforce plans with the Discipline Lead, Programme Managers & Chief Engineers, covering resourcing and training & development. These plans are to plot the team's performance, development and aspirations so that relevant plans can be implemented. Proactively recruit to close gaps in workforce plans Ensure all programme teams are adequately resourced with suitable qualified and experienced engineers, raising requests for training as required Provide proactive investigations for resource single point of failures or demand conflicts Work with the Talent Scheme Lead to provide support to our early career talent pipelines through identifying mentors and buddies from within the team

Functional Management Direct second tier functional line management responsibilities for a team of Data Science managers - including tasks such as (but not limited to) career development, talent management, performance management, resource and leave management. Has responsibility for multiple teams within Data Science. Accountable for the leadership and development of their Line Managers and hold them to account for the development and management of their associated teams. Hold regular team meetings to flow down company information and discuss any issues or ideas for improvements. Work with the Discipline Leads to deliver a team that meets the discipline vision and strategy through structured training and recruitment Provide support to business development activities, which can include bid and proposal writing, nomination of bid support from within the function, customer engagement and internal reviews Hold regular 1-1 meetings with all team staff to provide the opportunity to discuss career opportunities, vent any worries or concerns they have, whether professionally or personally. Be accountable for engagement activities for all the teams within role scope, working with key stakeholders on wider focus activities within NSS. Conduct regular continuous improvement team discussion to improve efficiency. Ensure all Staff have talent and goals set at the start of the year and results completed by the end of the Year Ensure by liaising with the PMs that the teams workload is suitably balanced provide support to individuals if they are overloaded or a single point of failure for the team Work with the PMs to ensure utilisation targets are maintained

Programme Technical Assurance Responsible for ensuring that Data Science work is preformed correctly across all programmes

Tools and Process Ensure that the tools and process used by the team are the best practice and up to date

Data Science Competency/Skills Required - Essential Be an experienced data scientist who is recognised both internally and by the customer as a subject matter expert- with a track record of
Head of Data Science

Location: Cheltenham
Careers Site Advertising End Date: Not Specified

IR35 Status:

Not Specified

Job Description

An experienced head of Data Science looking to join a successful data science team. This is a people leadership role to develop and maintain the workforce

0

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator.

0

How you will make a difference

Resourcing & Workforce Management Develop and maintain workforce plans with the Discipline Lead, Programme Managers & Chief Engineers, covering resourcing and training & development. These plans are to plot the team's performance, development and aspirations so that relevant plans can be implemented. Proactively recruit to close gaps in workforce plans Ensure all programme teams are adequately resourced with suitable qualified and experienced engineers, raising requests for training as required Provide proactive investigations for resource single point of failures or demand conflicts Work with the Talent Scheme Lead to provide support to our early career talent pipelines through identifying mentors and buddies from within the team

Functional Management Direct second tier functional line management responsibilities for a team of Data Science managers - including tasks such as (but not limited to) career development, talent management, performance management, resource and leave management. Has responsibility for multiple teams within Data Science. Accountable for the leadership and development of their Line Managers and hold them to account for the development and management of their associated teams. Hold regular team meetings to flow down company information and discuss any issues or ideas for improvements. Work with the Discipline Leads to deliver a team that meets the discipline vision and strategy through structured training and recruitment Provide support to business development activities, which can include bid and proposal writing, nomination of bid support from within the function, customer engagement and internal reviews Hold regular 1-1 meetings with all team staff to provide the opportunity to discuss career opportunities, vent any worries or concerns they have, whether professionally or personally. Be accountable for engagement activities for all the teams within role scope, working with key stakeholders on wider focus activities within NSS. Conduct regular continuous improvement team discussion to improve efficiency. Ensure all Staff have talent and goals set at the start of the year and results completed by the end of the Year Ensure by liaising with the PMs that the teams workload is suitably balanced provide support to individuals if they are overloaded or a single point of failure for the team Work with the PMs to ensure utilisation targets are maintained

Programme Technical Assurance Responsible for ensuring that Data Science work is preformed correctly across all programmes

Tools and Process Ensure that the tools and process used by the team are the best practice and up to date

Data Science Competency/Skills Required - Essential Be an experienced data scientist who is recognised both internally and by the customer as a subject matter expert- with a track record of
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