Head of Data Science

Kiwi.com is a leading global travel-tech company headquartered in the Czech Republic. Our innovative algorithm enables users to find better route options and prices other search engines can’t see, daily performing billions of price checks across 95% of global flight content. Are you bold, bright and ambitious? Join a global business that’s still got a start-up heart.
In the Data Science team, we are responsible for building data-driven solutions to solve complex problems. We are data entrepreneurs, and we inspire our teams to adopt a data centric mindset. We identify, prepare and track our value creation on high impact data use cases. Our team incubates and builds data products, and drives the value creation from data. We are committed to establishing the best and most up-to-date data science practices in our team, ensuring that we innovate at scale and speed. Our recent projects include Dynamic Pricing focused on pricing solution automation and ranking algorithms to help improve our search sorting criteria.

    What you will do

  • You will lead a team of data scientists. You’ll utilise best practices & modern software development techniques to learn, build and scale data science solutions.
  • Drawing on your strong stakeholder skills, you will lead collaboration with the business to design & develop solutions that effectively solve customer’s problems.
  • You’ll effectively communicate trade-offs and nuances of various approaches to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • You will source, determine and assess the availability and quality of data to ensure it is fit for purpose, and propose steps to improve data quality.
  • You’ll enjoy a close collaboration with the data community and proactively build capabilities, mentor and influence others on the importance of data science best practices.
  • What you will need

  • You bring strong previous experience in leading and building high-performing data science teams.
  • Significant experience working with programming languages such as Python, or R.
  • A proven track record of delivering data-driven solutions to solve complex business problems.
  • An ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Your excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think strategically.
  • Strong project management skills, including experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience succeeding within a fast-paced and high change environment, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and business needs.
  • We offer you

  • Annual financial bonus based on company and individual performance.
  • We give our employees the freedom to choose between the environment of work from home and our modern office located in ZET Nová Zbrojovka with an in-house gym, masseur, sleeping spots, canteen, showers, chillout zones, free refreshments, Rebelbeans coffee, garage for cars/motorbikes/bicycles.
  • We enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 25 days of paid vacation, Cafeteria, sick days, VIP Medical Care, Multisport card, Makro Cash & Carry Card, Employee Assistance Program, and career development framework.
  • Relocation package (including visa transfer support).
  • We’re rewarding Kiwis with flight vouchers to celebrate their Kiwi anniversaries. 
  • Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company. 
  • Dogs are welcome in our offices.
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Interested? Join us and help us make travel more accessible to all. 
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LocationBrno, Czech Republic

TeamStrategy

Employment typeFull-time

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