Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Data Science Lead - DV CLEARED

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a DV cleared Data Science Lead to work for a Police Force in Manchester.

Please see below for more information or to apply contact Lewis on 01772 208962.

Role: Data Science Lead

Pay: £700 per day

Candidates must already have DV CLEARANCE.

What you'll do
Deliver advanced data analytics support to operational teams, corporate leaders and partner agencies, typically working in concert with intelligence analysts and digital experts nationally.

  • Production of dedicated commissioned products, working with operational partners, industry and academia to address some of the most challenging problems in national security.

  • Lead experimentation and prototyping for new digital and analytical tooling to evolve CTP's national technical capabilities and core ICT.

  • Lead and represent CTP in Policing, national security, cross-Government, industry and academic partnerships on advanced data analytic capabilities and emerging technologies.

As the Data Science Lead, you will:

  • Help the Head of Data Science design, establish and lead these core services.

  • Lead the recruitment, training and development of Data Scientists and Data Engineers to build an effective operational team.

  • Engage with operational capabilities to identify and articulate problems affecting the business that can be solved through Data Science and Advanced Analytics.

  • Support the team to design and develop scalable data science outputs and products, using your experience to identify the most appropriate tools and technologies.

  • Identify requirements to improve CTP's technical infrastructure for data science, experimentation and analytics services, including cloud-based platforms.

  • Establish and manage collaboration with principal partners, including wider Policing, the National Crime Agency and the UK intelligence community.

  • Operate within Data & Analysis policy and processes, including our Data Capability Assurance Framework.

    Effectively navigate ethical and data challenges to achieve successful outcomes.

Who you are

We are seeking a creative and inclusive leader, who shares our commitment to unlocking the power of data to advance public safety and save lives.

Our roles are aligned to the HMG DDaT Capability Framework, and this role relates to a Lead Data Scientist.


  • Relevant technical skills at an expert level.

  • Experience of working within a data science and analytics team, prioritising work and managing demands in order to deliver successful outcomes.

  • Experience of managing and developing a team, building organisational capability and setting direction.

  • Experience of representing an organization at a senior level for meetings, briefings and governance boards, including building relationships with external partners.

  • Understanding and practical experience of data privacy and ethical considerations in the use of data.