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Join Nesta in shaping a sustainable future with your data science expertise and make a real-world impact


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Central London, Blackfriars / Edinburgh, Scotland or Cardiff, Wales - hybrid working arrangement

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Organisation summary: Nesta is a prominent UK innovation agency focused on social good. Known for designing, testing, and scaling solutions, Nesta addresses major societal challenges through its missions: ensuring a fair start for every child, promoting healthy living, and establishing a sustainable economy. Working here means contributing to meaningful change in society.

  • Role Summary:
    • Join the Data Science team to work on varied projects aligned with Nesta's three missions.
    • Contribute to the development and delivery of data-led projects from start to finish.
    • Apply creative data science solutions to generate real-world outcomes for the public good.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Demonstrable experience in applying analytical and data science skills for public sector impact or in industry.
    • Proven ability to manage the data science process from data sourcing to its application by stakeholders.
  • Benefits:
    • Opportunity to be based in London, Cardiff, or Edinburgh with a hybrid working arrangement.
    • Full-time role with flexible working options available.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Submit your application by 8am on the 10th of June 2024.
    • Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

About Nesta We are Nesta, the UK’s innovation agency for social good. We design, test and scale solutions to society’s biggest problems. Our three missions are to give every child a fair start, help people live healthy lives, and create a sustainable future where the economy works for both people and the planet.

The role If you have a strong background delivering data-led projects and are motivated by deploying creative data science solutions, as well as contributing to real-world outcomes for public benefit, then this role is for you. Nesta’s Data Science team is looking for multiple data scientists at Data Scientist and Principal Data Scientist level to work on data science and analysis projects across Nesta’s three Missions.

Job requirements A strong candidate for this role will have a track record of putting their analytical and data science skills to work to achieve impact in the public sector or in industry. They will have the ability to demonstrate owning and shaping the data science journey from sourcing data to end use by leaders, decision makers, or citizens.

Benefits This role will be based in one of our offices (London, Cardiff, Edinburgh). We follow a hybrid working arrangement with a minimum of two days in the office. This is a full-time role but we offer a range of flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to take advantage of them.

Application details To apply for this role, please submit your application before 10th of June 2024, 8am. Please note that interviews will take place on a rolling basis until the posts are filled.


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