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Data Scientist

  • Job reference: R-026174
  • Sector: Atkins UK
  • Location: AE.Dubai.Al Rostamani Building
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Why not...

We are looking for a talented Data Scientist to join our Strategic Growth team in Dubai. The successful candidate will excel in the translation of data into meaningful information for leadership to make informed decisions and choices. The role will support in setting strategy and quantitative monitoring and interpretation. There is an emphasis on story-telling that maps business performance and pipeline to inform focus and investment. The use of visualization tools such as Power BI, technology and AI to automate and predict is essential.


Responsible for compilation, analysis and presentation of business-wide operational and business development data and assists in planning/budgeting and forecasting processes.

  • Acts as conduit between operations and business development, with an emphasis on facilitating information flow.
  • Sets analytics strategy; analyses, monitors and reports on revenue performance vs. financial targets, metrics and goals; tracks variances and reports exceptions.
  • Works with Strategic Growth Director and division finance teams to develop the annual business plan and periodic forecasted updates for revenue and BD metrics.
  • Develops new Power BI MEA dashboard reports working closely with Strategic Growth Director and global EDPM team.
  • Provides Power BI training to key people as required.
  • Manage, support and develop Advanced Analytics using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data ecosystem within IT.
  • Direct and build advanced data science algorithms, predictive models, forecasting models and optimization models. Help in assessing data patterns from structured/un-structured data and implementation of supervised and un-supervised machine learning.
  • Assist and guide other teams on capabilities of Advance Analytics & Al.

Essential Requirements

  • Education level bachelor’s degree or equivalent in finance, statistics, data science, technology or science (computers) or related field.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in similar role.
  • Consultancy / construction industry experience an advantage.
  • Strong Power BI knowledge essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Strong track record of analytical and story-telling skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all stakeholders.
  • Aptitude for continual learning, specifically in the technology space.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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