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Head of Data Science - Customer Centricity

Company: Bayer AG
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.Head of Data Science - Customer Centricity YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe primary responsibilities of this role, Head of Data Science - Customer Centricity, are to: Develop a data science strategy to enhance key business decisions for commercial sales, marketing, product portfolio management, pricing, best-in-class customer experience, sustainability, and finance; Lead implementation of data science solutions for the key business decisions in partnership with business leads and CS IT DT Data and Platforms leads; Propose novel and innovative ideas for long term impact on modernizing and improving business operations across Crop Science; Lead and oversee multiple teams that identify opportunities to improve business decisions pertaining to delivering best-in-class customer experience via data science; Lead and oversee multiple teams that enable development of digital products and platform capabilities for consumption by one or more business units in decision making or further digital development; Lead proof-of-concept innovation projects utilizing new modeling techniques that advance predictive and prescriptive decision making; Partner with Business stakeholders to drive adoption of data science solutions, digital mindset, and data science maturity; Partner with business leadership and data science leadership across enterprise to: Experiment with new modeling techniques, modeling platforms, and external partnerships to bring state-of-the-art external developments to Crop Science data science community; Contribute skill, coach, and teach members of data science community to increase data fluency; Identify and implement objectives which enable data science to operate effectively across Crop Science including model lifecycle management, decision portfolio management, etc.; Lead through influence across Crop Science to ensure key decision science initiatives are on track and intervene when they are not; Collaborate to advance the overall decision science maturity for Bayer via participation in functional, divisional, and corporate strategy initiatives; Place a high priority on building an effective team and talent pipeline by selecting, attracting, developing and leading an inclusive team. WHO YOU AREYour success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:Required Qualifications: Ph.D. level education in relevant Quantitative field (Data science, Statistics, Operations Research, etc.) or Science (Genomics, Breeding, Biology, etc.); Expert-level practitioner of data science with at least seven years of experience in a related field; At least seven years of experience in use of quantitative modeling techniques including statistics, machine learning, optimization, and simulation; Excellent people leadership skills with at least five years of experience leading teams in data science or related disciplines; Expert level proficiency in predictive modeling including comprehension of theory, modeling/identification strategies and limitations and pitfalls; Strong communication skills to influence and interact with C-level and VP-level executives delivering complex quantitative analyses in a clear, concise, and actionable manner; Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written communication.YOUR APPLICATION Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. Location: Creve Coeur -- United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur -- United States : New Jersey : Whippany Division: Enabling Functions Reference Code: 488164 Contact Us Email:

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