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Data Scientist - fixed term contract

Job ID:
Data & Analytics
Athens, Attica
Date posted:

We are seeking an entry level person to fill our Data Scientistposition.

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job:

The Unilever Food Solution Data Scientist is responsible to delve into data exploration, model building, results communication, and business integration. This role will be partnering with internal customer development team domain experts and external collaboration engagements on advanced analytics. 

Main Accountabilities:

The Unilever Food Solution Business Excellence team is comprised of market intelligence, data science, and disruptive technology deployment. As the Data Scientist, you will be responsible for the full lifecycle from analytic question definition, through data engineering, modeling, visualization development, testing, and operational deployment and support iterations. This includes working with business stakeholders to gather goals and outline requirements, translate them into technical designs, coordinate with multiple source data owners, and then develop the end user-friendly analytics and self-service analytics interfaces. This role requires a detail-oriented, creative technologist, comfortable working in a highly collaborative and entrepreneurial environment. 

Via this role: 

  • You will be a dot connector and storyteller. You should be good with numbers and love to dig into data to find the story. 
  • You should be detail-oriented and know how to focus on what really matters. 
  • You will be responsible to understand the importance of accuracy in data analytics and reporting. 
  • You will become a changemaker. You will be a self-starter and a multitasker who can work independently under tight timelines. You will to make an impact by providing the data that will help transform the experience for our consumers. 
  • You will be a paradox navigator, enable a data-driven decision-making supply chain, disrupting data silos. 
  • You will become a culture & change champion, who will be an advocate and set an example of digital culture. 
  • Finally, you should love to win, and have fun doing it, by being able to transform the way that function operates with a proactive, informed risk-taking, winning attitude. 

Key Skills:

  • A strong desire for assuming increased responsibility, growth, and visibility.
  • Influencing skills across peers and senior management.
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Proactive leadership & prioritization.
  • Team Commitment, responsiveness, adaptation, and flexibility.
  • Ability to run operations with multi-country teams, in a multi-cultural environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/master’s degree or deep knowledge in data science, analytics, or information technology or related technical discipline required.
  • 0 - 2 years of experience in a data analytics-related role will be considered as a plus.
  • Coding skills in a general-purpose programming language (e.g., Python & Power BI).
  • Deep experience using SQL, extracting, cleaning, preparing, and modeling data.
  • Hands-on experience in MS Azure environment.
  • Exposure to, or experience in, big data technologies.
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization, or related field would be highly beneficial.
  • Mastery of Data Visualization, Presentation, and Story Telling with a high level of effectiveness in communicating complex data sets to a variety of audiences at all levels of technical acumen.

Our Company offers:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Continuous training
  • Progressive work experience and steadily increasing responsibility
  • International career opportunities
  • Agile working

CVs will be treated in strict confidentiality.

Candidates who meet the specified qualifications will be contacted

by e-mail or telephone.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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