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Data Science Manager

Monzo Bank


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Monzo as a Product Data Science Manager to Lead Growth and Drive Innovation in a Bank That's for Everyone


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Organisation summary

Monzo is on a mission to transform banking for the better, making it transparent, straightforward, and inclusive. At Monzo, community input shapes the banking experience, ensuring that the focus is on solving problems rather than selling products. It's an opportunity to be part of a company that's changing lives and aiming to make a positive impact on the world.

Role Summary

  • Lead a key product area within the Growth Data Team.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and oversee the data strategy.
  • Champion data usage, experimentation, and A/B testing.
  • Drive product innovation and see the impact of your work.
  • Grow and support your team, contributing to their personal development.
  • Work with a unified data environment and utilize tools like Looker for analytics.

Role Requirements

  • Passion for Monzo's vision and growth.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a Data Science Manager, with at least 2 years managing a data team.
  • Experience in Product Data Science and strategic data leadership.
  • Proficiency with Data Science tools and coding languages such as Python and SQL.
  • Capability to work autonomously and make impactful decisions.

Application Process Details

  • 30-minute call with a recruiter.
  • 45-minute call with the hiring manager.
  • Three 1-hour video calls with team members.

📍London/Anywhere (UK)

About us: 

We’re here to make money work for everyone and we're doing things differently. For too long, banking has been obtuse, complex and opaque.

We want to change that and build a bank with everyone, for everyone. Our amazing community suggests features, test the app and give us constant feedback so we can build something everyone loves.

We're focused on solving problems, rather than selling financial products. We want to make the world a better place and change people's lives through Monzo.

About our Growth Data Team:

As we continue to scale, we’re looking for a Product Data Science Manager to lead one of our key product areas for Growth.

As a Data science manager, you’ll be working in an ever changing environment work in collaboration with the Product Manager and look after the product data strategy and lead a cross-functional team

You’ll help us build and improve these for now and for our future roadmap. We’re looking for a leader with hands-on experience, data driven strategic leader who can bring fresh thinking and new ways to inspire the team and our customers

What you’ll be working on:

You’ll work closely with the product director, product and engineering managers, designers and researchers in an agile product environment. You’ll champion the use of data, bring ideas to life through rigorous experimentation and A/B testing. You’ll help us get the most out of volumes of cloud native data platform, spotting opportunities to make our product work even better for our users. You’ll help your team grow, hiring new team members, supporting their personal development. Your team will drive product innovation and you’ll get to see the impact of all your work in the product changes we make.

We have a strong culture of data-driven decision making across the whole company. And we're great believers in powerful, real-time analytics and empowerment of the wider business. All our data lives in one place and is super easy to use. 90% of day-to-day data-driven decisions are covered by self-serve analytics through Looker which gives data scientists the head space to focus on more impactful business questions and analyses.

Your day-to-day 

  • Be a key leader in building a discipline of exceptional data scientists working on making Monzo world class at tackling product problems
  • Help hire, develop and retain talented Data people
  • Generate insights that can change the direction of product development
  • Bring data leadership and rigour to our approach to product development and build a strategic understanding of the business while structuring complex projects to bring them to life
  • Liaise with product and engineering managers to keep making sure we collect the right data to produce relevant business insights

You should apply if:

  • What we’re doing here at Monzo excites you!
  • You must have at least 4 years of experience as a Data Science Manager- at least 2 of them managing a data team larger than 4 people
  • Experience in Product data science
  • You are a strong strategic data leader and love to drive decisions
  • Experience with working with c-level peers
  • You know what it takes to manage top tier Data Science talent
  • You’re excited by the opportunity to work autonomously to impact the future of a fast growing, ever evolving business
  • You're familiar with using a variety of Data Science tools (from business intelligence, experimentation and causal inference through to machine learning), and coding languages (Python and SQL). You know when to pick the right tool, and can help others do the same

The Interview Process:

Our interview process involves 3 main stages. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions!

  • 30 minute recruiter call 
  • 45 minute call with hiring manager 
  • 3 x 1-hour video calls with various team members

Our average process takes around 3-4 weeks but we will always work around your availability. You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team at various points during your process but if you 

do have any specific questions ahead of this please contact us on [email removed - click apply for more details]

What’s in it for you:

✈️ We can help you relocate to the UK 

✅ We can sponsor visas

📍This role can be based in our London office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London).

⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

📚Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences

➕And much more, see our full list of benefits here

If you prefer to work part-time, we'll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance.

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are actively creating an equitable environment for every Monzonaut to thrive.

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone. You can read more in our blog, 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Report and 2023 Gender Pay Gap Report.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, or veteran, neurodiversity or disability status.



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