Data Scientist Manager / Senior Manager, Decision Modelling & Analytics - Melbourne & Sydney

Location:Multiple Locations

  • Connect locally and globally from anywhere using our advanced technology solutions
  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture
  • Work with iconic government and industry clients

About EY

The opportunity

We are looking for a Data Science Manager or Senior Manager to join our Decision Modelling & Analytics team in Transaction Advisory Services (TAS), Valuation Modelling & Economics (VME) practice. This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis.

As a Data Science Manager / Senior Manager, you’ll play a key role with our clients, providing high quality strategic, operational and financial advice in relation to clients’ capital agenda issues, opportunities, projects and strategic initiatives. Throughout all projects, you will leverage your understanding of advanced analytics to provide value-adding insights to support decision making and solve a broad range of commercial issues.

In our friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll receive the support, learning and coaching you need to accelerate the career path you choose.

Your key responsibilities

In this role, you’ll have a primary focus on performing advanced analytics to provide commercial insight for our clients. You’ll spend your time delivering a wide range of engagements including decision support analytics, transaction analytics and other applications of complex analytics. In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop and share sector specific expertise in a number of industry sectors aligned with your experience and interests.

  • Develop and maintain contact with decision makers at key clients

  • Use data to solve complex challenges and constantly research industry trends and technologies

  • Provide project management and client relationship support

  • Actively participate in defining project scope and objectives

  • Provide technical design, development and quality assurance for advanced analytics development

  • Present and communicate project deliverables/results to clients and internal stakeholders at all levels

  • Innovate and develop new solutions to be delivered to clients

  • Function as integrator between business operation needs and advanced analytical solutions

  • Lead or support pursuit teams
  • Participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process including proposal pricing

Skills and attributes for success
  • 5 years of experience (or 7 years for a Senior Manager) with SAS, R, Python, SQL, Alteryx

  • Solid understanding of advanced analytics (statistics, simulation, optimization, etc.). Modeling expertise using statistical techniques such as logistic and linear regression, decision trees, machine learning, neural network or clustering techniques

  • At least 2 years’ experience with big data platforms (Microsoft Azure, Hadoop Cloudera, etc.)

  • An ability to manage high performing technical individuals, including data scientists, data engineers and data analysts

  • A keen interest in understanding and solving problems

  • People and project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines on multiple client engagements

  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Degree qualification in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial science or related field of study

Ideally, you’ll also have
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (this may include a finance, strategy or analytics role within a large organisation or another modelling consulting or economics environment)

  • Experience with Visualisation tools Power BI, Tableau, Spotfire or another visualisation software

  • Sound knowledge of financial, commercial and accounting concepts

  • Previous experience mentoring, training and developing junior members of the team; experience in employee performance reviews

  • Proven experience in business development and/or proposal development in support of related specialty areas