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17/02 Ajit Pratap Singh
Director at Ikon IT And Staffing Services Pvt. Ltd

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Manager - Data Science - Media Industry (5-9 yrs)

Bangalore/Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 1376306

Our UK team aspires to build a hub in India to work alongside the UK team.

We need an experienced professional to support the practice, with a focus on the modelling required for MMM/Market Mix Modelling.

Reporting the Account or Project Lead (Modelling) of the Data Science & Modelling in the India Hub this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a market leading MMM/Market Mix Modelling unit.

We envisage the initial months will be focused on establishing a cohesive team that are set up to work together as a unit, and smoothly with the UK team.

There will be a big focus on training and processes to make the partnership work.

Over this period, as the team grows, we will start to transition MMM/Market Mix Modelling projects across to the India hub, but with dual responsibilities for delivery across both the hub and UK team.

Once established, our ambition is to run a significant proportion of our MMM/Market Mix Modelling work out of the India hub, notably for the data and modelling elements of the MMM/Market Mix Modelling project cycles. The India hub Principle Analyst (Modelling) will focus on providing best practice modelling to support the delivery of robust and intuitive MMM analytics.

The Principal Analyst (Modelling) will support their Account Lead (Modelling)/Director in the day to day running of the technical aspects of modelling projects. You will be responsible for modelling processes that support the delivery of MMM projects within the department and take a partial lead in the delivery of this to the internal Data Science and Modelling client leads alongside your more senior team members.

3 best things about the job :

1. You'll be at the cutting edge of the most advanced analytics' in the media industry. Seeing the industry improve and change from the very front.

2. You'll be working in a close knit friendly team who are there to support you at every stage of your career. We truly work as a team!

3. You'll be constantly learning and challenged. No two days will ever be the same, and every day there an opportunity to improve on everything that has gone before.

- Been fully immersed in the team's modelling approaches, developed a good working relationship with the rest of the modelling team and worked on your first client project

- Completed your first 1-2 client modelling projects, from modelling building, validation and sign-off including ongoing management with little input from your manager

- Worked across a number of projects and taken on increasing ownership of the modelling process, actively participating in ongoing improvements of processes and workflows.

Responsibilities of the role :

- Support Account Lead (Modelling)/Director in day to day running of technical aspects of own projects

- Be responsible for modelling on own projects and begin to take the stakeholder facing elements of projects

- Take a major role in a building or updating models, ensuring they are statistically robust and intuitive whilst ensuring key modelling questions are answered

- Ensure our modelling processes are consistent across client projects, with a focus on statistical robustness

- Design, develop and maintain modelling processes, troubleshooting as required

- Coach and develop junior team member(s), where applicable, so they maximise their potential at GroupM Nexus Hub.

What you will need :

- At least 4 year's hands on experience in Market Mix Modelling, with rich and complete data sets

- Degree or degree-level understanding of Economics, Maths, Stats, Sciences or another numerical subject

- Experience in modelling projects for time series econometrics in the media or marketing industry - strong Market Mix Modelling technical understanding and experience is required

- An analytical mindset, able to approach issues and challenges from a variety of angles

- Highly numerate, with strong mathematical acumen

- Great communication skills

- Ability to prioritise

- Advanced Excel user

- Strong knowledge of common modelling packages, Excel, PowerPoint, R or other programming language

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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