Head of Data Science (Remote)
Reliance Health
Lagos, Nigeria
2d ago

Reliance Health is a healthcare company using technology to make healthcare more affordable and accessible. Through an integrated approach that includes affordable health insurance, telemedicine and a combination of partner and proprietary healthcare facilities, Reliance Health offers innovative healthcare solutions that meet the needs of emerging markets.

We are also backed by some of the world’s most prominent investors including Partech, Y Combinator and Tencent.

The Role

Reliance Health is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to lead, manage and drive the company’s data analytics, science and machine learning initiatives.

At Reliance Health, we believe that all our decisions should be backed by strong data and not purely intuition or assumptions.

This is why we are looking for a Lead Data Scientist to drive our strategy, support our ambition and become the most trustworthy partner for our customers.

The ideal candidate will help build the team and capability to acquire, clean, store and utilize the masses of data that the company acquires on a daily basis.

This individual will also be responsible for charting the company’s strategy when it comes to the acquisition of data while unearthing and executing insights and uses for that data through analytics and machine learning

You will be responsible for :

  • Develop and structure the company’s data strategy towards creating a data driven decision making organization
  • Build a world class data science team to execute the data science strategy
  • Advice company leaders on relevant insights obtainable from the company’s data sets
  • Oversee the development and execution of machine learning models and other applications of the company’s data towards achieving the company’s business goals
  • Ideal Profile

  • You have at least 12 years experience in Data Science with at least 5 years hands on experience in Machine Learning.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role to manage a direct team including strong experience in building and managing data and analytics teams and evangelizing the value of data analytics to multiple stakeholders across a business.
  • You are result-oriented and have a data-driven aptitude to achieve ambitious goals
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in insurance / healthcare is a plus but not compulsory
  • Working experience in Africa is a plus but not compulsory
  • What's on Offer?

  • Lead the data strategy for a high growth MedTech Startup
  • Build a world class data science team
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